Pooja Bedi

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NamePooja Bedi
Buddhist NameKarma Saraswati
NicknameBooie 1
ProfessionIndian Actress, Model, Host, Author, Columnist, Motivational Speaker
Years Active1992-Present
Date of BirthMay 11, 1970
Age (In 2024)54 Years 1 Month(s) 7 Days
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
ResidenceGoa, India 2
Mother TonguePunjabi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5ft 7in
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusDivorced
Husband/SpouseFarhan Furniturewalla ( m. 1994–2003)
pooja bedi with ex-husband farhan furniturewala
Marriage DateMay 6, 1994 1
Boyfriend(s)/Affair(s)Maneck Contractor (Boat Builder)
pooja bedi with maneck contractor
Akashdeep Saigal (TV Actor)
pooja bedi with akashdeep saigal
Dwiti Vikramaditya
pooja bedi with dwiti vikramaditya
Hanif Hilal (Choreographer)
pooja bedi with hanif hilal
Bijoy Jain (Famous architect and founder of Studio Mumbai Architects)
bijoy jain
Aditya Pancholi
pooja bedi with aditya pancholi
Kamran Rizvi (Actor)
Son(s)Omar Furniturewalla
pooja bedi with son omar furniturewalla
Daughter(s)Alaya Furniturewala
pooja bedi with daughter alaya furniturewala
FatherKabir Bedi
pooja bedi with father kabir bedi
MotherLate Protima Bedi (Indian classical dancer)
Brother(s)Siddharth Bedi
Adam Bedi (half-brother)
adam bedi with wife melissa anne murphy and sister pooja bedi
Cousin(s)Aadya Bedi (Satish Kuldip Bedi's daughter, Actress)
Tarini Bedi (Assistant Professor)
Seher Bedi (Producer)
Brinda Maira (Yoga instructor and spiritual healer)
Amarantha (Ami) Mehera (Kabir Bedi' s niece)
Sohni Tanna (Ranga Bedi's Daughter)
Kalpana Mehra
Ryan Tham
Keenan Tham
Other Relative(s)
Aunt(s)Gulhima Bedi (Kabir Bedi' s sister)
Ashitta Tham 3
Uncle(s)Ranga Bedi (Kabir Bedi' s brother)
Shakti Maira (Gulhima Bedi's Ex-Husband, Painter)
Late Satish Kuldip Bedi (Kabir Bedi's Cousin)
Sam Scales (Gulhima Bedi's Husband)
Niece(s)Tia Tanna
Diah Mehera
Vedika Mehera
Daria Bedi
daria bedi with aunt pooja bedi
Grand Father (Paternal)Baba Bedi Lal Phiare (Wrestler, Freedom fighter, Oxford graduate, author and Marxist)
Grand Mother (Paternal)Freda Bedi
Education Details
SchoolThe Lawrence School, Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh
Besant Montessori School, Mumbai 1
CollegeMithibai College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationCollege Dropout
Debut MovieVishkanya (1991)
Famous MoviesComedy Couple (2020)
Aatank Hi Aatank (1995)
Phir Meri Kahani Yaad Aayee (1993)
Lootere (1993)
Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)
Vishkanya (1991)
TV Show(s)Masaba Masaba (2020)
Bigg Boss 5 (Contestant, 2011)
Maa Exchange (Contestant, 2011)
Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi 1 (Contestant, 2008)
Bigg Boss 2– Aakhiri Salam (Host, 2008)
Nach Baliye 3 (Contestant, 2007)
Not Just Page 3 (Host, 2004)
Just Pooja (Host, 2004-2006)
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 1 (Contestant, 2001)
AdvertisementsKamasutra condoms
Tips and toes nail polish
Magazine CoversSavvy
Good Housekeeping
Good homemaker
Better homes and gardens
India today plus
Simply Mumbai,
Tele prime time
Prevention 4
Brand AmbassadorCountry Club India Limited
Allergan (India)
Kaya skin clinic
Contact/Social Media Details
Twittertwitter.com/poojabeditweets (299k followers)
Facebookfacebook.com/pooja.bedi.378 (1m followers)
Instagraminstagram.com/poojabediofficial (149k followers)
Email[email protected]
Other Details
Books"Timepass" (Penguin, top 10 national bestseller 2000) ;
A real life story on female foeticide titled,
"born to die", in the book, "Because I am a girl" (Random house)
HobbiesTraveling, Water Sports, Swimming, playing Chess and Scrabble,
Reading, Collecting music, Taking Photos, Philanthropy, Cooking 5
Favorite Collections Café del mar, the Putamayo series and Ministry of Sound 5
Favorite ArtistsAndre Bocelli Frank Sinatra, Dido, Leonard Cohen, Diana Krall,
Lionel Ritchie, Bob Marley, Erykah Badu and Tina Turner,
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Abida Parveen and Atif Aslam, Sonu Nigam. 5
Favorite SongsMy Way (Frank Sinatra), I’d love to be your last (Clay Walker)
Lady (Kenny Rogers) Annies song (John Denver),
Just the way you are (Billy Joel), Hero (Enrique Iglesias),
Shine on (R.I.O.) and Happy (Pharrell Williams) 5
Favorite MoviesJo jeeta Wohi Sikander, Dor, Taare Zameen Par, Sholay,
queen, Serendipity, Only You, A Fish Called Wanda,
Scarface, The Godfather, Scent of a Woman, the Secret,
Avatar, Interstellar, Oceans 11, mad max, tequila sunrise & the X men series 5
Life QuoteThe quality of your life is not shaped by what happens to you,
but by your reaction to it.!!!
If you want something, want it with all your heart. Match it’s frequency,
and it will manifest. 5
Pooja Bedi is an Indian Actress, Model, Host, Author, Columnist, Motivational Speaker. She is the daughter of veteran actor Kabir Bedi and Protima Bedi.
Pooja Bedi was born on May 11, 1970 to actor Kabir Bedi and classical dancer Protima Bedi in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
She made her acting debut with Vishkanya (1991). In 1992, she acted in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) with Aamir Khan.
Pooja Bedi married Farhan Furniturewalla on May 6, 1994. They have two children, a daughter Alaya Furniturewala and son Omar Furniturewalla. Pooja and Farhan divorced on February 14, 2003.
She did her schooling from Mumbai's Besant Montessori School and then in Sanawar's The Lawrence School. Rahul Roy, Pratap Gaikwad, Ness Wadia and Jeh Wadia, Omar Abdullah were her school mates. 1
During her school days pooja was a class topper and she was in basketball team, hockey team and a swimming champ too. 6
She is the 18th descendant of Guru Nanak from her dad's side. 1
After marriage to Farhan she converted to Islam and changed her name to Noorjehan. 1
On July 19, 1997 her brother Siddharth, who had been diagnosed with Schizophrenia committed suicide.
Her mother was killed while on a holy pilgrimage on the Himalayas on August 18, 1998.
In February 2019, Pooja Bedi got engaged to a Parsi boat builder named Maneck Contractor and has been living with him in Goa.

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