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.
Pooja Bhatt Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Pooja Bhatt|
|Age||(as in 2023) 51 Years|
|Debut||TV- Daddy (1989)|
Film- Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Pisces|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||24 February 1972|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|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.|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Ranvir Shorey (VJ, Bollywood Actor and host)|
Bobby Deol (Bollywood Actor)
Fardeen Khan (Bollywood Actor)
Munish Makheeja (Indian VJ and restaurateur)
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Husband/Spouse||Manish Makhija (2003–2014) (separated)|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Profession||Actress, producer, director|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|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
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Gujarati, English, Scottish, Armenian, and Burmese Kashmiri|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|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."|
Pooja Bhatt Family
Bhatt was born on 24 February 1972 to Mahesh Bhatt and Kiran Bhatt (born Loraine Bright). On her father’s side, Bhatt is of predominately Gujarati descent and on her mother’s side, Pooja Bhatt is of English, Scottish, Armenian, and Burmese ancestry. She is the step-daughter of Soni Razdan.
She has a brother, Rahul Bhatt and half-sisters Shaheen and Alia Bhatt. Her cousins are Hitarth Bhat and Emraan Hashmi.
Pooja Bhatt Net Worth
Pooja is an Indian Movie Actress who has a net worth of $5 million at the age of 51. 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 2023 (Approx)||$5 Million|
|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|
Pooja Bhatt 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.
- 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 Alia Bhatt 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.
Pooja Bhatt Movies
|1991||Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin Pooja Dharamchand|
|1992||Prem Deewane Radha|
Saatwan Aasman Pooja Malhotra
Junoon Dr. Nita V. Chauhan
|1993||Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee Pooja|
Chor Aur Chaand Reema D. Seth
Pehla Nasha Monica
Tadipaar Mohini Devi/Namkeen
|1994||Kranti Kshetra Pooja|
Kalloori Vaasal Pooja
|1995||Gunehgar Pooja Thakur|
Hum Dono Priyanka Surendra Gupta
Angrakshak Priyanka Choudhary/Priya
|1997||Tamanna Tamanna Ali Sayed|
|1998||Yeh Aashiqui Meri Anju|
Kabhi Na Kabhi Tina
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
|2002||Sur: The Melody of Life |
|2012||Jism 2 |
Pooja Bhatt Awards/Nominations
|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|
Some Known Facts About Pooja Bhatt
- 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.
What is the relation between Pooja and Alia Bhatt?
On her father’s side, Bhatt is of predominately Gujarati descent and on her mother’s side, she is of English, Scottish, Armenian, and Burmese ancestry. She is the step-daughter of Soni Razdan. She has a brother, Rahul Bhatt and half-sisters Shaheen and Alia Bhatt. Her cousins are Hitarth Bhat and Emraan Hashmi.
Who is Pooja’s mother?
What is the age of Pooja?
51 years (24 February 1972)
Is Pooja Alia Bhatt‘s mother?
Pooja Bhatt is Alia Bhatt‘s step-sister. Pooja Bhatt’s mother is Kiran Bhatt, Mahesh Bhatt’s first wife. Aia Bhatt is the daughter of Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan. SRK and Pooja Bhatt acted together in the 1996 film ‘Chaahat’ while SRK and Alia were paired together in the 2016 film ‘Dear Zindagi’.
Who is the father of Bhatt?