Pooja Lokesh is a popular and famous, young, upcoming, and talented Indian actress who mostly works in Tamil television. Pooja Lokesh is also dubbed and acts as a dubbing artist for the lead roles in the national serials, which are dubbed in Tamil for airing in the Tamil entertainment television channels. Born to popular Kannada cine star Late Lokesh, Pooja Lokesh harbored a dream of becoming an actress and a famous cine personality since her childhood. The opportunity came knocking at her door during her college days. One of the leading television production companies noticed her and called for an audition for their upcoming projects. Pooja Lokesh gladly accepted this opportunity and decided to give it a try. His brother also works in films. Pooja Lokesh has had a successful stint in the Kannada film and television industry as an item song dancer in many films and a lead serial actress. But, it was by acting in Tamil television serials and films she gained popularity. Initially, Pooja Lokesh was criticized for being overweight, but later she lost oodles of weight to attain a glamorous figure by following a strict diet and exercise regime. Pooja Lokesh became famous by acting in the hit and popular family drama Tamil serial Selvi which aired on Sun TV in 2006. The serial became immensely popular and dubbed Telugu, where Pooja Lokesh dubbed for her character in Telugu. After that, she was seen acting in many Tamil serials and character roles in few Tamil movies. Pooja Lokesh also appeared as a guest artist in Sun TV’s celebrity chat show Nathchathiram. Pooja also played the role of the main antagonist in another Sun TV’s popular Tamil serial Kungumam. Presently she is seen acting in Sun TV’s Mahabharatham essaying the role of Ambai- the eldest Kashi Princess.
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Pooja Lokesh is a well-known Tamil serial actress who was from Karnataka. She was born and brought up in Bangalore. She is from a family where all the people belong to the cinema industry. Her father, Lokesh, is a popular actor in Kannada films. Pooja’s mother, Girija, is also an actress. Her brother Srujan is a popular cinema cum theatre artist. Pooja did her fine arts degree in Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath in Bangalore. She was motivated by actress Kushboo to act in Tamil serials. Pooja did her first serial in Tamil opposite Kushboo. The serial is Kungumam and was telecasted on Sun TV. She has done villainy roles in Tamil serials and earned name and fame. She is a classical dancer and has performed in many reality shows. Serials that made her popular are , Mahabarath, Kalki, Selvi, and Geetanjali. When she entered the Tamil industry, Pooja does not know to read and write Tamil. She wrote her dialogues in English and then delivered them. She has settled in Chennai for her career. Pooja has also participated in a cookery show and won the title. Her Italian chicken meal at the finale made her win the title in the cookery competition. Her favorite food is all the Chinese food items, but she loves the simple rasam rice by her mother very much.
Born in a big cinema family as the daughter of Lokesh and
and the sister of
, Pooja had never left any stones unturned in her career so far. She had played in a lot of TV Serials and movies and established her name well in Tamil and Kannada industries. In 1996, Pooja shared the screen space with “
” and Archana in the Kannada film, Huliya. In 1997, she played in Ulta Palta with
, directed by NS Shankar. In the same year, she played in the film, Yuddha. In 2004, she shared the screen space with Sarathkumar in a Tamil film, Chatrapathy. In 2005, she played in the Kannada film Magic Ajji directed by
. After a long gap, she played in the 2017 movie, Tiger Galli directed by Ravi Srivatsa.
were also seen in this film with Pooja.
Pooja turned popular among the TV audience with her performance-oriented role in Kungumam with . For the first time, she played a cop in the Sun TV serial Anjali with “
.” She played a dual role in the hit serial, Athipookal with
. In 2014, she shared the screen space with
” in the Zee Tamil serial, “.”