Juhi Chawla is an Indian actress, model, director, and producer. Serving primarily in Hindi cinema, she has also performed in Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu movies. One of the most famous and best-paid Hindi cinema actresses of the late 1980s and 1990s, Chawla has earned numerous awards, including 2 Filmfare Awards. She particularly appreciated the praise for her comic timing and her character living on the screen.
Juhi Chawla was born in a middle-class Hindu family on 13 November 1967 in Ambala, Haryana. Her late Punjabi father Dr. S. Chawla served as an officer of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) and her late Gujarati mother Mona Chawla served in the housekeeping department of Oberois. Her late elder brother Sanjeev Chawla aka Bobby Chawla was a CEO of Red Chillies Entertainment.
In 1995, Juhi got married to a businessman Jay Mehta, who was first married to Yash Birla’s sister Sujata Birla. Sujata Birla died in a plane crash in 1990. The duo has a son Arjun Mehta who was born in 2003 and a daughter Jhanvi Mehta who was born in 2001.
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Juhi Chawla completed her schooling at Fort Convent School, Mumbai. She did her graduation with a specialization in HR at Sydenham College, Mumbai. She won the title of Miss India and was crowned by Rekha in 1984. In the same year, she won the Best Costume Award in the Miss Universe beauty contest.
In 1986, Juhi’s first appearance on the silver screen was as Zarina in the film ‘Sultanat’. She rose to prominence with the movie ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ in 1988. Juhi was cast opposite Aamir Khan. The film was declared a blockbuster hit at the box-office.
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Juhi Chawla starred in numerous critically and commercially hit movies including Darr, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, Yess Boss, and Ishq to name a few. In enhancement to Hindi, she has also served in many regional language movies like Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, and Tamil.
During the early 2000s, after having acted in more than 70 Hindi movies in main roles, Juhi moved towards independent and art cinema. This move demonstrated to be successful, and she got critical acclaim for her performances in movies like Bas Ek Pal and 3 Deewarein. Chawla was last seen in the Hindi movie Chalk N Duster in 2016. After which, she did a cameo in the Kannada movie Pushpak Vimana in the year 2017. Juhi was last seen acting with a brief role in Nagesh Kukunoor’s web series called The Test Case in 2017. In addition to acting, Chawla branched out into television presenting and film production as well. She along with Shahrukh Khan is the co-owner of the IPL team KKR.
Apart from being a great actress, she is active in social work as well. She received the Indira Gandhi Memorial Award in Social Awareness for her selfless efforts and active participation to create awareness about the health hazards which are caused due to mobile tower antennae radiation. She also received many other awards for social awareness like the Woman of Substance Award, Usha Vaibhav Award, Valerian For A Better Tomorrow Award, Sakai Premier Social Impact Award, and Rotary Club Award.[table id=2276 /]
Facts About Juhi Chawla
- Does Juhi Chawla drink alcohol?: No
- Does she smoke?: No
- Juhi is a skilled Kathak dancer and a classical singer.
- Chawla had a dispute with Madhuri Dixit at the peaks of their careers in the 90s.
- Juhi is a pure vegetarian and reveals this is her beauty secret.
- She was the first option for Karisma Kapoor‘s roles in Raja Hindustani in 1996 and Dil To Pagal Hai in 1997.
- In 1997, Juhi was so much fed-up with being pranked by Aamir Khan during the shooting of the movie Ishq, that she didn’t talk to him for around six years.
- She has acted opposite superstars like SRK, Rishi Kapoor, Aamir Khan, and Akshay Kumar, she has never done a movie with Salman Khan.
- Juhi is the co-owner of “Dreamz Unlimited” production company with SRK and director Aziz Mirza.
Both actresses are good and beautiful.
Madhuri is very very reserved in public. She never bad mouths anyone. She believes she doesn’t have to bring someone else down to go up. Juhi Chawla is very candid and bubbly. This openness and candid nature are perceived by some people as friendliness and normal human nature. This quality of her makes the public feel that she is approachable.
Somehow things don’t work out but they did work with each other even if it was for a brief time. They worked together in the comedy movie, Deewana Mastana which starred Govinda and Anil Kapoor. Salman Khan comes in the end and marries Juhi Chawla.
56 years old (13 November 1967).