Mahima Chaudhry

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Mahima Chaudhry
NameMahima Chaudhry
Real NameRitu Chaudhary
ProfessionFormer Indian actress
Famous rolePardes (1997) as Ganga
Years Active1995-2016
Date of BirthSeptember 13, 1973
Age (In 2024)50 Years 10 Month(s) 7 Days
Birth PlaceDarjeeling, West Bengal
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mother TongueHindi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in feet inches- 5ft 2in
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusDivorced
Husband/SpouseBobby Mukherji (2006-2013)
mahima chaudhry with ex-husband bobby mukherji
Marriage DateMarch 19, 2006
Boyfriend(s)/Affair(s)Leander Paes (Indian tennis player)
leander paes with mahima chaudhary
Daughter(s)Ariana Mukherji
mahima chaudhry with her daughter ariana mukherji
Fathermahima chaudhry with her father
Mothermahima chaudhry with her mother
Sister(s)Akansha Chaudhry (Ash Chaudhry)
mahima chaudhry with her sister akansha chaudhry
Brother(s)Siddharth Chaudhry
Cousin(s)Riddhima Chaudhary
Other Relatives
NephewRyan Chaudhry
Education Details
SchoolDow Hill, Kurseong
CollegeLoreto College, Darjeeling
Educational QualificationGraduation
Debut MoviePardes (1997)
MoviesDark Chocolate (2016)
Mumbhaii - The Gangster (2015)
Pusher (2010)
Gumnaam – The Mystery (2008)
Sarhad Paar (2006)
Hope and a Little Sugar (2006)
Mr 100% (2006)
Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana (2006)
Sandwich (2006)
Souten: The Other Woman (2006)
Bhagmati (voice, 2005)
Home Delivery (2005)
The Film (2005)
Film Star (2005)
Sehar (2005)
Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye (2005)
Zameer: The Fire Within (2005)
Dobara (2004)
LOC Kargil (2003)
Saaya (2003)
Baghban (2003)
Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002)
Om Jai Jagadish (2002)
Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (2001)
Lajja (2001)
Khiladi 420 (2000)
Kurukshetra (2000)
Deewane (2000)
Dhadkan (2000)
Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin (1999)
Daag: The Fire (1999)
Dil Kya Kare (1999)
Manasulo Maata (Telugu, 1999)
Pardes (1997)
Best Supporting Actress for "Dhadkan" at Sansui Awards, 2000
Best Supporting Actress for "Dhadkan" at Bollywood Movie Awards, 2000
Best Female Debut for "Pardes" at Zee Cine Awards, 1998
Best Female Debut for "Pardes" at Filmfare Awards, 1998
Contact/Social Media Details (3.5k followers) (8.5k followers) (584k followers)
Other Details
Favorite ActorShahrukh Khan
Favorite ActressJuhi Chawla
Favorite MovieLajja (2001)
Family Picture
mahima chaudhry family picture
Mahima Chaudhry is a former indian actress and model who worked mainly in hindi movies. She was born as Ritu Chaudhary on September 13, 1973 in Darjeeling, West Bengal. She has an elder sister Akansha Chaudhry and a younger brother Siddharth Chaudhry.
She did her schooling from Dow Hill, Kurseong and later graduated from Loreto College in Darjeeling.
She began her career as a model & did a few modelling assignments and appeared in several television commercials before making her acting debut in Pardes (1997) opposite Shah Rukh Khan and Apurva Agnihotri. The film was a commercial success and Mahima won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Mahima has also appeared in films like Daag: The Fire (1999), Dil Kya Kare (1999), Dhadkan (2000), Kurukshetra (2000), Lajja (2001), Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002). Her last role came in bengali crime thriller Dark Chocolate (2016).
She first got noticed in Pepsi commercial with Aamir Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Her real name is Ritu Chaudhary but changed her screen name to Mahima Chaudhry because of Subhash Ghai's superstitious belief of launching actresses whose names start with M.
She was in a relationship with tennis player Leander Paes but broke up with him because he was having an affair with Rhea Pillai.
Mahima Chaudhary got married to architect Bobby Mukherji in November 2006. Daughter Ariana Mukherji was born on June 10, 2007. The couple started staying separately in 2011 due to incompatibility and differences and got legally divorced in 2013.
Bobby Mukherji was earlier married to Aparna Gandhi and has two children with her.
Elder sister Akansha Chaudhry was engaged to actor Apurva Agnihotri.
Mahima revealed in an interview that she was signed by Ram Gopal Varma for Satya (1998) but was replaced by Urmila Matondkar without even being informed by Varma.
In June 2022, Mahima revealed about being diagnosed with breast cancer and how she fought it to become cancer-free.
mahima chaudhry cancer treatment
Mahima Chaudhry is making comeback in the film industry with "The Signature" directed by Gajendra Ahire. Anupam Kher is in the lead role in The Signature, a story about a common man.