Pooja Hegde is the pretty lady who is starring opposite Hrithik Roshan in Mohenjo Daro. But what do you know about her besides that? Don’t worry we have a complete list.
Here are some interesting facts about Hrithik Roshan’s co-star.
Mohenjo Daro is one of those films that everyone is waiting to watch with bated breath. The first look of the film featuring Hrithik Roshan was amazing. Also Pooja Hegde‘s look for the film has also created a lot of buzz. So as the trailer of the film is out, here are 5 things you need to know about Pooja Hegde, the heroine of the Ashutosh Gowariker film…
Native of Karnataka
Even though Pooja was born and raised in Mumbai, she actually hails from Karnataka. This beauty comes from a long line of Mangaloreans, that is people of Mangalore.
Fluent in four languages
Being a native Karnataka, she is automatically fluent in Kannada. But she also knows Tulu, a dialect spoken in some parts of Karnataka in the Kasargod district. Also being brought up in Mumbai, she is also fluent with Hindi and English. An impressive list indeed.
Acted in Tamil and Telugu films
Pooja might be a new face in Bollywood, but she has already done a few films in the South film industry. She started out in 2012 with the Tamil super hero flick Mugamoodi. Later she also worked in two Telugu films Oka Laila Kosam opposite Naga Chaitanya and Mukunda with Varun Tej. So she is quite a well known face down South.
Was supposed to be a part of Mani Ratnam film
It is rumoured that Pooja Hegde was actually approached to play the female lead in the Dulquer Salmaan starrer OK Kanmani. But she refused to work in the Mani Ratnam film due to prior commitments for Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro.
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A famous model
Pooja started out her career as a model. She won The Miss India Talented pageant in 2009 and was the second runner up in Miss Universe India in 2010. Then she became a model in advertisements and this is where Ashutosh Gowariker found her and selected her for the film.