Pooja Hegde

Pooja Hegde Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Movies & More

Pooja Hegde Biography

Pooja Hegde is an Indian film actress as well as model who has appeared in many Telugu and Hindi films.

She became famous after being crowned as 2nd runner-up at Miss Universe India in 2010.


OccupationActress and Model
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mother TongueTulu
Age32 Years
Date of Birth13 October 1990
Net WorthUSD 3 Million (2020)

Family and Education

Her parents basically belong to Mangalore, Karnataka but she was raised in Mumbai, India. She is quite fluent in speaking English, Hindi, Marathi, and Telugu respectively.

She is a graduate of commerce from M.M.K. College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai, and has participated in various fashion shows at the college level.

Family MemberName
FatherManjunath Hegde
MotherLatha Hegde
BrotherRishabh Hegde

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Height and Weight

Weight53 Kg
Height (centimeters)175 cm
Height5 feet 9 inches
Zodiac SignLibra
Figure Measurement34-25-34
Eye colorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Marital StatusUnmarried
Husband Namenot known

Social Media Instagram

She is also active on Instagram with more than 10.4 million followers.


After being honored with various crowns, Pooja made her debut in the film industry with “Mugamoodi” in 2012 which has got mixed reviews. Her next movie “Oka Laila Kosam” was released in 2014 for which she got a Filmfare award for Best actress.

She made her Bollywood debut opposite Hrithik Roshan with the film “Mohenjo Daro” in 2016.

To date, she has worked in 12 Indian films released in different languages.


Early in 2020. Pooja was spotted with and rumored to be dating actor “Rohan Mehra” who appeared in the film Bazaar.

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ActorFarhan Akhtar, Aamir Khan, Leonardo DiCaprio
ActressJennifer Lawrence, Madhuri Dixit
FoodPizza, Uttapam
MusicianRihanna, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake
HobbiesDancing, Reading, Traveling


She has been nominated for 7 awards till now and has won 2 of them listed below :

YearAward NameAward CategoryFilm name
2017Zee Telugu Golden AwardsEntertainer Of The YearDuvvada Jagannadham
2020Zee Cine Awards TeluguFavorite actressMaharishi
2021Sakshi Excellence AwardsBest ActressAla Vaikunthapurramuloo
2021South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Actress – Telugu Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo

Films Appearance

Pooja has been featured in 12 films so far released in different languages.

Year of releaseFilm TitleLanguage
2012Mugamoodi (Debut)Tamil
2014Oka Laila KosamTelugu
2016Mohenjo Daro (Bollywood debut)Hindi
2017Duvvada JagannadhamTelugu
2018Rangasthalam 1985 (Special appearance)Telugu
2018Aravinda Sametha Veera RaghavaTelugu
2019Gaddalakonda GaneshTelugu
2019Housefull 4Hindi
2020Ala VaikunthapurramulooTelugu
2021Most Eligible BachelorTelugu
2022Radhe ShyamTelugu, Hindi
2023Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki JaanHindi

Brand Ambassador

She is currently endorsing a few brands also. Following is the list of them :

  • LOT mobiles
  • Citra
  • South India shopping mall
  • pTron
  • Maaza
  • Asian Paints

On Magazine Covers

She has also been featured on the cover page of many leading magazines

  • Maxim
  • Femina
  • Brides Today
  • Peacock
  • Filmfare
  • Femina Wedding times
  • Wedding Affair
  • the Magazine
  • Cinesprint
  • Travel Leisure
  • Wedding Vows
  • Verve

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