Poonam Dhillon (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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Poonam Dhillon (Actress) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More

Poonam Dhillon is a film, theatre and television actress; and also an active politician. She is most famous for her film Noorie (1979). Poonam raises social awareness for social causes like girls’ education, women’s empowerment, and drugs and AIDS. She was the second finalist of Bigg Boss’s 2009 season 3. She has been an eminent speaker at the summits of the SAARC, MINDMINE, and other social events and shows and conventions. Dhillon is one of the most active figures in the motion picture industry. She is a businessperson, politician, and a speaker at SAARC. 

Birth & Family 

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

Poonam did her schooling at Carmel Covent School, Chandigarh, and graduated from Punjab University, Chandigarh Jaro Education’s the International Business Institute, Brussels, Belgium, and Jharkhand Rai University, Ranchi. She did B.A. (Political Science and Economics), MBA, and holds a degree of Ph.D. in May 2008. 


Real NamePoonam Dhillon
Date of Birth18 April 1962
Age (as in 2021)59 Years
Birth PlaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Home TownChandigarh, India
FamilyMother : Gurucharan Kaur Dhillon
Father : Amrik Singh Dhillon
Sister : Dr. Rishma Dhillon Pai
Brother : Late Baljinder Singh Dillon
Husband : Ashok Thakeria (m. 1977-1997)
Poonam Dhillon with Ashok Thakeria (Husband)
Son : Anmol Thakeria
Daughter : Paloma Thakeria
Anmol Dhillon and Paloma Dhillon
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
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The legendary Yash Chopra noted Poonam’s talent and cast him in the film Trishul in 1978, after winning the titles of Miss Femina India and Miss Young India in 1977 and, 1978 respectively. She debuted as an actress in 1978 at the age of 16 and gained popularity and focus in the film industry after the achievement of her second film Noorie in 1979. She has appeared in several vernacular films, including Nyay Danda in Bengali, Yuddha Kaanda in Kannada, and Ishtam in Telugu.

In her cinematographic career, she has participated in many television series, shows, and plays, including The Perfect Husband and The Perfect Wife. She has worked in several successful films like Kaala Patthar, Red Rose, Biwi O Biwi, Yeh Toh Kamal Hogaya, Teri Meharbaniya, Karma, and many others. Dhillon was a contestant on Bigg Boss season 3 that broadcast on Colors TV channel in 2009. She ended up second in the spectacle. Her grand return to Indian television in a lead role was with the soap opera Ekk Nayi Pehchan on Sony Entertainment television in 2013. She featured in a play entitled U Turn that is the Hindi version of the play Marathi. 

Education Details and More

SchoolCarmel Covent School, Chandigarh
CollegePanjab University, Chandigarh
Jaro Education’s the International Business Institute, Brussels, Belgium
Jharkhand Rai University, Ranchi
Educational QualificationB.A. (Political Science and Economics), MBA, Ph.D
DebutTelevision : Andaz (1995)
Film : Trishul (1978; Hindi)
Yuddha Kaanda (1989; Kannada)
Ishtam (2001; Telugu)
Kunasathi Kunitari (2011; Marathi)
Double Di Trouble (2014; Punjabi)
AwardsIndian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (2015)
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Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 5″ Feet
Weight63 Kg
Figure Measurement35-32-36
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
HobbiesWatching Movies and Singing
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Personal Life 

Poonam Dhillon tied knot with Ashok Thakeria in 1977 who is a producer by profession. They separated in 1997. The couple has a son named Anmol and a daughter Paloma. 

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusDivorced
BoyfriendsAshok Thakeria (producer)
Poonam Dhillon with Ashok Thakeria (Husband)
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available
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Some Facts About Poonam Dhillon

  • Poonam Dhillon was born in Kanpur and raised in Chandigarh.
  • She has been passionate about sports in her childhood and was a sports captain of her school.
  • Poonam was crowed as Femina Miss India Award 1977.
  • It was an accidental moment for her to win this beauty pageant and got the invitation from Yash Chopra for the movie Trishul.
  • Poonam received nomination in Filmfare for Best Actress for her magnificent performance in the film Noorie. 
  • She has crowned Miss Young India in 1978.
  • Poonam was the winner of the Indian Telly Award 2015 for Best Supporting Actress for Ekk Nayi Pehachaan. 
  • She has worked in over 100 Bollywood films over the past 40 years in the film industry.
  • She runs a firm called Vanity that looks after makeup vans.

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