Huma Qureshi is a well-known Indian film actress who has worked in several languages. Her notable works are films like Gurinder Chadha's Viceroy's House, Jolly LLB 2, Dedh Ishqiya, D-Day, Badlapur, Kaala, and the recent Netflix series Leila directed by Deepa Mehta. Her debut film Gangs of Wasseypur which premiered at Cannes earned her several nominations, including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and the Best Supporting Actress. She is currently working on a few Indian projects as well Army of the Dead: a film by Zack Synder. Her work in Leila made overseas press take notice, and she continues to remain a favorite at international film festivals like the Cannes Film Festival and the International Berlin Film Festival. She has earned a name in the New Wave Actors List in Los Angeles. The list was released by Film Independent, an organization that recognizes diverse performances and highlights who deserve recognition in Hollywood.