Pooja hegde was the second runner up at miss universe India contest 2010. She won
talented 2009 honour.
Pooja’s family belongs to Mangalore, Karnataka. She was born on 13th October 1990 in Mumbai. She is a model turned actress who did various big budget commercials like that of ‘lays’ and ‘hero maestro’ opposite Ranbir kapoor, the youth icon and heart throb of this era.
Pooja went to MCET School. She is a trained bharat natyam dancer. She finds peace in dancing. The girl considers herself as very simple who loves to be like her own self when not shooting. She is very fond of reading all genres of books and spends time in watching game of tennis. She is also interested in singing.
The girl began her career with the Tamil film ‘
’, released in the year 2012. In the movie she played the role of a care free girl to whom she empathies in real life.
Her talent helped her survive in the industry and later she was seen in some other moves like ‘oka laila kosam’ and ‘mukunda’, a Telugu film released in the year 2014.
Director Ashutosh gowarikar’s wife saw the exotic potential within her and thereby suggested her name to her husband. These days the actress is hence busy working for Gowarikar’s next movie, ‘Mohenjo daro’ starring Hritik roshan. The movie is expected to be released in 2016 probably.
Since the very beginning, pooja had taken interest in her mother’s e-commerce business and had worked with her as well.
Buzz is that pooja rejected Mani ratnam’s next movie. She says that her prime focus is in doing the Hindi films these days and so wants a break from the regional movies.