Pooja Batra

Pooja Batra

Born: October 27,1973

Spouse: Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia

Zodiac: Scorpio

Height: 5 feet 11 inches

Biography: Pooja Batra in Faizabad, Uttar pradesh, is an Indian actress and Model. She was crowned Femina Miss India International in 1993. She was best known for her Liril soap commercial. She was the first Indian face to launch and be a spokesperson for Head and Shoulders in India. The first film she signed was Virasat in 1997. She worked in over 22 films including Haseena Maan Jayegi, Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya and Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye. Batra worked in Malayalam films, the majority of them with megastars Mammootty and Mohanlal. She recently appeared at the 2009 Academy Awards in Los Angeles, where she reunited with her Virasat costar, Anil Kapoor.Her mother, Neelam Batra was a former Miss India participant in 1971. Batra was married to orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Sonu S. Ahluwalia, in Los Angeles, California .In January 2011; she filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.