Biography of Huma Qureshi

Mar/17/2023 / by Bharti Pankaj
Huma Qureshi
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Huma Qureshi is a stunning and very famous actress who majorly worked in Bollywood.

Here are her details

Date of birth: 28 July 1986

Birthplace: New Delhi

Home town: New Delhi

Mother tongue: Hindi

Marital status: Unmarried

Nationality: Indian

Affairs/Boyfriends: Manoj Tanwar (2007), Ibrahim Ansari (2008), Arjan Bajwa (2012), Shahid Kapoor (2013), Anurag Kashyap (2014), Sohail Khan (2016), Abhishek Chaubey, Mudassar Aziz (2019- Present)

Physical appearance

Height: 5 ft 4 inches (165 cm)

Weight: 65 kg

Hair colour: Black

Eye colour: Black

Figure measurements: 38 – 28 –  35 inches

About Huma Qureshi

Actress Huma Qureshi was born in New Delhi. She completed her graduation in History Honours in New Delhi from Gargi College. She was in the 2007 batch. With a Leo zodiac sign, the age of Huma Qureshi is reported to be 35 as of now. Her debut film Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012 gave Huma the limelight she craved. In 2008, the gorgeous actress moved to Mumbai to start her acting career. She started her career by doing TV commercials which got her a lot of praise. After doing a commercial with Anurag Kashyap, she finally landed her first movie in 2012.

Family Details

Huma comes from a very conservative Muslim family. Saleem Qureshi, her father, owns a chain of restaurants in Delhi. Ameena Qureshi, her mother, is from Kashmir and is a homemaker. Naeem Qureshi and Haseen Qureshi, Huma’s elder brothers, joined the family business. Saqib Saleem Qureshi, the youngest of all, also belongs to the film industry and has done quite prominent roles.

Career Details of Huma Qureshi

While Huma was in Delhi, she joined the “Act 1” theatre group in Delhi. N.K Sharma, the director, as well as the acting teacher, mentored the actress. In 2008, she came to Mumbai and auditioned for a film named Junction. However, the film got shelved, which was a dead end for Huma. Next, she grabbed a two-year contract for commercials with Hindustan Unilever. Her first ever advertisement was with Abhishek Bachchan, where Huma played a reporter.

The actress got another TV advertisement about phones which starred Amir Khan and got directed by Anurag Kashyap. Huma continued with commercials and did one advertisement with Shahrukh Khan and Amir Khan. Finally, Anurag Kashyap offered her a three-film deal, and she signed with the company Anurag Kashyap Films. In 2012, her first movie got released and she received applause from the audience.

She was the lead in superior films like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012), Ek Thi Daayan (2013), D-Day (2014) and Dedh Ishqiya (2015). Huma debuted in the Malayalam film “White” and also made appearances in music videos like Mitti Di Khushboo and Tumhe Dillagi. Later, she played a role in a Hollywood film named “Viceroy’s House”. In 2018, she came in a Tamil film opposite Rajnikanth. She also appeared in the show “India’s Best Dramebaaz” later that year. Leila and Army of the Dead were her debuts on Netflix. 

Achievements and Awards received by Huma Qureshi

  • BIG Star Entertainment Awards in the category of Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut—Female for the film Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 and Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 in 2012
  • South African Film and Television Awards in the category of Debut Actor of the Year—Female for the above mentioned film in 2012
  • Stardust Awards in the category of Breakthrough Supporting Performance—Female for Dedh Ishqiya in 2014
  • 2021 Filmfare OTT Awards in the category of Best Actress in a Leading Role for Maharani in 2021


Huma Qureshi is always in discussion for her various affairs over the years. She dated businessman Manoj Tanwar in 2007 and Ibrahim Ansari in 2008. In 2013, Shahid Kapoor and Huma Qureshi were spotted in Goa, which started many rumours. Word on the street is that Huma dated Anurag Kashyap in 2014 and was often spotted with her.

She got linked up with Sohail in 2016, and rumours are that Sohail showered Huma with expensive gifts. After Abhishek Chaubey separated from his wife, he started hanging out with Huma frequently. In 2019, she dated Mudassar Aziz, who is also a filmmaker and Sushmita Sen‘s ex-boyfriend. According to some sources, Huma is still together with Mudassar, and the couple may even tie the knot.

This was all about Huma Qureshi.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Huma Qureshi now?

Huma Qureshi is in Mumbai now.

When did Huma Qureshi start her career?

Huma made her film debut in 2012 with Gangs of Wasseypur.

How many films has Huma Qureshi done?

Huma Qureshi has done around 20 movies in her career to date and continues to flourish as an actor.


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