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Huma Qureshi is an Indian actress and model, who appears in Hindi films. She has worked in theatre productions in Delhi and went on to act in various advertisements. She made her bollywood debut with Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). After this, she did many movies which includes Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, Ek Thi Daayan, D-day and many more.


Huma Qureshi was born on 28 July 1986 into a Muslim family in Delhi, India. She grew up in the Kalkaji, Greater Kailash of South Delhi. She has done her History Honours at the Gargi College. Later, she joined Act 1 theater group and performed in few theatre productions. She has worked with several NGOs and assisted a documentary filmmaker. She later moved to Mumbai and started to appear in various advertisements. She has shot for almost 15 ads for brands like Vita Marie, Saffola Oil, Mederma Cream, Samsung Guru, Pears Soap and Nerolac. Then she signed Anurag Kashyap's crime thriller Gangs of Wasseypur. In 2012, she was honored with a Special mention by the Grand Jury at the 2012 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles for her performance as the titular character in the short film Sujata. She has also been approached by South Film Billa II.

Personal Profile

Birth Namee : Huma Qureshi
Date of Birth : 28 July 1986
Age : 27 years
Birth Place : Delhi
Zodiac : Leo
Occupation : Actress, Model
Height : 5'7"
Weight : 61 kgs
Religion : Muslim
Relatives : Saqib Saleem (Brother)
Debut Movie/First Movie : Gangs of Wasseypur

Huma Qureshi


Huma Qureshi is the daughter of Saleem Qureshi, a restaurateur who runs a chain of some 10 restaurants called Saleem's, all around Delhi. Her mother, Ameena Qureshi (a Kashmiri) is a housewife. She has three brothers Naeem Qureshi, Haseen Qureshi and Saqib Saleem, who is two year younger than her. Saqib is also a film actor, last appeared in Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge.


There were rumors about Huma Qureshi dating the Fashion Fame Arjan Bajwa. They were spotted together at a coffee shop. Recently, she was also been linked with Shahid Kapoor. But nothing is confirm till date. She is single and wants to concentrate on her career.

Huma Qureshi in D-day

In D-Day, Huma's character Zoya was sent to Karachi with a team of experts to nab India's most wanted criminal, played by Rishi Kapoor. The film got mixed response and Huma's performance in the movie was appreciated by everyone.

Ek Thi Daayan

Ek Thi Daayan was a Bollywood horror film. The film featured Emraan Hashmi, Huma Qureshi, Konkona Sen Sharma and Kalki Koechlin. Huma played the role of Emraan's beautiful girlfriend Tamara. She did a splended job with her character and the movie got good collections at the Box office.

Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana

Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana was a romantic comedy movie which interestingly revolves around an important family chicken recipe and the Punjabi family Khuranas hunt for their special recipe and Huma played a "fun loving Punjabi girl" in the movie opposite Kunal Kapoor.

Munira Aslam Zia ul Bano in Dedh Ishqiya

Dedh Ishqiya is a comedy thriller film directed by Abhishek Chaubey. It is primarily an Arshad Warsi and Naseeruddin Shah film. Babban and Khaalujaan are still smalltime thieves from Bhopal, as they were in the prequel. Huma Qureshi played the role of Munira, closest associate of Begam Para(Madhuri Dixit) in the movie. She holds her own amidst a set of great actors. Munira is no sidekick, but the character who surprises you and keep you guessing.


2012 - Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1
2012 - Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2
2012 - Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana
2013 - Ek Thi Daayan
2013 - D Day
2014 - Dedh Ishqiya

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