Juhi Chawla , born 13 November 1967 in Ludhiana, Punjab, India) is an award-winning Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. Initially starting with mainstream films, Chawla is now appearing in parallel cinema.
Juhi Chawla was the first child born to Punjabi father Dr. S. Chawla and Gujarati mother, Mona. She has one brother named Sanjeev. She graduated from Sydenham College, Mumbai .
She was the winner of Miss India title in 1984, later she won Best Costume Award for the Miss Universe contest in 1984
From beauty contests, she moved into film - with her movie debut being Sultanat in 1986. She then starred in the Kannada film Premaloka which was a super-hit. She also featired in "Goonj" with Kumar Gaurav. Her first big hit in Bollywood was Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak in 1988, in which she starred with Aamir Khan. Following films did not do as well.
Chawla made a special appearance in the film Chandni (1989) produced by Yash Raj Films. She was later cast in the critically accliamed Aaina (1993) opposite Jackie Shroff, and then in one of her biggest hits Darr (1993) with Sunny Deol and Shahrukh Khan .
She won the Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1993 for Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke . Her pairing with Aamir Khan has been repeatedly successful with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1989), Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993) and later on Ishq (1997) becoming hits .
She has teamed up successfully with Shahrukh Khan too, delivering his first big hit Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992) and then later on with Darr (1993) and Yes Boss (1997).
Juhi later turned producer and became the co-owner of a production company called Dreamz Unlimited with Shahrukh Khan and director Aziz Mirza . Unfortunately the first two films produced by the production company - Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and Asoka failed at the box office. Their third film, Chalte Chalte was the first success for the company .
Juhi has recently appeared in the critically acclaimed films - 3 Deewarein , 7½ Phere and My Brother Nikhil for which Taran Adarsh went as far as saying that her performance was amongst the finest in her career . She won a Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actress for 3 Deewarein
She was recently seen in Nikhil Advani's Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love for which she got good reviews for her performance . She also starred with fellow superstar Urmila Matondkar in Bas Ek Pal (2006) and with Manoj Bajpai in 'Swami'. Juhi's forthcoming releases include Ravi Chopra's Bhoothnath with Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan and another film called Krazy 4 with Irfan Khan and Arshad Warsi
Juhi Chawla is married to industrialist Jai Mehta and is the mother of two children
She gave birth to her first child, a girl, on February 21, 2001. Her daughter's name is Jhanvi. Chawla later gave birth to a son called Arjun.
Her mother was killed in a car accident in Prague during the shooting of Duplicate .
* 1994 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke
* 1999 - Bollywood Movie Award - Most Sensational Actress for Duplicate
* 2004 - Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actress for 3 Deewarein
* Her mother was killed in a car accident in Prague during the shooting of Duplicate.
* Married to Jay Mehta, a millionaire industrialist in India.
* Miss India 1984.
* Was India's top model. Still doing movies for more than 20 years, no model has lasted as long as she has in the Indian film industry.
* One brother, Sanjeev.
* National Costume Winner at Miss Universe 1984.
* Formed a popular on-screen pair with Aamir Khan.
* Akela ....Twins's Mother
* Krazy 4 (2007) ....Psychiatrist
* Bhoothnath (2007) ... filming
* Swami (2007) ... Radha
* Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love (2007) ... Seema Bakshi Malhotra
* Waris Shah-Ishq Da Waaris (2006)... Heer
* Bas Ek Pal (2006) ... Ira
* Dosti: Friends Forever (2005) ... Aditi
* Home Delivery (2005)
* 7½ Phere (2005) ... Asmi Ganatra
* Paheli (2005) ... Gajrobai, Sunderlal's wife
* Khamosh: Khauff Ki Raat (2005) ... Dr. Sakshi Saagar
* My Brother Nikhil (2005) ... Anamika "Anu" Kapoor
* Des Hoyaa Pardes (2004) ... Jassi
* Indian Idol (2004) TV Series ... Guest Judge
* Jhankaar Beats (2003) ... Shanti
* 3 Deewarein (2003) ... Chandrika
* Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya (2001) ... Jhoomri
* Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love (2001) ... Priti Kapoor
* One 2 Ka 4 (2001) ... Geeta Choudhary
* Karobaar: The Business of Love (2000) ... Seema Saxena
* Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000) ... Ria Bannerjee
* Gang (2000) ... Sanam
* Shaheed Udham Singh (2000) ... Noor Jehan
* Arjun Pandit (1999) ... Nisha Chopra
* Safari (1999) ... Anjali Agrawal
* Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate (1998) ... Urmila Abhyankar/Urmi
* Duplicate (1998) ... Sonia Kapoor
* Harikrishnans (1998) ... Mira
* Ishq (1997) ... Madhu
* Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi (1997) ... Shalu
* Deewana Mastana (1997) ... Dr. Neha Sharma
* Yes Boss (1997) ... Seema Kapoor (Nominated, Filmfare Best Actress Award)
* Saat Rang Ke Sapne (1997) ... Jalima
* Daraar (1996) ... Priya Bhatia
* Loafer (1996) ... Kiran Mathur
* Bandish (1996) ... Kanta
* Talaashi (1996)
* Naajayaz (1995) ... Inspector Sandhya
* Aatank Hi Aatank (1995) ... Neha
* Kartavya (1995) ... Kajal Sahay
* Ram Jaane (1995) ... Bela
* Ghar Ki Izzat (1994) ... Geeta
* Saajan Ka Ghar (1994)
* Andaz (1994) ... Saraswati
* Bhagyawan (1994) ... Geeta
* Do Bhai (1994)
* Eena Meena Deeka (1994) ... Meena
* The Gentleman (1994)
* Pramaatma (1994)
* Shatranj (1993) ... Radha
* Tadipaar (1993) ... Special Appearance
* Izzat Ki Roti (1993)
* Pehla Nasha (1993)
* Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993) ... Vaijanti Iyer (Winner, Filmfare Best Actress Award)
* Aaina (1993) ... Reema Gupta
* Darr (1993) ... Kiran Awasti
* Jaan Per Khel Kar (1993)
* Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1993) ... Special Appearance
* Lootere (1993)
* Bol Radha Bol (1992) ... Radha
* Bewaffa Se Waffa (1992)
* Daulat Ki Jung (1992) ... Asha Agarwal
* Mere Sajna Sath Nibhana (1992)
* Radha Ka Sangam (1992)
* Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992) ... Renu
* Nattukku Oru Nallavan (1991)
* Bhabhi (1991)
* Karz Chukana Hai (1991) ... Radha
* Benaam Badsha (1991) ... Jyoti
* Shanti Kranti (1991) Kannadafilm
* Pratibandh (1990) ... Shanti
* C.I.D. (1990) ... Inspector Raksha Mehra
* Tum Mere Ho (1990) ... Paro
* Swarg (1990) ... Jyoti
* Kaafila (1990) ... Kalpana Awasti
* Shandaar (1990) ... Tulsi
* Zahreelay (1990)
* Goonj (1989) ... Sangeeta Kalekar
* Chandni (1989) ... Devika (Guest Appearance)
* Love Love Love (1989)
* Vicky Dada (1989) ... Shyamlee
* Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988) ... Rashmi
* Premaloka (1987) ...Shashikala ( Kannadafilm )
* Sultanat (1986) ... Zarina