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

Mehr Jesia
Mehr jessia rampal.jpg
Born (1970-11-30) November 30, 1970 (age 47)
India
Occupation Model
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Title Femina Miss India Universe 1986
Spouse(s) Arjun Rampal
(m.1998; sep.2018)
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Major
competition(s)
Femina Miss India Universe 1986
(Winner)
Miss Universe 1986

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Early life and backgroundEdit

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]

CareerEdit

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 careerEdit

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 lifeEdit

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). On 28 May, 2018 the couple announced separation in a joint statement after 20 years of marriage.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  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
  9. ^ "Arjun Rampal And Mehr Jesia Announce Their Separation After 20 Years Of Marriage". Headlines Today. Retrieved 28 May 2018. 
Preceded by
Sonu Walia
Miss India
1986
Succeeded by
Priyadarshini Pradhan