Did you know that the Bhumika Chawla is actually from a Punjabi family in New Delhi? Her father is a retired army officer. To start her career, she moved to Mumbai in 1997 and started working in commercial and Hindi music videos.
But the interesting thing is that she has done not a single Punjabi film in her career so far. She played the female role opposite Gurdas Mann in Deepak Grewal’s 2008 ‘Yaariyan’. The film is about a lawyer from Punjab who goes to Canada to work but finds other ways to earn money as he cannot find a job. The role played her love interest. The film also stars Om Puri and Gulshan Grover. Also, Read Filma Wale: Sukh Sanghera Debut Punjabi Movie as a Writer
Many Indian actors and actresses have experimented not only with films of different genres but also with languages in their lifetimes! That is why there are countless actors from Bollywood or the South Indian film industry who have been a part of only one or two Punjabi films.
Today, Chawla, actually Rachna Chawla, is in the headlines for her role in the Telugu and Tamil industry. The role is played by an Indian model and actress, who has starred in some Hindi films mainly in the Tamil and Telugu industry, such as the 2003 Salman Khan actor Tere Naam, the 2004 Abhishek Bachchan-directed film, and Sushant Singh Rajput’s M.A. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016).
Mostly you will see Bhumika Chawla in Telugu movies.