(Last Updated on : 21-01-2016)
Indian movie actress Mahima Chaudhury is a star with dazzling style. Born in 13th September 1973 in Darjeeling, West Bengal
and her real name was Ritu Chaudhury. In earlier days she was a model. She did her schooling from Dow Hill School and later completed from Loreto, Darjeeling along with her older sister Ashu who is a successful model. Mahima had won a beauty pageant in Darjeeling. She began working in commercials and appeared in Wall'a ice cream. Mahima once appeared with Aishwarya Rai
in a Pepsi commercial. Later she appeared as a VJ on music channels.
Mahima Chaudhury's Film Career
The Bollywood actress Mahima Chaudhury made her debut in Subhash Ghai
's 'Pardes' in 1997. The movie went to become a huge hit. In that film she portrayed the role of Ganga. She was the love interest of two men played by Shah Rukh Khan and Apoorva Agnihotri
. She was chosen to be the female lead among about 3,000 applicants who auditioned for 'Pardes'.
She acted in Dhadkan in the year 2000, Dil Kya Kare in 1999. She also won acclaims on her role as Kavita Kishore, the devoted wife of Ajay Devgan
in Dil Kya Kare. This film helped her to achieve the second Filmfare nomination. She was also nominated for her performances in Dhadkan and Dobara. She was excellent in 'Daag, The Fire' and 'Pyar Koi Khel Nahin'. Unfortunately many of her films have not done well.
Mahima Chaudhury's Personal Life
Mahima always wanted a stable life and seems to have found her niche on reel as well as in real life. In the year 2006 the actress married Bobby Mukherjee who is a high profile Mumbai Architect. They did it in total secrecy. Later Mahima gave birth to their girl Aryana.
Awards and Honours to Mahima Chaudhury
Indian movie actress Mahima Chaudhury is a talented star who was awarded even in her first performance on silver screen. In the year 1998 the actress won Filmfare award as best female debut in 'Pardes'. She also won the Zee Cine award as best female debut and LUX face of the year for the same film in 1998. The Bollywood actress Mahima Chaudhury was nominated as Star Screen best actress in a supporting role for 'Dhadkan' Zee Cine award for the film 'Dobara'. For 'Dhadkan' she won Bollywood movie award as best supporting actress.
Filmography of Mahima Chaudhury
1997 Pardes Kusum
1999 Manasulo Maata
1999 Dil Kya Kare Kavita Kishore
1999 Daag: The Fire
1999 Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin
2000 Khiladi 420
2001 Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar
2002 Bharat Bhagya Vidhata
2002 Om Jai Jagadish
2002 Dil Hai Tumhaara
2003 Tere Naam
2003 LOC Kargil
2005 The Film
2005 Kuch Meetha Ho Jaaye
2005 Film Star
2005 No Entry
2005 Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak
2006 Souten: The Other Woman
2006 Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana
2006 Sarhad Paar
2006 Gumnaam - The Unknown
2006 Chess: A Game Plan
2006 Hope and a Little Sugar
2008 Gumnaam - The Mystery