Mandira Bedi (born 15 April 1972) is an Indian Bollywood actress, model and television presenter who gained celebrity in her early twenties as a result of playing the title role in the 1994 television serial Shanti, shown on India's national channel, Doordarshan.
She continued a high profile career in the next decade with hosting duties for Cricket World Cups and presentations alongside top TV personality Charu Sharma.
A native of Mumbai, Mandira Bedi has her ancestral roots in the Khatri clan of Fazilka, a town in Punjab, 11 kilometres from the India-Pakistan border. She studied at Mumbai's Cathedral and John Connon School.
Mandira Bedi married Indian movie director Raj Kaushal on 14 February 1999, and lives in the Mumbai suburb of Bandra.