Mandira Bedi Biography: A Style Icon and Fashion Influencer

Jul/24/2023 / by Team Seema
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It has been a fascinating journey for Mandira Bedi to be in the spotlight. She has earned recognition over the years for her actress, designer, and presenter work.

Age OF Mandira Bedi

She was born on April 15, 1972. She’s 50 years old.

Biography Of Mandira Bedi

To Verinder Singh and Gita Bedi, Mandira Bedi was born in Calcutta. An investor in banks is her older brother. She attended Cathedral and John Connon School in Bombay and graduated from St. Xavier’s College in that city. She then participated at Sophia Polytechnic College in Bombay for her post-graduate studies.

On February 14, 1999, Bedi married Raj Kaushal. The couple’s pregnancy with their first child was announced on January 27, 2011. On June 19, 2011, at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai, Bedi gave birth to a boy named Vir. Bedi and her spouse submitted an adoption application for a girl in 2013. They adopted Tara Bedi Kaushal, age 4, on July 28, 2020, and gave her the name. Heart failure caused Kaushal’s death on June 30, 2021.

Profession OF Mandira Bedi

In the initial stages of her career, Mandira Bedi worked as a model for Lakme Cosmetics and Sunsilk for a long time. Her television debut was in the serial called “Celebrity Cops.” She appeared in the 2004 Indian adaptation of “Big Brother,” known as “Bigg Boss.” She then hosted “Dance India Dance” on Zee TV. Before working on “Dance India Dance,” she was a judge on “Nach Baliye” from 2006 to 2007. In 2008, she left to host the reality show Dance Premier League.

In September 2011, Bedi was hired by VIVO as a brand ambassador and became their first celebrity endorser. In January 2012, Bedi became a brand ambassador for the new line of watches in Raymond’s collection called RAYMAX. The look was named ‘Sundari.’ After that, she became the brand ambassador for Airtel and Garnier in 2013 and 2014, respectively. She also launched her app called iGirlieBai in 2014. Her collaboration with the jewelry store, Jabong continued, and she was a brand ambassador in 2016. In 2017, Bedi was appointed as an ambassador for the fitness chain, Lifestyle Fitness. She was also an ambassador for the Miss Dior cosmetics brand from 2017 to 2018.

In February 2018, Indian fashion designer Rujuta Diwekar confirmed that Bedi endorsed her line of clothes as well as her jewelry line Rujuta White Gold. Mandira became well-known throughout the world as an actor. She has, however, also expressed interest in participating behind the camera. For co-producing multiple Akkad Bakkad Rafu Chakkar episodes, she received her first producer credit in 2021. Her involvement in behind-the-scenes work is anticipated to increase in the coming years.

Since 2013, Bedi has been the official ambassador of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team, based in Mumbai. She is actively involved with the team’s Karan Johar Cup and IWHS Women’s World Cup tournaments. In 2014 and 2018, she appeared on live telecasts of various matches during the games. Bedi was invited to participate in the team’s upcoming match against Malaysia on December 19, 2018, at Delhi’s Hockey stadium.

In 2014, Bedi was appointed as an ambassador for the Asha Kiran Utsav in Mumbai. In 2015, she was established as an ambassador of India’s women’s basketball team at the Asian Basketball Confederation (ABC) championship in Jakarta later that year.

About Mandira Bedi

Mandira Bedi is one of the few celebrity figures focused on her family and personal life. Her work has kept her from the public eye, but her philanthropy and charitable activities have been vital to her existence. Every year on April 15, she celebrates “Diwali” with her family. On this day, she used to perform ‘lagan’ and ‘baajaa’ with her family in front of the media. She was also involved in India’s national women’s hockey team’s world cup victory celebrations in Jakarta in 2018.

Mandira Bedi has worked to bring together various women’s charities in Mumbai. Each year, she takes her fellow female stars, filmmakers, and athletes to a world-class spa in Goa to cheer up the less privileged women around them. She also released a short film with Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra in 2016. The film was called “The Next Chapter,” and it focused on the activities of ‘iGirlieBai’ (Bedi’s app) – which helps women find advice, clarity, and strength as they prepare for their lives. The project’s proceeds go towards empowering many women through one-on-one counseling and free classes for their children.

Bedi is also an active supporter of HIV/AIDS awareness and has participated in various events to raise funds for various charity organizations. She has come forward to stand up against the stigma associated with the disease and continues to be involved in activities related to this cause. In 2018, she was chosen by Vodafone India as their brand ambassador for five years.

FAQS

1. Where Is Mandira Bedi Now?

She is living in Mumbai, India.

2. When Did Mandira Bedi Start Her Career?

Bedi​ has been working since 1999.

3. How Many Films Has Mandira Bedi Done?

She has done over 70 films.

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