Dhinchak Pooja

Pooja Jain (born 28 December 1993), better known as Dhinchak Pooja, is an Indian YouTuber.[1][2][3][4] She was a contestant on the reality show Bigg Boss in 2017.[5]

Dhinchak Pooja
Personal information
Born (1993-12-28) 28 December 1993 (age 26)
ResidenceVashi, Mumbai, India
OccupationYouTube personality, singer, songwriter
YouTube information
(11 January 2020)
Total views108.1 million
(25 October 2020)
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2017
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2020

Music videosEdit

Dhinchak Pooja received media attention after her music videos such as Swag Wali Topi (2015),[6][7] Daaru (2016), Selfie Maine Leli Aaj (2017),[8][9] Dilon Ka Shooter (2017), Baapu Dede Thoda Cash (2017),[10] and Aafreen Fathima Bewafa Hai (2017),[11] received millions of views on YouTube, shortly after their individual releases.[12][10] Her songs have been subject to wide-ranging criticism, and have often been described as part of a new trend of producing cringe-worthy videos to gain web-fame. On 11 June 2017, in response to an individual complaint, YouTube deleted all the song-videos on grounds of privacy violation.[13]

The videos, though have been re-uploaded by other users and continue to be available.[14][15][16] Pooja released a new video after a year in 2019 titled Naach ke Pagal (2019),[17] which she has since deleted from her YouTube channel. In 2020 she uploaded a new song regarding the coronavirus pandemic titled Hoga Na Karona in which she talks about taking precautionary measures to stop the spreading of the disease.[18]

Other activitiesEdit

She featured on BBC Radio's Asian Network, in an episode titled: "Dhinchak Pooja and Nakash Aziz" and in a programme by Tommy Sandhu.[19] Jain was chosen as a participant in Bigg Boss 11, through a wild card[20] she was evicted on 5 November 2017.


Year Show Role Channel
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Herself Colors TV
2017 Entertainment Ki Raat Herself Colors TV

Personal lifeEdit

Jain was born on 28 December 1993.[21] She was born and brought up in Uttar Pradesh.[22][23] Jain has a Bachelor of Arts degree.[24]

See AlsoEdit


  1. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja Confirms Being Approached For Bigg Boss; To Perform in Hauz Khas!". Filmi beat. 24 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja's BACK! Selfie girl just released 'Baapu Dede Thoda Cash'". The Indian Express. 24 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja is back with new song Baapu Dede Thoda Cash". Hindustan Times. 24 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  4. ^ "A Very Serious Interview With Pop Star Dhinchak Pooja On World Peace And Global Warming! She always remain funny in front of anyone like which can famous (LOL)". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja's short and sweet journey in Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 11". The Indian Express. 7 November 2017. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Dhinhak Pooja's 'Swag Wali Topi' Is So Bad It Will Ring in Your Ears Forever". News18. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  7. ^ "'Dhinchak' Pooja's 'Swag wali topi' is so mind-numbingly bad, it's hilarious!". The Indian Express. 13 July 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja's 'Selfie maine leli aaj': Why are cringeworthy videos so popular?". Hindustan Times. 2 June 2017. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja's 'Selfie' Song Is Insanely Viral. Hear It at Your Own Risk". NDTV.com. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  10. ^ a b "Dhinchak Pooja releases new song Baapu Dede Thoda Cash; watch video". The Financial Express. 25 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  11. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja's Aafreen Fathima Bewafa Hai is breaking the internet—Watch". Zee News. 22 October 2017. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Is this teenager India's Taher Shah? – The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 12 July 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  13. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja videos deleted: Reason behind YouTube action against Internet sensation and why Dilon Ka Shooter is still available". The Financial Express. 12 July 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  14. ^ "Youtuber Dhinchak Pooja's videos taken off her channel". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  15. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja: What happened to India YouTube 'star' videos?". BBC News. 12 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  16. ^ Mishra, Rashmi (12 July 2017). "Dhinchak Pooja Song Videos Deleted But You Can Still Watch Dilon Ka Shooter, Selfie Maine Leli Aaj, Daaru Daaru and Swag Wali Topi HERE!". India.com. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  17. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja is back with a new single, and so are the memes; watch video". The indian express. 29 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  18. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja tells you Kaise Na Hoga Corona in new song. This is all you need to stay at home". India Today. 19 March 2020. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  19. ^ "Dhinchak Pooja and Nakash Aziz, Tommy Sandhu's Best Bits — BBC Asian Network". BBC. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  20. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 wildcard entrant Dhinchak Pooja: All you need to know about the online sensation — Mumbai Mirror –". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  21. ^ "'Selfie Maine Le li Aaj' rapper Dhinchak Pooja celebrates her 26th birthday today". Latest Indian news, Top Breaking headlines, Today Headlines, Top Stories at Free Press Journal. 28 December 2020. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  22. ^ "Everything you need to know about Youtube star Dhinchak Pooja". The Times of India. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  23. ^ "Bigg Boss 11: Who is Dhinchak Pooja? Profile, Biography, Photos and Videos". The Indian Express. 22 October 2017. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  24. ^ "midday interview: Dhinchak Pooja plans to become India's No 1 music sensation". Mid Day. 20 June 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.

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