Mehr Jesia Rampal

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Mehr Jesia Rampal
Beauty pageant titleholder
Mehr jessia rampal.jpg
Born (1970-11-30) November 30, 1970 (age 44)
India
Occupation Model
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 108 lb (49 kg)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Femina Miss India Universe 1986
Major
competition(s)
Femina Miss India Universe 1986
(Winner)
Miss Universe 1986
Spouse Arjun Rampal
(1998 - Present)

Mehr Jesia Rampal is a former Miss India and an Indian supermodel.[1][2][3]

Early life and background[edit]

Jesia was born into a Parsi family on 30 November 1970. She grew up in Dadar Parsi Colony in Mumbai.[4] She studied at J.B.Vachha School, Mumbai.

Career[edit]

Jesia started her career in 1980s, and won the Femina Miss India 1986. Soon she became a part of the first generation of Indian supermodels like Madhu Sapre, Feroze Gujral, Shyamolie Verma and Anna Bredmeyer.[5][6]

Film career[edit]

Jesia and Arjun Rampal produced the film I See You (2006) through their production company Chasing Ganesha. The film starredArjun Rampal, Vipasha Agarwal, Sonali Kulkarni and Boman Irani.[7]

Personal life[edit]

She has always shown great interest in sports, and was known to enjoy swimming, badminton, and other sports before she became a model.

She married former model and current Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal in 1998. They have 2 daughters, Mahikaa (born 2002) and Myra (born 2005).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Catch-Up With The Past Miss Indias". The Times Of India. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Style wise". The Hindu. 4 September 2006. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Arjun's wife argues with auto driver". Times of India. 3 August 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Life, as Mehr Jesia knows it". DNA. Sep 20, 2008. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  5. ^ Aasheesh Sharma (September 21, 2013). "Memories of a master". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  6. ^ Sujata Assomull (April 25, 2009). "The magic of Mehr". India Today. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  7. ^ Mehr Jesia Rampal at the Internet Movie Database
Preceded by
Sonu Walia
Miss India
1986
Succeeded by
Priyadarshini Pradhan