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.
TV- Daddy (1989) Film- Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991)
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth
24 February 1972
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Kiran Bhatt (Birth name- Loraine Bright)
Mahesh Bhatt (Film Director)
Rahul Bhatt (Fitness Trainer)
Alia Bhatt (Bollywood Actress, half-sister), Shaheen Bhatt (Half-Sister), both daughters of Soni Razdan.
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
Manish Makhija (2003–2014) (separated)
Actress, producer, director
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
in centimeters- 159 cm in meters- 1.59 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 2½”
in Kilograms- 68 kg in Pounds- 150 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
Race / Ethnicity
Gujarati, English, Scottish, Armenian, and Burmese Kashmiri
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."
alia bhatt pooja bhatt photo
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 $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.
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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.
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Her most well-known films in the 1990s included Sadak opposite Sanjay Dutt (1991), Junoon, Jaanam and Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee opposite Rahul Roy, 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 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.
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Pooja Bhatt Movies
Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin Pooja Dharamchand Sadak Pooja
Prem Deewane Radha Jaanam Anjali Saatwan Aasman Pooja Malhotra Junoon Dr. Nita V. Chauhan
Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee Pooja Sir Pooja Chor Aur Chaand Reema D. Seth Pehla Nasha Monica Tadipaar Mohini Devi/Namkeen
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 Rahul Roy.
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.
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.
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’.
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