Chum Darang


A model, actress, and entrepreneur hailing from Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh, Chum made waves across India with her effortless performance in Badhaai Do. She was seen as Bhumi Pednekar’s love interest in the film, She was also seen in a totally contrasting role in Gangubai Kathiawadi. Both the films were released in the same month, and Chum was praised for her performance and for making way for a more positive representation of the often neglected North East India. She also runs a cafe called Cafe Chu in her hometown in Arunachal Pradesh.