Bollywood Actress Mahima Chaudhary, who has appeared in many great films like Pardes, Daag The Fire, Pyaar Koi Khel Nahi, Dhadkan, is celebrating her birthday today. Mahima left her studies in the year 1980 and started modeling career, which earned her a lot of recognition. During this time she got a chance to appear in Pepsi’s ad alongside Aamir Khan and Aishwarya Rai.
While modeling, Mahima used to work as a VJ in the music channel. During a program, popular director Subhash Ghai caught sight of him and he signed Mahima for his film. This film was Shahrukh Khan’s Pardes. Subhash Ghai was looking for a fresh face for this film for which he had auditioned more than 3000 girls, however his search ended on seeing Mahima.
Seeing the best performance of Mahima in the first film, she was awarded the Filmfare Best Actress Debut Award. After this, the actress appeared in dozens of films like Daag The Fire, Dhadkan, Kurukshetra, Lajja, Dil Hai Tumhaara, Om Jai Jagdish and Dhadkan. The actress initially got popularity, although her name could never be included in the top actresses.
Mahima Chaudhary has been in a relationship with Indian tennis player Leander Paes. After living with each other for 6 years, both of them broke up. After the breakup, there were reports that Leander was dating Mahima as well as model Rhea Pillai, on which Mahima separated from him. After the breakup, the actress surprised everyone by marrying businessman Bobby Mukherjee in the year 2006.
Mahima announced her pregnancy only after a few months of marriage. The news started coming that Mahima was already pregnant before marriage, due to which they got married in a hurry. After a few years of marriage, the couple started living separately and both got divorced in the year 2013. From this marriage, the couple has a daughter, Ariana, whose custody has been given to Mahima.