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Pooja Hegde

13 Oct 1990 (Age 27)

Pooja Hegde Biography

Pooja Hegde is an Indian model and actress who appears mainly in Telugu and Hindi Films. A former beauty pageant contestant, she was crowned as the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010 competition, before going on to make her acting debut in Mysskin's Tamil superhero film Mugamoodi (2012).

Pooja Hegde then featured in the Telugu films Oka Laila Kosam and Mukunda (2014), while signing on to feature as the lead actress in Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo Daro (2016).

Early life

Pooja was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, to Manjunath and Latha Hegde. Her family is from Mangalore, Karnataka. Her mother tongue is Tulu, and she is also fluent in English, Marathi, Kannada and Hindi. She went to M.M.K College, she revealed she gained confidence by helping out with her mother's network marketing business, improving her networking skills. She regularly sought to enter in intercollegiate competitions, participating in dance and fashion shows.
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