Pooja Bhatt was born to Indian film director Mahesh Bhatt and Kiran Bhatt (aka Loraine Bright). She is an Indian film actress, voice actress, model and film maker as well. While still a child, Pooja Bhatt wanted to become an astronaut. She has two step-sisters Alia and Shaheen; and one biological brother Rahul. Noted Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi and Film Director Mohit Suri are her cousins. (sister-in-laws Parveen Shahani and actress Udita Goswami). She made a totally unconventional debut under her father’s watchful eye with ‘Daddy’ (1989) at the age of 17. She shot into fame with ‘Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin‘, opposite Aamir Khan. In this movie too she plays the daughter of Anupam Kher. The movie, along with most of its songs, did well at the box office. She was also appreciated in ‘Zakhm‘ and ‘Sadak‘. Her acting career spanned from 1989 through to the year 2001. She married her long-time boyfriend, Munish Makhija, who is also known as Udham Singh, a host of Channel V and owner of a restaurant in Goa, during the year 2003. Her first effort as a director was Paap from 2004. It featured John Abraham and Udita Goswami in the lead roles.
Name: Pooja Bhatt
Born: 24 February 1972
Star Sign: Pisces
Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5 feet 2½ inches
Profession: Actress, Director, Producer
- Husband: Manish Makhija (16th Aug 2003.)
- Brother: Rahul Bhatt
- Parents: Mahesh Bhatt, Kiran Bhatt
- Grandfather: Nanabhai Bhatt
- Step Mother: Soni Razdan
- Step Sister(s): Shaheen Bhatt and Alia Bhatt.
- Cousin: Mohit Suri , Emraan Hashmi