Mehr Jesia

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Mehr Jesia
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Born (1970-11-30) November 30, 1970 (age 47)
Occupation Model
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Title Femina Miss India Universe 1986
Spouse(s) Arjun Rampal (m. 1998)
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Femina Miss India Universe 1986
Miss Universe 1986

Mehr Jesia, also known by her married name Mehr Jesia Rampal, is a former Miss India and an Indian supermodel.[2][3][4]

Early life and background[edit]

Jesia was born into a Parsi family on 30 November 1970.[5] She studied at J.B.Vachha School, Mumbai.

She grew up in Dadar Parsi Colony in Mumbai.[5]


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.[6][7]

Film career[edit]

Jesia and Arjun Rampal produced the film I See You (2006) through their production company Chasing Ganesha. The film starred Rampal, Vipasha Agarwal, Sonali Kulkarni and Boman Irani.[8]

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. ^ a b "Mehr Jessia". India Times. 28 April 2011. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Catch-Up With The Past Miss Indias". The Times Of India. Archived from the original on March 21, 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Style wise". The Hindu. 4 September 2006. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Arjun's wife argues with auto driver". Times of India. 3 August 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Life, as Mehr Jesia knows it". DNA. Sep 20, 2008. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  6. ^ Aasheesh Sharma (September 21, 2013). "Memories of a master". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on September 30, 2013. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  7. ^ Sujata Assomull (April 25, 2009). "The magic of Mehr". India Today. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  8. ^ Mehr Jesia on IMDb
Preceded by
Sonu Walia
Miss India
Succeeded by
Priyadarshini Pradhan