Pooja Sharma (Actress) Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Pooja Sharma

Pooja Sharma is an Indian model and actress. She has appeared in Hindu mythological shows such as Mahabharat (2013) and Mahakali — Anth Hi Aarambh Hai (2017).

Wiki/Biography

Pooja B Sharma was born on Wednesday, 12 July 1989 (age 34 years; as of 2024) in Delhi, India. She did her graduation in commerce (B.Com.) from the University of Delhi, New Delhi.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 7″

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): 33-28-33

Pooja Sharma, model and actress

Family & Caste

She belongs to a middle-class Brahmin family.

Parents & Siblings

Pooja Sharma has one brother. There is not much information about her parents and siblings.

Pooja Sharma with her mother

Pooja Sharma with her mother

Religion

Pooja Sharma follows Hinduism.

Career

Early Career

When Pooja was in college, she was chosen to be the anchor for Doordarshan’s sport-based talk show. She also anchored the show Page 3 on Zoom TV.

Pooja Sharma in 2007 as the anchor of Zoom TV's show, Page 3

Pooja Sharma in 2007 as the anchor of Zoom TV’s show, Page 3

In 2006, she participated in Femina Miss India and was among the top ten finalists. She also won the Miss Beautiful Hair subtitle.

Television

After completing her studies, she started working as a model and walked the ramp during various events. She made her acting debut in 2012 with the TV show Teri Meri Love Stories as Sia Bhel.

Pooja Sharma playing Sia Bhel in her debut television show, Teri Meri Love Stories (2012)

Pooja Sharma playing Sia Bhel in her debut television show, Teri Meri Love Stories (2012)

She then became the lead in the mythological TV serial Mahabharat (2013) as Draupadi.

Pooja Sharma as Draupadi on Mahabharat (2013)

Pooja Sharma as Draupadi on Mahabharat (2013)

Once Mahabharat ended in 2014, she acted in Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai, a comedy series. She then took a break from television for about two and a half years and only made special appearances on serials like Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai in 2014 and Dosti… Yaariyan… Manmarziyan (2015). In 2017, she got the lead role of Mahakali in the popular mythological TV serial Mahakali – Anth hi Aarambh hai which streamed on Colors TV.

Pooja Sharma as Mahakali in the show, Mahakali – Anth hi Aarambh hai (2017)

Pooja Sharma as Mahakali in the show, Mahakali – Anth hi Aarambh hai (2017)

Awards & Honours

  • She won an award for Best Ensemble Cast at the 2014 Indian Telly Awards along with the cast of Mahabharat.
  • She won the 2014 Star Parivaar Award for Pehel Nayi Soch Ki with her co-star Saurabh Raj Jain.

    Pooja Sharma (right) posing with her Pehel Nayi Soch Ki award in 2014

    Pooja Sharma (right) posing with her Pehel Nayi Soch Ki award in 2014

  • The Times of India ranked her number 17 on their Times Most Desirable Women On Television List 2017.

Favourites

  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Film: Gandhi (1982)
  • Books: The Power (2010) and The Secret (2006) by Rhonda Byrne
  • Writers: Gulzar, Bulleh Shah
  • Jewellery: Nose ring

Facts/Trivia

  • Her hobbies include yoga, travelling, and dancing. She stated in an interview that her vacations had to be planned to ensure she was comfortable.
  • She is an avid reader.
  • During an interview in 2014, Pooja revealed that she never works out.
  • It used to take her around 2-3 hours every day to dress up for the role of Draupadi because of the heavy costumes and jewellery which weighed nearly 25 kg.

    Pooja Sharma wearing Draupadi make-up and jewellery

    Pooja Sharma wearing Draupadi make-up and jewellery

  • Pooja revealed that when she was called to audition for Mahabharat (2013), her reaction was to laugh. She stated that she thought Mythological characters would be “loud and funny” but changed her mind after reading her lines.
  • Pooja actively participated in debates and performing arts (theatre) while studying.
  • Pooja has a family pet cat named Nancy.

    Pooja Sharma's pet cat, Nancy

    Pooja Sharma’s pet cat, Nancy

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