Juhi Chawla is an Indian actress, voice actress, film producer and television presenter. She has won Miss India beauty contest in 1984. She has appeared in the movies like Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Darr, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke and many more which earned her Filmfare Best Actress Award. She has received the Excellence Award at the Asia vision Movie Awards as well as the Best Actress Award at the 13th London Asian Film Festival. She will soon be seen in a web-series, directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. She will play a defence minister in the series.
Juhi Chawla was born on 13 November, 1967 in Ambala, Haryana. She completed her schooling from Fort Convent School, Mumbai. She graduated from Sydenham College, Mumbai with a specialisation in HR. She has won Best Costume Award for the Miss Universe contest in 1984. She has starred in over 70 mainstream Hindi films. Juhi has done films in her natal tongue Punjabi like Sukhmani – Hope for Life, Waris Shah : IshqDaaWaaris, Shaheed Uddham Singh and has been mostly working in parallel cinema. She turned into producer and became the co-owner of a production company called “Dreamz Unlimited” with Shahrukh Khan and director Aziz Mirza.
Name : Juhi Chawla
Date of birth : 13 November, 1967
Birth place : Ambala, Haryana
Age : 49 years
Height : 5’2″
Occupation : Film actress, producer, television presenter
Marital Status : Married
Spouse : Jay Mehta
Daughter : Jhanvi Mehta
Son : Arjun Mehta
Brother : Sanjeev Chawla
Zodiac Sign : Scorpio
Juhi Chawla after being crowned as Miss India in 1984, started her acting career with hindi films. Not only in bollywood she has appeared in Punjabi movies and got good fame. Juhi has also done various commercials like pepsi, Maggi Tomato Ketchup, kurkure and many more. Since 2000, she came out into film production and television presenting as well. She has also acted in Kannada classic Premaloka.
She has received Filmfare Best Movie Award and the Filmfare Lux New Face Award for her film Romeo and Juliet. She has been a judge for the entertainment show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 3. She has produced movies like Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Asoka and Chalte Chalte. The third film Chalte Chalte was the first success for the company.
Juhi Chawla was born to Dr. S.Chawla and Mona Chawla. She got married to industrialist Jay Mehta. The couple has two children a daughter Jhanvi, born in 2001 and a son Arjun, born in 2003. The duo are the co-owners of the Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders in partnership with Shahrukh Khan under their company Red Chillies Entertainment. She has a brother named Bobby Chawla, who was the CEO of Red Chillies Entertainment, suffered a massive stroke in 2010 and died on 9 March 2014.
Juhi Chawla and Madhuri Dixit
Juhi shared the screen space with her once-rival Madhuri Dixit for the first time in the film Gulaab Gang. In the 1990s both were contemporaries and never worked together. This film has washedout the missunderstanding between the two gorgeous actresses.
Juhi Chawla has married to Jay Mehta, who is a British businessman owns the Mehta Group which is spread over Africa, India, Canada and USA. He owns two companies in India, one is Sauarashtra Cement Ltd and the other Gujarat Sidhee Cement Ltd. Earlier he got married to Sujata Birla, sister of Yash Birla who died in the Flight 605 plane crash in 1990. Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta has two kids, daughter Jhanvi Mehta and son Arjun Mehta.
1988 Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
1992 Bol Radha Bol
1997 Yes Boss
2012 Son of Sardaar
2014 Gulaab Gang
2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey (Hollywood)
2015 Chalk And Duster