Poonam Dhillon

Poonam Dhillon Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 16, 2023

Date of Birth

18 / April / 1962


62 Years


Actress Businesswoman

Poonam Dhillon is a versatile personality, known for her achievements as an actress in films, theatre, and television. In addition to her successful career in entertainment, she has also made a name for herself in the political arena. One of her most notable films is Noorie (1979), which brought her widespread recognition.

Poonam Dhillon Height, Age, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Poonam is committed to raising awareness for various social causes, including girls’ education, women’s empowerment, and the prevention of drugs and AIDS. Her advocacy work extends beyond the entertainment industry, and she has been recognized as a speaker at prestigious events such as the SAARC and MINDMINE summits, as well as other social gatherings and conventions.

Birth & Family

Poonam Dhillon was born on April 18, 1962, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, to Amrik Singh Dhillon and Gurucharan Kaur Dhillon. Her father was an aeronautical engineer in the Indian Air Force, and her mother was a school principal. Poonam has two siblings, Late Baljinder Singh Dhillon, and Dr. Rishma Dhillon Pai.

For her education, Poonam attended Carmel Covent School in Chandigarh before graduating from Punjab University in Chandigarh. She also pursued further education at Jaro Education’s International Business Institute in Brussels, Belgium, and Jharkhand Rai University in Ranchi. Poonam obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in May 2008.

Baljinder Singh Dhillon Poonam Dhillon Brother

Baljinder Singh Dhillon Poonam Dhillon Brother

Ashok Thakeria Poonam Dhillon husband

Ashok Thakeria Poonam Dhillon’s husband

Anmol Thakeria Poonam Dhillon Son

Anmol Thakeria Poonam Dhillon Son

Paloma Thakeria Poonam Dhillon Daughter

Paloma Thakeria Poonam Dhillon Daughter

Raj Sippy Poonam Dhillon Boyfriend

Raj Sippy Poonam Dhillon Boyfriend


School Carmel Covent School, Chandigarh
College Panjab University, Chandigarh
Jaro Education’s the International Business Institute, Brussels, Belgium
Jharkhand Rai University, Ranchi
Educational Qualification B.A. (Political Science and Economics), MBA, Ph.D

Personal Life

Dhillon was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, to Amreek Singh, who served as an aeronautical engineer in the Indian Air Force, and her mother, who was a school principal. Poonam’s family moved around frequently due to her father’s transfers. Both of her siblings pursued careers in medicine. Despite her early interest in academics, Poonam ultimately decided to enter the film industry and began her career at the age of 16 after completing her schooling at Carmel Convent in Chandigarh.

In 2013, Poonam was pursuing an MBA in International Business. She was previously married to producer Ashok Thakeria and has two children, a daughter named Paloma and a son named Anmol.


Poonam’s talent caught the attention of the legendary Yash Chopra, who cast her in the film Trishul in 1978, after she had won the titles of Miss Femina India and Miss Young India in 1977 and 1978, respectively. She made her acting debut in 1978 at the age of 16 and gained significant recognition in the film industry after starring in her second film, Noorie, in 1979.

Throughout her career in cinema, Poonam has also appeared in several regional language films, such as Nyay Danda in Bengali, Yuddha Kanda in Kannada, and Ishtam in Telugu. She has also worked in numerous television series, shows, and plays, including The Perfect Husband and The Perfect Wife.

Poonam has starred in several successful films, such as Kaala Patthar, Red Rose, Biwi O Biwi, Yeh Toh Kamal Hogaya, Teri Meharbaniya, Karma, and many more. In 2009, she appeared as a contestant on the third season of the popular reality TV show, Bigg Boss, which was broadcast on the Colors TV channel.

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Film Roles Year
Zamana   1984
Yuddha Kaanda   1989
Yeh Vaada Raha   1981
Yeh To Kamaal Ho Gaya   1981
Yaadgar   1983
Virodhi   1992
Vidrohi   1990
Trishul   1978
Teri Meherbaniyan   1984
Teri Kasam   1981
Tawaif   1984
Sone Pe Suhaaga   1987
Sohni Mahiwal   1983
Sitamgar   1984
Shiva Ka Insaaf   1984
Sawaal   1981
Saveray Wali Gaadi   1985
Samundar   1985
Saaya   1988
Romance   1982
Red Rose   1980
Ramaiya Vastavaiya   2013
Qurbani Rang Layegi   1990
Qayamat   1982
Poonam   1980
Police Public   1989
Plan A Plan B Kiran 2022
Pathar Ke Insan   1989
Palay Khan   1985
Noorie   1978
Nishana   1979
Nishan   1983
Naam   1985
Miley Naa Miley Hum   2011
Mard Ki Zabaan   1986
Main Aur Mera Haathi   1980
Mahaanta   1997
Maalamaal   1987
Laila   1983
Kunasathi Kunitari   2011
Khel Mohabbat Ka   1985
Kasam   1987
Karma   1985
Kabhi Ajnabi The   1984
Kaala Patthar Special appearance 1979
Judaai   1997
John Jani Janardhan   1983
Jhoothi Shaan   1990
Jai Shiv Shankar   1989
Jai Mummy Di   2020
Ishtam   2001
Hum Farishte Nahin   1988
Hisaab Khoon Ka   1988
Himmat Aur Mehanat   1987
Geraftaar   1984
Galiyon Ka Badshah   1988
Ek Chadar Maili Si   1985
Double Di Trouble   2014
Dosti Dushmani   1985
Dil Bole Hadippa!   2009
Deshwasi   1991
Dard Poonam Bhargav 1980
Biwi-O-Biwi   1979
Bepanaah   1985
Batwara   1988
Baseraa   1981
Badal   1984
Awam   1986
Avinash   1986
Atishbaz   1989
Amiri Garibi   1989
Abhimanyu   1988
Aapas Ki Baat   1982
13B   2009


Show(s) Roles Year
The Chust Drust show Host 2000
Pratigya – Stand For a Cause Host 2018
Kittie Party Manju 2002–2004
Herself / narrator Santos Maa 2014
Ekk Nayi Pehchaan Sharda 2013–2014
Dil Hi Toh Hai Mamta Noon 2018
Dil Diyan Gallan Dil Hi Jaane… Bhupinder 2012-2014
Dil Bekaraar Mamta Thakur 2021
Bigg Boss 3 Contestant 2009
Andaz Pooja 1995

Net worth

As an AI language model, I don’t have access to the current financial information of individuals, including Poonam Dhillon’s net worth. However, I can confirm that Poonam Dhillon was born on April 18, 1962, in Kanpur, India, and has had a successful career in the film industry, television, and politics.

Poonam Dhillon Bigg Boss

In 2009, Poonam Dhillon participated as a contestant in the third season of Bigg Boss, which was aired on the Colors TV channel. She managed to secure the position of the second runner-up by the end of the show.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Kanpur Uttar Pradesh India
Children Son: Anmol
Daughter: Paloma
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 167 CM
Height In Meter 1.67 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Amrik Singh Dhillon
Mother: Gurcharan Kaur Dhillon
Profession Actress Businesswoman
Siblings Brother: Late Baljinder Singh Dhillon
Sister: Dr. Rishma Dhillon-Pai
Spous Ashok Thakeria
Weight 60 Kg
132 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aries


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