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Huma Qureshi bio, family, affairs, age, weight, height, and more



Huma Qureshi is a famous Bollywood actress. She debuted as an actress in Bollywood with ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ (2012).

About Huma Qureshi

Full nameHuma Saleem Qureshi
BornMonday, 28 July 1986
Age (as of 2021)
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
TV debutUpanishad Ganga (2012) as Pundalik’s wife Nati Hussaini
FilmGangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 and 2
Malayalam: White (2016)
Hollywood: Viceroy’s House (2017)
Tamil: Kaala (2018)
Web series: Mithya (2022)
Heightin centimeters– 165 cm
meters– 1.65 m
in feet & inches– 5′ 4¾”
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Early Life and family of Huma Qureshi

Huma Saleem Qureshi was born on Monday, 28 July 1986. Her birthplace is New Delhi, India. Her zodiac sign is Leo. Huma’s father’s name is Saleem Qureshi. Saleem is also an owner of a restaurant chain. Also, her mother, Ameena Qureshi, is a housewife. She also has three brothers, including actor Saqib Saleem. 


Moreover, Huma did her History Honors degree from Gargi College, New Delhi. She is also the batch of 2007.

Career of Huma

After completing her graduation in History, she joined the theatre and started working in theatre productions. Afterward, she started taking mentorship during our theatre days. 

Moreover, in 2008, she came to Mumbai to try her luck in the Hindi Film Industry. She also signed a two-year contract with the Hindustan Unilever for advertisements and later promoted several promotions. During that time, she met director Anurag Kashyap, who promised to give her a chance. Afterward, Kashyap kept his promise and signed Huma for a 3-film deal. In 2012, she made her Bollywood debut with the hit film named Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1. She appeared in a supportive role with high appreciation.

Afterward, she was seen in the second part of the film, Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2, a big box office hit. Also, her 3rd film of the contract was Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, a romantic comedy film. Next, she appeared in the supernatural trailer film Ek Thi Daayan in 2013.

This movie also received mixed reviews. Huma Qureshi’s films are –

  • Dedh Ishqiya, Badlapur,
  • Highway,
  • Jolly LLB 2,
  • Ghoomketu, and many more. 

Huma has also performed in Marathi and English films. She has also been a part of the OTT platform and was seen in Leila, Maharani’s web series. She is also associated with several NGOs. Furthermore, she has also worked as an assistant with a documentary filmmaker. Recently, she is also appearing on the web series- Mithya, a psychological thriller.


In 2014, she was in the news for her affair rumors with Anurag Kashyap. Moreover, at that time, Anurag was married to Kalki Koechlin, and the couple was going through a rough phase in their married life. Reportedly, Huma was blamed for breaking their marriage. 

Again, In 2016, she was rumored to be in a love affair with the actor Sohail Khan. As per the sources, Salman Khan was also upset with Huma for creating variations in his brother’s married life. 

Affairs of Huma Qureshi

  • Manoj Tanwar (2007)
  • Ibrahim Ansari, Businessman from Nehru Place (2008)
  • Arjan Bajwa, Actor (Rumoured, 2012)
  • Shahid Kapoor Actor (Rumoured, 2013) 
  • Anurag Kashyap Director (Rumoured, 2014) 
  • Sohail Khan (2016)
  • Abhishek Chaubey, Director (Rumoured)
  • Mudassar Aziz, Director (2019- Present) 

Some interesting facts about Huma Qureshi

  • Huma Qureshi is a well-known Indian actress. 
  • Her father also owns a chain of restaurants in Delhi with the name ‘Saleem’s.’
  • In 2008, she moved to Mumbai from Delhi to audition for‘ Junction.’ However, the film was never released. Afterward, she signed a two-year contract with Hindustan Unilever to work in TV commercials.
  • Moreover, her first TV commercial was with the actor Abhishek Bacchan for a cell phone.
  • Then she appeared in various TV commercials. However, she came into the limelight with a mobile phone advertisement with Aamir Khan directed by Anurag Kashyap. While shooting for the ad, he told Huma to cast her in his next film.
  • Anurag kept his promise and offered her a role in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur-Part 1.’
  • Later, Huma appeared in many Bollywood films like Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 (2012), Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012), Ek Thi Daayan (2013), D-Day (2014), and Jolly LLB 2 (2017).
  • Recently, she appeared in the web series directed by Rohan Sippy named Mithya. This web series is aired on Zee5.

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