Huma Qureshi was born in New Delhi, India, on July 28, 1986, into a Muslim household. Her mother, Ameena Qureshi, a Kashmiri, is a housewife; her father, Saleem Qureshi, is a restaurateur who owns a chain of 10 restaurants called Saleem’s. Her three brothers include Saqib Saleem, an actor. When Huma Qureshi was a young child, the family moved to South Delhi’s Kalkaji neighborhood. She graduated from the University of Delhi’s Gargi College with a bachelor’s degree in history and honors. She later joined the Act 1 theatre company and appeared in several plays. During her theatre career, N. K. Sharma served as an acting coach and mentor. She has assisted a documentary filmmaker and worked with numerous NGOs.
Career: She relocated to Mumbai in 2008 to attend acting auditions for the independently produced movie Junction. She said, “I never dreamt of coming to Mumbai or being an actress. But when my friend contacted me to schedule an audition for the film Junction, I started to have second thoughts. Sadly, the movie was never made. Hindustan Unilever and Huma Qureshi agreed to a two-year contract for her to feature in their television advertisements. She marketed various goods, including Vita Marie, Saffola Oil, Mederma lotion, Pears soap, Samsung Mobile (with Aamir Khan), Nerolac (with Shah Rukh Khan), and Vita Marie. She impressed the filmmaker Anurag Kashyap during filming for a Samsung Mobile ad, and he promised to utilize her in a movie.
Nevertheless, Kashyap fulfilled his word and signed her to a three-film contract with his production business, Anurag Kashyap Films.
After beating out 700 other applicants in an audition, Huma Qureshi was initially slated to make her acting debut in Chakri Toleti’s Tamil mafia movie Billa II. Despite being chosen to play the female lead, Qureshi departed the cinema when it was delayed to keep her other job obligations. When asked if she regretted anything, she replied: “I don’t feel guilty. I regret that it didn’t turn out how I had hoped. I don’t like to sit around and whine about stuff. Several other south films also approached me, but the roles weren’t what I sought “.
Qureshi appeared in Abhishek Chaubey’s black in 2014.
She will also seen in Monica, O My Darling, and DoubleXL in 2022. In April 2022, Qureshi signed to play chef Tarla Dalal in her biopic. It was produced by Ronnie Screwvala, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, and Nitesh Tiwari and directed by Piyush Gupta.
PERSONAL LIFE :
She has been in a relationship with Indian Director and writer Mudassar Aziz