Juhi Chawla Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Juhi Chawla is a famous Indian actress who has worked in various languages ​​like Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Malayalam and Punjabi.

She was the first choice for the roles of Karisma Kapoor in Raja Hindustani (1996) and Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and had a rivalry with Madhuri Dixit at the peak of her career in the 90s.

She was so fed up with being pranked by Aamir Khan during the shooting of the film Ishq (1997) that she did not talk to him for almost 6 years.

Although she has worked with superstars like Rishi Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar, she has never done a film with Salman Khan.

Juhi Chawla Biography & Wiki

Juhi Chawla Full NameJuhi S Chawla
Nick NameNot Known
Profession Actor, Model, Producer
Debut MovieSultanat (1986)
Physical Stat
Juhi Chawla Height In Centimeter- 163 cm
In Meter- 1.63 m 
In Feet- 5’4” 
WeightIn Kilogram- 56 kg 
In Pound- 123 lbs
Body Measurement34-26-34
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date Of Birth13 November 1967
Juhi Chawla Age (2022)55 Years
Birthplace Ambala, Haryana, India
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Home town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Fort Convent School, Mumbai
College/University Sydenham College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduation with Specialisation in HR
ReligionHinduism
Food HabitVegetarian
Family Member
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsJay Mehta (Businessman)
Juhi Chawla HusbandJay Mehta
Marriage DateYear 1995
ChildrenDaughter– Jhanvi Mehta ( Born On 2001)
Son– Arjun Mehta (Born On 2003)
Parents Father– Late Dr. S Chawla (Worked as an officer of the Indian Revenue Services IRS)
Mother– Late Mona Chawla (Worked in housekeeping department of Oberois)
SiblingBrother– Late Sanjeev Chawla (Bobby Chawla) (Elder) (Former CEO of Red Chillies Entertainment)
Sister– Late Sonia Chawla
Favourite Things
HobbiesReading, Yoga
Favourite FoodPaneer Shashlik, Dosa, Rasmalai, Hulab Jamun, Caramel Custard
Favourite ActorShah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan
Favourite ActressSridevi
Favourite FilmBollywood- Hum Hai Rahi Pyaar Ke
Favourite DirectorYash Chopra, Aziz Mirza
Favourite Song  Ek Din Aap from the film Yes Boss
Favourite BookThe Althemist by Paulo Coelho
Favourite DestinationSwitzerland
Favourite PerfumeJean Paul Gautier
Income
Juhi Chawla Net Worth (2022)6 Million USD
Also Read: Madhuri Dixit

Family, Early Life and Education

Juhi Chawla was born on 13 November 1967 in Ludhiana, Punjab, India and raised in Ambala, Haryana, India.

She belongs to a middle class Hindu family. His late Punjabi father Dr. S. Chawla worked as an IRS officer and his late Gujarati mother Mona Chawla worked in Oberoi’s housekeeping department.

 His late elder brother Sanjeev Chawla aka Bobby Chawla was the CEO of Red Chillies Entertainment. He was in a coma since 2010 after suffering a stroke and died on 9 March 2014 at Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai.

Juhi Chawla also had an elder sister named Sonia Chawla, although she also died.

He did his schooling from Fort Convent School, Mumbai and did his graduation from Sydenham College, Mumbai with specialization in HR. In 1984, she won the Miss India title and was crowned by actress Rekha. In the same year, she received the Best Dress award at the Miss Universe beauty pageant.

In 1995, she married Jay Mehta, a businessman who was previously married to Yash Birla’s sister Sujata Birla. Sujata Birla died in a plane crash in 1990. The couple has a daughter Jhanvi Mehta who was born in 2001 and a son Arjun Mehta who was born in 2003.

Juhi Chawla Career

Juhi Chawla made her acting debut in 1986 in the Bollywood film Sultanate as Zarina. The film was his first film flop at the box office. After that he got the lead role in the Kannada film Premlok, in which his acting was very much liked by the people.

After working in Kannada film, she returned to Bollywood after trying her luck and got her first big break from the film ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ which came in the year 1988. The film proved to be a super hit at the box office and Juhi’s acting in it was also highly appreciated. Juhi was awarded the Filmfare Award for this film. ,

After the hit of her first film, Juhi appeared in the film ‘Pratiban’ in the year 1990 and her acting in this film was also highly appreciated and this was the time when Juhi Chawla’s journey to stardom had started.

In the year 1992, Juhi appeared in the film ‘Bol Radha Bol’ opposite actor Rishi Kapoor. Not only was this film a hit, but the pairing of Rishi Kapoor and Juhi Chawla in this film was well-liked by the people.

After that, he starred in Swarg (1990), Ban (1990), Bol Radha Bol (1992), Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992), Lootere (1993), Aaina (1993), Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993), Darr (1993) ), Deewana Mastana (1997), Yes Boss (1997), Ishq (1997), etc. , did many hits.

 Her acting in the 1993 film ‘Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke’ is considered one of the best acting of Juhi Chawla’s career and in this film too people liked her pairing with Aamir Khan.

In 2000, he founded a production company called Dreamz Unlimited with actor Shah Rukh Khan and director Aziz Mirza and the first film produced in this production company is Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000).

But after working as an actress in some more great films in the year 2000, Juhi stopped working in films.

In 2009, she judged the popular dance reality TV show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 3.

After a period of limited work in films, Chawla made a comeback in 2014 with Gulaab Gang opposite her once arch-rival Madhuri Dixit. The film, in which Chawla and Dixit played ruthless political rivals, marked Chawla’s role as an antagonist.

In 2016, she starred in the woman-centric drama Chalk n Duster with Shabana Azmi. The film received pmixed reviews from critics and Chawla’s performance was well-received.

Some Facts About Juhi Chawla

  • Do you know Salman Khan had asked for Juhi’s hand in marriage from her father? The two would have been married but Juhi’s father did not approve. Well, the reason behind turning down the proposal is not known.
  • Juhi has worked in a number of hit films. She has worked with Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, but never with Salman.
  • Juhi and Aamir started their career almost at the same time. Aamir was known for playing pranks on sets but one of his pranks got too much for the actress to handle. During the shoot of the song ‘Ankhiyan tu’ from Ishq, Juhi got annoyed at the prank and snapped at both Aamir and Ajay. She refused to continue with the shoot and did not turn up for the next day. Aamir also got upset with his reaction. For the record, post the incident the two did not talk to each other for the next 4-5 years.
  • Juhi has a huge fan following, but who does idolise the actress? Well, the answer is Sridevi. Juhi is a self-confessed Sridevi fan and she never stops showering praises on her.
  • Juhi claims that she made Karisma Kapoor a star. This is because two films, Dil To Pagal Hai and Raja Hindustani, which assisted Karisma in getting a foothold in the industry were first offered to Juhi. In one of her interviews, Juhi revealed that she rejected Dil To Pagal Hai because she did not want to second Madhuri Dixit in the film.
  • Do you know Juhi is a hardcore vegetarian and loves both Italian and Thai food. 

FAQ

How many sisters does Juhi Chawla have?

Juhi Chawla also had an elder sister named Sonia Chawla, although she also died.

What is the name of Juhi Chawla’s parents?

Father’s name is Dr. S. Chawla and mother’s name is Mona Chawla.

Who is Juhi Chawla’s daughter?

Daughter- Jhanvi Mehta (born in 2001)

When did Juhi Chawla get married?

year 1995

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