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 Poonam Dhillon  (JamActor of India)

 

 

Poonam Dhillon  (Indian Film Actor)


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Poonam Dhillon was born on April 18, 1956. is a highly famous and celebrated, Indian bollywood movie actress.

She first gained fame when she was crowned the beauty queen title of "Miss India" in 1977. Famous director Yash Chopra noticed her and gave her a romantic role in the star-studded Trishul (1978) where the famous song "Gapoochi Gapoochi gum gum" was picturized on her. Yash Chopra was enthralled enough with her to give her the title role in Noorie (1979), which he produced but didn't direct. The film became a major hit and earned Poonam a Filmfare nomination as Best Actress. It also catapulted her to the ranks of upcoming heroines in the late seventies and early eighties. Subsequently she did about 90 films in Hindi like Sohni Mahiwal, Red Rose, Teri Kasam, Dard, Nishana, Yeh Vada Raha, Samunder, Romance, Kasam, Sitamgar, etc. She did a cameo in the hit film Judaii (1996) as a favor to producer Boney Kapoor after Juhi Chawla dropped out.She also ventured out to do regional films, such as the Bengali film "Nyay Danda," Kannada film "Yudha Kanda" and Telegu film "Ishtam."

She has done Hindi theater, a super hit comedy play "The Perfect Husband" which won best comedy play award in 2005.which recently completed Golden Jublee run. She pioneered "VANITY " a make up van company in India and runs a successful Make up Van Business.

Besides introducing the concept of Makeup vans in India, Poonam Dhillon has been one of the first to start a website. She has been very active with a lot of social causes like Drug awareness, Aids awareness, Family Planning, Organ Donation etc. She also is involved in running an events company.

She married film producer Ashok Thakeria in 1988, with whom she has two children, son Anmol and daughter Paloma. The marriage ended in divorce in 1997.

She did her schooling from Carmel Convent High School, Chandigarh,India

She is active in charity works and politics, in 2002 became a member of the Indian Congress party.
 

Younger sister Dr. Rishma Dhillon-Pai is a gynecologist based in Bombay.

 

ABOUT HER SELF :


Date of Birth: 18 April 1956
Height: 5'6" or 1.68 m
Country: India
Father: Air force officer
Siblings: brother and sister
Children: two children
Marital status: divorced
Ex-spouse: film producer Ashok Thakeria
Other facts: co-hosts the Chusth Durusth show on Zee TV
Occupation: bollywood actress
Debut Film: Trishul
Languages: hindi, English

FILMOGRAPHY:


Mahaanta
Judaai
Virodhi
Jhoothi Shaan
Qurbani Rang Layegi
Amiri Garibi
Atishbaaz
Pathar Ke Insan
Police Public
Hisaab Khoon Ka
Batwara
Abhimanyu
Deshwasi
Galiyon Ka Badshah
Saaya
Kasam
Hum Farishte Nahin
Maalamaal
Sone Pe Suhaaga
Awaam
Mard Ki Zabaan
Khel Mohabbat Ka
Samundar
Naam
Ek Chadar Maili Si
Karma
Avinash
Dosti Dushmani
Palay Khan
Savere Wali Gaadi
Bepanaah
Sitamgar
Tawaif
Kabhi Ajnabi The
Nishan
Geraftaar
Shiva Ka Insaaf
Teri Meherbaniyan
Zamana
John Jani Janardhan
Laila
Badal
Sohni Mahiwal
Yaadgaar
Qayamat
Romance
Teri Kasam
Aapas Ki Baat
Sawaal
Yeh To Kamaal Ho Gaya
Yeh Vaada Raha
Biwi-O-Biwi: The Fun-Film
Basera
Dard
Main Aur Mera Hathi
Poonam
Red Rose
Nishana
Kaala Patthar
Noorie
Trishul
 

 

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