Pooja Jain, also known as Dhinchak Pooja, is an Indian Youtuber and singer.[1][2][3][4]


Jain received media attention after her music videos such as Swag Wali Topi (2015)[5][6], Daaru (2016), Selfie Maine Leli Aaj (2017)[7][8], Dilon Ka Shooter (2017), Baapu Dede Thoda Cash (2017)[9], and Aafreen Fathima Bewafa Hai (2017)[10], received millions of views on YouTube, shortly after their individual releases.[11][9] 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.The videos, though have been re-uploaded by other users and continue to be available.[12][13][14]

Other activities

She featured on BBC Radio's Asian Network, in an episode titled: "Dhinchak Pooja and Nakash Aziz" and in a programme by Tommy Sandhu.[15] Jain was chosen as a participant in Bigg Boss 11, through a wild card[16] but was evicted on 5 November 2017.


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

Personal life

Jain grew up in the state of Uttar Pradesh and has a Bachelor of Arts degree.[17][18]


  1. "Dhinchak Pooja Confirms Being Approached For Bigg Boss; To Perform In Hauz Khas!" (in en). Filmi beat. 2017-07-24. 
  2. "Dhinchak Pooja’s BACK! Selfie girl just released ‘Baapu Dede Thoda Cash’" (in en-US). The Indian Express. 2017-07-24. 
  3. "Dhinchak Pooja is back with new song Baapu Dede Thoda Cash" (in en). Hindustan Times. 2017-07-24. 
  4. "A Very Serious Interview With Pop Star Dhinchak Pooja On World Peace And Global Warming! (LOL)" (in en). 
  5. "Dhinhak Pooja's 'Swag Wali Topi' Is So Bad It Will Ring In Your Ears Forever". News18. 
  6. "‘Dhinchak’ Pooja’s ‘Swag wali topi’ is so mind-numbingly bad, it’s hilarious!" (in en-US). The Indian Express. 2016-07-13. 
  7. "Dhinchak Pooja’s ‘Selfie maine leli aaj’: Why are cringeworthy videos so popular?" (in en). Hindustan Times. 2017-06-02. 
  8. "Dhinchak Pooja's 'Selfie' Song Is Insanely Viral. Hear It At Your Own Risk". 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Dhinchak Pooja releases new song Baapu Dede Thoda Cash; watch video" (in en-US). The Financial Express. 2017-07-25. 
  10. "Dhinchak Pooja's Aafreen Fathima Bewafa Hai is breaking the internet—Watch" (in en). Zee News. 2017-10-22. 
  11. "Is this teenager India's Taher Shah? - The Express Tribune" (in en-US). The Express Tribune. 2016-07-12. 
  12. "Youtuber Dhinchak Pooja's videos taken off her channel — Times of India". The Times of India. 
  13. "Dhinchak Pooja: What happened to India YouTube 'star' videos?" (in en-GB). BBC News. 2017-07-12. 
  14. Mishra, Rashmi (2017-07-12). "Dhinchak Pooja Song Videos Deleted But You Can Still Watch Dilon Ka Shooter, Selfie Maine Leli Aaj, Daaru Daaru and Swag Wali Topi HERE!" (in en). 
  15. Dhinchak Pooja and Nakash Aziz, Tommy Sandhu's Best Bits — BBC Asian Network.
  16. "Bigg Boss 11 wildcard entrant Dhinchak Pooja: All you need to know about the online sensation — Mumbai Mirror -". Mumbai Mirror. 
  17. "mid-day interview: Dhinchak Pooja plans to become India's No 1 music sensation" (in en). mid-day. 
  18. "Everything you need to know about Youtube star Dhinchak Pooja — Times of India". The Times of India. 

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