Mandy Takhar: Wedding, Age, Movies, & More



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Born and raised in Wolverhampton, UK, Mandy Takhar hails from Maliana, a village near Phagwara in Punjab. She pursued a degree in Theatre and performing arts at Kingston University before venturing into the Indian film industry in 2009. Her debut film was the Punjabi movie “Ekam: Son of Soil” in 2010. Besides working in Punjabi movies, she has also appeared in Hindi and Tamil movies. 

Personal Detail

Mandy Takhar Family

Recently, Mandy Takhar got married to Shekhar Kaushal in a ceremony that included Sikh rituals on February 13, 2024. They also got married with Hindu rituals on February 14, 2024.

Her passion for the arts, particularly acting and dancing, inspired her to become an actress. Mandy actively participated in school plays and local dance competitions, showcasing her natural talent and charisma. This love for acting intensified as she grew older, leading her to pursue formal training in drama school to hone her skills for a career in the entertainment industry.

Mandy Takhar: Life in Glance

Category Detail
Real Name Mandeep Kaur Takhar
Profession Actress
Nick Name Deepi
Birth Date May 1, 1987
Height 5′ 8″
Zodiac Sign Taurus
College Kingston University, London
Brother’s Name Kammy Takhar
Sisters’ Names Kammy Takhar and Jessi Boughan
Nationality British, Indian
Marital Status Married
Spouse Name  Shekhar Kaushal

Early Childhood

Mandy was born and brought up in a Punjabi Sikh family. So, her early childhood was also spent in Punjab. She moved to the UK to study drama when she was 17 years of age. Mandy Takhar studied drama at Kingston University to polish her passion for acting. After completing her education, she came back to India in 2009.

Acting Career

Mandy in Mirza

Mandy’s Punjabi roots are expected to be the reason for her good hold over the native language. She moved to Mumbai in India and landed a role against Babbu Maan in the Punjabi feature film Ekam – Son of Soil, released in 2010. 

She has worked with many Punjabi singers and actors. Mandy got to play the lead Sahiba in the film Mirza – The Untold Story opposite Gippy Grewal. Then, in 2013, she did Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22, a comedy movie alongside Amrinder Gill and Honey Singh.

Apart from her contribution to Punjabi cinema, Mandy Takhar also appeared in South Indian movies. Her debut in Tamil cinema was with Venkat Prabhu’s Biriyani starring Karthi. She also appeared in the guest role of an Audi Car Lady in a Tamil movie, Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru, released in 2016.

Mandy Takhar’s Filmography

Year Film Role
2012 Bumboo Pinky
2012 Saadi Wakhri Hai Shaan Jot
2013 Ishq Garaari Miss Sweety
2015 Sardaarji Jasmine
2015 Munde Kamaal De Sonia
2016 Ardaas Binder
2016 Sardaar Ji 2 Guest appearance
2017 Rabb Da Radio Naseeb Kaur
2018 Khido Khundi Laali
2019 Lukan Michi TBA
2019 Band Vaaje Billo
2019 Saak Chann Kaur
2021 Yes I Am Student Reet

Mandy Takhar Beyond Acting

Tod Da e Dil (Audio) Ammy Virk

Beyond Takhar’s acting career, she co-hosted the Brit Asia TV Music Awards with Sukhi Bart in 2017 and has also made music videos in 2020. She made two music videos. Here is some brief information about the details.

Song Title Artist Music Lyrics Label
Tod Da E Dil Ammy Virk Avvy Sra Maninder Buttar Desi Melodies
Dil Chahte Ho Jubin Nautiyal Payal Dev A.M Turaz T-Series

Awards and Accomplishments

Brit Asia Awards

Mandy is awarded for her prominent contribution to the Punjabi films. She has been awarded as the most prominent and popular face. Moreover, Mandy Takhar was nominated as the best actress for her role as Sahiba and won an award for being the best supporting actor. 

Award Ceremony Award Category Year Film
PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Supporting Actress 2016 Biriyani
6th Punjabi Film and Music Festival Most Prominent & Popular Face and Youth Icon 2012-13
Jio Filmfare Punjabi Awards (Critics’ Choice) Best Actress 2018 Rabb Da Radio

Salary and Networth

Mandy Takhar’s most of the income is from her movies, and her net worth is estimated to be around Rs. 14 Crores. She lives with her family in a luxurious home. She has followed a lavish lifestyle since she started earning herself.

Lesser Known Facts about Mandy Takhar

She was raised as a tomboy in her childhood, which led her to be the only girl competing with boys in football and rugby teams. She prioritises her Punjabi culture and appreciates her roots. She likes to be called herself Mandeep instead of Mandy.

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