Pooja Gor: The Television actress considers Ekta Kapoor as her godmother

Updated: Jun 01, 2020, 12:24 | Nikita Wagh
  • Pooja Gor

    Best remembered as the strong-headed girl named Pratigya from the show Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya, Pooja Gor was born on June 1, 1991, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She went to Ahmedabad's A.G. High and studied Commerce from S.M.P.I.C, Ahmedabad. If not an actor, Pooja Gor would have pursued an MBA and take up a job in Bank. It is still a dream unfulfilled for the actress. (All photos/Pooja Gor's official Instagram account)

  • Pooja Gor

    Pooja Gor is a fitness freak. Her tryst with fitness started in 2013. "Wanting to be healthy and fit was my goal. And for that, I experimented with a lot of activities. But joining an activity or going to the gym and being consistent was a challenge because of my working hours," she said.

    In picture: Pooja Gor posted this picture, post-workout and wrote alongside - Challenging myself to do something new which re-energises my body, mind and soul. A key theme and focus for me this year is going to be redefining what sport means to me, and how I am going to reward my body for keeping me up and about every day! With a promise to keep the movement going every day, be it 10 mins or 30. Excited to elevate me with this new chapter in my life!

  • Pooja Gor

    Perceived by many as a shy person, thanks to her roles in Kitani Mohabbat Hai and Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya, Pooja Gor displayed her daring side when she participated in Khatron Ke Khiladi 5. She had a very small stint in the show, as she got eliminated too soon. However, the show helped Pooja overcome her fears to some extent.

  • Pooja Gor

    Talking specifically about taking fitness seriously, Pooja Gor had said, "I realised that I needed something that was possible to do, at the least amount of time that I could spare from my routine as compromising on health was not an option. I needed something to increase my lung capacity. Soon a friend introduced me to running."

  • Pooja Gor

    Gor initially thought running as something that was an activity for professional athletes. "But I thought, let me give it a try. After a few sessions of early morning runs, I understood that I had found my activity. An activity that would fit my routine perfectly as running can be done anywhere, anytime you get," she said. As can be seen in this picture, Pooja Gor plays football as well. She captioned this image: Learning control, in the game & in life. Played football after a while. Love the rush.

  • Pooja Gor

    As seen in this picture, Pooja Gor loves cycling too. Basically, an exercise in any form of sports activity is what Pooja Gor enjoys doing! Pooja captioned this picture: #throwback to the #trekbikecamp we had in Mumbai. What fun it was. trying out new bikes, taking them for a spin.

  • Pooja Gor

    Pooja Gor is a water baby as well! Whenever on a vacation, the Television actress enjoys being a beach bum and her Instagram pictures are just gush-worthy, this being one of them.

  • Pooja Gor

    Talking about Pooja Gor's professional life, she made her acting debut in 2009 with the show Kitani Mohabbat Hai, alongside Karan Kundra and Kritika Kamra. But she struck gold as the strong-minded bahu in Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya, where she played Pratigya for four years.

  • Pooja Gor, Aamir Khan

    After the show, Pooja Gor was also seen hosting the crime drama show Savdhaan India. She was also seen in Ek Nayi Ummeed - Roshni, but the show ended after 90 episodes.

    In picture: Pooja Gor shared screen space with Aamir Khan for a commercial. She posted this picture with the superstar on Instagram and wrote alongside, "What a pleasure shooting with Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan. So much to learn from him. Not an ounce of 'starry air'. Now that's a star [sic]"

  • Pooja Gor in Kedarnath

    Do you know December 7 marks a very special day in Pooja Gor's life? Not just because her Bollywood debut Kedarnath released on that date, but due to collective events that have occurred on this very date, over several years in the last decade. In 2008, on December 7, Pooja Gor came to Mumbai for the first time for an audition which got her into the Television industry. All thanks to Ekta Kapoor, whom she considers her Godmother.

  • Pooja Gor in Kedarnath

    In 2009, on December 7, Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya went on air, which gave her immense popularity and built her career. In 2018, on December 7, Pooja's debut in the glorious Bollywood - Kedarnath - happened. Pooja played Sara Ali Khan's on-screen sister in the film, which also starred Sushant Singh Rajput as the lead face.

  • Pooja Gor and Raj Singh Arora

    On the personal front, Pooja Gor has been in a relationship with actor Raj Singh Arora for over a decade now. The duo is one of the favourite couples in the Tinseltown.

  • Pooja Gor and Raj Singh Arora

    Pooja Gor and Raj Singh Arora met on the sets of the show, Koi Aane Ko Hai in 2009. Ever since they have been together. Pooja and Raj were once not media-shy, but in recent times they are trying to stay away from social media PDA.

  • Pooja Gor and Raj Singh Arora

    Amid reports in 2019 that things are not going smooth between Pooja and Raj, the former rubbished the rumours saying, they have decided to stop posting too many pictures of them on social media "because anything in excess is not good".

  • Pooja Gor and Raj Singh Arora

    Here's wishing a very happy birthday to Pooja Gor!

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It's Television actress Pooja Gor's birthday today. As the actress turns 29 on June 1, 2020, we take a look at Pooja Gor's candid pictures and some lesser-known facts about her.