Pooja Hegde is an Indian actress and model. She has appeared in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films, and is most recognised for her role in Mohenjo Daro (2016). At the Miss Universe India 2010 competition, she placed second runner-up.
|Real Name||Pooja Hegde|
|Date of Birth||13 October 1990|
|Age (as in 2017)||27 Years|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Master of Commerce|
|Hometown||Udupi, Karnataka, India|
|Height||5′ 9″ Feet (175 cm)|
|Weight||53 Kg (117 lbs)|
|Debut||Film: Mugamoodi (2012)|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Travelling, Singing, Reading|
|Favourite Food||Biryani, Pizza|
|Favourite Actor||Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Leonardo Di Caprio and Aamir Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Madhuri Dixit, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock|
|Favourite Musician||A.R.Rahman, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Bryan Adams, Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga|
Pooja Hegde Biography
Pooja Hegde was born in Mumbai on October 13, 1990 (age 28 as of 2018). Libra is her zodiac sign.
She is a post-graduate in Commerce from Mumbai’s M.M.K College.
She is from the Karnataka state of Udupi. Manjunath Hegde, her father, is a lawyer.
Latha Hegde, her mother, is an immunologist and geneticist. Rishabh Hegde, her older brother, is a doctor.
Pooja Hegde Career
Although she won the 2009 Miss India Talented honor, she was eliminated in the first round of the 2009 Miss India pageant. The following year, she reapplied and finished second in the 2010 Miss Universe India pageant. In a separate competition , she was named Miss India South Glamorous Hair 2010. She made her acting debut in the Tamil movie “Mugamoodi” in 2012.
Pooja made his Telugu film debut with the film “Oka Laila Kosam (2012)”.
With the film “Mohenjo Daro (2016)”, she made her debut in Bollywood.
- Miss Universe India 2010 second runner-up
- Miss South India 2010 runner up
- Miss India South Glamorous Hair 2010
- Miss India Talented 2009
Pooja Hegde’s Favourite Things
- Food: Biryani, Pizza
- Actor: Hrithik Roshan
- Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Sandra Bullock
- Director; Karan johar
- Musicians: A.R. Rahman,, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Bryan Adams, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga
- Sportsman: Roger Federer, Rahul Dravid
- Books: Harry Potter series, shopaholic series
- Destination: London, United States
Some interesting Fact about Pooja Hegde
- Pooja came in second in the Miss Universe India 2010 and Miss India South 2010 competitions.
- She is a Bharatnatyam dancer with years of experience.
- She studied Telugu in order to play the leading lady in the film “Oka Laila Kosam (2012).”
- She had to turn down Mani Ratnam’s Tamil film because of her commitment to Mohenjo Daro.
- Roger Federer and Rahul Dravid are two of his favorite athletes.
- She is fluent in Tulu, English, Kannada, Tamil and Hindi.
- She would have gone into fashion design, photography, or business if she hadn’t been an actor.
- After seeing her in an advertisement, Ashutosh Gowariker’s wife Sunita suggested her name for the movie Mohenjo Daro.
- Her family had planned to name her Lakshmi because she was born on Deewali’s Lakshmi Pooja Day. Her maternal grandmother, on the other hand, thought the name was outdated, so they changed it to ‘Pooja.’
- She appeared in a Hero Maestro ad alongside Ranbir Kapoor.