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Pooja Batra Shah is an Indian Bollywood actress. She started her modeling career at quite a young age by working as a part-time model and fund her education. She got a break when she appeared in the television commercial for Liril soap. In the year 1993, though she ended up as the third runner-up at Miss Asia Pacific, she was, eventually, given the title of “Miss India International.” Following the beauty pageant victory, Batra received many film offers. However, she declined all of them on the verge of completing her education. In the ’90s, she was one of the top models in the country. Till now, she has walked the ramp for over 300 fashion shows. In 1997, Pooja made her Bollywood debut with the movie “Virasat,” with the next release was the film “Bhai.” She has worked in nearly 20 Bollywood films. Pooja is also a philanthropist. She is quite actively involved in various charitable organizations. by often donating money to orphanages and institutes providing free education to underprivileged students. In 2004, her movie “Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story” was shown at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2014, Pooja turned into an RJ in the USA. The trailer of her debut Hollywood film, “One Under the Sun,” was played at the 2016 ‘Cannes Film Festival.’ In the movie, Batra is seen portraying an astronaut, who is the sole survivor of a disastrous space shuttle mission. Pooja is a lifetime member of the International Film And Television Club of the Asian Academy of Film & Television. Recently, in July 2019, Pooja Batra tied the knot with Nawab Shah in a hush-hush ceremony in New Delhi after dating for five months. She was also a spokesperson for Head & Shoulders in India.


Pooja Batra Shah 
ProfessionModel, Actress, Host, Producer, Entrepreneur, RJ
Famous ForWinning Femina Miss India International 1993
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 9" [1]
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-34
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown (Dyed)
Debut• Hindi: Virasat (1997)
• Malayalam: Chandralekha (1997)
• Telugu: Greeku Veerudu (1998)
• Punjabi: Killer Punjabi (2016)
Personal Life
Date of Birth1976-10-27 00:00:00
Age (as in 2020)44 Years
BirthplaceFaizabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownLudhiana, Punjab
SchoolNot Known
College/University• Fergusson College, Pune
• Symbiosis International University, Pune
Educational Qualification• Degree in Economics
• MBA in Marketing
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesHorse-Riding, Swimming, Travelling
Relationships & More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Boyfriends• Armaan Kohli (Actor)
• Akshay Kumar (Actor)
• Christian Middelthon, Actor (2015-2017)
• Nawab Shah (Actor)
Marriage Dates• 1st marriage- Year-2002
• 2nd Marriage- 4 July 2019
Husband/SpouseSonu S. Ahluwalia (Doctor) (div. 2011)
Nawab Shah (Actor)
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Ravi Batra (Army Personnel)
Mother- Neelam Batra (Former Miss India Participant & Cosmetologist)
SiblingsBrothers- 2
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodPizza, Spaghetti, Pav Bhaji
Favourite ActorSalman Khan, Anupam Kher
Favourite DrinkRed Wine
Favourite RestaurantAstrid & Gaston, Peru
Favourite DestinationColumbia
Favourite BookThe Exiles by Ghalib Shiraz Dhalla
Style Quotient
Bike CollectionHarley Davidson Sportster 48


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