Mahima Chaudhry won the miss India award in 1990. After winning Miss India, she appeared in television ads, of which the most famous was for Pepsi with Aamir Khan. Also, she works with Aishwarya Rai in Pepsi TV ads.
She is a famous Indian actress. She made her acting debut in the Bollywood industry in the 1997 film Pardes.
Mahima Chaudhry Biography
She was born on 13th September 1973 in Darjeeling, West Bengal. She is a famous former Model and a Bollywood Actress.
She, awarded as one of the celebrities in India began her acting career in Bollywood with the movie “Pardes” in 1997.
This movie made her an overnight star in India and even won her the prestigious Filmfare Award for Best Debutant Female.
At the beginning of her career, Mahima Chaudhry appeared in many TV advertisements for multinational brands like Pepsi and more.
She was also a video jockey on the music Channel and that is where the filmmaker Subhash Ghai noticed her.
In 1990 she won Miss India and then after that, she started her acting career. After Parde’s film super hit in 1997, she got another chance in Daag: The Fire and Pyaar Koi Khel Nhi in 1999.
In Dhadkan film 2001 she is a loving friend of a man who is madly in love with another beautiful woman. And in Deewane’s film, she plays a singer role in love with a thief.
After Deewane she plays the stubborn wife of a police officer in Kurukshetra film. In Lajja she plays a young bride forced to fight against dowry.
Mahima Chaudhry very attractive actress due to her acting and beauty. She always maintains her body.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 163 cm|
|1.63 m – in meters|
|in feet inches- 5’ 4”|
|Weight (approx.)||65 kg in Kilograms|
|in Pounds- 143 lbs|
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-28-34|
Family, Boyfriend & Caste
She was born on 13-Sep-1973 into Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. Her original birth name is ‘Ritu Chaudhry‘. Not much information was available about her parents or other family members on the internet.
Mahima Chaudhry dated Indian tennis player Leander Paes. And then broke up with him due to his affair with the married Rhea Pillai. After that, She got married to architect Bobby Mukherji in 2006.
Moreover, the couple has a child girl named ‘Aryana Chaudhry‘. but in 2013, Both Mahima and Bobby got separated due to things didn’t go the way she had planned.
Also, his husband Bobby Mukherji was previously married to Aparna Gandhi. And He has two children with her.
Mahima Chaudhry Career
She was born into Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. She did her high schooling from the Dow Hill in Kurseong. After that, She did graduation from the Loreto College in Darjeeling, West Bengal.
She was interested in acting and modeling from childhood.
In her starting stage, She started her career as a model and completed many modeling assignments in her starting days of career. Also, the first time Mahima Chaudhry noticed in the Pepsi advertisement along with Aishwarya Rai.
After that, she became the winner of Miss India in 1990.
Producer Subhash Ghai has launched her in the Hindi Bollywood film industry. For some reason, she changed her name from Ritu Chaudhry to Mahima Chaudhry and did her first acting debut with the movie Pardes in 1997.
Due to her best acting movie went hit and Mahima received huge appreciation and fan followers. She nominated for the Best Actress from the same award and she won the Film Fare Award for Best Female Actress.
Career form 2005 to present of Mahima Chaudhry
In 1999, Mahima did many movies like Manasulo Maata, Daag: The Fire, Dil Kya Kare, and Pyaar Koi Khel Nahi. Among them, One of the movies Manasulo Maata was in the Telugu language.
Mahima Chaudhry again nominated for Best Actress Film Fare form movie Dil Kya Kare. From 2000 to 2005, she acted in many hit movies. Some of her well-known movies are Deewane, Dhadkan, Tere Naam, Dil Hai Hamara, LOC Kargil, and Dobaara.
- The Zee Cine Award Best Female Debut in 1998.
- Zee Cine Award for Lux Face of the Year in 1998
- Filmfare Lux New Face Award in 1998
- The Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress is Mahima Chaudhry in 2001.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mahima
- She started her Bollywood career at the age of 24.
- Before she came to Delhi and got an offer for an ad, she had won a local modeling contest in Darjeeling West Bengal.
- She was chosen out of 3000 auditions for the role of Ganga in Parde’s film.
- Mahima broke up with Leander Paes because as Mahima explained, the tennis player was having an affair with the Rhea Pillai.
- Her husband Bobby is her brother’s best friend and he divorced his first wife after he met Mahima at the hotelier’s conference in Las Vegas America.
Her Favorite Things
- She likes Swimming, Reading, Cooking.
- her favorite actress Juhi Chawla.
- Favorite actor Shah Rukh Khan.
Mahima Chaudhry movies Names
below is the name of all in which she worked as the best actress
Pardes (1997), Manasulo Maata (1999), Dil Kya Kare (1999), Daag: The Fire (1999), Pyar koi Khel Nahin (1999), Dhahkan (2000), Deewane (2000), Kurukshetra (2000), Khiladi 420 (2000), Lajja (2001), Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar (2001), Om Jai Jagdish (2002), Dil Hai Tumhara (2002), Saaya (2003), Tere Naam (2003), Bhagban (2003), LOC: Kargil (2003).
Dobabra (2004), Zameer (2005), Kuch Meetha Ho Jaye (2005), Seher (2005), Film Star (2005), The Film (2005), Home Delivery (2005), Bhagmati (2005), Souten: The Other Woman (2006), Sandwich (2006), Kudiyo ka hai Zamana (2006), Hope and a little sugar (2006), Sarhad Paar (2006), Gumnaam- The Mystery (2008), Pusher (2010), Mumbhaii-The Gangster (2015), Dark chocolate (2016).
Social Media Accounts
She is not active on Instagram and Facebook. But her fan pages on Instagram and Facebook are available like mahima_chaudhary_fan_club/
Note: All data of Social Media is as of June 2019.
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