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Biography And Interesting Fact About Pooja Chopra


Biography And Interesting Fact About Pooja Chopra

Pooja Chopra is an Indian actress. She won the title of Femina Miss India World 2009. She is the first Indian to win the “Beauty with a Purpose” title at the Miss World competition for India. As an actress, Chopra was awarded the Times Most Powerful Woman Award for her contribution to the field of acting. She got her breakthrough with Commando: A One Man Army and since then, appeared in many films.

Chopra was born in Kolkata on 3 May 1985, West Bengal, India. She was abandoned by her father at birth since he wanted a boy. Chopra’s mother, Neera had to leave her marital home since she refused to admit Pooja to an orphanage in Kolkata, and she moved to Mumbai with both kids. She worked and brought up both girls by herself. She is a resident of Pune, Maharashtra. She has an older sister named Shubhra Chopra. She attended Mount Carmel Convent High School and later graduated from Ness Wadia College, both in Pune.

On 12 December 2009, she won the “Beauty With a Purpose” title at Miss World 2009 based on her charitable work in the India “Nanhi Kali” project. She won US$10,000 for her project, which she donated to the NGO which helps small girls fight poverty.

Considering their shared interest in fitness, Pooja chopra, along with Akshay Kumar, launched the Asian Heart Institute Initiative “Happy Heart India” campaign for underprivileged children in 2018. Chopra was also invited by the BMC to lead the campaign #EkChammachKam alongside Farhan Akhtar to spread awareness about non-communicable diseases.

Post Pulwama attack in 2019, Pooja Chopra donated part of her Aiyaary earnings to families of Martyred Soldiers.