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Who is Mandira Bedi?

Mandira Bedi (born 15 April 1972) is an Indian actress, fashion designer, and television presenter. She gained recognition playing the title role in the 1994, television serial, Shanti, telecast on India’s national channel, Doordarshan, and playing as a villain character in the movie Saaho.

Mandira Bedi trolled for wearing bikini and posing with a male friend (Pictures)

Being an active social media user, Mandira Bedi often shares fun glimpses and moments from her everyday life. Having said that, the actress recently took to her Instagram handle to share a bunch of happy pictures with her close friend. However, she got trolled brutally by the netizens for the same.

Donning a blue bikini the actress shared a picture with her best friend in a pool. Captioning the picture she wrote, ‘Happy Birthday Adi. This photograph says it all. What you mean to me. How long we have know each other. What our equation is. And how much I trust you (to do this in #covidtimes ) #sumsitup May more happiness, love and success find it’s way to you. Love you, my dearest friend from the age of 17! @adimots.’

As soon as the pictures went viral, netizens started to troll her brutally with hateful comments questioning her morales and character. Later, the actress had to disable the comment section on Instagram.

Earlier, last year in June, Mandira’s husband Raj Kaushal died of cardiac arrest. The actress had earlier opened up about her life after her husband died. In an interview with PTI, she said, “My motivation to keep working, striving and doing better… My greatest motivation is my children. Everything I do, I do for them. They are my reason to carry on, my reason to live, to do better, to be better. They are the reason that I have courage, strength, the reason for me to earn. I need to be a good parent for them.”

Mandira Bedi Biography, Wiki

Mandira was born in a Punjabi-speaking Bombay-based Bedi family on April 15, 1972. Her mom’s name is Gita, and her dad’s is Verinder. She did her schooling in the Cathedral & John Connon High School, and completed her graduation and post-graduation from St. Xavier’s College and Sophia Polytech respectively.

Barely had she started working at Oglivy & Mather Advertising Agency, when she was offered to play a role on the small screen in Shanti. This led her to sign up for ‘Kyun Ki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahoo Thee’ also.

An Aries, she is passionate about live cricket and was thrilled when Sony Television offered her to compère ‘Extra Innnings’. Her appearance in a wide array of designer Sarees glamorized the drab male-dominated cricket world which eventually led to a rise in viewer-ship.

Cricket-obsessed viewers in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other countries, both male and female, were enchanted with this svelte, fresh-faced, sexy, Saree-clad, and wholesome Indian girl.

Fashion Designer, Satya Paul, designed cricket-themed Sarees, which included one with signatures of cricketers; another one with cricket newspaper headlines; one with animations of players; one with mini flags of cricket participating nations, which are just a few out of the 50 odd ones. Several of these Sarees were auctioned.

Mandira married Bollywood Film Director, Raj Kaushal, quite dramatically on Valentine’s Day 1999, and they live in Bandra, Bombay.

She has acted in hubby’s movie ‘Shaadi Ka Ladoo’, and was involved in the filming of ‘Dus Kahaniyan’. She likes doing a variety of screen roles, but prefers glamorized dramas. She would love to do negative roles, like the one in ‘Kyun Ki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thee’, but is told that she does not have a face for it. She has appeared in ‘Fame Gurukool’, she is the anchor of Set Max’s World Cup Cricket 2007, a sitcom ‘Papa Ban Gaya Hero’ amongst others.

She became the mother of a baby boy on Father’s Day June 19, 2011 at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai at 11:01am. The child, named Vir, weighed approximately 6lbs.

Mandira Bedi Biography Wikipedia
Mandira Bedi
Real NameMandira Bedi
NicknameMandy
ProfessionActress, Fashion Designer, and Television presenter
Date of Birth15 April 1972
Age (as in 2021)49 Years
Birth PlaceKolkata, West Bengal, India
NationalityIndian
Home TownFazilka, Punjab, India
FamilyMother : Gita Bedi
Father : Verinder Singh
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Not Available
Husband : Raj Kaushal (m.1999-Present)
Mandira Bedi with Raj Kaushal (Husband)
Son : Vir Bedi Kaushal
Daughter : Tara Bedi Kaushal
Mandira Bedi with Her Children (Vir and Tara)
ReligionHinduism
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India

Mandira Bedi Career

Mandira made her acting debut with the famous television Doordarshan series called Shanti in 1994. She has been also part of famous serials such as Dushman, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Jassi Jaisi koi Nahi and Aurat etc. she debuted in Bollywood with Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge in 1995 as Preeti Singh.

Mandira has also hosted several shows like, the game show Deal Ya No Deal and reality show like Jo Jeeta Wahi Superstar, Indian Idol Junior in 2013.

Mandira has also worked as presenter for ICC Cricket World Cups in the years 2003 and 2007 and the Champions Trophies in the years 2004 and 2006 as well as the Indian Premier League season 2 for Sony Max.

She fronted the coverage of IPL season 3 for the British Network – ITV. She has also been part of several web-series like Smoke (2018) and Romal and Jugal (2017).

In 2019 she was part of web-series Shaddi Fit and Thinkistan which aired on MX Player. She was seen in Disney’s Hotstar Quix’s Six as Ruhana Dhulaap.

Mandira Bedi Husband

Mandira Bedi married film director Raj Kaushal on 14 February 1999 and gave birth to a boy named Vir on 19 June 2011. In October 2020 the couple adopted a girl of 4 years and named her Tara Bedi Kaushal.

Mandira Bedi with her husband Raj Kaushal
Mandira Bedi with her husband Raj Kaushal

Mandira Bedi Interesting Facts

  • Mandira Bedi was born in Kolkata and hails from Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • She started her modeling career when she was 21 years old.
  • Before started working as an actor she worked at Oglivy & Mather Advertising Agency.
  • She has also endorsed few products herself such as Ebay India, Leher Namkeen and Dettol Extra etc.
  • Mandira has also hosted a lot of corporate events for brands such as BMW, Canon, ICICI Bank, Puma, LG, Citibank and Accenture.
  • She started working as a fashion designer during Lakme Fashion Week 2014 with her saree collection.
  • Mandira was judge on Zee TV’s show Gangs of Haseepur in 2014.
  • She also appeared in many episodes of Sony TV’s CID.

Mandira Bedi FAQ’s

Who is Mandira Bedi?

Mandira Bedi (born 15 April 1972) is an Indian actress, fashion designer, and television presenter. She gained recognition playing the title role in the 1994, television serial, Shanti, telecast on India’s national channel, Doordarshan, and playing as a villain character in the movie Saaho.

How old is Mandira Bedi?

Mandira Bedi is currently 49 years old.

Who was Mandira Bedi’s husband?

Mandira Bedi married film director Raj Kaushal on 14 February 1999 and gave birth to a boy named Vir on 19 June 2011. In October 2020 the couple adopted a girl of 4 years and named her Tara Bedi Kaushal.

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