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)
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
Femina Miss India Universe 1986
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.


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).


  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
Succeeded by
Priyadarshini Pradhan