Mahima Chaudhry is a famous Indian actress and model. She has been working in Hindi films for a long time.
She entered the Bollywood industry through the film” Pardes” in 1997 and for her outstanding performance, she received the Filmfare Awards for Best Film Debut.
Some of her notable films include “Daag:The Fire” ,”Dhadkan”,” Dil Hai Tumhaara”,” Kurukshetra “,”Dil Kya Kare”,” Lajja” etc.
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Mahima Chaudhry Biography
She was born on 13 th September 1973 in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. She was Rita Chaudhry then. Later she became popular as Mahima Chaudhry. Her father was an Indian while her mother belonged to a Nepali family. She did her schooling at Dow Hill in Kurseong.
Then she completed her graduation at Loreto College, Darjeeling. Since childhood, she was passionate about acting and Modelling. As a result, she appeared in many TV ads as a model.
Among them, she is famous for endorsing Pepsi with famous Bollywood stars Aamir Khan and Aishwarya Rai. Besides, she worked as a VJ on music channels.
Mahima Chaudhry Movies / Movies List
During working on music channels, Mahima, with the help of Subhas Ghai, got the chance to play the role of a village girl Kusum Ganga in the movie “Pardes“, starring Shah Rukh Khan in 1997. Then, she appeared in the Telugu film “Manasulo Maata “as Priya in 1999.
In that year, she also acted in the role of Kavita Kishore in the Bollywood movie” Dil Kya Kare“, for which she got a nomination for Filmfare Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actress. Besides, she got featured as Kajri Verma (Kajal) & Nisha in the film “Daag: The Fire” & “Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin” respectively.
In the next year, she portrayed some famous roles in various hit movies such as “Dhadkan”( Sheetal Verma), “Deewane ” (Pooja), and “Kurukshetra “(Anjali P. Singh), “Khiladi 420″(Ritu Bhardwaj).
After that, in 2001, she sketched the role of a young bride, Maithili who was seen protesting against dowry in the film” Lajja”. In that year, she appeared as a stubborn tenant named Saraswati in the movie “Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar”.
Thereafter, in 2002, she showed up in “Om Jai Jagadish “as Ayesha, a loving housewife & in ” Dil Hai Tumhaara” as Nimmi. In the following year, she also featured various roles in various films:- Tanya in “Saaya”, Arpita Alok Malhotra in “Baghban”, and Reena Yadav in “LOC Kargil“.
Even, in “Dobara“(2004), she beautifully portrayed the role of a frustrated housewife, Dr. Anjali Sehgal. Her next released movies were” Zamer: The Fire Within”, “Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye”, “Saher”, “Film Star”,” The Film”, “Home Delivery”, and “Bhagmati “etc
. In 2006, she also made her colorful appearance in “Souten: The Other” (Mita) , “Woman”, “Sandwich” (Sweety Shekar), “Kudiya Ka Hai Zamana “(Anjali),” Mr 100%” (Shilpa), “Hope & a little Sugar”(Saloni), “Sarhad Paar”(Simran).
Up next, in 2008, she worked as Ria in “Gumnaam-The Mystery”. Next, in 2010, she acted the role of Anita in the film “Pusher”, starring comedian Mani Liaquat. In 2015, she also appeared as a gangster’s wife in a thriller movie “Mumbai-The Gangstar”, co-starring Om Puri & Sanjay Kapoor.
Throughout her acting career, she has worked with many popular artists like Kajol, Shilpa Shetty, Raveena Tandon, Amisha Patel, Shah Rukh Khan, Priety Zinta, Hema Milini, Ajay Devgan, Rekha, and so on.
In 2016, she was also seen in the film” Dark Chocolate” in the role of Ishani Banerjee. She also appeared as a judge in a TV show Ticket to Bollywood, aired on NDTV Prime.
Mahima Chaudhry Upcoming Movies 2022 & 2023
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Awards and Nominations
Mahima, being a talented actress received many awards during her acting career. In 1998, she won the” Filmfare Awards” in the category of Best Female Debut and also got a nomination in the category of Best Actress for the film “Pardes”.
In the next year, she also got a nomination for “The Filmfare Awards” in the category of Best Supporting Actress for the same movie. Next, in 2000, in the category of Best Supporting Actress, she got a nomination for “IIFA Awards” &” Screen Awards” for the movie “Dhadkan“.
In that year, she also won the “Bollywood Movie Awards” & ” Sansui Awards ” for the same movie in the same category. Later, in 2005, she got a nomination for “The Stardust Awards” & “Zee Cine Awards” in the category of Best Supporting Actress for the film” Dobara”.
Mahima Chaudhry Husband
She had a relationship with Indian Tennis player Leander Paes. But, with his marriage to Rhea Pillai, their relationship came to an end.
Then, in 2006, she married Bobby Mukherjee who was an architect Business Owner. But unfortunately, they got separated in 2013.
Mahima Chaudhry Net Worth 2022
According to sources, Mahima has a net worth that is estimated at around 4-5 million USD (approx).