Pooja Bedi, the woman in purple whose Marilyn Monroe-like pose from Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander took the nation by storm within the 90s, was fairly the star in that period. Her suave, horny picture catapulted her to fame in Bollywood. Since then the ravishing magnificence has been recognized for her daring, uninhibited, carefree persona.
Daughter of veteran actor Kabir Bedi and late Indian classical dancer Protima Bedi, Pooja was born in Mumbai on Could 11, 1971. From being recognized to have featured in controversial commercial to courting rumours with Akashdeep Saigal, Pooja Bedi has fairly a vibrant life. The very engaging, sultry actress is at the moment making headlines for her tweet “caged and masked”.
As she turns 51, listed here are some lesser-known information of the Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar actress:
Columnist: Aside from being an actor, Pooja additionally donnes the hat as a newspaper columnist and has written for The Occasions of India, Hindustan Occasions, and MiD Day.
Publications: Pooja has written many articles for loads of publications starting from The Week, L’officiel, Femina.
Memoirs: Memoirs of her mom, Protima, have been compiled and edited by her. They have been named Timepass.
Title: Pooja was named Noorjahan after her Islamic conversion whereas she married Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala. She has 2 youngsters named Alaya F and Omar. Alaya made her debut with Jawaani Jaaneman in 2020.
Controversial advert: Pooja had featured within the Kamasutra condom business which was first-of-its-kind. As quickly because the advert was launched, it acquired prohibited from airing on Doordarshan. The advert was directed by Alyque Padamsee and had Marc Robinson in it. Pooja lately took to Instagram to share stills from her controversial commercial.
Pooja was fairly energetic in spreading AIDS consciousness, and he or she endorsed the condom advert consequently.
Bohemian bent of life: Her upbringing endowed a bohemian streak to her persona. Her mother and father inspired her to be progressive and creative. Pooja has by no means shied away from the ‘horny’ tag and has all the time proudly taken it in her stride.
Interview controversy: In 2000, Pooja’s controversial interview with Amitabh Bachchan for the Amul India present, was fairly one thing. Her letter saying ‘Why is the person such a grump?’ created fairly a stir. Apparently she had interviewed Large B, however owing to some displeasure he had requested Star TV to scrap the interview. This enraged Pooja and led to the tiff.
Play-acting: Pooja did a couple of performs named Carry On Papa, Wow What a Lady, A Bengali Jatra.