Mehr Jessia Rampal
() is a former Miss India
and an Indian model.
Mehr was born into a Parsi
family on 30 November 1968. She is known to have been a sports freak, always immersed in the world of swimming, badminton and snooker before her transition into modeling.
She married former model and current Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal
in 1998 and have two daughters, Mahikaa (born 2002) and Myra (born 2005).
Mehr's modelling career took off in 1986 when photographer Faroukh Jussawalla suggested that she take part in the Femina Miss India contest, two days later she was being interviewed and a week later she was actually crowned. Having been sponsored by Bombay Dyeing she had to work free for them for a year after her contest.
It was Sangeeta Chopra that transformed her from a gawky teenager into a confident ramp model.
Her first ad was the Lakme's winter creme campaign.
She feels that Mickey Contractor had a lot to do with the way her career took off after that first year.
Her other Ad campaigns include Vimal,Bombay Dyeing,OCM, Lakme, Nivea, Palmolive, Gleem, Forhans, Philips, Campa Cola.
Jose Fonseca proprietor of Models 1 asked her to represent her agency in London but she came back because she was homesick.
She officially retired while still at the top in 1999.
After retirement, she opened a modelling school and a modelling agency.
She has tied up with Ford and Models1.
She makes very rare... Read More