Poonam Shetty is an Indian film & television actress who is best known for her roles in the popular movies like ‘Saajan (1991), Eeshwar (1989) and Raunaq (1993). She is also known for her portrayal of ‘Shrutkirti’, the wife of Lord Rama’s younger brother ‘Shatrughan’. In the initial period of 1990’s she entered the Hindi film industry. Originally she belonged to south India.
She was attached to some assignments in the south entertainment industry. She later came to Mumbai, to try her hands in the Hindi entertainment world. She was absorbed in few widely acclaimed projects like ‘Saajan’, which was a love triangle based love story. This was the film which gave a considerable boost to the careers of the veteran artists such as 'Salman Khan' , 'Sanjay Dutt' & 'Madhuri Dixit'.
She played the role of ‘Renu’ in the movie ‘Saajan’. She also appeared in other movies such as Vishwatma (1992), which was a hardcore Hindi commercial movie. The movie was acclaimed widely and it was considered a box office hit. She played the wife of the lead character of the movie.
She was also seen in the movie ‘Do Matwale’. After appearing in some small roles in the movies, she finally ended up with her stint with 'Ramanand Sagar' s epic serial ‘Ramayan’. She played a wide variety of supportive roles in the movies and was considered a regular face in the cinema of 90’s.