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Mahek Chahal (born 1 February 1979) is a Norwegian actress and model of Indian origin who appears in Bollywood films. Chahal was a contestant on Bigg Boss.

Mahek Chahal
Mahek Chahal at launch of INIFD Academy of Interiors.jpg
Mahek Chahal at launch of INIFD Academy of Interiors
Born (1979-02-01) 1 February 1979 (age 40)[1][2]
Oslo, Norway[3]
OccupationActress, model
Years active2002—present



Chahal made her Bollywood debut with a lead role in the movie Nayee Padosan (2003).[4] She also featured in an item number in the movie Chameli (2004).[5] Chahal next performed in a Punjabi movie Dil Apna Punjabi (2006)[6] and had supporting roles in the films Wanted and Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009).[7] She did an item number in the movie Yamla Pagla Deewana.[8] Chahal featured in the Norwegian reality television show Fristet (2011). She also starred in Karar: The Deal (2014). Chahal launched her clothing line Mahek Chahal Clothing in Norway.[9] She was also a contestant on the reality television show Bigg Boss 5 (2011) and Bigg Boss Halla Bol (2015).[10]


Year Film Role Language
2002 Neetho Shalini Telugu
2003 Nayee Padosan Pooja Iyengar Hindi
2004 Chameli Item number in the song "Sajna Ve Sajna" Hindi
2005 Anjaan Meneka Hindi
2006 Dil Apna Punjabi Lisa Kaur Punjabi
2007 Chhodon Naa Yaar Item number in the song "Talwar Re" Hindi
2009 Jai Veeru Item number in the song "Agre Ka Ghagra" Hindi
2009 Wanted Shaina Hindi
2009 Main Aurr Mrs Khanna Tia Roberts Hindi
2009 Marega Salaa Pooja Hindi
2010 Mumbai Cutting N/A Hindi
2010 Kedi Item number in the song "Mu Mu Mudhante" Telugu
2011 Yamla Pagla Deewana Item number in the song "Chamki Mast Jawaani" Hindi
2012 Bikram Singha Item number in the song "Na Champa Na Chameli" Bengali
2013 Jatt Airways Item number in the song "Ok Report" Punjabi
2014 Karar: The Deal Nikita Hindi
2015 Mr. Airavata Item number in the song "Ka Thalkattu" Kannada
2016 Gethu Item number Tamil
2018 Nirdosh Aaadah (Model) Hindi


Year Name Role Channel Notes Ref
2009 C.I.D. Herself Sony TV Wanted Special
2011–12 Bigg Boss 5 Contestant Colors TV Entered Day 1, Evicted Day 49
2012 Kahani Comedy Circus Ki Sony TV Along with Sumona Chakravarti
2015 Bigg Boss Halla Bol Colors TV Evicted, Day 17
Killer Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah &TV Along with Sara Khan, VJ Andy, Sana Khan & Diandra Soares
2015–16 Power Couple Sony TV Along with Ashmit Patel
2016 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai Sukanya &TV
Kavach... Kaali Shaktiyon Se Manjulika Colors TV
Comedy Nights Bachao Herself Along with Ashmit Patel


  1. ^ Jha, Sumit (3 February 2012). "Mahek Chahal gets birthday surprise". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  2. ^ Indo-Asian News Service (22 January 2015). "Mahek Chahal now sets sight on dance shows". The Indian Express. Retrieved 24 April 2016. The 35-year-old, who was the runner-up of “Bigg Boss 5”
  3. ^ Singh, Gurvinder (21 May 2014). "Fit 'n' fine". The Tribune (Chandigarh). Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Mahek Chahal evicted from 'Bigg Boss'". Daily News and Analysis. 11 December 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  5. ^ Shukla, Richa (18 February 2014). "Mahek Chahal wants a non-Bollywood dulha". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  6. ^ Gajjar, Manish. "Dil Apna Punjabi". BBC Online. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  7. ^ "Mahek: If I was that close to Salman, I'd be the lead in all his films". Rediff. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  8. ^ "Dharam Paajis item girl". Mid Day. 19 November 2010. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  9. ^ Joshi, Tushar (2 May 2014). "Mahek Chahal and Danish Khan — It's over!". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  10. ^ "Bigg Boss Halla Bol: Mahek Chahal eliminated in mid-week eviction". India Today. 22 January 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2016.

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