Quick Facts of Pooja Bhatt

  • Full NamePooja Bhatt
  • NicknamePooja
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • Birthplacein Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Religion Hindu
  • ProfessionActress, Director, Voice-over Artist, Model, and Filmmaker
  • Nationality Indian
  • Active Year1989-2001
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • SpouseManish Makhija (2003-2014)
  • Height5 ft 5 inches
  • Weight65kg
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Horoscope Pisces

Pooja Bhatt is a prominent Bollywood Actress, director, and filmmaker who rose to fame for her film ‘Dil Hi Ke Manta Nahin’. She is also popular for starring in the documentary Sunset Bollywood. Also, she received a National Film Award for the movie Zakhm.

Furthermore, she is the eldest child of Indian film director Mahesh Bhatt.  Being a prominent actress and a director, Bhatt relishes a lavish life. To find out more about Pooja, read the whole article.

About Pooja

An Indian actress was born on 24th February 1972, in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is of Indian nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces, and she follows the Hindu religion.

Pooja Bhatta with her father Mahesh Bhatt,
Pooja Bhatta with her father Mahesh Bhatt, source: Instagram

Likewise, she took birth to her father, Mahesh Bhatt, and mother, Kiran Bhatt, under the birth name of Lorain Bright. Similarly, her stepmother’s name is Soni Razdan, a British-born Indian actress and film director. A brother named Rahul Bhatt is a handsome film Actor and an excellent fitness trainer. She has two half-siblings, Alia Bhatt, an Indian British film actress, model, and singer, and Shaheen Bhatt.

Career Overview

A multi-talented actress began her film career in a Mahesh Bhatt-directed film ‘Daddy’ based on a father-daughter relationship on How The Girl Would Save Her Father From Alcoholism. She portrayed this role when she was only 17 years of age.

Pooja Bhatt in the movie Dil He Ke Mnta Nahin
Pooja Bhatt in the movie Dil He Ke Manta Nahin, source: Pinterest

Moreover, her first movie debut was from the remarkable film, Dil He Ki manta Nahi. Later continued doing big-screen movies like Sadak, Junoon, Janam, Agnihotri, Phir Teri Kahaani Yaad Aye, Sir, Guneghar, Tadipaar, Naaraz, Hum Dono, Angrakshak, Chahaat, Tamanna, Border, Zakhm, and many more.

Relationship Status

50 years old, Zakhm actress is single at present. Previously, she married her long-term boyfriend, Manish Makhija, a former popular VJ of the Indian music channel, Channel V, aka The Udham Singh Show. At present, he is the owner of a restaurant bar in Goa.

Pooja with her former husband, Manish Makhija,
Pooja with her former husband, Manish Makhija, source: Pinterest

They met on the set of ‘Paap’ for the first time. After dating for two months, they tied the knot in August 2003. After staying eleven years together, Pooja ended her relationship with Manish Makhija in 2014 because of the third person but was a mystery to the internet. There was also rumored that the couple might have broken.

Previously she has dated; Ranvir Shorey, Bobby Deol, Fardeen Khan, and also attracted towards Amir Khan during the set of Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi. In 2016, she was rumored that she was dating Asif Azim, a Bangladeshi model who even appeared in Big Boss.


There were controversies involving Mahesh Bhatt, where they openly Lip-Locked in a Magazine shoot.

Pooja with her father Mahesh at the magazines photoshoot,
Pooja with her father Mahesh at the magazine’s photoshoot, source: Pinterest

From the source, Mahesh openly stated that ” He would marry Pooja Bhatt if she wasn’t his daughter.”

What’s Her Net Worth?

5 ft 5 inches tall, Bhat is living a low-key life. She hasn’t revealed her actual net worth and salary. However, she earns a handsome amount of money through her career as an actress, director, voice-over artist, model, and filmmaker. Moreover, she might have a net worth of around $1 million as of 2021.

On the other hand, her father Mahesh Bhatt’s net worth is around $2 million. Currently, she is living with her parents and enjoying a lavish style. Likewise, Sonakshi Sinha, Tara Sutaria, and Sridevi are some popular Bollywood actresses.