Huma Qureshi Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | December 28, 2023

Date of Birth

28 / July / 1986





Huma Saleem Qureshi, born on 28 July 1986, is an Indian actress and model. She is primarily known for her roles in Hindi-language films. She was also nominated for three Filmfare Awards. Qureshi earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History with Honours from the University of Delhi while working as a model and theatre actor.

Huma Qureshi Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

After performing in many theatrical productions, she relocated to Mumbai where she signed a two-year contract with Hindustan Unilever for television commercials. Anurag Kashyap saw her acting abilities and signed her up for a three-film contract with his company.


Huma was raised in a conservative Muslim home. Saleem Qureshi, her father, is a restaurateur who owns the chain of restaurants “Saleem’s”, in Delhi. Ameena Qureshi is her mother and hails from Kashmir. She is the daughter of two older brothers and one younger brother. Her elder brothers, Naem Qureshi, and Haseen Qureshi work in the family business. Saqib Saleem Qureshi, her younger brother is a well-known Indian actor.

Saleem Qureshi Huma Qureshi Father

Saleem Qureshi Huma Qureshi Father

Ameena Qureshi Huma Qureshi Mother

Ameena Qureshi Huma Qureshi Mother

Saqib Saleem Huma Qureshi Brother

Saqib Saleem Huma Qureshi Brother

Arjan Bajwa Huma Qureshi Boyfriend

Arjan Bajwa Huma Qureshi’s Boyfriend

Shahid Kapoor Huma Qureshi's Boyfriend

Shahid Kapoor Huma Qureshi’s Boyfriend

Anurag Kashyap Huma Qureshi Boyfriend

Anurag Kashyap Huma Qureshi’s Boyfriend

Sohail Khan Huma Qureshi Boyfriend

Sohail Khan Huma Qureshi’s Boyfriend

Mudassar Aziz Huma Qureshi Boyfriend

Mudassar Aziz Huma Qureshi Boyfriend

Huma Qureshi Childhood Pics

Huma Qureshi Childhood Pics

Early Life and Education

Qureshi was born on 28 July 1986 into a Muslim family in New Delhi. Saleem Qureshi is her father and runs a restaurant chain (Saleem’s). Ameena Qureshi (a Kashmiri) is her mother. She is the sister of actor Saqib Saleem. Qureshi, a young boy, was the first to move with his family to Kalkaji in South Delhi.

She received her bachelor’s degree in History from Gargi College-University of Delhi. She joined Act 1 theatre and participated in several theatre productions. N. K Sharma was her mentor during her theatre days. She has assisted a documentary filmmaker and worked with several NGOs.

Education School and Colleges
Education Qualification Bachelor in History Honours
School Not Known
College / University Gargi College, University of Delhi, Delhi
Others Not Known


She is in a relationship with Mudassar Aziz, an Indian director, and writer.


She moved to Mumbai in 2008 to audition for the film Junction, which was never produced. I didn’t have any plans to move to Mumbai or to become an actress. When a friend called me to schedule an audition, I began to question my decision. Unfortunately, the film was never made.

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Acting Career

In 2008, she moved to Mumbai and auditioned for Junction. She felt defeated when the film didn’t make it. For an ad shoot, she had previously worked with Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan. During these ad shoot days, she met Anurag Kashyap. Chakri Toleti produced and directed her film Billa II, which was a breakthrough in the Tamil Film Industry. Billa, I was a gangster-thriller movie, but unfortunately, it did not succeed.



Title Roles Year
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 Mohsina 2012
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2
Trishna Herself 2012
Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana Harman 2012
Ek Thi Daayan Tamara 2013
Shorts Sujata 2013
D-Day Zoya Rehman 2013
Dedh Ishqiya Muniya 2014
Badlapur Jhimli 2015
Highway Mahalakshmi 2015
X: Past Is Present Veena 2015
White Roshni Menon 2016
Ek Dopahar Raina 2017
Jolly LLB 2 Pushpa Pandey 2017
Viceroy’s House Aalia 2017
Dobaara: See Your Evil Natasha Merchant 2017
Kaala Zareena 2018
Ghoomketu Herself 2020
Army of the Dead Geeta 2021
Bell Bottom Adeela Rehman 2021
Valimai Sophia 2022
Gangubai Kathiawadi Dilruba 2022
Double XL Rajshri Trivedi 2022
Monica, O My Darling Monica Machado 2022
Tarla Tarla Dalal 2023
Pooja Meri Jaan TBA TBA


Title Roles Year
Upanishad Ganga Pundalik’s wife
Mithya Juhi Adhikari 2022
Maharani Rani Bharti 2021–Present
Leila Shalini 2019
India’s Best Dramebaaz Judge 2018
Fit Fab Feast Host 2021

Music videos

Title Singer(s) Composer Year
Mitti Di Khushboo Ayushmann Khurrana Rochak Kohli 2014
Tumhe Dillagi Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Rahat Fateh Ali Khan 2016

Awards and Nominations

Film Award Year
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 and
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2
BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2012
Filmfare Awards 2012
International Indian Film Academy Awards 2012
Screen Awards 2012
South African Film and Television Awards 2012
Star Guild Awards 2012
Stardust Awards 2012
Times of India Film Awards 2012
Shorts Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 2012
D-Day BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2013
Zee Cine Awards 2014
Ek Thi Daayan Screen Awards 2014
Dedh Ishqiya Stardust Awards 2014
International Indian Film Academy Awards 2015
Badlapur Filmfare Awards 2016
Maharani 2021 Filmfare OTT Awards 2021

Net Worth

Hum3 million dollars saved to have a net worth of around $3 million dollars. This is how she earned this wealth.

Salary (approx) 40-60 Lakhs per Movie
Income (per year approx) Not Known
Net Worth (approx) 3 million dollars

Net Worth

Hum3 million dollars saved to have a net worth of around $3 million dollars. This is how she earned this wealth.


Huma has won numerous awards during her acting career. Several of these awards are listed in the following line. She was nominated for numerous awards, including the BIG Star Entertainment Awards, South African Film Festival, Television Awards, Stardust Awards, Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, Stardust Awards, and the 2021 Fieldfare OTT Awards.

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Favorites Things

Favorite Colour Not Known
Favorite Actor Ranbir Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, and Salman Khan
Favorite Actress Kajol
Favorite Food Shaami kebabs, Biryani, Sushi, Galauti, Malai tikkas, Afghani/Methi/Achari chicken, Walnut pie, Jalebi, Rabri, Gaajar ka halwa, Kheer kadam, Mishti doi
Hobbies Reading autobiographies and biographies, swimming
Favorite Director Martin Scorsese, Rajkumar Hirani
Favorite Movie Bollywood: Kaagaz Ke Phool, Om Shanti Om
Hollywood: Harry Met Sally, Titanic, Blue Valentine
Favorite Perfume Daisy by Marc Jacobs
Favorite Fashion Designer Varun Bahl
Favorite Destination Bali


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Body Measurements Waist: 28 Inches
Hips: 35 Inches
Birth Place New Delhi
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 165 CM
Height In Meter 1.65 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Saleem Qureshi
Mother: Ameena Qureshi
Profession Actor
Siblings Brothers: Saqib Saleem, Naeem Qureshi, Haseen Qureshi
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 62 Kg
137 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Leo


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