|Children||Aalia, Omar Ebrahim|
Pooja Bedi was born on 11th May 1970 in Mumbai, Maharashtra state. She did her schooling at Besant Montessori, Mumbai and Lawrence School, Sanawar. During her school days she used play for basketball team, debating team, hockey team, swimming team and theatre group. She was a topper at her school academically.
Pooja Bedi made her Bollywood debut in 1991 with Vishkanya. She subsequently appeared in numerous commercial hits like Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar co-starring Aamir Khan and Ayesha Jhulka, Lootere co-starring Sunny Deol, Juhi Chawla, Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah, etc among other films.
Apart from films she also appeared in Television reality shows like Jhalak Dikhlaja, Nach Baliye, Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi, Maa Exchange, Big Boss 5 etc.
Pooja Bedi endorsed several reputed brands like KamaSutra condoms, Kaya Skin Clinic, Frooti, Allergan India, Country Club, Tips and Toes etc.
Pooja Bedi family members’ names and photos
Ex-husband and children [1 son, 1 daughter]
She married Farhan Furniturewalla in 1994 and the couple gave birth to a daughter named Aalia Furniturewalla in 1997 and son named Omar Ebrahim in 2000. The couple got divorce in 2003.
She was born to Kabir Bedi, international film star and Protima Bedi, late Indian classical dancer. Her mother was killed in a landslide on the Himalayas in 1998.
She had a brother named Siddharth, who attended Carnegie Mellon University in the USA. Siddharth committed suicide in 1997 at the age of 26.