Pooja Ramachandran is a famous actress, VJ, and model. She is a Malayali born in the city of Chennai to an army officer. She always followed a disciplined lifestyle, but later completed her studies in visual communication at the CSI Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore. In 2004, she was crowned the Miss Coimbatore and was the runner-up in the Miss Kerala contest. She became a VJ at SS Music in 2006, where she made a name for herself. Before this, she had already tried her luck in advertisements, when she was 8, and also did some assignments in Bangalore and Coimbatore. She hosted various shows like ‘PCO’,
Gana Bajana, ‘Connect’, and Cinema Central. She also became the winner of the first season of Anu Alavum Bayamillai. She acted in a thriller serial called ‘
Kanchana’, on Star Vijay. She got married to
Craig Gallyot, also a VJ at SS Music. They had a two-stage marriage, first in San Thome Basilica and the other one at Guruvayur temple.
She started her journey in 2009, but after 2012, she became a full-time actress and featured in various Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam industries. She became very famous for her roles in ‘
Nannbenda’, and ‘
Tripura’. She also did a cameo in the romantic comedy movie,
Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi, and the thriller, ‘
Pizza’. Her performance acclaimed loads of praises and was even called ‘perfect’ by Sify. She is known for her different brand of comedy as she has acted in the horror-comedy movie, Muni 3: Ganga, and the romantic comedy movies, ‘Nanbenda’, and Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi, to name a few. She has always been a visionary and very picky when it comes to films. She is always trending in the news for her different works in all the fields. She believes that her studies in visual communication helped her in pursuing this career and made it easier for her.
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Pooja Ramchandran, who goes by the name of
VJ Pooja, is a popular South Indian film actress, VJ, and model. Daughter of an army officer, Pooja studied Visual Communication at the CSI Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore. A Malayalam from Kerala, born and raised in Bangalore, after her studies Pooja went on to participate in various beauty pageants, winning the 'Miss Coimbatore’ title in 2004. She was also the runner-up for Miss Kerala in 2005, after which she went on to become a VJ at SS Music, and later, an actress. It is here she met and later married Craig Gallyot, another VJ at SS Music. Their marriage involved two ceremonies—the first one was held at the San Thome Basilica and the second one at the famous Guruvayur temple.
Pooja first featured in an advertisement at the age of eight. Before the Miss Coimbatore title, she had also done some assignments in Bangalore and Coimbatore. Pooja had also appeared in a cameo in Yathrakarude Sradhakku, a Jayaram-Soundarya starrer.
Pooja became a VJ at SS Music after winning SS Music’s talent hunt show, VJ Factor 2, in 2006. Following this, she hosted shows like ‘PCO’, Gana Bajana, ‘Connect’, Cinema Central, and Ulagam Muzhuthum Paranthu Paranthu. She was also a contestant in Anu Alavum Bayamillai, and went on to win the first season, and later acted in the thriller serial, ‘Kanchana’, both on Star Vijay.
After 2012, she became a full-time actress, featuring in films across Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam industries. Since then, she has acted in various films like Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi, Love Failure, ’Pizza’, Swamy Ra Ra, and Adavi Kaachina Vennela, being some of them.
But that’s just the beginning. Pooja has a swarm of projects lined up for her. She has just wrapped up filming for the romantic drama, Ore Nyabagam, which is reported to be India's first 2D high frame rate film. She is also working on ‘Andhaghaaram’, a suspense thriller, Muni 3: Ganga, a horror comedy, ‘Nanbenda’, a romantic comedy, as well as Swamy Ra Ra's Tamil remake titled ‘Saami Aattam’. She also has been signed for two unnamed Telugu films.