Pooja Hegde Age, Bio, Career, Award, Bf, Family, Movies, Images, Net-worth & More

Pooja Hegde is an Indian actress and model who appears predominantly in Telugu and Hindi films. She is a recipient of the SIIMA Award. She was crowned as the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010 competition. She made her debut in Tamil film Mysskin’s Mugamoodi.

A former beauty pageant contestant, she crowned as the second runner up at the Miss Universe India 2010 competition.

Bio Data / Biography

 Pooja Hegde is a famous actress and model in India, she was come in limelight for the critically acclaimed Hindi film “Mohenjo Daro” and she was the runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010. Pooja Hegde age is 31 (years old) as in 2021 and she was born and brought up in Karnataka in middle class family. The net worth of her is estimated around Rs. 30 Crore. She was dating with Rohan Mehra (boyfriend) and spots many times with her boyfriend.

Genuine Name  Pooja Hegde
Profession LineActress, Model


Rohan Mehra

 Boyfriend Name- Rohan Mehra (rumor)

Morphology (Physical Appearance)

Pooja Hegde fitness
Pooja Hegde fitness
Weightin kilogram 53 kg,
in pounds 117 lbs
Height  in feet 5’ 9’’
in centimeters 175 cm
in meters 1.75 m  
Figure value    34 – 24 – 35    
Eye Color  Dark Brown  
Hair Color  Black  
Skin ColorBeige (milky)

Social Media Accounts

Instagram Id @hegde_pooja

  Personal Life of Pooja Hegde

Pooja Hegde childhood pic
Pooja Hegde childhood pic with her mom

 She was born in well royal family in Mangalore, Karnataka on 13 October 1990, she was born on the day of festival Lakshmi pooja Day due to which her parents wanted her name Lakshmi.

But her maternal aunt not satisfied and considered it a bit old-fashioned, her aunt changed her name to Pooja.

Pooja Hegde school
Pooja Hegde during school

She completed her college education from M.M.K. College and received her graduation degree in commerce with good grades.

During her college days, she also participated in college competitions like dance and fashion shows due to which she become a master in Bharatnatyam dance.

 After completed her graduation, her interest was developed in Model and fashion industry and starts approaching the Modeling agency.

Date of birth  13 October 1990 (Saturday)
Age  31 years (as in 2021)  
Birth Place  Mangalore, Karnataka (India)
Birth & Zodiac sign  Libra (based on date of birth)  
Nationality  Indian  
Religion  Hinduism  
Hometown  Udupi, Karnataka (India)
School Academy   Not Known
University/College Name   M.M.K. College
Last QualificationCommerce Graduate  
Debut Films-  Mugmoodi (2012)
Food habits  Non-Vegetarian    
Interest & Hobbies  Dancing, Partying, Singing, Swimming and  Reading
Awards2009: Miss India Talented
2010: Miss India South, Miss India South Glamorous Hair and Miss Universe India  

Zee Golden Awards
2017: Entertainer of the Year for the film Duvvada Jagannadham  
Zee Cine Awards Telugu 2020: Favourite Actress for the  film Maharshi  
Net worthRs. 30 Crore

Family & Ancestor


Pooja Hegde family
Pooja Hegde with her family
FatherManjunath Hegde
MotherLata Hegde


BrotherRishabh Hegde (elder, surgeon-doctor)

Career Path

pooja hegde miss universe 2010

 She started her career as a Model trough fashion industry and she was participated in Miss Universe India beauty contest and in which she was placed on the 2nd position in 2010.

Mugamoodi (movie scene)

After she grabbed the title of Miss Univers, she starts getting offered in films and she was selected by the Tamil director Mysskin in 2012 for the film Mugamoodi.

Pooja is grabbed the chance to appeared in Telugu film “Oka Laila Kasam” in 2012.https://www.youtube.com/embed/0f8jjZm70ik?feature=oembed

She also ventured in Bollywood industry and made her debut film Mohenjo Daro with opposite Hrithik Roshan in 2016.

She was entered in Hindi film with the help of Ashutosh Gowariker’s wife Sunita which recommended her name for the film “Mohenjo Daro” and she gave audition and grabbed the lead role.

In 2021, she was appeared with Akhil Akkineni in film Most Eligible Bachelor and she also signed the film with opposite Salman Khan in movie Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali.

2016Mohenjo DaroChaani
2019Houseful 4Pooja

Luxury Life Style

Pooja Hegde magazine

 She also featured on the cover page of various magazine include Peacock, Femina and many more.

Pooja Hegde lifestyle

In free time she loves to play guitar.

Pooja Hegde lifestyle

She has habit to read comics in night.

Tattoo Design

No Tattoo Design

Some minor known facts about Pooja Hegde

  • Pooja Hegde does not smoke and drinks alcohol like other celebrities.
Pooja Hegde with her pet dog
  • She loves to raise animals and has a pet dog- Pedro.
  • She speaks more than four regional languages including, Tulu, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and English.
Most Desirable Women 2017
  • In2017, she also grabbed her name in list of Most Desirable Women by Hyderabad Times in which she placed on the 1st rank.
Pooja Hegde workout
  • She is fitness freak girls and always enthusiast for workouts routine in gym due to which she maintained her figure in shape.

Some Interesting Facts About Pooja Hegde

Does Pooja Hegde smoke?


Does Pooja Hegde drink alcohol?


Pooja Hegde Pets (Dog) Name?


Pooja Hegde 1st Advertisment

Hero Maestro ad commercial opposite Ranbir Kapoor

1st Bollywood Movie of Pooja Hegde?

Mohenjo Daro

Pooja Hegde 1st Movie?

Mugamoodi (2012)

Pooja Hegde Instagram ID


Pooja Hegde Net Worth

1.2 Crore (approx)

Pooja Hegde Height?

Pooja Hegde Height is 1.68m Or 5 Feet 9 Inches (5’9″)

  • Pooja was the runner-up in Miss Universe India 2010 and Miss India South 2010.
  • She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.
  • Ashutosh Gowariker’s wife Sunita recommended her name for the film Mohenjo Daro after watching her in an advertisement.
  • Because of her commitment to Mohenjo Daro,  she had to reject Mani Ratnam’s Tamil movie.
  • She seen in the Hero Maestro ad commercial opposite Ranbir Kapoor.
pooja hegde tollywood sexy photos

Pooja Hegde Net Worth – $ 2.5 million.

Pooja Hedge Images

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