Pooja Bedi is an Indian actress, television talk show host, model, author, motivational speaker, and newspaper columnist. Moreover, Pooja Bedi is the daughter of Indian actors Kabir Bedi and Protima Bedi. Pooja has participated in Indian reality shows such as Bigg Boss and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.
Table of Biography
Pooja Bedi was born on 11 May 1970 in Bombay (currently known as Mumbai), Maharashtra, India. Moreover, Pooja is 52 years old and holds Indian citizenship. She has a zodiac sign of Taurus and her mother tongue is Punjabi.
Moreover, she is the daughter of famous actor Kabir Bedi and classical dancer, Protima Bedi. Talking about her siblings, she has two brothers, Siddharth and Adam Bedi. She grew up in an artistic environment in Mumbai.
Talking about her educational life, she did her basic education at Besant Montessori in Bombay and then at The Lawrence School, Sanawar. Furthermore, she did her graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai.
Talking about Pooja’s relationship, she is single currently. However, she married a Muslim-Parsi of Gujarati Khoja descent Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala whom she met in 1990.
They got married on May 6, 1994. By the marriage, they had two children, Omar Furniturewalah and Alaya Furniturewala. But the relationship couldn’t last long and the couple divorced in 2003.
Pooja created a sensation in September 2020 when she tweeted against reservations. Many others pointed out that it was probably her privilege- she is the daughter of actor Kabir Bedi.
Which made her make the words in the first place and that her comments were met with mixed emotions.
Pooja Bedi is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 77kg. Moreover, she has brown hair and black eyes in color. Talking about her body measurement, her body is measured at 34-26-34 Inches.
Talking about Pooja’s professional career, she worked in the Bollywood films industry from 1991 to 1995 and she also appeared in many commercials and campaigns.
She is most known for her endorsement of and use of the KamaSutra condom campaign to raise AIDS awareness. Carry On Papa, Wow What a Girl, and A Bengali Jatra was among the plays in which she appeared.
As an actress, Pooja made her film debut with Jag Mundhra’s film Vishkanya (1991). She also got a chance to act with Amir Khan in the movie Jeeta Wohi Sikander (1992) are other movies about the actress.
Breakthrough role and debut in reality shows
Pooja compiled and edited Timepass, her mother Promita Bedi’s memoirs, in 2000. She has published articles for several publications, including L’officiel, Femina, and The Week, and has been a writer for the Times of India, Hindustan Times, and MiD DAY newspapers.
In 2005, she along with Hanif Hilal took part in Nach Baliye. She first appeared on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2006, followed by Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2007.
Moreover, she was also a celebrity contestant on Bigg Boss 5, the Indian version of Big Brother. But sadly, she was evicted on Day 56 (November 27) after surviving for 8 weeks in the Bigg Boss house.
Talking about Pooja’s awards and nominations, she was nominated in the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1993. She also won the Indian Telly Award for Best Anchors in 2005 and 2006.
Pooja as an Actor, Model, Host, Author, Columnist, has earned a decent amount of sum in her career. Besides that, there is no information regarding her total net worth, salary, and income. We can assume that as an actor, she will increase her net worth in the upcoming years.
Pooja is active on social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. On her Facebook page, there are more than 1 million followers and on Instagram, there are more than 146k followers. The actor has more than 298k followers on Twitter.