Mahima Chaudhry Biography, Facts & Life Story

Mahima Chaudhry Indian Actress

Quick Facts

Known ForHer role as "Ganga" in the film Pardes (1997)

Nickname:Mahima

Full Name:Ritu Chaudhary

Profession:Actress

Nationality:Indian

Age (as of 2019):46 years old

Date of Birth:13 September 1973

Birthplace:Darjeeling, West Bengal

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 ft 4 inches (1.63 m)

Weight:143 lbs (65 kg)

Body Measurements:34-28-34 inches

Bra Size/Breast:36DD

Waist:28 inches

Hips:34 inches

Bodytype:Slim

Dress Size:4 (US).

Hair Color:Brown

Eye Color:Brown

Celebrity Favorites

Hobbies:Swimming, Reading, Cooking

Favorite Actor:Shah Rukh Khan

Favorite Actress:Juhi Chawla

Favorite Food:Fish Curry

Favorite Color:Black


Mahima Chaudhary is a renowned Indian movie actress as well as a former model predominantly appears in Bollywood movies. After conquering Miss India title in 1990, Mahima did a number of modeling projects and starred in numerous TV commercials prior entering into movies. She has received a Filmfare Award amongst other honors.

In the year 1997, Mahima Chaudhary made her first acting debut with the movie Pardes, for which she received Filmfare Award for the Best Female Debut. She rose to utmost fame by appearing in commercially and critically successful movies comprising off Dhadkan, Daag, Dil Hai Tumhaara, Baghban, Kurukshetra amongst others and won critical admiration for her remarkable acting in Lajja, Dil Kya Kare, Dobara, Saaya, Sehar and Pyar Koi Khel Nahin. In 2008, after starring in Gumnaam, she took an interval from acting and once again made a comeback with the movie Dark Chocolate.

Apart from appearing in movies, Mahima Chaudhary has partaken in numerous stage shows and concert tours, and performed as a talented judge for 2014’s reality show titled Ticket To Bollywood. Mahima was married to a successful businessman named Bobby Mukherjee and the couple was blessed with a daughter. In the year 2013, she separated from Mukherji on account of some personal concerns.

Mahima Chaudhary was born in Darjeeling, India on September 13, 1973. She joined Dow Hill in Kurseong till class 10 and afterwards attended Loreto College in Darjeeling. Firstly in 1990s, after conquering Miss India titled, she starred in television ads, of which the most renowned was for Pepsi, with Aishwarya Rai and Aamir Khan.

She was a video jockey on music channels, wherein she was observed by Subhash Ghai. He gave her a break in the film titled Pardes, which was released in the year1997. The movie was commercially and critically successful and won a number of awards including Filmfare award for the best debut.

Mahima Chaudhary dated famous Indian tennis player Leander Paes prior she broke up with him on account of his affair with Rhea Pillai.

Facts You Never Knew About Mahima Chaudhry!

    • Is Mahima Chaudhary addicted to smoking? : Not Known
    • Is Mahima Chaudhary alcoholic?: Not Known
    • At 24 years of age, she initiated her Bollywood career and received a Filmfare Award for the Best Debut for her movie titled Pardes.
    • Prior entering into Bollywood, she appeared for TV commercials and starred with Aishwarya Rai and Amir Khan for Pepsi ad.
    • Her stage name was given to her by famous Bollywood director Subhash Ghai as he was credulous that he has been prosperous with the actresses whose names started with letter M. Apart from Mahima Chaudhary, he has also introduced talented and famous actresses like Meenakshi Seshadri, Madhuri Dixit and Manisha Koirala.
    • Prior she settled in Delhi and got offer for an advertisement, she had conquered a local modeling competition in Darjeeling.
    • She was selected out of 3000 auditions for the character of Ganga in the movie Pardes.
    • Mahima’s husband Bobby is best friend of her brother and he divorced his ex-wife once he met Mahima Chaudhary at hotelier’s seminar held in Las Vegas.

Mahima Chaudhry Education

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree

School: Dow Hill in Kurseong

College: Loreto College in Darjeeling

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Mahima Chaudhry Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Her role as "Ganga" in the film Pardes (1997)

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film– Pardes (1997)

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Marital Status: Separated

Husband/Boyfriend: Bobby Mukherji (Architect)

Children: 1

Son(s): None

Daughter(s): Ariana (Born 2007)


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