Mahek Chahal is a Model and a Bollywood actress, and her debut lead role (as ‘ PoojaIyengar’) movie was the 2003 “NayeePadosan”, which was directed by Tharun Kumar. The movie was released on June 6th of that year. It was claimed that she had acted in the Telugu movie, “Neetho” that came in the year 2002, as ‘ Shalini’, before appearing in the Hindi movie, “NayeePadosan”. She has also done an item number ‘SajnaVeSajna’ in another movie of the same year, “ Chameli”, starring KareenaKapoor in the role of a prostitute, which went on to win the Filmfare Special Jury Award for the year 2004. Anant Balani along with Sudhir Mishrahave directed this film. She was born on February 1st in the year 1979, in Oslo, the capital of Norway.

She is a Norwegian citizen, reportedly applying for and obtaining Indian citizenship, later. She is 173 cm (5 Feet 8 Inches) tall, and is an Aquarius. Mahek Chahal has done another item number ‘ChamkiJawani’, in the 2011 film “ YamlaPaglaDeewana”, the first movie in the series directed by Samir Karnik (the second movie of the series, the 2003 “YamlaPaglaDeewana 2” was directed by Sangeeth Sivan), the only second movie in which all the 3 male actors of the Deol family (the first one being “ Apne” of the year 2007) have acted together. The Punjabi movie “DilApna Punjabi” that came in the year 2006 had her presence as ‘Lisa Kaur’, and she had also acted in the movies “ Main AurrMrsKhanna” of the year 2009 as ‘Tia Roberts’, and “ Wanted”, the Prabhu Deva directed movie of the same year, as ‘Shaina’.

She was cast along with Aamir Ali, and also with Vipul Gupta, in the Hindi movie, Anjaan (2005) directed by Hansal Mehta and produced by Anil Bohra, to act in the character of a confused wife ‘Maneka’ whose morality was on hot rocks. She has appeared in the 2009 Hindi movie “MaregaSalaa” as the character ‘Pooja’, and as the character ‘Nikita’ in the 2104 Hindi movie, “Karar - The Deal”, and also in the Hindi movie that came in 2010, “Mumbai Cutting”. She has done item numbers in several other movies; the Hindi movie, “ChhodonNaaYaar” of the year 2007 - for the song ‘Talwar Re’, the Hindi movie, “ Jai Veeru” of the year 2009 - for the song ‘AgreKaGhagra’, the Telugu movie, “Kedi” of the year 2010 - for the song ‘Mu MuMudhante’, the Bengali movie “BikramSingha” of the year 2012 - for the song ‘Na Champa Na Chameli’, and the Punjabi movie “Jatt Airways” of the year 2013 - for the song ‘Ok Report’.

She has her own clothing line in her name in Norway that was launched by her there. She has also taken part in one of the biggest Norwegian reality TV shows, “Fristet” (meaning ‘Tempted’), in the year 2011. Back in India, she was one among the many challengers in the famous reality TV show of India, “Big Boss”, having appeared in both the 2011-5, and 2015-8. As for her TV shows, other than “Fristet” and “ Bigg Boss”, it was “C.I.D” in the year 2009, and “ Kahani Comedy Circus Ki” of the year 2012.

Mahi Gill

Mahi Gill aka Mahie aka Mahie Gill aka Rimpy Kaur Gill is an Indian actress of Bollywood fame, earning her eminence in the Hindi movie of 2009, “Dev.D” that was directed by Anurag Kashyap. She has played the role of Parminder ‘Paro’, one of the two love-interests of the protagonist in the movie, and won the 2010 Critics Award - Female - Best Performance, at the Filmfare Awards ceremony. (The other love-interest, Chandramukhi - Chanda - Leni, played by Kalki Koechlin, earned the half French half Tamil girl, the Best Supporting Actress at the same Awards.) Mahi was born in Chandigarh of Punjab, India, on 19th of December 1975, and her Zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She is 165 cm (5’5”) tall. At the Panjab University, Chandigarh, she has studied and earned her Masters in the Department of Indian Theatre, in the year 1998. She has started acting in the year 1995 itself but it was all in fields other than movies. Her first movie was “ Hawayein”, a Punjabi and Hindi film of 2003, directed by Ammtoje Mann, and her character in the movie was called, ‘Lali’. After two unsuccessful ventures, “Sirf 5 Din” - 2004 and “Khushi Mil Gayee” - 2006, she had her break in the 2007 Hindi movie, “KhoyaKhoya Chand” as a ‘starlet’ character found at the residence of the character ‘ Prem Kumar’. After “MittiWajaanMaardi” in the same year, and “ Chak De Phatte” in the following year, both Punjabi movies, she was seen by Anurag Kashyap who was much impressed by her looks and talents, and he cast her immediately in his Dev D, as ‘Paro’, which went on to fetch her three prestigious awards; the Screen Awards 2010 for the Most Promising (Female) Newcomer, and the IIFA Star Debut Award 2010, other than the 2010 Critics Award - Female - Best Performance, at the Filmfare Awards. Also in the 2010 IIFA Awards, she was nominated for both the Star Debut Award and the Best Actress Award for her performance in that movie. The much-talked about drama/thriller, “Saheb, BiwiAur Gangster” of 2011 and its 2012 sequel “Saheb, BiwiAur Gangster Returns” gave her a position in Hindi Cinema as an artist with the unique combination of talent and bold glamour. For her performance in the former, she was nominated for both the 2012 Filmfare Awards and IIFA Awards - for Best Actress, and for the performance in the latter, she had won the BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2013 as the Most Entertaining Female Actor - In A Thriller Film. She has acted in AnuragKashyap’s political drama, “ Gulaal” (2009), and the Hindi movie of the same year, which was written and directed by V.K.Kumar, “Pal PalDilKeSsaat”, and the comedy directed by Indrajit Nattoji, again in the same year, “ Aagey Se Right”. Came 2010, and she had landed herself a role as ‘ Nirmala’ in the Salman Khan blockbuster, “ Dabangg”, followed by “ UttPataang” the next year, as the character ‘SanjanaMahadik’, and the Ram Gopal Varma directed murder/thriller, “ Not A Love Story”, as the character ‘AnushaChawla’. She has an item number to her credit in Reliance Big Pictures’ “Mirch”. “Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster”, the movie that got her nomination at the Filmfare Awards for The Best Actress, and the Anurag Kashyap produced Hindi movie “ Michael”, where she took on the role of ‘Rwitika’, were her next two movies of 2011. 2012 saw her acting as ‘ Indira’ in the Tigmanshu Dhulia directed movie, “ Paan Singh Tomar”, as ‘MahieKaur’ in the Punjabi movie “Carry On Jatta” directed by Smeep Kang, and as ‘NirmalaPandey’ in the sequel to “Dabangg”, “Dabangg 2”. In 2013, other than the sequel to “Saheb, BiwiAur Gangster”, “Saheb, BiwiAur Gangster Returns”, she had acted in the Hindi movie “ Zanjeer” by Apoorva Lakhia, as ‘Mona Darling’, and its Telugu version “ Thoofan”. She has also appeared in an item song, ‘ Don’t Touch My Body’, in the Saif Ali Khan starring movie “ Bullett Raja” by Tigmanshu Dhulia. It was reported that two Punjabi movies, “HikkNaal” (as the character ‘ Rani’) and “GurlejSikdarWali” (as the character ‘Gurlej’), were still under making, the filming of which have been started the same year. “Carry on Jatta 2”, the Punjabi movie in which she portrays the character ‘MahieKaur’, and “Gang of Ghosts’ the Hindi movie where she acts as the character ‘ManoranjanaKumari’ are her 2014 films. In “Singh Of Festival” the 2015 Punjabi movie with a religious tone, directed by Gurdev Rehman, she acts with Roshan Prince. Though her another 2014 Hindi movie, the Anupam Kher and Pallavi Joshi starrer, “Buddha in a Traffic Jam” was shown on many film festivals and had won several awards, it was still not commercially released as of July 2015.

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