Mahima Chaudhary is a renowned actress from the Bollywood film industry, especially for her roles in super hit movies in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Mahima Chaudhary was crowned the 1990 Miss India title and went on to become a successful model, appearing in numerous TV commercials at the time.
Apart from being remembered for her roles in Bollywood movies, Mahima Chaudhary is also popular as a VJ, and has appeared as a judge on an NDTV Prime reality talent show.
About Mahima Chaudhary
|Real Name||Ritu Chaudhary|
|Date of Birth||13th September 1973|
|Age (as of October 2018)||45 years|
|Place of Birth||Darjeeling (West Bengal)|
|Education||Bachelor's Degree from Loreto College (Darjeeling)|
|Height||5 ft 4"|
(163 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Famous for||Pardes (1997), Manasulo Maata, Dil Kya Kare, Daag: The Fire, Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin (1999), Dhadkan, Kurukshetra, Khiladi 420 (2000), Lajja, Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (2001), Om Jai Jagdish, Dil Hai Tumhara (2002), Saaya, LOC Kargil (2003), Dobara (2004), Zameer: The Fire Within, Kuch Meetha Ho Jaye, Sehar, Home Delivery (2005), Souten: The Other Woman, Sandwich, Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana, Sarhad Paar (2006), Gumnaam: The Mystery (2008), Dark Chocolate (2016)|
|First Movie||Pardes (1997)|
|Favorite Food||Fish Curry|
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Juhi Chawla|
|Hobbies||Reading books, cooking and swimming|
Mahima Chaudhary first came to limelight when she won the 1990 Miss India beauty pageant and went on to star in numerous popular TV commercials in the early 1990s. Apart from being a popular model, Mahima Chaudhary was also well-known as a VJ for several music channels at the time too.
Mahima Chaudhary’s age is around 45 years as Mahima Chaudhary was born on the 13th of September, 1973, in Darjeeling, West Bengal. Mahima Chaudhary’s height is around 5 ft 4 inches (163 cm) while Mahima Chaudhary’s weight is around 65 kg (143 lbs). In her spare time, Mahima Chaudhary loves to read books, cook or swim, as part of her hobbies.
There is not enough information about Mahima Chaudhary’s immediate family. However, earlier on in her acting career, Mahima Chaudhary’s boyfriend was Indian professional tennis player, Leander Paes. However, Mahima Chaudhary’s husband was Bobby Mukherjee, a renowned architect, whom she married in March of 2006. Although Mahima Chaudhary and her husband Bobby Mukherjee have separated since 2011, Mahima Chaudhary and Bobby Mukherjee have a lovely daughter together, named Ariana.
Talking about her success as a talented actress in the Bollywood film industry, Mahima Chaudhary is the winner of several prestigious acting awards, as well as having numerous award nominations to her credit as well.
Mahima Chaudhary’s award-wins began when Mahima Chaudhary won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and the Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut for her impressive first role in ‘Pardes’ (1998). For the same movie, Mahima Chaudhary also had the Filmfare Award Best Actress award nomination as well.
Later on, Mahima Chaudhary won the Bollywood Movie Awards’ Best Supporting Actress award and the Sansui Award for Best Supporting Actress, for her amazing acting in the multi-starrer super hit movie ‘Dhadkan’ (2001).
Apart from winning these prestigious awards, Mahima Chaudhary has also had around 7 award nominations to her name also.
Interesting Facts About Mahima Chaudhary
- It is not known whether Mahima Chaudhary smokes or if she drinks alcohol.
- Mahima Chaudhary made her acting debut at the age of 24 years and was selected out of over 3000 contestants who had come to audition for the role. She was chosen by veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai, only because he was superstitious about launching heroines with their names beginning with the letter ‘M’, which earlier included superstar actresses like Madhuri Dixit and Manisha Koirala.