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Ashutosh Gowariker’s Mohenjo Daro is one of the most awaited releases of this year.
The trailer of the film is out and has created quite a buzz. From the look of the movie to the lead pair, every element has caught our fancy. But, a special mention goes out to Pooja Hegde, the lead actress. You’ve heard the name for sure, but what other trivia do you know about the pretty damsel? We give you a list…
1. She’s a well-known face in the world of modeling
The lovely lady is a popular model and also holds multiple prestigious titles. She not only won The Miss India Talented pageant in 2009 but was also declared the second runner up in Miss Universe India the following year.
2. She can speak four languages fluently
Having been brought up in Mumbai, Pooja speaks English and Hindi fluently. As a native of Karnataka, speaking fluently in Kannada too comes to her naturally. Adding to this list is her ability to also speak Tulu.
3. She’s been a part of Telugu and Tamil movies
Pooja started her career down south in the year 2012 with Mugamoodi, a Tamil super-hero flick. Yes, she may be a new face in Bollywood but is quite well-known in the south film industry. Her Telugu movies include Oka Laila Kosam and Mukunda.
4. She’s a Karnataka native
Although the pretty damsel was born and raised in the city of Mumbai, her native place is Karnataka. Yes, Ms. Hegdge hails from a family of Mangaloreans.
5. She was to be part of a Mani Ratnam project
It is said that Pooja was offered the lead role in Mani Ratnam’s OK Kanmani opposite Dulquer Salman. However, she was forced to turn down the opportunity as she had prior commitments towards Ashutosh’s Mohenjo Daro.
6. She has shared screen space with Ranbir Kapoor
A popular face in advertisements, Pooja appeared in a two-wheeler commercial. A Hero Maestro ad, she shared the screen with Ranbir Kapoor.
7. She’s a Roger Federer fan
Pooja closely follows tennis as she’s a huge Federer fan. She’s even posted multiple tweets expressing her love and support for the ace tennis player. “Dear Djokovic, You got Served! Sincerely, Roger Federer.”