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

Juhi Chawla is a famous actress from India. She was not only an actress but also a film producer, entrepreneur, and social activist. She became well-known in Hindi cinema from the late 1980s to the early 2000s. With her charming looks and acting skills, she touched the hearts of millions of people.

In 1984, Juhi Chawla participated in the Miss India beauty pageant and quickly transitioned to becoming a movie star in the late 1980s. Her popularity extended beyond India and reached audiences worldwide. Her breakthrough came with the film “Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak” (1988), a poignant love story that earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Despite her success, Juhi Chawla is advised to approach her career with strength and determination to achieve her goals. Juhi Chawla has received numerous accolades, including two Filmfare Awards. The success of “Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak” was a significant milestone in her career, earning her critical acclaim and the prestigious Filmfare Award. Her vibrant on-screen persona has garnered immense admiration from audiences.

Juhi Chawla Biography

Juhi Chawla has gained widespread acclaim for her captivating on-screen presence. Since her early days, Juhi has displayed a strong inclination towards the art of acting. As a former Miss India, she swiftly rose to become one of the prominent Hindi stars of the 1990s and 2000s. Later on, she ventured into challenging arthouse films in the 21st century.

Her career took a significant leap with leading roles in the 1993 films Lootere, Aaina, Darr, and Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, earning her the prestigious Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Despite being an excellent person, Juhi Chawla’s demeanor can change when anger takes over, making her irritable, quickly roused, easily annoyed, and lacking in patience. Known for her flawless comedic timing and vibrant on-screen persona, Juhi has received numerous accolades in her career, including two Filmfare Awards. Her journey in the film industry has been marked by both mainstream success and a willingness to explore diverse and challenging roles.

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Juhi Chawla Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Juhi Chawla Mehta (name after her marriage with Jay Mehta)
Nickname AKA Ju, Juh
DOB (Date of Birth) 13 November 1967 (Monday)
Age (as of 2024) 57 Years
Birth Place Ludhiana, Punjab
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion Hinduism


School Fort Convent School, Mumbai
College/ University Sydenham College, Mumbai
Education Qualifications Graduation with a specialisation in Human Resources

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 5”
Meter 1.65 m
Centimeters 165 cm
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Figure Measurements 34-30-34

Family Information

Father Name Dr S. Chawla (Indian Revenue Service officer; deceased)
Mother Name Mona Chawla (head of the housekeeping department of the Taj Group; deceased)
Siblings Brother- Sanjeev Chawla aka Bobby Chawla (Former Chief Executive Officer of Red Chillies Entertainment; deceased)
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date Year, 1995
Husband Jai Mehta
Children Son- Arjun Mehta (born in 2003)
Daughter- Jhanvi Mehta (born in 2001)


Boyfriend Jay Mehta (businessman)


Profession Actress, Film Producer, Entrepreneur, Social Activist
Net Worth $6 Million


Color Blue, Black, Green and White
Food Paneer Shashlik, Dosa
Drink Kashmiri Kahwa
Actor/Actress Sridevi,

Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan

Songs Ek Din Aap from the film Yes Boss (1997)
Movies Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993)
TV Shows The Big Bang Theory
Film Director(s) Aziz Mirza, Yash Chopra
Fashion Designer(s) Manish Malhotra, Neeta Lulla, Tarun Tahiliani, Abu Jani
Book The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Perfume Brand Jean Paul Gaultier
Dessert(s) Rasmalai, Caramel Custard, Gulab Jamun
Hobbies Reading, Yoga, Making Videos, Travelling, photography and make up
Juhi Chawla Childhood Picture
Juhi Chawla Childhood Picture
Juhi Chawla Young Age Picture
Juhi Chawla Young Age Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Husband Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Husband Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Children Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Children Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Father Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Father Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Mother Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Mother Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Brother Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Brother Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Boyfriend Picture
Juhi Chawla With her Boyfriend Picture


Juhi Chawla’s father, Dr. S. Chawla, was a Punjabi and served as an officer in the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), while her mother, Mona Chawla, of Gujarati descent, worked in the housekeeping department of Oberois. Sadly, Juhi received the news of her mother’s passing while she was shooting for her 1998 film “Duplicate.”

Juhi had an elder brother named Sanjeev Chawla, also known as Bobby Chawla, who served as the chief executive officer of Red Chillies Entertainment. Unfortunately, he fell into a coma in 2010 after a severe stroke and passed away on March 9, 2014, at Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai. In 1995, Juhi Chawla tied the knot with businessman Jay Mehta, who had previously been married to Sujata Birla, the sister of Yash Birla.


Juhi Chawla, also recognized as Juhi S. Chawla, came into the world on Monday, November 13, 1967, in Ludhiana, Punjab. As of 2024, she is 57 years old.


Juhi Chawla completed her schooling at Fort Convent School in Mumbai. Notably, she won the Best Costume Award at the 1984 Miss Universe competition. Later, she pursued her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources at Sydenham College, Mumbai. Her academic focus was on Human Resources during her time at Sydenham College.

Height and Weight

She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 65 kilograms.

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Husband & Children

In 1995, Juhi Chawla entered into matrimony with the affluent industrialist Jai Mehta. Their family expanded with the arrival of a daughter named Jhanvi Mehta in 2001 and a son named Arjun Mehta in 2003. However, Juhi’s journey to marriage didn’t resemble a fairy tale, and the courtship wasn’t as sentimental as portrayed in movies.

Prior to Juhi, Jai Mehta was married to Sujata Birla, the sister of Yash Birla, who tragically passed away in a plane crash in 1990. Juhi and Jai navigated the ups and downs of their marriage. Initially, Juhi chose to keep her union with Jai Mehta private. Reflecting on this decision in an interview, Juhi shared that at the time; she was at the peak of her career and had achieved stability professionally.

Despite facing challenges and sorrows, Juhi and Jai’s relationship deepened, leading to their marriage in 1995. Jay Mehta is the son of Mahendra Mehta and Sunayana Mehta. Juhi disclosed that she was concerned that making her marriage public might impact the progress she had worked hard to achieve in her career, prompting her to maintain secrecy for a significant period.


In 1986, Juhi Chawla marked her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Sultanat,’ but unfortunately, the movie did not fare well at the box office. Despite this setback, she garnered several titles at the beauty pageant, including Miss Catwalk, Miss Perfect Ten, Miss Popular, and Miss Miraculous.

Following her less successful Bollywood debut, Juhi ventured into Kannada cinema with the film “Premloka” in 1987, which also faced commercial challenges. In the same year, she represented India at the Miss Universe Pageant held in Miami, where she did not secure the title but received the Best Costume Award.

The turning point in Juhi Chawla’s career arrived with the film ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak,’ where she starred alongside the versatile actor Aamir Khan. Despite not winning the pageant, she received accolades for her outstanding performance. The film became a massive commercial success, earning her the Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year. This marked a significant milestone in Juhi’s journey in the film industry.

Net Worth

As of 2024, Juhi Chawla’s reported net worth is $6 million, approximately equivalent to INR 44 crores.

Movies List List

Years Movies
2019 Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga
2018 Ventilator
2018c Zero
2017 Pushpaka Vimana
2017 The Test Case
2016 Chalk n Duster
2014 Gulaab Gang
2014 Dil Vil Pyar Vyar
2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey
2013 Bombay Talkies
2013 Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke
2012 Krishna Aur Kans
2012 Main Krishna Hoon
2012 Son of Sardaar
2011 I Am
2010 Sukhmani – Hope for Life
2010 Ramayana: The Epic
2010 Lafangey Parindey
2009 Luck By Chance
2009 Kal Kissne Dekha
2008 Bhootnath
2008 Krazzy 4
2008 Kismat Konnection
2007 Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love
2007 Swami
2007 Om Shanti Om
2006 Bas Ek Pal
2006 Waris Shah: Ishq Daa Waaris
2005 My Brother Nikhil
2005 Paheli
2005 Khamoshh… Khauff Ki Raat
2005 Home Delivery: Aapko… Ghar Tak
2005 7½ Phere
2005 Dosti: Friends Forever
2004 Des Hoya Pardes
2003 3 Deewarein
2003 Jhankaar Beats
2001 One 2 Ka 4
2001 Ek Rishtaa
2001 Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa
2000 Gang
2000 Karobaar: The Business of Love
2000 Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani
1999 Safari
1999 Arjun Pandit
1999 Shaheed Uddham Singh
1998 Saat Rang Ke Sapne
1998 Harikrishnans
1998 Duplicate
1998 Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate
1997 Yes Boss
1997 Ishq
1997 Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi
1997 Deewana Mastana
1996 Talaashi
1996 Loafer
1996 Bandish
1996 Daraar
1995 Ram Jaane
1995 Kartavya
1995 Naajayaz
1995 Aatank Hi Aatank
1995 Mahashakti
1994 Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na
1994 Eena Meena Deeka
1994 The Gentleman
1994 Andaz
1994 Andaz Apna Apna
1994 Ghar Ki Izzat
1994 Paramaatma
1994 Saajan Ka Ghar
1993 Lootere
1993 Shatranj
1993 Izzat Ki Roti
1993 Pehla Nasha
1993 Tadipaar
1993 Aaina
1993 Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke
1993 Darr
1993 Bhagyawan
1992 Apan Por
1992 Bol Radha Bol
1992 Radha Ka Sangam
1992 Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
1992 Mere Sajana Saath Nibhana
1992 Bewaffa Se Waffa
1992 Daulat Ki Jung
1991 Shanti Kranti
1991 Mehandi Ban Gai Khoon
1991 Shanti Kranti
1991 Nattukku Oru Nallavan
1991 Benaam Badsha
1991 Karz Chukana Hai
1991 Bhabhi
1990 Kaafila
1990 Swarg
1990 Pratibandh
1990 Tum Mere Ho
1990 Zahreelay
1990 Shandaar
1990 C.I.D.
1989 Amar Prem
1989 Chandni
1989 Kindari Jogi
1989 Vicky Daada
1989 Love Love Love
1989 Goonj
1988 Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
1988 Kaliyuga Karnudu
1988 Paruva Ragam
1988 Ranadheera
1987 Premaloka
1986 Sultanat
1986 Bahadur Shah Zafar

TV Shows & Serials List

Years Serials
2011 Badmaash Company- Ek Shararat Hone Ko Hai
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
1986 Bahadur Shah Zafar

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