Pooja Hegde is an Indian model and film actress who has mainly appeared in Telugu and Bollywood films. She finished as the second runner-up in the Miss Universe India 2010 competition.
Pooja was born on October 13, 1990, in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Later, she came to Mumbai, Maharashtra (India), and also did her schooling from Mumbai.
Pooja Hegde Biography
|Full Name||Pooja Hegde|
|Profession||Model, Actress (Telugu and Bollywood Movie)|
|Debut Movie||Mugamoodi (Tamil Film 2012)|
|Language Known||Tulu, Hindi, English, Marathi|
|Famous For||Lead Actress in Mohenjo Daro(2016)
With Hritik Roshan
Physical Stats & More
|Height||In centimeters- 175 cm
In meters- 1.75 m
Feet Inches- 5′ 9″
|Weight||In Kilograms- 53 Kg
In Pounds- 117 lbs
|Figure Measurements||Breast Size- 34
Waist Size- 25
Hip Size- 34
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Hometown||Udupi, Karnataka, India|
|Residence||Mumbai, (Maharastra, India)|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Date of Birth||13 October 1990|
|Age (In 2020)||30 Years|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Dancing, Reading, Singing|
Educational & Qualification
|College||M.M.K college of commerce(Bandra, Mumbai)|
|Qualifications||Master of Commerce (M.com)|
Relationships & More
Father– Manjunath Hegde
Mother– Lata Hegde
Brother– Rishabh Hegde (Doctor)
|Fav. Actor||Farhan Akhtar, Hrithik Roshan, Leonardo Di Caprio, and Aamir Khan|
|Fav. Actress||Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Madhuri Dixit, and Sandra Bullock|
|Fav. Food||Pizza, Biryani|
|Fav. Musician||Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, A.R.Rahman, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Bryan Adams|
Income Source & Net Worth and Car Collection
|Net worth||$2.5 Million(Approx in 2020)|
Pooja Hegde Career
She made her acting debut in 2012 in Massivskin’s Tamil film Mugamudi alongside Jiva. In 2014, she appeared in a Telugu film Oka Laila Kosam alongside Naga Chaitanya. Due to her stunning performance, Pooja was nominated for the 62nd position for Best Actress.
In 2014, Pooja made her first Bollywood debut with Ashutosh Gowariker’s film Mohenjo Daro, opposite Hrithik Roshan.
Movies & Advertisement List
Oka Laila Kosam (2014),
Mohenjo Daro (2016),
Duvvada Jagannadham (2017),
Bellamkonda Sreenivas (2018)
Hero Maestro ads,
Fair and Lovely ads
Pooja Hegde Family
Pooja’s from a Hindu family in Udupi, Karnataka. Her father’s name is Manjunath Hegde and her mother’s name was Lata Hegde. Her younger brother is named Rishabh Hegde, and he is a doctor.
Some facts about Pooja Hegde.
- Pooja was the second runner-up in Miss Universe India 2010 and Miss India South 2010.
- She has done Masters in Commerce and Indian Institute of graduate research courses in anthropology at the World Culture, Bangalore.
- Pooja’s a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
- Does Pooja Smoke ?: No
- Does Pooja drink alcohol ?: Not Known
- Ashutosh Gowariker’s wife Sunita, suggested his name to see the film Mohenjo Daro in an ad.
- Due to his commitment to Mohenjo Daro, he had to reject Mani Ratnam’s Tamil film.
- In 2009, she appeared in Miss India but was dropped.
- In 2010 she also won the title of Miss India South Glamorous Hair Contest.
- Pooja Hegde is a big fan of Roger Federer and Rahul Dravid.
- She can speak fluently in Tulu, English, Kannada, Tamil and Hindi.
- Pooja has a pet dog, Pedro.
- She appeared in the Hero Maestro Ads commercial with Ranbir Kapoor.
- Her family wanted her name to be Lakshmi, not because she was born on the day of Lakshmi Puja, but because her maternal aunt believed it to be old-fashioned, they changed it to Pooja.