Pooja Bedi (born 11 May 1970) is a former Bollywood actress and currently a television talk show host.
Pooja Bedi was born in Bombay, India to a noted Indian classical danseuse, the late Protima and an international film star, Kabir Bedi. She was brought up in a very unconventional way and was literally allowed to have her own way. She loves water sports.
In 1997 her brother Siddharth tragically committed suicide at the age of 26. The following year there was another tragedy for her family when her mother Protima was killed in a landslide while on a pilgrimage in the Himalayas.
She received her basic education at the acclaimed Lawrence School, Sanawar, where she spent quite a few years.
She quit acting after her marriage to Farhan Ebrahim in 1995 whom she later divorced after 7 years in 2002. She is mother of two children, Aalia (born 28 November 1997) and Omar (born 19 February 2000).