Mohenjo Daro Actress Pooja Hegde Biography, Age, Measurements, Movies, Wiki
India as a country has seen so many gorgeous models that have turned into splendid actresses. The latest one to be the new attention grabber in Bollywood is Pooja Hegde. Although the actress is quite popular in the southern film industry, she has claimed the throne for the top Bollywood actress with her debut. Every newcomer wishes to debut with a star, who is already popular in the industry. With Pooja Hegde, this dream got more than fulfilled after she got an opportunity to be a part of ‘Mohenjo Daro’, a movie directed by Ashutosh Gowariker and she was cast opposite Hrithik Roshan. One couldn’t ask for a better debut in the industry. Her acting talent is no hidden surprise. She has proved her mettle in Tollywood and will continue the same for Bollywood as well. Want to know more about her? Read this biography of Pooja Hegde which shelves out the most intricate details of her.
Pooja Hegde Date of Birth
Pooja Hegde birthday falls on October 13th and she was born in the year 1990. Although she has now become a popular star but previously she used to celebrate it with her parents. Now, most of the times it is celebrated either on sets of her upcoming movies or in some other shoots. Very rarely does it happen that she has free time even on her birthday but whenever it does, she heads straight to her family and spends the time with them. Even her friends are a part of her birthday celebrations.
Pooja Hegde Family Background
Pooja Hegde family belongs to the city of Mangalore in Karnataka but she was born and brought up in Mumbai. Since she belongs to Mangalore, she is fluent in speaking Tulu which is her mother language. She can also speak Kannada along with Hindi and English. Pooja Hegde mother runs a network marketing business and Pooja helped her in many things. She has now become a full-time actress so doesn’t contributes to her mother’s business anymore. Pooja Hegde parents are extremely proud of her achievements as an actress and are very excited for her career in Bollywood. Pooja Hegde biography has some interesting details regarding her personal life, read on to know more.
Pooja Hegde Personal Life
Pooja Hegde has once claimed that luck and preparation are something which makes a person successful. She meant this not only for her career but for her personal life as well. Although she is a very reserved person, she is closely in touch with all her loved ones. Pooja Hegde measurements are 32-24-34 and she looks glamorous in most kind of clothes that she chooses to wear. As she was a model, it is mandatory in the profession that she bears a figure that people love. Pooja Hegde height is just about 5 feet and 5 inches which are comparatively shorter than most of her peers. But she balances it by wearing heels which cover up and a beautiful figure that she carries nicely. This Pooja Hegde wiki will let you know her complete journey from the southern film industry to Bollywood.
Pooja Hegde Career
Just like most of the actresses in Bollywood, she first began modelling. She actively participated in the Miss India 2009 competition. She was quite young back then and got eliminated in an early round. But to her respite, she had won the Miss India talented 2009. Next year she participated in the Miss Universe India 2010 and came as a second runner up. This was a great feat and her career took a huge turn after she won it. Later after two years, Pooja made her acting debut in the Tamil movie ‘Mugamoodi’. She was praised for her performance and got many movie offers after it. Some of the popular Pooja Hegde movies in the south are ‘Oka Laila Kosam’, ‘Mukunda’ and her debut ‘Mugamoodi’.
She has been extremely lucky with her Bollywood debut. Once Ashutosh Gowariker’s wife spotted Pooja Hegde in an advertisement and asked him to call her for an audition. Thus, she impressed both of them and bagged the female lead in the period drama ‘Mohenjo Daro’. Hopefully, all the Pooja Hegde upcoming movies will be loved by the fans as she has already garnered many of them. She is soon carving her way to becoming a top notch Bollywood heroine and going by her performances in the south, it won’t be surprising if she does. Although Pooja Hegde kiss scene with Hrithik Roshan in ‘Mohenjo Daro’ is widely discussed among the audiences, she feels that it was the need of her character.
Interesting facts about Pooja Hegde
- Pooja Hegde age was just 18 when she first participated in the Miss India 2009 competition.
- She had previously rejected an opportunity to work with legendary director Mani Ratnam.
- She has been participating in fashion shows and dance competitions since her college days.
Pooja Hegde Love Affairs
Since she is young and new in the industry, there are bound to be rumours about her relationship with various co-stars as well as others in the industry. The same happened when it was said that Pooja Hegde boyfriend was Hrithik Roshan, her co-star from ‘Mohenjo Daro’. She clearly denied the rumours and made everything clear. Pooja Hegde marriage doesn’t look like a nearby event and is not set to happen anytime soon. However, in this age, it is high time that she starts looking out for someone who can be the perfect Pooja Hegde husband.