After working as a theatre actor in Delhi, Huma Qureshi relocated to Mumbai to start her acting career. While working in television commercials, film-maker Anurag Kashyap, noticed Huma and signed her for a three-film deal. Born on 28 July 1986, Huma Qureshi studied History Honors from Gargi College, University of Delhi and later, joined Act 1 theatre group. In 2012, Huma Qureshi made her Bollywood debut with Kashyap’s crime drama Gangs of Wasseypur, and earned widespread recognition and several nominations including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and the Best Supporting Actress. Following year, Huma Qureshi starred in movies like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, EK Thi Daayan, Badlapur, Dedh Ishqiya, and many more. In 2014, Huma Qureshi appeared in Rochak Kohli’s music video “Mitti Di Khusboo” along with Ayushmann Khurrana. Huma Qureshi is slated to make her English debut with Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy’s House, which is based on Lord Mountbatten’s last few days of stay in India before the country got its independence. Also, Huma Qureshi will make her Malayalam debut with Uday Ananthan’s White opposite Mammootty.