Mandira Bedi is a dynamic and versatile personality who has made a mark in various fields. An actor, model and TV host, she is well-known for breaking new ground with the unconventional TV show, ‘Shanti’, which made her a household name. The show broke many stereotypes in Indian television as it was the first ever daily soap on Indian television to have a female protagonist.
Mandira Bedi's acting skills were recognized when she played the demure Preeti in the iconic Bollywood movie ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’. She has also acted in TV serials like ‘Aurat’,‘Dushman’ on DD and ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ on Star Plus. She also appeared in several OTT series like ‘24’, ‘Smoke’, and ‘Qubool Hai 2.0’.
Mandira is also a renowned figure in the sports media industry and has been covering sports, predominantly cricket, as an anchor cum presenter for decades now. She has covered numerous cricket tournaments and has been associated with the Indian Premier League and the ICC Cricket World Cup. She proved that women can host cricket matches too and look great while doing it.
She hosted the ICC Cricket World Cup in the years 2003 and 2007 and the Champions Trophy in the years 2004 and 2006. She also hosted the Indian Premier League season 2 for Sony Max and was the face of the coverage of IPL season 3 for the British Network.
She has hosted many TV shows including ‘Fame Gurukul’ in 2005 and ‘Indian Idol Junior’ in 2013 on Sony TV,‘I can Do That’ on Zee TV and many more.
In addition to her acting and hosting career, Mandira is a renowned fashion designer who launched her own line of sarees, which became very popular among women in India. Her fashion sense and style have inspired many.
She also hosted her talk show ‘Love Laugh Live’ where she engages in a candid conversation with celebrity guests who share intimate details about their personal and professional lives.
In recent years, Mandira Bedi has become an icon of fitness, inspiring millions with her dedication to leading a healthy lifestyle. Her workout videos on social media serve as a source of inspiration to many.
Awards and Accomplishments
Mandira Bedi's contribution to the cricket show "Extraaa Innings" earned her the Best Anchor Award at the Indian Telly Awards in 2004. She received widespread acclaim for her engaging commentary and captivating presence during the tournament, cementing her position as one of the most talented and versatile anchors in the sports media industry.
Additionally, her hosting roles on the popular programs ‘Fame Gurukul’ and ‘Indian Idol Junior’ earned her the ‘Best Anchor Award’ at the Indian Telly Awards in 2007 and 2008, respectively. These honours are a testament to Mandira's exceptional talent as an anchor, her captivating presence on-screen, and her ability to connect with her audience.
She was named the ‘Brand Ambassador’ for the Women's Cricket team of India in 2004 and 2005.
Why Mandira Bedi?
Mandira Bedi has hosted over 150 corporate events, shows and awards for companies like Asian Paints, HSBC, Cartier, ICICI bank, ING Vysya, BMW, Audi, LG, Canon, Citibank, Diageo, Accenture and Puma.
She has a massive following of 2.1 million on Instagram alone. Her popularity on social media platforms is a testament to her impact on the entertainment and sports industry and her dedication to leading a healthy lifestyle. Her posts on Instagram, where she shares her fitness routine and daily life, have become an inspiration for many, encouraging them to lead a healthy and balanced life.
Apart from her successful career, Mandira is also a terrific speaker. In her talks, she hopes to inspire, inform, and entertain the participants through her life lessons. She shares her mantra of finding a sustainable work-life balance, physical and mental well-being, and personal growth.
A multi-talented personality who has successfully donned many hats, Mandira Bedi has broken stereotypes and inspired many with her dedication to her career and fitness. She continues to be an inspiration to people of all ages, proving that age is just a number.