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Poonam Dhillon

Poonam Dhillon (born 18 April 1962) is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress.

A former Femina Miss India (1977), Dhillon has acted in over 80 films. She is best known for her 1979 film, Noorie, for her six films with Rajesh Khanna Red Rose, Dard, Nishaan, Zamana, Awam (from 1980 to 1987) and Sohni Mahiwal (1984), Samundar, Saveray Wali Gaadi (1986) and Naam (1986).

Currently, Dhillon is seen as playing the lead role as Sharda Modi in the Sony TV series Ekk Nayi Pehchaan.

Dhillon first gained fame when she was crowned Miss Young India at the age of 16. Director Yash Chopra noticed her and offered her a role in the film Trishul (1978) where she performed the song "Gapoochi Gapoochi gum gum" with co-star Sachin Pilgaonkar. Chopra then gave her the title role in Noorie (1979), which he produced. For this, Dhillon was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Subsequently she did about 90 films in Hindi, including Sohni Mahiwal, Red Rose, Teri Kasam, Dard, Nishana, Yeh Vada Raha, Samunder, Romance, Kasam, and Sitamgar. She was often paired with Rajesh Khanna and together, they performed in Dard, Nishaan, Zamana and Awam and Red Rose, Jai Shiv Shankar. She featured in six films opposite Rajesh Khanna.

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon in red saree

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress

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