Pooja Bhatt is the daughter of director Mahesh Bhatt. She debuted in Daddy, which was directed by her father. Pooja went on to star in a couple of films directed by Mahesh, the most successful of them being Dil Hai Ki Maanta Nahin and Sadak. She was last seen as an actress in the 2001 film Everybody Says I'm Fine! She subsequently moved on to produce and direct films.
Pooja was linked to numerous men, from Bobby Deol and Fardeen Khan to Ranvir Shorey, but finally married Munish Makhija, who was the famous "Udham Singh" on Channel V.