Actress and model who was crowned Miss India 1984. She became popular in Punjabi parallel cinema productions and received two Filmfare Awards.
She made her film debut in the 1986 film, Sultanat after winning the Miss India title and receiving the Best Costume Award at the Miss Universe Contest.
She became co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders.
She was born in Ambala, Haryana, India, and is the daughter of Dr. S. Chawla and his wife, Mona. She married Jay Mehta in 1995 and the couple had a daughter named Jhanvi and a son named Arjun.
She made a special appearance in a musical renditions of Om Shanti Om, starring Deepika Padukone .