Ritu Chaudhry, better known as Mahima Chaudhry, is an actress working in films. Before making her foray into films, she was a model. It was in her Pepsi commercial that she was noticed. She made her film debut with Subhash Ghai`s Pardes (1997), for which she was appreciated. Her roles in the films Dhadkan
(2000) and Dil Kya Kare (1999), earned her Filmfare nominations. Mahima`s other films include Kurukshetra
(2000), Om Jai Jagadish
(2003), Souten: The Other Woman (2006), Gumnaam: The Mystery (2008) and Pusher (2010).