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Pooja Bhatt Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki & Net Worth

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About Pooja Bhatt

Pooja Bhatt (born 24 February 1972) is an Indian film director, actress, voice-over artist, model, and filmmaker. The recipient of several accolades, including two National Film Award.

Born into the Bhatt family, she is the daughter of Indian filmmaker, Mahesh Bhatt. Bhatt played her first leading role in Mahesh Bhatt’s television film Daddy in 1989. For the film, Pooja Bhatt won the Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year for Best Female Debut.

Bio/Wiki

Birth Name Pooja Bhatt
Nick Name Bhoot
Age (as in 2022) 50 Years
Debut TV- Daddy (1989)
Film- Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991)
Religion Hindu
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Pisces
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth 24 February 1972  [1]wikipedia
Nationality Indian
Residence Not Known
Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hobbies Not Known

Physical  Stats

Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 159 cm
in meters- 1.59 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 2½”
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size 38
Hips Size 39
Waist Size 36

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / Ethnicity Gujarati, English, Scottish, Armenian, and Burmese Kashmiri
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
S*xual Orientation Not Known
Dress Size Not Known
Shoe Size Not Known

Family

Mother’s Name Kiran Bhatt (Birth name- Loraine Bright)
Father’s Name Mahesh Bhatt (Film Director)
Brother Rahul Bhatt (Fitness Trainer)
Sister Alia Bhatt (Bollywood Actress, half-sister), Shaheen Bhatt (Half-Sister), both daughters of Soni Razdan.
Husband/Spouse Manish Makhija (2003–2014) (separated)
Marriage Date Not Known
Children Not Known

Personal Life

School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Profession Actress, producer, director
Brands Endorsed Not Known
Career Manager Not Known

Awards

Year Award Won/Nominated
1991 Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year Daddy New Face Of The Year Won
1997 National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues Tamanna Best Film On Other Social Issues Won
1999 Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration Zakhm Best Feature Film On National Integration Won
2004 Zee Cine Awards Paap Best Debuting Director Nominated

Relationship & more

Affairs/Boyfriends Ranvir Shorey (VJ, Bollywood Actor and host)
Bobby Deol (Bollywood Actor)
Fardeen Khan (Bollywood Actor)
Munish Makheeja (Indian VJ and restaurateur)

Favorite Things

Favourite Actress Not Known
Favourite Actors Not Known
Favourite Colors Not Known
Favourite Sport Not Known
Controversies Mahesh Bhatt became the talk of the town and was slammed by fans after the filmmaker shot for a magazine cover which showed him and his daughter Pooja kissing each other on the lips. However, the quote which further fuelled the fire was: “If Pooja wasn’t my daughter, I’d love to marry her.”

Money Factor

Pooja is an Indian Movie Actress who has a net worth of $950 thousand at the age of 47. Pooja Bhatt’s income source is mostly from being a successful Movie Actress. She is from Mumbai, India. Daughter of acclaimed Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt and star of several popular Bollywood films. She also forged a successful career as a producer, director, and production designer. On-Net Worth Stats, Pooja Bhatt is a member of movie actresses and popular celebrities.

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx) $950 thousand
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) Under Review
Annual Salary Under Review
Income Source Actress, producer, director

 Career/Movies

  • Bhatt made her acting debut at age 17, in 1989 with Daddy, a TV film directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt. In the film, she portrayed a soul-searching teenage girl in an estranged relationship with her alcoholic father, played by actor Anupam Kher.
  • Her biggest solo hit and her big-screen debut came with the musical hit Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991), which was a remake of the Oscar-winning Hollywood classic It Happened One Night. Pooja Bhatt appeared in many bold shoots like Stardust.
  • Her most well-known films in the 1990s included Sadak opposite Sanjay Dutt (1991), Junoon, Jaanam and Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee opposite , Sir (1993) and Guneghar (1995) opposite Atul Agnihotri, Tadipaar (1993) and Naaraaz (1994) opposite Mithun Chakraborty, Hum Dono opposite Rishi Kapoor, Angrakshak opposite Sunny Deol (1995), Chaahat opposite Shah Rukh Khan (1996), Tamanna (1997), the super-hit and multi-starrer Border (1997) and Zakhm (1998), opposite Ajay Devgan. Bhatt has also acted in some popular hit regional Indian films.
  • Her last film appearance was in the English language film Everybody Says I’m Fine! in 2001. She has since focused on producing and directing. She made her directorial debut with Paap in 2004, starring John Abraham and Udita Goswami. Since then, she has made four more directorial ventures: Holiday (2006), Dhokha (2007), Kajraare (2010) and Jism 2 (2012).
  • Pooja is set to return to acting after almost two decades in Sadak 2, a sequel to the hit 1991 film. The film will see her and Sanjay Dutt reprising their roles from the original and her sister  and Aditya Roy Kapur joining the cast. Her father will be returning to directing with this film after 20 years and it is set for release in 2020.

 Movies

Movies List

1989 Daddy Pooja
1991 Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin Pooja Dharamchand
Sadak Pooja
1992 Prem Deewane Radha
Jaanam Anjali
Saatwan Aasman Pooja Malhotra
Junoon Dr. Nita V. Chauhan
1993 Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee Pooja
Sir Pooja
Chor Aur Chaand Reema D. Seth
Pehla Nasha Monica
Tadipaar Mohini Devi/Namkeen
1994 Kranti Kshetra Pooja
Kalloori Vaasal Pooja
Naaraaz
Boyfriend
1995 Gunehgar Pooja Thakur
Hum Dono Priyanka Surendra Gupta
Angrakshak Priyanka Choudhary/Priya
1996 Chaahat Pooja
Khilona
1997 Tamanna Tamanna Ali Sayed
Border Kammo
1998 Yeh Aashiqui Meri Anju
Kabhi Na Kabhi Tina
Angaaray Pooja
Zakhm Mrs. Desai
2000 Yeh Pyar Hi To Hai
Sanam Teri Kasam Seema Khanna
2001 Everybody Says I’m Fine! Tanya
2020 Sadak 2 TBA

As A Crew Member

1997 Tamanna
1998 Dushman
Zakhm
2002 Sur: The Melody of Life
2003 Jism
Paap
2005 Rog
2006 Holiday
2007 Dhokha
2010 Kajraare
2012 Jism 2
2019 Cabaret  [2]IMDB

Some unknown facts about

  • Does Pooja smoke?: No
  • Does Pooja drink alcohol?: No (Was an alcohol addict earlier; however, gave it up after undergoing rehab)
  • She is the cousin of Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi and step-daughter of the Bollywood actress and film director Soni Razdan.
  • Her big-screen debut film Dil Hai Ke Maanta Nahin was a remake of the Hollywood movie, It Happened One Night.
  • Pooja Bhatt won a National Film Award for the Best Film on Other Social Issues, for her movie Tamanna.
  • Pooja Bhatt also won the Nargis Dutt Award, a special category of National Film Awards, for the movie Zakhm.
  • If not an actress, she would have been an astronaut.
  • Her movie Holiday was confused with the Akshay Kumar starrer “Holiday – A soldier is never off duty”. The
  • She is close friends with Sharad Kapoor and likes to hang out with her gang of lads.
  • Pooja Bhatt prefers to use her real name for the different characters she plays in the movies.
  • Her relationship with her fiance Ranvir Shorey was abusive and she also stated that he beat her down too.
  • Other than her acting, producing and directing on the big screen, she appeared in a documentary called Sunset Bollywood (2005), in which she talks about the Bollywood star.
  • Pooja Bhatt did a nude photoshoot with just bronze paint on her body.
  • Pooja was offered the role of the lead actress in the famous movie “Aashiqui” but she refused the role because her then-boyfriend did not agree to it. She was in love with him since she was 12 and started dating him at 16. At 17, when she had done only two hit movies, her boyfriend asked her to quit acting.
  • Pooja Bhatt would like to make a documentary on her father’s life.
  • Her uncles late Balwant Bhatt and late Nanabhai Bhatt were famous Bollywood directors.

References

References
1 wikipedia
2 IMDB

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