Pooja Bhatt is an Indian director, actor, filmmaker, and former mannequin. She is the eldest daughter of the well-known Indian filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.
Pooja Bhatt was born on Thursday, 24 February 1972 (age 49 years; as in 2021) in Mumbai. Her zodiac signal is Taurus. She did her education at A F Petit Ladies Excessive Faculty, Mumbai.
Peak: 5′ 1″
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Household & Caste
Pooja Mahesh Bhatt is half Gujarati from her father’s aspect and half English from her mom’s aspect. In one in all her Tweets, she wrote,
My mom is Scottish, Burmese, Armenian, English. My father is half Brahmin, half Muslim.”
Mother and father & Siblings
Her father, Mahesh Bhatt, is a well-known Indian director, producer, and screenwriter. Her mom’s identify is Kiran Bhatt, who modified her identify from Loraine Vivid to Kiran Bhatt put up her marriage to Mahesh Bhatt. Her organic brother, Rahul Bhatt, is an Indian health coach and actor.
After getting separated from Pooja’s mom, Mahesh Bhatt received married to British actress and movie director Soni Razdan. Pooja has two step-sisters Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt from Soni Razdan and Mahesh Bhatt.
The well-known Indian actor Emraan Hashmi and the Indian movie director Mohit Suri are her cousins.
Relationships, Husband & Youngsters
Earlier, Pooja Bhatt’s identify was linked up with many Indian celebrities like Aamir Khan, Fardeen Khan, Bobby Deol, Suneel Darshan, Deepak Malhotra, and Aditya Pancholi. Later, she was in a live-in relationship with the Indian actor Ranvir Shorey, and there have been rumours that the 2 have been engaged. After some time, the couple parted methods attributable to an abusive relationship. In an interview, Pooja talked about ending her relationship with Ranvir, she stated,
I used to be in a relationship with an alcoholic, who used to beat me up.”
In 2003, she received married to her long-time boyfriend, Munish Makhija who’s a VJ and a businessman. After virtually 11 years of their marriage, the couple received divorced. In an interview, Pooja talked about her divorce, she stated,
I select to dwell life on MY phrases & refuse to carry out to the gallery. Certificates don’t make or break marriages & relationships! Life does! To all those that care & particularly those who don’t my husband, Munna& Me have determined to half methods after 11 wonderful years of marriage. Our cut up as some may name it’s amicable & we maintain one another within the highest esteem for now and without end. The explanation I clarify Is that we’re each components of the general public area. Our mates, effectively wishers& foes are free to now speculate.”
She began her profession as a toddler mannequin, and her first TV commercial was for Pears cleaning soap.
On the age of 17, she debuted as an actor within the Hindi movie ‘Daddy’ (1989) during which she performed the function of Pooja, and the movie was directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt. She gained immense recognition within the Hindi movie ‘Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin’ (1991) together with the well-known Indian actor Aamir Khan.
A few of her different standard Hindi movies are ‘Sadak’ (1991), ‘Sir’ (1993), ‘Kranti Kshetra’ (1994), ‘Chaahat’ (1996), and ‘Border’ (1997).
She launched her personal movie manufacturing firm ‘Pooja Bhatt Productions’ in 1996. She debuted as a producer within the Hindi movie ‘Tamanna’ (1997), and her first movie as a director was the Hindi movie ‘Paap’ launched in 2003. A few of her Hindi movies as a director are ‘Dushman’ (1998), ‘Zakhm’ (1998), ‘Jism’ (2003), and ‘Jism 2’ (2012). She has labored as a producer within the Hindi movies corresponding to ‘Vacation’ (2006), ‘Dhokha’ (2007), and ‘Kajraare’ (2010). Other than this, she has additionally labored as a manufacturing designer within the Hindi movies like ‘Jism’ (2003) and ‘Paap’ (2003). After virtually eight years, in 2009, she appeared within the Hindi movie ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’ reverse Saif Ali Khan.
In 2020, she made a particular look within the Hindi movie ‘Sadak 2,’ which is the sequel to the Hindi movie ‘Sadak’ (1991). The movie didn’t obtain an ideal response from the viewers and was one of many greatest Hindi flop movies in 2020. She appeared within the Netflix net collection ‘Bombay Begums’ in 2021 during which she performed the function of Rani.
In one of many editions of the ’80s Filmfare journal, her photograph together with her father was revealed which acquired enormous criticism. Within the photograph, the duo was lip kissing one another, and later a controversial assertion by Mahesh Bhatt added gas to the fireplace. In an interview, he stated,
If Pooja wasn’t my daughter, I’d have beloved to marry her.”
On the age of 24, for a vogue journal, she posed bare with solely paint on her physique. At the moment, her photoshoot created an enormous controversy among the many media and the general public.
Awards & Honours
- 1991: Filmfare Lux New Face of the Yr Award for the Hindi movie ‘Daddy’
- 1997: Nationwide Movie Award for Finest Movie on Different Social Points for the Hindi movie ‘Tamanna’
- 1999: Nargis Dutt Award for Finest Function Movie on Nationwide Integration for the Hindi movie ‘Zakhm’
Pooja Bhatt, 601, Kyle More Residences, Behind Mehboob Studios, Bandra (W) Mumbai 400050
- Her household and mates name her Bhoot Bhatt.
- Whereas she was at school, she dreamt of turning into an astronaut.
- Her uncle Mukesh Bhatt as soon as provided her a job in an excellent hit movie, however she declined it as a result of her that point boyfriend didn’t need her to turn out to be an actress. In an interview, she stated,
I had a boyfriend and I used to be in love with him since I used to be 12-year-old. Once I was 16, I began relationship him. At 17, I did ‘Daddy’ and at 18, I used to be provided ‘Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin’.”
- She has labored as a mannequin and has featured on the quilt web page of varied magazines.
- In one of many interviews, Alia Bhatt stated that there was a bizarre hearsay that she was the daughter of Mahesh Bhatt and Pooja Bhatt.
- She is an animal lover and has a pet canine and some pet cats.
- Pooja recorded an English rap music “Simply For Immediately” in 1993 for the debut album of Indian music director and singer Daboo Malik.
- In 1996, she hosted a Hindi TV present ‘Mere Saath Chal.’
- In 2005, she appeared within the Hindi documentary ‘Sundown Bollywood.’
- Curiously, in her twelve movies, her character identify was Pooja.
- Pooja Bhatt follows a non-vegetarian eating regimen.
- In an interview, she talked about her step-mother Soni Razdan, she stated,
To start with, as I stated, we (Soni and I) have been complete strangers and he or she was my enemy. However they are saying na, that point heals all wounds. It healed my heartaches as effectively. We started by saying hello, whats up after which onto making small discuss. It took off from there and now we’re good mates. It’s simply of late however mother too has began chatting with Soni. Dad and I didn’t attempt to make them mates. It was on their very own that they did so. Executed mutually on their very own. Now they get alongside high-quality.”
- She began consuming alcohol on the age of 16, however in December 2017, she stop consuming.
- As per media sources, she began smoking on the age of 23. In 2018, she shared an Instagram put up, during which she talked about quitting smoking.
- In 2018, she acquired the franchise rights of ‘Crew Delhi Hoopers’ within the 3BL Basketball League.
- As per Bombay Instances, Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan refrained Salman to work with Pooja Bhatt within the 90s movies as she was fairly a controversial actress at the moment.
- She has received many tattoos inked on her physique. First is a tattoo of an owl on her left forearm, second is a tattoo of an eye fixed, butterfly, and a compass on her left shoulder, the third is tattoos of Zibu Symbols on her left hand’s fingers, and fourth is a tattoo of ‘Alles iat ein marchem’ i.e. All the things is a fairy story inked on her proper forearm.