Pooja Makhija: The celebrity nutritionist keeping Deepika, Ranveer, other stars fit

Updated: Jan 04, 2020, 08:46 | Saumya Gourisaria
  • Genelia Deshmukh, Pooja Makhija

    Pooja Makhija is a nutritionist to the stars and a mother to two daughters. She has counselled over 15,000 clients including professionals, housewives, Bollywood stars, CEOs, sports personalities, models and the like. She launched her own well-being clinic, Nourish and 'eat.delete' is her first book.

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  • Pooja Makhija, Gul Panaag

    Gul Panag has taken dietary advice from Pooja Makhija on many occasions. Pooja admired her in an Instagram post and wrote, "The pop of colour in black and white, The contagious laughter at any party, The intelligent conversationist in any topic, The girl who rides like no other, The mother that quickly learnt the art to juggle, The big girl that is going back to college for another degree."

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  • Pooja Makhija, Deepika Padukone

    Pooja has worked with not just Deepika Padukone but her husband too! Deepika Padukone says, "Once you learn the art of eating right and it becomes a lifestyle and that's what Pooja's diet has taught me. Then however crazy your schedules get, your body and health always comes first!"

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  • Pooja Makhija, Ishaan Khatter

    At the movie screening of Ishaan Khatter's first film, Pooja spoke about her journey with him and wrote, "It's been quite a journey keeping him off burgers and pizzas and unhealthy food...but he's proved himself to be the most natural healthy actor!"

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  • Pooja Makhija, Mandira Bedi

    Pooja works through Diabetes, PCOS, heart disease, weight gain and more so that you can nourish your body through the plate and not through a pill.

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  • Pooja Makhija, Masaba Gupta

    Pooja Makhija and Masaba Gupta stun in ethnic wear as they posed together for a picture. Pooja addressed Masaba as a "slayer dragon queen".

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  • Pooja Makhija, Mira Rajpur Kapoor

    Pooja Makhija has worked with entire Kapoor family, right from Shahid Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter to Mira Rajput Kapoor!

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  • Pooja Makhija, Shahid Kapoor

    Pooja Makhija seems to be very fond of Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor as she addresses him as "Mr Perfectionist, Mr Hardworking, Mr Regimented, Mr Versatile, Mr Super dad, Mr Superdancer, Mr Superstar, Mr Sweetheart."

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  • Pooja Makhija, Neetu Kapoor

    In picture: Pooja Makhija and Neetu Kapoor. Pooja Makhija calls Kapoor "lady with a golden heart"

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  • Pooja Makhija, Radhika Madan

    Pooja shared this picture with actress Radhika Madan on Instagram and described it to say, "The calm poised nutritionist and her gorgeous obedient student radhikamadan"

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  • Pooja Makhija, Raveena Tandon

    In picture: Pooja Makhija and Raveena Tandon in vacay mode

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  • Pooja Makhija, Karan Johar, Mira Rajpur Kapoor

    Karan Johar says, "Pooja has changed the way I think about food for life. Everywhere I go, in all my travels, the resounding echo of Pooja's food instructions resonates on my plate.. If this sounds scary, don't worry-she is far too attractive to be afraid of."

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  • Pooja Makhija, Shweta Bachchan Nanda

    In picture: Pooja Makhija and Shweta Bachchan Nanda at the launch of Makhija's first book 'eat.delete'

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  • Pooja Makhija, Sushmita Sen

    Having followed a diet by Pooja, Sushmita Sen says, "One of the most important things I learnt from Pooja-eating is less about the way you look, it is more about the way you feel. You feel good when you feel alive inside. And soon, your body will reflect that."

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  • Pooja Makhija, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone

    Pooja Makhija attended the reception of Bollywood's favourite couple and wrote, "To couple that stole the hearts of millions and to the couple that has a heart one in a million. So much love, so much warmth, such humility and simplicity that I witnessed last night - my heart loves you and blesses you a million times more today."

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About The Gallery

A mother to two kids, Pooja Makhija is a celebrity nutritionist and author. She has worked with the bigwigs of Bollywood industry, right from Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh to fashion designer Masaba Gupta.

All pics: Pooja Makhija's Instagram