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Poonam Dhillon Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 9, 2020

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Short Biography

Poonam Dhillon was born on 18-04-1962 in Kanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Television Actress, Theatre Actress & Television Personality who is known for her work in Bollywood as well as Kannada, Telugu, Marathi & Punjabi cinema.

Poonam Dhillon Complete Bio & Career

Poonam Dhillon completed her studies from the famous Carmel Convent High School, Chandigarh. She catapulted to limelight after she won the Miss India crown in the year 1977. This paved her way directly into the world of modelling and her pretty face seen on several magazine covers then. After enjoying a highly successful modelling career she got a role in the super hit film Trishul in 1978 and thus she made a very successful debut as an actress. This film’s song 'Gapuchi Gapuchi gam gam' which was picturised on her is famous even today.
Her next project 'Noorie' which released a year later after her debut in 1979 literally made her an overnight star Her on-screen pairing with the superstar Rajesh Khanna was heavily praised and this successful pair delivered four more super hit films like 'Nishan', 'Dard', 'Awam', and 'Zamana'. Their film Redrose even though it was a box-office failure but was critically acclaimed.
In an illustrious career that she had as actress, she delivered several super hit films such as 'Biwi O Biwi', 'Kaala Patthar', 'Teri Meharbaniya', 'Yeh To Kamaal Ho Gaya', 'Batwara', 'Karma', 'Sohni Mahiwal’ and 'Kasam' among others. In addition to Hindi films, she has also acted in Tamil, Bengali, and Kannada language films. Her career as a leading actress spanned from 1978 with the film 'Trishul' till 'Virodhi' in 1992.
Besides acting, she has also hosted a show titled 'Chusth Dhrusth'. She has also acted in a television series titled 'Kitty Party'. She won a lot of appreciation and award for her performance in the Hindi play called 'The Perfect Husband' in the year 2005. She also had her stint in politics when in 2004, she got associated with the Indian National Congress in 2004. She has also participated as a contestant in Big Boss 3 in 2009.

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Poonam Dhillon Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Amrik Singh Dhillon & Gurcharan Kaur Dhillon. Her father was an engineer and mother was a school principal. She has a brother named Baljinder Singh Dhillon and a sister named Rishma Dhillon-Pai. She was married to a film producer Ashok Thakeria from 1988 to 1997. The couple was blessed with two children, a son named Anmol Thakeria and a daughter named Paloma Thakeria.

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Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 27
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 34-27-34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikhism
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Carmel Convent, Bhopal
College N/A
Qualification MBA in International Business
Hobbies Travelling, Reading, Singing
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Bollywood Film - Trishul (1978)
Kannada Film - Yuddha Kaanda (1989)
Telugu Film - Ishtam (2001)
Marathi Film - Kunasathi Kunitari (2011)
Punjabi Film - Double Di Trouble (2014)
TV - Andaz (1995)
Best Movies Noorie (1980), Sohni Mahiwal (1984), Teri Meherbaniyan (1985), Ekk Nayi Pehchaan (2015) among others
Best Friends Padmini Kolhapure (actress)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website
Email Address [email protected]


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Actress Saira Banu
Favorite Actor Shammi Kapoor
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Place Goa

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Poonam Dhillon

  • She was crowned as Femina Miss India in 1977.
  • She remains active as a social worker in issues like AIDS awareness, family planning, and drugs.
  • She has also served SAARC as its Cultural Ambassador.

Poonam Dhillon Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

60 years, 5months, 6 days old age Poonam Dhillon will turn 61 on 18 April, 2023. Only 6 months, 24 days, her next birthday.

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