Birth: , Delhi, India
Famous filmmaker Ramesh Sippy's second wife, Kiran Juneja, is an established Bollywood actor herself. More often than not, she plays the lead protagonist's mother. She hails from Punjabi Bagh area of New Delhi. She was first seen in the 1987 path breaking TV series 'Buniyaad'. As one of the important characters of the popular drama, she was noticed in a jiffy.
She was seen as Ganga in the hit B R Chopra TV series Mahabharat.
In the 90's she appeared in films like 'Amba' (1990), 'Humshakal' (1992), 'Madam X' (1994), 'Zamana Deewana' (1995) and 'Barsaat' (1995). She was also a part of the TV series 'Siddhi' (1995).
In 2005 she played Rani Mukherjee's mother in Bunty aur Babli. The next year, she played Priyanka Chopra's mother in 'Krrish'. She was the soft spoken mother in 'Khosla Ka Ghosla' (2006). The movie was a major hit.
Kiran played another small role in Salman Khan's 'Marigold' (2007), following it up by playing mother to two leading ladies: Kareena Kapoor's in 'Jab We Met' (2007) and Priyanka's in 'Fashion' (2008).
Kiran has also been a part of a Hollywood venture, 'The Other End of the Line' (2008).
Her latest film was 'Chandni Chowk to China', where she played Deepika Padukone's mother.