Indian Telugu film actress Pooja Hegde. In 2016, she made her Bollywood debut opposite Hrithik Roshan in Ashutosh Gowariker film ‘Mohenjo Daro’. The opportunity to act with a superstar like Hrithik Roshan in her debut film also brought her fame in Bollywood.
This time Pooja Hegde is acting in the much talked about movie ‘Acharya’. Chiranjeevi is playing the central character. Apart from this, Ram Charan will be seen in an important role.
Pooja is not in too many parts in this movie. But she is getting paid Rs 1 crore for just 20 minutes of acting. The producers have taken her to the movie with such a fee. (News from Miss Femina India and Odisha TV)
‘Acharya’ is scheduled to be released on May 13. Apart from Prabhas, Kajal Agarwal and Suno Sood have also acted in the film directed by Koratala Siva.
Pooja Hegde – Awards and nominations
Pooja, a former beauty contestant, was the second runner-up in the Miss Universe India 2010 before making her acting debut in Mysskin’s Tamil superhero film Mugamoodi (2012). She starred in the Telugu films Oka Laila Kosam and Mukunda (2014).
Hegde competed in the Miss India 2009 pageant, but was dropped early despite winning the Miss India Talented 2009 title. She re-applied the following year and became the second runner-up in the Miss Universe India 2010 pageant, as well as winning the Miss India South Glamorous Hair 2010 crown.
She was nominated for Best Tamil Newcomer at the 2nd South Indian International Film Awards, but lost to Lakshmi Menon.
The second film starring Pooja was Oka Laila Kosam (2014) in Telugu, where she starred opposite Naga Chaitanya. She was acclaimed for her performance in the film. At the same time, she was nominated for Best Actress at the 62nd Filmfare Awards (South).