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Remember ‘Pardes’ Actress Mahima Chaudhary? She Is A 44-year-old Single Mom Now

Written By Veda Ramaswamy | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Remember ‘Pardes’ actress Mahima Chaudhary?
  • Here are some facts about her you might not have known

Remember actress Mahima Chaudhary? She had made her dream debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Subhash Ghai-directorial ‘Pardes’ in 1997. The movie also marked the debut of television actor Apurva Agnihotri, who was seen playing the negative role in the movie. However, the actress, who was active until 2010 faded away from the limelight after she got married to businessman Bobby Mukherji in 2006.

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Here are some facts about the 44-year-old actress you might not have known:

MAHIMA'S REAL NAME

Subhash Ghai had discovered Mahima Chaudhary. But do you know Mahima is not her real name? It has been reported that Ghai was superstitious about the letter M, so he told Ritu Chaudhary to adopt the name Mahima.

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MAHIMA’S SRIDEVI CONNECTION

The yellow outfit in which Mahima Chaudhary is seen in her first shot of 'Pardes' was reportedly stitched for Sridevi.

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MAHIMA’S AD WITH AAMIR AND AISHWARYA

Before her debut in 'Pardes', Mahima had appeared in some TV commercials. Her most famous ad was for cola brand Pepsi with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aamir Khan. This ad was one of the best and the soft drink company was known for its catchy taglines, many of which have great recall value.

Watch Mahima Choudhary’s ad with Aamir Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan:

COMEBACK AFTER SABBATICAL

After her debut in ‘Pardes’, Mahima Chaudhary worked in films like 'Daag: The Fire', 'Dhadkan' and 'Lajja'. After a decade-long sabbatical, Mahima Chaudhary returned to the big screen in 2016 with Bengali thriller ‘Dark Chocolate’ which was loosely based on the Sheena Bora murder case. The film had gotten many inquisitive for it's intriguing story line.

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PERSONAL LIFE

After ending her alleged relationship with tennis ace Leander Paes, Mahima Chaudhary married architect-businessman Bobby Mukherji in 2006. The couple has a daughter, Ariana. The two however separated in 2013.

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BRUSH WITH POLITICS

When Mahima Chaudhary was away from Bollywood, she tried her hands at politics as well. The actress campaigned for Trinamool Congress during the Siliguri municipal polls in 2015.

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