Super model and Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey is likely to make her debut in Kannada film industry. She made her on screen debut with the Hindi flick Nasha.
After Yana Gupta, Rakhi Sawant, Mallika Sherawath and Veena Malik, it's Poonam's turn to shake her leg for an item number in Kannada. Speaking to leading daily, the actress confirmed, "Yes, I am finally coming to the South, I have been looking for an opportunity to make my debut in the South and this song seemed ideal. I am currently in discussions with my team to finalise my look in the song, but rest assured it will be Poonam Pandey style."
Earlier, director Prem had said that he will be making Poonam Pandey to shake leg for an item number in his movie Prem Adda, but due to her unavailable dates, Poonam was replaced by the Hollywood hottie Scarlett Johansson.
It is said that director Nandha Prabhu has geared up to bring Poonam Pandey on board for his upcoming flick Love Is Poison, starring Rajesh of Halli Hydha Pyatege Bandha fame. Rajesh made his debut with Jungle Jackie, with Aishwarya.
Poonam Pandey's Sandalwood debut has also made the mass audience to eagerly wait for the movie Love is Poison. Continue reading the story on slides...
It's A Colloquial Number
Director Nandha Prabhu said, "It's a very colloquial number, to be shot against a dhaba kind of set. It will feature the hero and a couple of his friends celebrating the hero's love life.
Poonam Is Excited To Debut In Sandalwood
"Poonam heard the song before agreeing to do it. She seemed excited to be making her debut in Sandalwood," director added.
On Screen Debut
Poonam Pandey made her on screen debut with Bollywood flick Nasha, in which she played the role of teacher, who ends up having a sexual relationship with one of her student.
In 2011, Poonam was featured in the Bangalore based UB group's Kingfisher Calender and also in 29 other calenders.
Poonam was in limelight for posing naked for the magazine, International Bussiness Times, after Kolkota Knight Riders, won the finals of Indian Premier League (IPL) season 5.
Shooting In October
Sources said that Poonam is likely to be in Bangalore city for the shoot, which may take place in the first week of October.