Well Known Indian Actress, Humanitarian and Film Producer
- Juhi Chawla born on 13 November 1967, is an Indian actress, model and film producer, and the winner of the Miss India beauty contest in 1984.
- Chawla has worked predominantly in Hindi language films, in addition to Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and Bengali language films. A leading actress of Bollywood in the late 1980s, 1990s and early-2000s, Chawla has garnered particular praise for her comic timing and vivacious on-screen persona.
- Chawla made her film debut in Sultanat (1986), and received wider public recognition with the highly successful tragic romance Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), for which she won the Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year. She went on to establish herself as a leading actress of Hindi cinema with the films Bol Radha B ol (1992), Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993), for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress, and Gulaab Gang (2014).
- In addition to acting, Chawla is a television personality, a humanitarian, and the co-owner of theIndian Premier League cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders. She married the industrialist Jay Mehta in 1995 and has two children with him.
- Juhi Chawla was born in Ambala, Haryana, India. Her father was an officer of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS). She completed her schooling from Fort Convent School, Mumbai and graduated from Sydenham College, Mumbai with a specialization in HR.
- Later she won Best Costume Award for the Miss Universe contest in 1984. She is an accomplished dancer.. She is also an accomplished classical singer and has been training for the last six years.
- Juhi later turned producer and became the co-owner of a production company called Dreamz Unlimited with Shahrukh Khan and director Aziz Mirza.
- Chawla has been associated with a number of charities and social causes. She espouses the fight against the deadly disease thalassaemia and has worked to organise events to raise money for the same.
- Chawla has also been on a mission to educate users on the perils of mobile phone radiation. She has been visiting schools, speaking at seminars, working with citizens groups and calling on ministers and authorities to drive her point home. In November 2015, she was bestowed with Indira Gandhi Memorial Award in Social Awareness for her active participation and selfless efforts towards creating awareness about the health hazards caused due to mobile tower antennae radiation