Pooja has the honor of being a star daughter as her mother
herself is a renowned name in the world of Indian Television. She lived in Lokhandwala with her mother prior to her wedding. Anita Kanwal is best remembered for her roles in
Banegi Apni Baat
and Shanti. She also acted in the
starrer Gangajal. Her other movies include Kyon and a recent release, Turning 30. Anita is Pooja’s biggest critic, which is an advantage for Pooja since she is able to get expert advice at home itself.
Pooja Kanwal made her debut with a lead role in
where she portrayed a girl named Pawni. Her role as Disha in Sasuraal Genda Phool won her many accolades. Pooja has starred in Rishtey (season 2) and as Rashmi in Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha aired on Colors. She is popular as an anchor of Comedy Circus and has ventured into an online Tamil serial Nandhavanam aired on Vijay TV. Pooja has featured in South Indian and Punjabi films too.
Films have also been a part of Pooja’s career. She did the role of Prabhjot in Jawani Zindabad. And in “Main Ek Din Laut Ke Aaungi”, she portrayed the character of Sheeza. She has also done a couple of Kannada films – Seven O’Clock and Thirupathi. She played the role of Shalini in Blue Oranges.
The meeting of Pooja and Avinash, her husband, happened at the jewels store that he runs at Bandra. They tied the nuptial knot on November 6th, 2009. Pooja Kanwal Mahtani currently lives in Bandra.
After marriage, she is now ready to make a big comeback with the serial Sanskaar- Dharohar Apno Ki. Here she is playing the character of Deepika, a schizophrenic, a role which is inspired by Vidya Balan’s
. The male lead of the show is
and it is a matter of wait and watch to see whether Deepika, acted by Pooja will play the villain in the relationship between Jay and Dhara.
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Pooja Kanwal is an Indian actress. She is noted for her part in the Television series Palampur Express. She has also been a part of Hindi film, Oranges and has also done a Punjabi movie. She was born to the famous and talented actor, Anita Kanwal of Buniyaad serial aired on Doordarshan. She stepped out of this show only before her wedding to a Bandra-based jeweler Avinash Mehtani. They got married on November 6, 2009. She has played the role of Rashmi in Naa Bole Tum..Naa Mene Kuch Kaha and Disha in Sasural Gendha Fool,
Deepika in Sanskaar- Darohar Apno Ki and Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath as
. As a lead in Palampur Express, she became a famous actress. But due to her marriage dates coinciding with the show shooting, she had to quit the show. She was later replaced by Akangsha Rawat. The show was aired on Sony Entertainment Television. Pooja and her family used to buy jewelry from Avinash's shop. During this time, Avinash and Pooja developed a friendship which later turned to love. Then gradually, they both decided to marry. She took a temporary break after marriage but later returned to Television.