Mandira Bedi Biography – An Indian Actress and a Fashion Designer

Mandira Bedi is an Indian actress, fashion designer, and television presenter. She gained recognition by playing the titular role in the 1994 television show, Shanti, which was telecast on India's national channel, Doordarshan. In 2019, she played a negative role in the movie Saaho.

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Real Name: Mandira Bedi
Profession: Indian actress
Birthplace: Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Spouse: Raj Kaushal
Age: 50

Mandira Bedi (born 15 April 1972) is an Indian actress, fashion designer, and television presenter. She gained recognition by playing the titular role in the 1994 television show, Shanti, which was telecast on India’s national channel, Doordarshan. In 2019, she played a negative role in the movie Saaho. Bedi also appeared in many Hindi TV serials like AuratDushman, and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Following this, she began hosting ICC Cricket World Cups in 2003 and 2007, Champions Trophies in 2004 and 2006, and Indian Premier League for Sony Max. Bedi has been a promoter of faux leather for PETA. She debuted as a fashion designer during Lakme Fashion Week 2014 with her saree collection. In 2013, Bedi launched her signature sari store.

Mandira Bedi Biography
Mandira Bedi Biography
Mandira Bedi Biography
Born 15 April 1972 (age 50)

Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Occupation(s) Actress, television presenter, fashion designer
Raj Kaushal (m. 1999; died 2021)
Children 2

Early life and family

Mandira Bedi was born in Calcutta to Verinder Singh and Gita Bedi. She has an elder brother who is a bank investor. She did her schooling at Cathedral and John Connon School, Bombay, and graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Bombay. Thereafter, she did her post-graduation at Sophia Polytechnic College, Bombay.

Personal life

Bedi married Raj Kaushal on 14 February 1999. It was announced on 27 January 2011 that the couple is expecting their first child. Bedi gave birth to a boy named Vir on 19 June 2011 at the Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai. In 2013, Bedi and her husband applied for adopting a girl. On 28 July 2020, they adopted a 4-year-old and named her Tara Bedi Kaushal.

Mandira Bedi with her Husband
Mandira Bedi with her Husband

Kaushal died on 30 June 2021 due to cardiac arrest.



Year Film Role Language
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Preeti Singh Hindi
2000 Badal N/A Hindi
2004 Shaadi Ka Laddoo Tara Hindi
Manmadhan Psychiatrist Tamil
2005 Naam Gum Jaayega Nalini Hindi
Bali Anchal Hindi
Divorce Renuka Joshi Hindi
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan Pooja Hindi
2008 Meerabai Not Out Meera A. Achrekar Hindi
2009 42kms Sanjana Hindi
2014 O Teri Sherry Hindi
2017 Ittefaq Dev’s wife Hindi
2018 Vodka Diaries Shikha Dixit Hindi
2019 The Tashkent Files Indira Joseph Roy Hindi
Saaho Kalki Telugu/Hindi


Year Title Role
1994 Shanti Shanti
1995 Aahat
1996 Aurat Pragati
1997-1998 Ghar Jamai Chandni
1999 Hello Friends Julie
2001 Dushman Sujata
CID Reshma
2001–2003 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Dr. Mandira Kapadia
2003 Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin Mandira
2004-2006 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Cookie Sharma
2005 Fame Gurukul Host
CID: Special Bureau Sagarika
Deal Ya No Deal Host
2006 Fear Factor India Contestant
2007–2008 Funjabbi Chak De Host
2008 Mahabharat Draupadi
Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star Host
2009 Ek Se Badhkar Ek – Jalwe Sitaron Ke Host
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 2 Contestant
2013 Indian Idol Junior Host
24 Nikita Rai
2014 Gangs of Haseepur Judge
2015 I Can Do That Contestant
2016 India’s Deadliest Roads Herself
2018 MTV Troll Police Guest
Mandira Bedi Biography
Mandira Bedi Biography

Web series

Year Title Role(s) Channel Language
2018 Smoke Tia Eros Now Hindi
2019 Thinkistan Anushka Shroff MX Player Hinglish
2019 Shaadi Fit Host MX Player Hindi
2017 Romil & Jugal Ahalya Alt Balaji Hindi
2021 Qubool Hai 2.0 Ms. Damini Sood ZEE5 Hindi
2021 Six Ruhana Dhulaap Disney Hotstar Hindi

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