Pooja Ruparel is an Indian movie and TV actress. She was born on 25th June 1981 in Mumbai, India in an educated and highly professional family of Sunita Ruparel, who is the own sister of Sonakshi Sinha's mother thereby stating Pooja and Sonakshi are cousins. She did her schooling at Utpal Shangvi School.
Pooja has a sister
, who is also an actress. She made her debut as a child artist in 1993 in the movie King Uncle starring
. Seeing her performances in the movie, she was offered the role to play the sweet sister of Kajol in one of the blockbuster hit of Hindi cinema (DDLJ) Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge(1995). After that role, she is often remembered as Chutki. Her acting got appreciation from everyone, and she even got many proposals after the release of the film.
The movie not only brought fame to Kajol and
Shah Rukh Khan
but also to Pooja. But she started focusing on her education and after completion of her academics, she started modeling and theater. She made a comeback in
starring TV show 24 that was aired on Colors TV. She also took part in
with Kapil, along with the DDLJ team. Her upcoming movie is Money Devo Bhava, and she is also marketing her stand-up comedy show that portrays her take on her personal life and its experiences.