This chubby star of Bollywood had a different style of acting. Nevertheless it was appreciated to an extent. Pooja Bhatt, daughter of famous director Mahesh Bhatt, gave up her dream of becoming an astronaut, to take up a career in acting.

Pooja Bhatt debuted in her father’s directorial venture Daddy, when she was just a teen. It was a typical Bhatt film and revolved around a girl trying to alleviate her father from the clutches of alcohol. Later, this duo offered ‘Dil Hai Ke Maanta Nahin’ where Aamir Khan played the male lead. This film was an adaptation of yesteryear Raj Kapoor hit Chori Chori and Hollywood film ‘It Happened One Night’. Pooja played the role of an arrogant girl of a millionaire in the film. She runs away from her home in the dream of marrying a not-so-good person. Eventually she gets trapped in love with a poor journalist. The film was a success at the box office. Sadak, Tadipaar, Junoon, Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee and Chaahat were some of the well-known films of Pooja...

Pooja has worked for over 10 years in films. She was a bold actress during her time. With her personal life gaining the attention of magazines, her acting profession also sustained with the help of her father. She worked in some regional films too. At one point of time Pooja delivered a string of flops. With this, she ventured into production in 1996, and the film was Tamanna. 

Pooja became a full-fledged producer and her venture, Dushman, starring Kajol in two roles, was a hit during 1998. The third production venture of Pooja was Zakhm. This was her father’s direction and it was a take on the latter’s personal life. Pooja played with excellence, the role of her real life grandmother. Pooja won National Award for Tamanna and Nargis Dutt Award for Zakhm. Pooja had directed over four films.
Pooja Bedi Hindi Actress

Pooja Bedi

Born in the year 1970, Pooja Bedi is a former Hindi actress. Actor Kabir Bedi is her father. She studied at Besant Montessori, located in Mumbai. She excelled not only in studies but also in extracurricular activities including swimming, basketball etc. Bedi was wedded to Guetta Ebrahim Furniturewalla but eventually they parted ways. They are blessed with two children. Her career in Bollywood was during the years 1991 to 1994. She also worked in many campaigns and commercials. She is famous for the Kamasutra campaign. This was done for a good cause i.e. to instill awareness of AIDS. Pooja Bedi also had a brief stint as an anchor of talk show. Bedi worked in plays, including Wow What a Girl, Carry on Papa and A Bengali Jatra. Vish Kanya was her first film and she is best remembered for her role in Aamir Khan starrer Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander. She also worked in Lootere and Aatank Hi Aatank. Bedi also worked as a columnist for The Hindustan Times, The Times of India and Mid Day. She had penned articles for several publications. Her talk show Just Pooja aired in Zoom TV won several awards and it was telecasted for around 100 episodes. She got herself involved in Jhalak Dhiklaja, a dance show wherein she cultivated a passion for ballroom dance. She had hosted many shows. She also had a brief stint with Big Boss 5. Her philanthropic side was at its best when she supported breast cancer awareness, welfare of street children, etc. Bedi never fails to voice her thoughts and this she does through newspapers and electronic media. She worked on the memoirs of her mother during the year 2000. She didn’t hesitate to do breathtaking stunts in one of the shows that she participated. Travelling and reading are some of her interests.

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Pooja Khatri

Pooja Khatri is a very beautiful and adorable Indian TV actress. She is well-known for the acting that she has done in the television industry till date. She completed her schooling in her native place itself. Right from her childhood, she used to take initiative and participate in many competitions,especially in drama candidacies. She enjoyed participating in such events. She has also won many prizes in the same. This interest pushed her to pursue modelling. She started modelling when she was still in college. Eventually a TV producer noticed her and gave her an opportunity to work with him. This how her acting career started. Within few days the screening test was also done and she was taken as one of the characters in the show. She was really very glad to receive such an opportunity. She is very passionate about her work and future plans. Soon she got a contingency to work with Sony Entertainment. She was overwhelmed to get such an opportunity in a short span. The show she got was nothing but C.I.D. in the year 2014. C.I.D.isacrime-thriller series where a team of C.I.D. (Central Bureau of Investigation) solves criminal cases. Among them, Pooja was also one who was given a chance to act and to explore her talent. She played the character of sub-inspector Ishita. She took it as a dare and started working on it. Very soon she was appreciated by the crew and the audience. She has also acted in Telugu and Tamil industries. She always tries to justify her role totally, whatever character it may be. She loves to interact with people. After working on C.I.D., she got another TV show named “Ichapyari Nagin”, which used to air on Sab TV.The audiences loved her in this show and appreciated her acting skills. She is currently portraying the character of Devi Kalindiin “Mahabali Hanuman” on Sony TV.It is a mythological series based on the life story of Lord Hanuman. It very popular among the audiences. This was just another chance for her to prove her endowment, flair, and acting skills.

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Pooja Khatri Hindi Actress