As a stage actress, she took part in the box office hits "Carry on Papa", "Wow what a girl", and a Bengali "Jatra".
She published her late mother's memoirs "Timepass" (Penguin Books, India) which was on the national top 10 bestseller list.
She returned to acting in films in Ek Ajnabee (2005), only to find that the scene had been deleted in the final cut.
She now performs shows all over the world at events and award ceremonies.
She is also a TV host for "Not Just Page 3", and "Just Pooja" on Zoom Tv, as well as brand ambassador of Allergan India, and Country Club India Limited.
She is married, and mother of two: Aalia (1997) and Omar (2000).
She starred in Bollywood movies from 1991 through to 1995, as well as featured in a host of commercials and acclaimed campaigns such as tips and toes, Frooti, and the controversial Kamasutra condom campaign.
She abstained from cigarettes and alcohol until later in life.