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Bhumi Pednekar: Light Action Climate

The actor, popular for her roles in movies like Dum Laga Ke Haisha and Toilet Ek Prem Katha, has carved a niche for herself in the industry

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Indian actress Bhumi Pednekar tasted success at a young age and achieved stardom gradually. Through her determination, grit and pure love for cinema, proved by great performances, she has won accolades for films like Toilet Ek Prem Katha and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. 

Extremely popular and talented, Pednekar has cemented her position as a mature actor. She played the role of an overweight and confident protagonist in the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha. Committed to giving her best, Pednekar went on to gain 25 kilos for her character. She made a clean sweep of the Best Female Debut at major mainstream cinema awards. She delivered close to Rs 300 crore at the box office last year, which is a rare feat by any new actor. 

In an attempt towards helping save the planet is her digital campaign – Climate Warrior, she is reminding people that climate change is real and comes with some serious repercussions. 

“Through this initiative, I’m going to work towards bringing positive social change that’s the need of the hour. The campaign will champion the efforts of these warriors regularly and ask people to participate in saving our planet because the threat to humanity is imminent and the time to act is now. I want to make people aware that by making minor yet significant changes in their daily lifestyle and thought process, they can help stop the damaging impact that’s happening on our climate,” she states.

 Pednekar believes her campaign will present factual evidence of the crisis that humankind finds itself in today. 

“I want to present hard facts to people and make them realise how large the threat to life is because of climate change and environmental abuse. I care about conserving my planet, care deeply about our next generations and sincerely hope that more and more people will join hands to protect our future that we are all set to share,” she says.

 Ever since her popularity began to grow, she has used her star power to regularly highlight issues related to environmental pollution, conservation, as she feels strongly about the future of our planet. 

Her aim is to travel across the country, touch base with people, who are working towards this cause and plans to actively participate on platforms to bring attention towards climate injustice.  

“I want to present hard facts to people and make them realise how large the threat to life is because of climate change and environmental abuse”.

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