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Welcome to the Vantage Point and here in this article, we will try to answer all the questions you have in mind regarding Bollywood and Tollywood sensation Pooja Hegde.

Who is Pooja Hegde?

Pooja is an Indian actress and model who works in Indian films in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages. She is a former beauty pageant contestant, she was crowned as the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010 competition. She has become a very popular actress in Telugu movies nowadays.

Biography / Wiki

DOB (Date of Birth)
13 October 1990

Age
30 Years (as in 2020)

Birthplace
Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Is this her real name?
Yes

What is her profession?
She is an actress and model.

What is her Zodiac Sign?
Libra

What is her Nationality?
India

Childhood Picture of Pooja Hegde (Image Source: Pooja Hegde’s Instagram Account)

Which place is her Hometown?
Udupi, Karnataka, India

How many languages she can speak?
She can fluently speaks Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, English & Tulu. 

What is her Education?
Master of Commerce

Family

Who is Pooja Hegde’s father?
His name is Manjunath Hegde

Who is Pooja Hegde’s Mother?
Her name is Latha Hegde

Who is her Brother/Sister?
She has one brother named Rishabh Hegde who is a doctor.

Pooja Hegde Family L to R): Father Manjunath, Pooja, Mother Latha and Brother Rishabh

Figure / Measurement

Height

  • Feet inches: 5’4”
  • Centimeter: 164 cm
  • Meter: 1.64 m

Weight

  • In kilogram: 54 Kg
  • In centimeter: 119 lbs

Vital Stats
34-25-34

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
Black

Debut Movie

Debut Movie in Tamil?
Mugamoodi (2012) opposite Jiva. 

Debut Movie in Telugu?
Oka Laila Kosam (2014) opposite Naga Chaitanya

Debut Movie in Hindi?
Mohenjo Daro (2016) opposite Hrithik Roshan

Pooja Hegde in her Debut Hindi Movie ‘Mohenjo Daro’ (2016)

Social Media Accounts

Instagram Account
Her Instagram handle is @hegdepooja 
She describes herself as “Dreamer.Gypsie.Panda.An advocate of Love.Actor.” in her Instagram bio. 
More than 10 million people follow her on this Instagram account.

Like most of the actresses, Pooja is very much active on her Instagram account.

Facebook Page
www.facebook.com/PoojaHegde

Twitter Account
@hegdepooja

Favorites / Likes

Pooja having some sweets

What is her favorite food?
She likes to have Pizza and Biryani.

Who is her favorite actor?
She likes to watch her Mohenjo Daro co-star Hrithik Roshan & Aamir Khan from Bollywood and Leonardo DiCaprio

Who is her favorite actress?
She is a big fan of Madhuri Dixit from Bollywood and from Hollywood she is fan girl of Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock

Who is her favorite sports personality?
She is a huge fan of Cricketer Rahul Dravid and Tennis Legend Roger Federer

Boyfriends / Husband / Affairs

Marital Status
Unmarried

Affairs/Boyfriends/Husband
Not Yet

Lesser-Known Secrets

Pooja in a South Indian movie
  • She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.
  • She doesn’t smoke.
  • Pooja Hegde’s pet name is PEDRO
  • She worked with Ranbir Kapoor in a commercial ad for Hero Maestro.
  • However, her parents wanted to name her Lakshmi on the name of Goddess Lakshmi as she was born on Lakshmi Pooja Day but her maternal aunt considered it a bit old fashioned and they changed it to Pooja.

Pooja Hegde Popular Movie Appearances 

Mugamoodi (2012) – Pooja Hegde’s Debut Movie

It was her debut movie in Tamil opposite Jiva. She played the female lead character of Shakthi in this movie, a fun-loving girl who inspires the male lead to change his outlook on society.

In addition, Tulu’s language knowledge of her helped in learning Tamil dialogues from Director Mysskin who helped her a lot during rehearsal.

Above all, for the performance in this film, she earned a nomination for the Best Tamil Female Debut Actress for this film at the 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards however lost out to Lakshmi Menon.

Oka Laila Kosam (2014)

She cast opposite Naga Chaitanya in this movie. 

Mohenjo Daro (2016)

This highly anticipated movie by director Ashutosh Gowarikar was a period film set against the backdrop of the Indus Valley civilization.

Director Ashutosh Gowariker’s wife had spotted her in an advertisement and called her to audition, which she successfully completed and got the film.

For this film she made a commitment to take a break from appearing in Telugu and Tamil movies to make her Hindi debut and lost and opportunity to work with famous Tamil director Mani Ratnam. This movie was a major box office flop.

Duvvada Jagannadham (2017)

In this action-comedy movie she appeared opposite popular star Allu Arjun. A bikini scene of Pooja Hegde in this Dj movie got famous. The film grossed approximately ₹115.10 crore in its theatrical run.

Pooja Hegde in Movie Dj with co-star Allu Arjun

Rangasthalam (2018) – Pooja Hegde Hot Item Song ‘Jigelu Rani’

She made a special appearance in this movie with an item song ‘Jigelu Rani’ with film lead actor Ram Charan which became a popular dance number in no time. 

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Maharshi (2019)

She worked with superstar Mahesh Babu in this movie. This movie was a huge commercial success. Pooja Hegde won Zee Cine Awards Telugu for Favorite Actress.

Gaddalakonda Ganesh (2019)

The movie is a remake of the 2014 Tamil film Jigarthanda. The film features Varun Tej, Atharvaa, Pooja Hegde, and Mirnalini Ravi.

Housefull 4 (2019)

Pooja in movie Housefull 4

This comedy franchise has an ensemble cast of Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Bobby Deol, Kriti Sanon, Pooja Hegde and Kriti Kharbanda.

Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (2020)

She worked with Allu Arjun and Tabu in this film and its a commercial success. And the music of this movie by S. Thaman got very famous.

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Also Read:

What is Pooja Hegde Zodiac Sign?

Libra

How many languages Pooja Hegde can speak?

She can fluently speaks Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, English & Tulu.

Who is her Brother/Sister?

She has one brother named Rishabh Hegde who is a doctor.

Pooja Hegde debut movie in Bollywood?

Mohenjo Daro (2016) opposite Hrithik Roshan

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