Mahek Chahal

Mahek Chahal (born 1 February 1979) is a Norwegian actress and model of Indian origin who appears in Bollywood films. Chahal was a contestant on Bigg Boss.

Mahek Chahal
Mahek Chahal at launch of INIFD Academy of Interiors
Born (1979-02-01) 1 February 1979[1][2]
Oslo, Norway[3]
OccupationActress, model
Years active2002—present
Websitewww.mahekchahal.com

Career

Chahal made her Bollywood debut with a lead role in the movie Nayee Padosan (2003).[4] She also featured in an item number in the movie Chameli (2004).[5] Chahal next performed in a Punjabi movie Dil Apna Punjabi (2006)[6] and had supporting roles in the films Wanted and Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009).[7] She did an item number in the movie Yamla Pagla Deewana.[8] Chahal featured in the Norwegian reality television show Fristet (2011). She also starred in Karar: The Deal (2014). Chahal launched her clothing line Mahek Chahal Clothing in Norway.[9] She was also a contestant on the reality television show Bigg Boss 5 (2011) and Bigg Boss Halla Bol (2015).[10]

Filmography

Film
YearFilmRoleLanguage
2002NeethoShaliniTelugu
2003Nayee PadosanPooja IyengarHindi
2004ChameliItem number in the song "Sajna Ve Sajna"Hindi
2005AnjaanMenekaHindi
2006Dil Apna PunjabiLisa KaurPunjabi
2007Chhodon Naa YaarItem number in the song "Talwar Re"Hindi
2009Jai VeeruItem number in the song "Agre Ka Ghagra"Hindi
2009WantedShainaHindi
2009Main Aurr Mrs KhannaTia RobertsHindi
2009Marega SalaaPoojaHindi
2010Mumbai CuttingN/AHindi
2010KediItem number in the song "Mu Mu Mudhante"Telugu
2011Yamla Pagla DeewanaItem number in the song "Chamki Mast Jawaani"Hindi
2012Bikram Singha: The Lion Is BackItem number in the song "Na Champa Na Chameli"Bengali
2013Jatt AirwaysItem number in the song "Ok Report"Punjabi
2014Karar: The DealNikitaHindi
2015Mr. AiravataItem number in the song "Ka Thalkattu"Kannada
2016GethuItem numberTamil
2018NirdoshAaadah (Model)Hindi

Television

YearNameRoleChannelNotesRef
2009C.I.D.HerselfSony TVWanted Special
2011–12Bigg Boss 5ContestantColors TV1st runner up
2012Kahani Comedy Circus KiSony TVAlong with Sumona Chakravarti
2015Bigg Boss Halla BolColors TVEvicted, Day 17
Killer Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah&TVAlong with Sara Khan, VJ Andy, Sana Khan & Diandra Soares
2015–16Power CoupleSony TVAlong with Ashmit Patel
2016Darr Sabko Lagta HaiSukanya&TV
Kavach... Kaali Shaktiyon SeManjulikaColors TV
Comedy Nights BachaoHerselfAlong with Ashmit Patel

References

  1. Jha, Sumit (3 February 2012). "Mahek Chahal gets birthday surprise". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  2. Indo-Asian News Service (22 January 2015). "Mahek Chahal now sets sight on dance shows". The Indian Express. Retrieved 24 April 2016. The 35-year-old, who was the runner-up of “Bigg Boss 5”
  3. Singh, Gurvinder (21 May 2014). "Fit 'n' fine". The Tribune (Chandigarh). Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  4. "Mahek Chahal evicted from 'Bigg Boss'". Daily News and Analysis. 11 December 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  5. Shukla, Richa (18 February 2014). "Mahek Chahal wants a non-Bollywood dulha". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  6. Gajjar, Manish. "Dil Apna Punjabi". BBC Online. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  7. "Mahek: If I was that close to Salman, I'd be the lead in all his films". Rediff. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  8. "Dharam Paajis item girl". Mid Day. 19 November 2010. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  9. Joshi, Tushar (2 May 2014). "Mahek Chahal and Danish Khan — It's over!". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  10. "Bigg Boss Halla Bol: Mahek Chahal eliminated in mid-week eviction". India Today. 22 January 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
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