Pooja Bose is an Indian actress. She appears both in the television and the Bollywood film industry. She works as a lead heroine in several Bengali and South Indian movies. A television serial titled ‘Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna’ gave a major breakthrough to her acting career in 2008. She then appeared in numerous daily soaps. Thereafter, she participated in various dance and comedy reality shows on television such as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2014, Comedy Nights Bachao in 2015, and Bigg Boss Bangla in 2016.
Pooja Bose was born on Friday, 6 February 1987 (age 34 years; as of 2021) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She completed her school education at St Pauls Mission School, Kolkata. She then went to Scottish Church College, Kolkata to pursue her graduate degree.
Height (approx.): 5′ 2″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Hazel
Body Measurements (approx.): 34-26-33
Parents & Siblings
Her parents’ names are not known.
She has a brother.
Husband & Children
Pooja Bose got married to Arnoy Chakraborty in 2007, and they mutually divorced in 2013. She then married her long term boyfriend Kunal Verma in 2020. They did court marriage due to corona lockdown in India. On 15 November 2021, they married according to the Hindu rituals and ceremonies. Pooja stated in a conversation with a media house about her marriage. She stated,
We had already done a court marriage, one-and-half month back. We hadn’t spoken about it to the world. Today, we were supposed to do our wedding rituals but had to call them off due to the lockdown. However, we will consider today (April 15) as our wedding. Aaj bataya na duniya ko!”
The couple has a son named Krishiv.
Pooja Bose was in a relationship with her Kunal Verma for the last 11 years before getting married to him.
In 2008, Pooja Bose made her television debut with a daily soap titled ‘Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki.’ In 2011, she performed as Parvati in the serial Devon Ke Dev Mahadev on the channel Life Ok. In this show, Pooja Bose replaced Sonarika Bhadoria as a lead actress.
In the second season of Devo Ke Dev Mahadev, Mouni Roy played the role of Sati as Pooja Bose was committed to another project at that time.
At the age of 15, Pooja Bose started working in Hindi films. She made her debut as a child artist with the film Escape from Taliban. Pooja Bose appeared in a Telugu film titled Veedu Theda in 2011. In the following year, she worked on three films titled Macho Mustanaa, Challenge 2, and Rocky. In the movie Rocky, Pooja Bose’s co-star was Mahaakshay Chakraborty.
Later, Pooja Bose appeared in the movies titled Great Grand Masti, Rocky, Loveria, Teen Patti and Bhalobasa Bhalobasa 2.
In 2014, Pooja Bose started participating in various reality shows such as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
In 2015, Pooja Bose started working for a comedy reality show titled Comedy Nights Bachao and worked there till 2017.
In Comedy Nights Bachao, she was paired with the Indian comedian Naseem Vicky. In the next year, she did a negative role in the serial ‘Qubool Hai’ telecasted on Zee TV. Pooja Bose played the character of Afreen in this serial. Simultaneously, she was working with &TV channel for their show Razia Sultan in which she played the role of Yasmine. Pooja Bose joined the Bigg Boss Bangla house as a contestant in 2016 and also did a show named Comedy Nights Live after her elimination from the Bigg Boss.
Pooja Bose was featured by Himesh Reshammiya in his music video titled Aap Se Mausiiquii in 2016.
In 2017, Pooja Bose appeared as Mehak in the television serial Dev. She was the lead character of the show Dev in its second season. On the Indian television channel Colors, Pooja Bose worked with two reality shows titled Kitchen Champion 5 and Khatra Khatra Khatra in 2019. Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi – Kahani Mata Rani Ki was her next assignment in 2020 in which Pooja Bose played the character of Vaishno Devi.
In The Kapil Sharma Show on the Sony channel, Pooja Bose performed in a special episode in 2020.
In 2012, Pooja Bose attracted controversy when her pictures of kissing with television actress Sara Khan went viral on social media. Later, Sara Khan deleted the pictures on her social media account and denied the controversy. The Hindustan Times
In 2017, Pooja Bose won the 10th Boro plus Golden Award for the best television actress.
- Food: Chicken
- According to Pooja Bose, she started working in Hindi films at the age of fifteen and the first role in the movie was offered to her by her father’s friend for the movie Escape from Taliban. In an interview with a media reporter, Pooja Bose said,
It was my debut Hindi film at the age of 15. It starred Manisha Koirala. The director of the film was my father’s friend. Hence, he approached me with a role. It was an autobiography of Sushmita Banerjee played by Manisha. It was more like a documentary film.”
- Pooja Bose loves her pet dog. She is also a compassionate animal lover. She often shares pictures of her pet dog on her social media accounts.
- Pooja Bose is an occasional drinker. She sometimes shares her pictures while drinking alcohol on her social media accounts.
- Pooja Bose is often featured by various commercial products in their advertisements on Indian television.
- Pooja does physical exercises regularly to keep her health and ming strong. She is a fitness fanatic.
- Pooja Bose remains very active on her social media account Instagram. She is followed by more than 1.4 million people on Instagram.
- Pooja Bose is often featured by various prominent magazines and tabloids on their cover page.