Having garnered acclaim as a Pan-India star performer, Pooja Hegde is on a roll with big-ticket films on her slate. The actress made her debut nine years ago in the Tamil superhero film Mugamoodi and has shown incredible range in her craft ever since. She has not only displayed versatility but has also commanded a great pull in theatres with blockbusters such as Housefull 4 and Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo to her credit. One of the most sought-after actresses, Pooja has established a connection with the audience of various languages through cinema. On her birthday, we trace her journey from Mugamoodi to now.
She arrived on the celluloid in Mugamoodi in the role of a Deputy Commissioner's daughter and won the hearts of the viewers. The superhero film marked the beginning of her journey as a crowd-puller. She went on to be part of films such as Mukunda, Duvvada Jagannadham, Aravinda Sametha Berra Raghava, Maharishi, Gaddalakonda Ganesh, Housefull 4, and Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo. She held her own in films that featured superstars of cinema and amassed a huge fan base.
She won Entertainer Of The Year at Zee Golden Awards for Duvvada Jagannadham, Favourite Actress at Zee Cine Awards for Maharishi, and Best Actress at SIIMA for Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo. Not to mention, she garnered critical acclaim for her comic act in Housefull 4 and her power-packed performance in Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo. Reeling from these resounding successes, Hegde is now raring to go with the much-awaited release of 'Most Eligible Bachelor', in which she will be seen essaying the role of a stand-up comedian. Some of the greatest stalwarts of Telugu cinema, such as Allu Aravind, Dil Raju, Bunny Vasu, and Hari Shankar have lauded her acting prowess in the upcoming romance drama. The magic she casts on the big screen with the film remains to be seen.
Her other upcoming projects include Thalapathy Vijay’s ‘Beast’, Salman Khan's Bhaijaan, 'Cirkus' opposite Ranveer Singh, 'Acharya' with Chiranjeevi and Ram Charan, 'Radhe Shyam' opposite Prabhas and SSMB28 opposite Mahesh Babu.