Pooja Batra (born 27 October 1974) in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh, is an Indian actress and model. She was crowned Femina Miss India International in 1993. She became the third runners up at the Miss Asia Pacific in 1993, when she was 18 years old.
She was the first Indian face to launch and be a spokesperson for Head and Shoulders in India. As a model she has participated in over 250 events and ad campaigns. She went on to become one of the top models in India. She walked the ramp for over 250 fashion shows in India and overseas.
She has volunteered time and money to charitable causes including AIDS (Mukti Foundation), homeless children, the Bombay Police Department and injured soldiers in the Kashmir war.
She did pro bono work in the film, My Little Devil (Bas Yari Rakho) subtitled in Hindi, English and French to raise funds for the poor children in India. The film was co-produced by NFDC-La Fete (Canada) and directed by Gopi Desai. The film was screened at the 24th Annual Montreal World Film Festival, 2000; Chicago International Children's Film Festival, 2000; 10th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival of World Cinema, 2001 and the Indian Film Festival in Malaysia, 2005.
The Honor of World Book Records has been given to Bollywood actress Pooja Batra, India for her contributions in the field of Acting and modeling in Bollywood and Hollywood.