Pooja Batra

Profession: Actress , Supporting Actress
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  • Also Know as :- Pooja Batra
  • Profession:- Actress , Supporting Actress
  • Gender :- female
  • Birthdate:- 27 Oct 1976
  • Active Years:- Till Today

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Pooja Batra is an Indian actress and model. She was crowned Femina Miss India International in 1993.

Pooja Batra was born to Ravi Batra, an army colonel and Neelam Batra, a Miss India participant in 1971. She lived in Ludhiana with her extended family while she was young. While in school, she was an athlete and competed in the 200 and 400-meter dash.

She graduated in Economics from Fergusson College, Pune and holds an MBA in marketing from Symbiosis, Pune. She has two brothers. She became the third runner-up at the Miss Asia Pacific in 1993, when she was 18 years old.

Pooja Batra was married to orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Sonu S. Ahluwalia in Los Angeles, California from 2002 to 2010. In January 2011 she filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.

At a young age, she started modelling as a part-time job. She was best known for her Liril soap commercial. She was the first Indian face to launch and be a spokesperson for Head and Shoulders in India. She has participated in over 250 modeling events and ad campaigns. She shot to fame when she was crowned Miss India Asia-Pacific in 1993. She went on to become one of the top models in India. She walked the ramp for over 250 fashion shows in India and overseas. She is an ambassador for Parag Sarees.

Pooja Batra turned down many offers to complete her education before signing a contract with the Virasat Film Studio. The first film she signed was Virasat in 1997 followed by another hit movie Bhai. She went on to work in over 20 films including Haseena Maan Jayegi, Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya and Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye. One of her films, Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story, a historical epic, was shown at the Cannes film festival in 2004. She is a life member of International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of Film & Television, Noida.

Pooja Batra has also appeared in South Indian films, including three Malayalam films and two Tamil films, including a cameo in the 1995 film Aasai.

Batra has acted in theater and toured North America, which earned her considerable acclaim.

She appeared at the 2009 Academy Awards in Los Angeles, where she reunited with her Virasat costar, Anil Kapoor.

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