Mahek Chahal is a Norwegian model-turned-actress, who has a reputation for being a femme fatale in Telugu and Bollywood films. She became a household name after films like Dil Apna Punjabi (2006), Wanted (2009), Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009), and Karar: The Deal (2014). Mahek is chiefly known for her gorgeous look and glamorous style in films. Mahek has been a part of a couple of reality shows too. Chahal is also a trained dancer and master of classical dancing. She was part of the controversial reality show, Bigg Boss Season 5 in 2011 as a contestant who gave her massive fame in the Indian entertainment industry. Mehak’s fame got extended with her stint in the Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 (2011) show. Let us find out some fascinating facts about Mahek Chahal.
The Aquarius actress was born, as Raspreet Kaur Chahal, on 1 February 1979 (42 years; as in 2021) in Oslo, Norway. She is fondly called Preeti by her near and dear ones. She was a good dancer since her childhood days. After completing her graduation, Mahek started learning classical dance and decided to build her future in dancing and acting. Later, she started doing modelling and did numerous modelling assignments. After her debut movie, There was no looking back for Mehak Chahal, she was showered with more reality shows and television serials offers.
She is a young, modern, and stylish actress who has a gorgeous look with a brilliant brain. She is a slim trim actress and loves to be fit and fine always by doing physical activities. Her height is around 5’8″ inches and weighs approximately 58 kg. Her eyes are black and her hair colour is black. She has a perfect hourglass figure of 34-27-35.
FAMILY & CASTE
Mehak was born to a Punjabi Sikh family. There is not much information about Chahal’s parents’ names. She has an elder sister named Melvina Kaur Chahal and a brother named Vikramjit Chahal.
She was in a relationship with her childhood friend cum computer engineer, Danish Khan. The news about her relationship surfaced on the internet when Danish proposed to her live on the set of Bigg Boss 5 grand finale. Reportedly, the duo began dating for two years and afterwards their relationship came to an end.
In 2017, she confirmed her relationship with the actor, Ashmit Patel, through her Instagram handle and got engaged to him.
Mehak completed her schooling at a Norwegian-medium school in Oslo, Norway. She was an active student during her school days and took a lot of interest in dancing.
While she was doing a modelling assignment, her potential to be the next star was discovered by the director of the short Punjabi movie, Jindey.
In just a matter of a few weeks, she grabbed her debut role in the Telugu period drama film Neetho (2002). After this, there was no turning back for her; as she has been a part of box-office hits like Nayee Padosan (2003), Anjaan (2005), Wanted (2009), and Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009).
She contested in Bigg Boss season 5, in which she stood up as the first runner-up. In addition to this, there is a long list of item numbers including Sajna Ve Sajna, Talwar Re, Agre Ka Ghagra, Chamki Mast Jawaani, Na Champa Na Chameli, and many more that are attached to her name.
Besides acting, she also tried her hands in numerous comedy reality shows like Kahani Comedy Circus Ki (2011) and Comedy Nights Bachao (2016).
In 2016, Mehak marked her debut in the television industry with the popular haunted serial Kawach as Manjulika.
- Mehak Chahal is a gourmet and enjoys eating Spicy Indian food.
- She drinks alcohol.
- She is a huge admirer of Anthony Hopkins, Shah Rukh Khan, and Shilpa Shetty.
- Mehak is an all-rounder and loves Dancing, Modelling, Designing Garments, Blogging Thoughts, and Exercising.
- She likes to wear Jean Paul Gaultier perfume.
- Chahal is a trained classical dancer.
- She is the owner of a clothing store Mehak Chahal Clothing in Oslo, Norway.
- The actress has appeared as an actress in various languages including Telugu, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, and Norwegian.
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