She was born on 18 April 1962. She was a film and television actress. She was also a theatre actress. She was a former Femina Miss India. She has acted in more than 80 movies. She has acted in movies like: Red Rose, Dard, Nishaan, Zamana, Awam (from 1980 to 1987) and Sohni Mahiwal (1984), Samundar, Saveray Wali Gaadi (1986) and Naam (1986). She has also played the leading role in the television serial: Ekk Nayi Pehchaan. She was also crowned as Miss Young India. Director Yash Chopra offered her role in the film ‘trishul’. She was also nominated for the ’Filmfare award’. She was paired opposite to Rajesh Khanna in many movies like: Dard, Nishaan, Zamana and Awam and Red Rose, Jai Shiv Shankar. She was born to an aeronautical engineer father and Principal mother. Her two siblings are Doctor. She runs her own cosmetic company known as ‘VANITY’. She was also the participant at Bigg Boss season 3. Check out this page for more updates on Poonam Dhillon.