Pooja Bedi was born in Bombay, India to a noted Indian classical danseuse, the late Protima and an international film star, Kabir Bedi. She was brought up in a very unconventional way and was literally allowed to have her own way. She loves water sports.
In 1997 her brother Siddharth tragically committed suicide at the age of 26. The following year there was another tragedy for her family when her mother Protima was killed in a landslide while on a pilgrimage in the Himalayas.
She received her basic education at the acclaimed Lawrence School, Sanawar, where she spent quite a few years.
She has taken part in theater in plays such as the smash box office hits Carry on Papa, Wow what a girl and a Bengali Jatra.
She made her film debut with Jag Mundhra's 1991 film Vishkanya. She went on act in her most popular film to date, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander (1992) with Aamir Khan. After appearances in a few more films such as Lootere (1993) and Aatank Hi Aatank (1995).
Currently she is hosting a Celebrity talk show formerly titled Not just Page 3 and now known as Just Pooja. It is being telecast on the channel, zOOm. She has won multiple awards for this show.