Pooja Batra

Actor
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Basic Details

Personal Details
Profession : Actor
Gender : Female
Birthdate : 27th October, 1974
Status : Divorced
Family Details
Spouse Details : Dr Sonu S Ahluwali (m. 0-0) - Null
Father : Ravi Batra
Mother : Neelam Batra

Biography

Early Life

<p>Pooja Batra was born in Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh to an army colonel . A former Miss India participant of 1971, the actress lived in Ludhiana with her extended family . </p><p>While in school she was an athlete. A graduate from the famous Fergusson College in Pune with Economics major, she holds an MBA Degree in marketing from Symbiosis Pune. At the age of 18 years old she won the third place at the Miss Asia Pacific in 1993.</p><p><br></p>

Personal Life

<p>Pooja Batra was married for over eight years with Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia and a few months ago she moved out of Sonu's home and she filed for a divorce in Los Angeles. </p><p>Past few years Pooja has been frequenting trips to India and attending B-Town events and film parties that kind of raised the speculation of the trouble in her marriage. Apparently rumours are that Dr. Sonu wanted to start a family and have children but Pooja was not ready for it. She felt that child birth would affect her figure. She was trying hard to pursue a career in Hollywood and was busy giving auditions but things weren't going in the right . The actress further rented out a place in LA.<br></p><p>Dr. Sonu was a doting husband and a famous doctor . He had provided her everything right from a beautiful home to a swanky car , paid for her acting and make up classes. They seemed to be happy together whenever they came down to India. Their wedding in 2003 was a glittering spectacular wedding ceremony in New Delhi. Pooja had acted

Career

<p>Pooja Batra's film career started after she had initially turned down many offers as she was keen to complete her education. She signed her first contract for the film Virasat with Film Studio in 1997. She then went on to work in over 20 Hindi films. Haseena Maan Jayegi , Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya, Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye to name a few. </p><p>Pooja Batra had created a sensation when she first appeared in the film, ' Virasat' which shot her to instant fame . Followed by her film Bhai in 1977 in which she paired with Sunil Shetty also was a box office hit. She further went on to do films like Farz in 2001, Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi in 2001 and Ittefaq in 2001. <br></p><p>In 1999 she had paired with Sanjay Dutt in Haseena Maan Jaayegi which was one of the biggest box office hits of that year. After her successful stint in Virasat, director Priyadarshan cast her in three more films , Meghan in 1999 , Chandralekha and Kashmakash in 1997. She also acted in the film Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story , a histo

Filmography

Type of Filmography Movie Name Release Year Worked as Casted as Status
Movie Mirror Game 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Jodi No 1 2001 Guest Appearance - Released

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