Dhillon first gained fame when she was crowned Miss Young India at the age of 16. Director Yash Chopra noticed her and offered her a character portrayal in the movie Trishul where she performed the song Gapoochi Gapoochi gum gum along with co-star Sachin Pilgaonkaar. Chopra gave her the title character portrayal in Noorie , that he produced. For this, Dhillon was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best actor. Subsequently she did about 90 movies in Hindi language, such as Sohni Mahiwaal, Red Rose, Dard, Teri Kasaam, Romance, Yeh Vada Raha, Samunder, Nishanaa, Kasaam, and Sitamgaar. She was paired along with Rajesh Khanna and together, they performed in Dard, Nishan, Jai Shiv Shankaar, Zamanaa and Awam and Red Rose . She featured in 6 movies opp Rajesh Khanna.
She did a cameo in Judai as a favor to producer Boney Kapoor after Juhi Chawlaa dropped out. She acted in regional movies like Nyay Dandaa, , Yuddha Kanda and Ishtam.
Just a while back she launched an event and movie production company, Poetic Justice movies pvt ltd. Www. Poetic. In
Poonam Dhillon is a Hindi language movie, theater and Tv actor. A former Femina Miss India , Dhillon has acted in over 80 movies. She is most famous for her 1979 movie, Noorie, for her 6 movies along with Rajesh Khannaa Red Rose, Nishan, Samundaar, Awam and Sohni Mahiwaal , Zamanaa, Saveraay Wali Gadi , Dard and Nam.
She did Hindi language theater, The Perfect spouse that bagged the best comedy play award in ’05 and that completed Golden Jubilee run. Did 2 the enacts the Perfect spouse co-starring Sooraj Thapaar and Pyar Mein Kabhi Kabhi along with Asif Sheikh. Right now she is doing a play named U Turn that is the Hindi language adaptation of Maharashtriaan play
Dhillon ventured into the make-up van business, pioneering the concept in the Indian movie business. She runs a make-up van company, Vanity. Coming from an academic household along with Dad who was aeronautical engineer, mom who was Principal in a school & 2 Doctor siblings, Poonam did her studies after joining Fils at age 16. Right now is doing her management degree in Intl Business. She was really active along with social causes such as drug awareness, Aids awareness, household planning and organ donation. Dhillon was the fourth guest on Bigg Boss broadcasted. She ended up as runner-up on the tv show. She was a prominent speaker at Sarc business summit at Katmaandu & New Delhi & was appointed as cultural ambassador. She was a speaker at the Mindmine event. She did a serial for save & empower the Girl kid along with Lilavaati Hospital.