Pooja Hegde is an Indian model and actress known primarily for her work in South Indian films. She was born on 13 October 1991 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Hegde did his early education at Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School in Mumbai.
Film actress Tamannaah Bhatia was her senior in school. After that, she did a post-graduation in Master of Commerce from M.M.K. College, Mumbai.
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Along with studying in college, she also used to participate in dance and fashion shows. After her studies, she mainly became active in modeling and participated in the 2009 Miss India beauty competition show.
Although she was eliminated in the initial round of the Miss India Beauty Competition. But she continued her efforts and participated in Miss Universe India 2010 beauty competition again.
In this beauty competition, she impressed everyone with her beautiful performance and became the second runner-up of Miss Universe India 2010. She was crowned Miss India South Glamorous Hair 2010 in a sub contest of the same show. Mirabai Chanu Biography, Records, Medals, Olympics performance
After that Tamil director, Mysskin selected her for the film after seeing some photographs of her beauty competition. Pooja made her debut in the 2012 Tamil superhero film Mugamoodi.
Favourite & Beloved things
|Food||Pizza, Chocolate, Ice-Cream, Burger, French Fries, and Biryani|
|Actor||Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Leonardo Di Caprio|
|Actress||Deepika Padukone, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, and Madhuri Dixit|
|Bollywood Film||Lage Raho Munna Bhai|
|Sports Person||Cricketer- Virat Kohli, Rahul Dravid Tennis Player- Roger Federer|
|Musician Person||Neha Kakkar, Zayn Malik, A.R. Rahman, Rihanna, Bryan Adams, Justin Timberlake, and Lady Gaga|
|Holiday & Festivity Destination(s)||London, New York, Dubai|
|Color & Dye(s)||Black, Red and White|
She was not that good at speaking and understanding the Tamil language initially, so she tried to speak it in Tamil by writing dialogues in English for her debut film. However, the film could not run so much at the box office and flop.
But Pooja’s acting got mixed responses from the critics. In 2014 she appeared opposite Naga Chaitanya in the Telugu film Oka Laila Kosam. In 2016, she played the role of Chaani in the Bollywood film Mohenjo Daro opposite Hrithik Roshan.
It was his Bollywood debut movie, which was a flop at the box office. In 2017 she worked opposite Allu Arjun in the Telugu comedy action film Duvvada Jagannadham (DJ). This movie proved to be the biggest hit of her career.
In 2018 she played the character of Soundarya Lahari in the Telugu film Saakshyam and Aravinda in the film Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava. In 2019, she played the double role of Rajkumari Mala and Pooja in the Bollywood movie Housefull 4.
After that in 2020, she appeared in the role of Amulya in the Telugu movie Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo. In 2021 she played the character of Vibha in the Telugu film Most Eligible Bachelor.
In 2022, she has played lead roles in films like Radhe Shyam, Beast, and Acharya so far. Her upcoming Telugu film is F3 in 2022. Apart from that, she will be seen in the lead role in Salman Khan’s Bollywood film Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali.
In 2023 she is working with Ranveer Singh in the Bollywood film Cirkus. Pooja won the Lux Golden Rose Awards in the category of Best Debutante of the Year for her performance in the 2016 Bollywood film Mohenjo Daro. Avneet Kaur Biography, Wiki, Instagram, Career, Family
She has won the Zee Golden Awards in the category of Entertainer of the Year (Female) for her performance in the Telugu film DJ which was released in 2017. Apart from this, she has so far won a total of 6 awards and has been nominated for 12 awards, the full details of which we have given in the table.
Pooja Hegde Movies List
2014: Oka Laila Kosam
2016: Mohenjo Daro
2017: Duvvada Jagannadham (DJ)
2018: Rangasthalam (Special appearance in the song “Jigelu Rani”)
2018: Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava
2019: Gaddalakonda Ganesh
2019: Housefull 4
2020: Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo
2021: Most Eligible Bachelor
2022: Radhe Shyam
2023: Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali
|Real Name||Pooja Hegde|
|Profession||Model & Actress|
|Popular for||as a lead actress in the industry|
|Date of Birth||13 October 1990|
|Age (as of 2022)||31 years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Current Address||Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai|
|College Name||M.M.K. College, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Educational Qualification||Masters in Commerce (M.Com)|
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign||Libra ♎|
|Debut in Films||Mugamoodi (2012)|
Body Measurements & Physical Stats
Pooja Hegde’s age is 31 years old in 2022. She is one of the fittest actresses in B town. She is always in discussions about her fitness and beauty. Her body is in perfect shape. But this actress works hard to maintain herself and keeps sharing fitness videos and photos on social media to inspire her fans toward fitness.
She is not only a fitness freak, but she also believes in maintaining her figure and balancing a healthy lifestyle. Pooja Hegde’s height is 5 feet 9 inches, which is 175 cm. Her body weight is 55 kg and Hegde’s body measurement is 34-28-35. Her eye color is Brown and her hair color is Black.
|Age (as of 2022)||31 years|
|Height||in centimeter: 175 cm|
in meter: 1.75 m
in feet: 5’feet 9’’inches
|Weight in kilogram||55 kg|
|Weight in pounds||121 lbs|
Pooja Hegde Family Members & Their Relationship
Pooja was born in Mumbai to a prosperous Tulu-speaking Hindu family. His entire family believes in Hinduism and worships Hindu deities. Pooja Hegde’s father’s name is Manjunath Hegde and he is the Accounts Director of Clarion Advertising Company.
Pooja Hegde’s mother’s name is Latha Hegde and she has a franchise from Datapro and runs a centre for computer education and software. Apart from his parents, she also has an elder brother named Rishabh Hegde and he is a surgeon. Pooja’s marital status is still unmarried and the news of her affair is not present on the internet media.
Pooja Hegde Net Worth, Income & Salary
The total net worth of Pooja Hegde is around ₹58 crores. She is a Pan India Actress who is quite popular in Bollywood and South Film Industry. She charges around ₹4 crores to ₹5 crores per film.
Apart from this, she is charging up to ₹40 lakh for an advertisement. Presently she is endorsing many big brands in India. She has also recently purchased a 3 BHK sea-facing apartment in the posh Bandra area of Mumbai.
She also owns some expensive cars like Mercedes Benz S Class and BMW X3 which she likes to travel with.
|Salary||₹4 crores -₹5 crores per movie (approx in 2022)|
|Car Collection||Mercedes-Benz S-Class & BMW X3|
|Total Net Worth||₹58 Crores (Approx, as in 2022)|
Social Media Accounts & Other Contact Details:
|@PoojaHegde (11m+ followers)|
|@hegdepooja (19.5m+ followers)|
|@hegdepooja (4.2m+ followers)|
|Mobile/Phone Number||Not Available|
|Office Address||Not Available|
Some Interesting Facts About Pooja Hegde
- Pooja Hegde is a PAN India actress who works mainly in the Tamil, Telugu, and Bollywood film industries.
- She was born on 13 October 1990 in Tulu speaking family.
- She emerged as the second runner-up of Miss Universe India 2010.
- She is a fitness lover and loves to do workouts in her spare time. Due to the hard workout, her look is so attractive.
- She is a religious person and worships Lord Shri Ganesha.
- She was the winner of the Zee Cine Awards Telugu in the Favourite Actress category for her film Maharshi.
- She makes her debut in the Tamil film industry with the 2012 release film Mugamoodi.
- She is a pet dog lover and has a pet dog named Snuggles.
FAQ on Pooja Hegde
Que. Who is Pooja Hegde crush?
Ans. Pooja revealed in an interview that she has had a huge crush on Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan since childhood.
Que. Is Pooja Hegde is in a relationship with Prabhas?
Ans. No, Pooja is not in a relationship with Prabhas. There was no news of her affair with him.
Que. What is Pooja Hegde mother tongue?
Ans. Pooja belongs to a Tulu-speaking family. Her parents belong to South Karnataka.