This Bollywood actress’s peak career was ruined because of their first husband. Many celebrities in Bollywood get the position they aspire to in a very short time. There are many stars who, for one reason or another, had to leave the film industry at the peak of their career after making a big name.
In this article, we are telling you about a heroine who was one of the superhit actresses of the past, and people still remember her stardom. But that heroine put her shining career at stake for the sake of love, and later she got cheated in love too. Now that promising heroine is not getting any work, even though she has worked not only in Bollywood but also in the South.
Here we are talking about Indian film actress Pooja Batra. The actress’s father, Ravi Batra, has been a colonel in the Indian Army. His mother is 1971 Miss India contestant Neelam Batra. He has two brothers. Pooja Batra is a relative of martyred Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal, awarded India’s highest military honour, Param Vir Chakra. In this way, the actress has come from a rich background and has come on the screen based on her ability.
Pooja won the runner-up title in the Femina Miss India pageant in 1993 and was crowned Femina Miss India International 1993. When Pooja Batra was young, she lived in Ludhiana with her family and was an athlete during her school days. The actress used to compete in 200 and 400-meter races in her childhood. He has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Fergusson College, Pune. After this, she did an MBA in Marketing from Symbiosis, Pune and then she participated in the Miss International beauty contest in 1993. After this, she came on the film screen.
On 27 October 1975, Pooja Batra started her film career with Aasai, which was a Telugu film. This film, released in 1995, received positive responses from the audience but in it, she was in a cameo role. After this, she was seen as the lead in Sisindri. He has also acted in Malayalam and Tamil films.
Pooja worked with top stars of the 90s like Govinda, Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor and Sunil Shetty. Some of his films include Haseena Maan Jayegi, Bhai, Talaash and Nayak. Pooja was moderately successful in her film career and it was believed that she would reach new heights, but suddenly she decided to leave the industry after marriage. After doing about 30 films, Pooja married USA-based Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia in 2002.
That was a time when actresses did not do films after marriage and Pooja also did the same. She shifted to the United States and left the industry, disappointing her fans. However, after 9 years of marriage, the couple filed for divorce in 2011. At that time it was reported that Pooja was getting offers from Hollywood but her husband was against the idea of her joining showbiz again. After the divorce from her first husband, the actress returned to India and started her second innings in Bollywood. However, she could not repeat her previous success and got only small roles which did not take her career forward.