Sahila Chaddha is an Indian actor who predominantly works in the Bollywood film industry. She is popularly known for her appearance as Sahila S. Pratap in the film ‘Veerana’ (1988) and Rita in the musical romantic drama film ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!’ (1994).
Sahila Chaddha was born on 1 July in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She pursued a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Bai Avabai Framji Petit Girls’ High School in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She attended Shrimati Mithibai Motiram Kundnani College of Commerce & Economics, commonly known as M. M. K. College in Mumbai.
Hair Colour: Dark Blonde
Eye Colour: Black
Sahila Chaddha belongs to a Hindu Punjabi family in Mumbai.
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Vimal Chaddha, was a director, while her mother, Devendra Kumari Rathore, belonged to a royal family in Rajasthan, India. Her brother, Raj Rathor, is a guitar maestro, while her sister, Anusuya Rathor, is a belly dancer.
Husband & Children
In 2001, Sahila Chaddha got married to Nimai Bali, an Indian actor, with whom she has a daughter, Princess Bali.
Reportedly, a controversy about Sahila’s broken marriage was heated up when it was claimed that Sahila was cheating on Nimai Bali with his brother Rahul Raj Singh. As per some reports, Sahila and Nimai got separated in 2017 due to their restrained relationship. According to Nimai, the reason was Rahul Raj Singh; however, Sahila, in an interview, mentioned Nimai’s affair with the television actor Kamya Punjabi as the reason behind her broken marriage.
Her grandfather’s name is Shri Uttamchand Chadha. The famous veteran film directors and producers Dev Anand, Chetan Anand, and Vijay Anand are her paternal uncles.
Reportedly, Sahila dated actor Sanjay Dutt‘s cousin Nimai Bali before getting married to him.
Sahila made her debut in the Bollywood film industry with the film ‘I Love You’ in 1985. In 1994, she played the role of Rita in the film ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!.’
Sahila appeared in many other films including ‘Veerana’ (1988), ‘Ganga Aur Ranga’ (1994), ‘Ab Insaf Hoga’ (1995), ‘Namak’ (1996), ‘Aunty No. 1’ (1998), and ‘Jai Santoshi Maa’ (2006).
Sahila Chaddha debuted in the Kannada film industry with the fantasy-adventure film ‘Africadalli Sheela’ in 1985. She played the role of Sheela in the film.
Sahila made her first appearance in the Tamil film industry in 1987 with the film ‘Kizhakku Africavil Sheela,’ a remake of the 1985 Kannada film Africadalli Sheela.
In 1987, Sahila made her debut in the Bhojpuri film industry with the film ‘Dagabaaz Balma.’ Sahila appeared as ‘Chanda’ in the film.
Sahila Chaddha appeared in a short film, Zindagi: Kaisi Hai Paheli, in 2014 as Sunita.
Sahila Chaddha is the founder of ‘Versova Boxoffice Productions VRSP’ and ‘Princess Productions & Media Entertainment.’ She is also engaged in many other activities and services such as providing catering services, party planning, interior designing concepts, and property deals.
- Bollywood Actor(s): Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan
- Hollywood Actor(s): Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Brad Pitt
- Bollywood Actresses: Rekha, Hema Malini
- Hollywood Actress: Marilyn Monroe, Julia Roberts, Penélope Cruz
- Her name is also spelt as ‘Sahila Chadha.’
- According to some sources, Sahila started modelling when she was merely 12 years old.
- Reportedly, Sahila has won around twenty-five beauty pageant contests in her career. In 1983, she was crowned as ‘Miss India.’
- Sahila is associated with many non-profit organisations for social welfare.