Mimí Bechelani is a Mexican screenwriter. She has spent her entire career writing for Televisa. Bechelani has also been a radio announcer, as well as a writer of poetry, novels, dramas, films, and theater scripts.


Although her father died when she was young, Bechelani received a good education, studying painting, English, French, history and theater. She accompanied Amparo Villegas to New York to dub English films in Spanish. There, she also worked as a theater actress. In 1952, she worked at Radio Femenina. Bechelani worked as a school teacher. She married a doctor, but they had no children.

Bechelani has written extensively, creating more than 200 works for radio and television.[1] She is best known for being the author of the 1959 telenovela, Teresa. It was made into a film in 1961 (starring Maricruz Olivier) and was remade into four telenovelas, three with that title.[2]

Selected television worksEdit

Original storiesEdit


Remakes written herselfEdit

Remakes written by othersEdit


  • (1970) Fuego al sol; poemas eróticos


  1. ^ Roberto, Luis (6 January 2003). "Biografía de Mimí Bechelani" (in Spanish). Network 54. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  2. ^ Plasse, Marcel (9 October 2012). "Séries acham nova inspiração: as novelas" (in Portuguese). Universo Online. Archived from the original on 31 October 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2014.

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