Mandira Bedi

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Mandira Bedi
Mandira Bedi at Van Heusen Men's Fashion Week model auditions 06 (cropped).jpg
Bedi in 2012
Born April 15, 1972 (43 years old)
Occupation Actress, presenter
Spouse(s) Raj Kaushal (m. 1999)
Children Vir Kaushal

Mandira Bedi is an Indian actress, fashion designer,[1] model and television presenter who gained celebrity status playing the title role in the 1994 television serial, Shanti, shown on India's national channel, Doordarshan which was the first ever daily soap on Indian television.

She followed up her career in TV serials with shows like Aurat (DD and Sony), Dushman (DD) and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (Star Plus) with hosting duties for ICC Cricket World Cups in the years 2003 and 2007 and the Champions Trophies in the years 2004 and 2006 as well as the Indian Premier League season 2 for Sony Max. She fronted the coverage of IPL season 3 for the British Network - ITV. She would debut as a Fashion Designer during Lakme Fashion Week 2014 with her Saree Collection.[2]

Mandira Bedi also promoted faux leather for PETA.[3]

On 26 October 2013 Mandira launched her signature Sari store.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Mandira with husband Raj

Mandira Bedi married Raj Kaushal on 14 February 1999. It was announced on 27 January 2011 that the couple are expecting their first child. Mandira gave birth to a baby boy named Vir on June 19, 2011 at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai.Now Mandira Bedi and her husband have applied for the process of adopting a girl child to complete their family.[5] [6]


Year Title Role Channel
1994 Shanti Shanti DD National/ Star Plus
2001 Dushman DD Metro
2001 CID Reshma Sony TV
2001-2003 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Dr. Mandira Kapadia / Dr. Mandira Mihir Virani Star Plus
2005 Fame Gurukul Host Sony TV
2005 CID: Special Bureau Sagrika Sony TV
2005-2006 Deal Ya No Deal Host Sony TV
2006 Fear Factor India Contestant Sony TV
2007-2008 Funjabbi Chak De Host Star One
2008 Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star Host Star Plus
2008 Ek Se Badhkar Ek - Jalwe Sitaron Ke Host Zee TV
2013 Indian Idol Junior Host Sony TV
2013 24 Nikita Rai Colors
2014 Gangs of Haseepur Judge Zee TV


  1. ^ "LFW 2014: Neha Dhupia stuns on the ramp, Mandira Bedi makes her ramp debut as designer". The Indian Express. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mandira Bedi to debut as a Designer at Lakme Fashion Week 2014". IANS. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mandira Bedi to promote faux leather for Peta". 25 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Mandira Bedi's sari store open for public now". DNA India. 27 October 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
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