Pooja Hegde, a popular Indian actress, who is best known for her appearances in Telugu and Hindi films. She was a former beauty pageant, who finished second runner-up in the Miss Universe Indian 2010 pageant and was crowned Miss India South Glamorous Hair the same year. She achieved popularity and recognition with the captivating performances in her films.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Born on 13 October 1990, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Hegde spent her childhood in her hometown.
She is currently 28 years old.
After completing her schooling in Mumbai, Pooja joined Smt. M.M.K College of Commerce & Economics in Bandra, Mumbai and graduated with a commerce degree.
Indian. She is of Tulu ancestry.
- Father – Manjunath Hegde
- Mother – Lata Hegde
- Siblings – Rishabh Hegde (Brother) (Doctor)
Unfortunately, we couldn’t find records of her dating history.
- In feet – 5 feet 5 icnhes
- In centimeters – 170 cm
- In meters – 1.7 m
- In Kilograms – 53 kg
- In Pounds – 113 lbs
- Measurements – 34-25-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 2 (US).
Pooja made her acting debut with the 2012 Tamil film, Mugamoodi alongside Jiiva. Two year later, she made her Telugu debut in romantic flick, Oka Laila Kosam.
In 2016, she starred in a romantic periodic drama, Mohenjo Daro opposite Hrithik Roshan which earned her a Lux Rose Golden Award 2016 for The Best Debutant of the Year.
She hasn’t appeared in television series other than promotional talk shows.
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Pooja Hegde Net worth
The leggy lass, Pooja Hegde has an estimated net worth of US$1.5 million as of 2017. She takes Rs 70 to 1 crore her film as remuneration. Her earnings include films, endorsements, and advertisements.
She lives in a luxury pad in the posh area of Bandra, Mumbai. She also owns a apartment in Hyderabad. Pooja owns a BMW 7 Series, which she bought from her own earning.
Pooja Hegde Favorites
- Favorite Food – Pizza and Biryani
- Favorite Sport – Tennis and Cricket
- Favorite Actor – Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan Farhan Akhtar, and Leonardo DiCaprio
- Favorite Actress – Jennifer Lawrence, Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep, and Madhuri Dixit
- Favorite Show – Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy, House MD
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Pooja Hegde Facts
Pooja had a successful career in modeling before becoming an actress. She has walked the runway for famous designers in India as well as featured in several commercials during her brief modeling stint.
She appeared in a bike commercial alongside Ranbir Kapoor and was then discovered by Gowariker’s wife Sunita Gowariker who suggested to cast her in a lead role in Mohenjo Daro.
She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
Having roots down the south, Hegde has mastered in different Indian regional languages like Hindi, English, Tamil, Tulu, and Kannada.
She has a pet dog, Pedro which is already an Instagram celebrity.
Her celebrity crush is Joshua David Duhamel.
She is a foodie.
She can also play the guitar.
She was crowned the Miss India Talented in 2009. She also participated in the 2009 Miss Indian pageant, but she was expelled in the early rounds. She made it to third place at the Miss Universe India 2010 and she won the Miss India South glamorous Hair pageant title.
In 2017, Pooja won the title of Favorite Heroine Of The Year at the Zee Golden Awards.