Pooja Hegde Biography, Film List, Height, Age, Family, Education & More

Pooja Hegde, a renowned Indian model and actress, is primarily recognized for her contributions to South Indian cinema. She was born on October 13, 1991, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Pooja commenced her educational journey at Maneckji Cooper Educational Trust School, which is situated in Mumbai. Interestingly, the well-known film actor Tamannaah Bhatia was her senior during their school years. You can discover the entire Pooja Hegde biography within this article.

Pooja Hegde Biography

Subsequently, she pursued her post-graduation degree, earning a Master of Commerce from M.M.K. College in Mumbai. Pooja Hegde embarked on her acting journey with her debut in the Tamil film “Mugamoodi” in 2012, and she made her first appearance in Telugu cinema with “Oka Laila Kosam” in 2014. Notably, she achieved the distinction of being the second runner-up in the Miss Universe India 2010 competition. Pooja Hegde’s remarkable talent earned her recognition and accolades in the film industry. She clinched the SIIMA Award for Best Actress – Telugu for her outstanding performances in “Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo” (2020) and “Most Eligible Bachelor” (2021). Her exceptional acting skills also earned her a nomination for Best Actress at the 62nd Filmfare Awards South.

Pooja Hegde Picture
Pooja Hegde Picture

Personal Information

Real name Pooja Hegde
Nickname AKA Pooja
DOB (Date of Birth) 13 October 1990
Age 32 years
Birthplace Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Udupi, Karnataka, India
Religion Hindu
Address N/A

Education/ Qualifications

School Not Known
College /University Not Known
Qualification Master of Commerce

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches  5′ 9″
Meter  1.75 m
Centimeters 175 cm
Weight  53 Kg,117 lbs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurements 34-25-34

Family Information

Father Name  Manjunath Hegde
Mother Name Lata Hegde
Brother Rishabh Hegde
Sister N/A
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband N/A
Children N/A


Boyfriend Rohan Mehra


Profession Actress, Model
Net Worth $7 million


color Red
Food Mutton Akhni Briyani
Song “Suhana Safar”
Actor/Actress Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Leonardo Di Caprio and Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock
Movies Diljale, Aashiqui 2
Destination Europe
Hobbies Dancing, Travelling, Singing, Reading
Pooja Hegde Childhood Picture
Pooja Hegde Childhood Picture
Pooja Hegde Young Age Picture
Pooja Hegde Young Age Picture
Pooja Hegde Family Picture
Pooja Hegde Family Picture
Pooja Hegde with her Father (Manjunath Hegde)
Pooja Hegde with her Father (Manjunath Hegde)
Pooja Hegde with her Mother (Lata Hegde)
Pooja Hegde with her Mother (Lata Hegde)
Pooja Hegde with her Brother (Rishabh Hegde)
Pooja Hegde with her Brother (Rishabh Hegde)
Pooja Hegde Relationship with (Rohan Mehra)
Pooja Hegde Relationship with (Rohan Mehra)


Pooja Hegde hails from Mumbai and belongs to a prosperous Hindu family that predominantly speaks Tulu. The entire family holds deep-rooted beliefs in Hinduism and is dedicated to the worship of Hindu deities. Pooja Hegde’s father, Manjunath Hegde, holds the position of Director of Accounts at Clarion Advertising Company. Her mother, Latha Hegde, is associated with Datapro through a contractual agreement and additionally manages an educational center specializing in computers and software.


Pooja Hegde was born on October 13, 1990, in Mangalore, Karnataka, India, which makes her 32 years old as of the present year.

Husband/ Boyfriend

Pooja Hegde was previously in a relationship with Rohan Mehra and was often seen together with him. However, it’s important to note that as of now, she is unmarried.


Pooja Hegde completed her primary and secondary education at the Maneckji Cooper Educational Trust School. She further pursued her academic journey and graduated, earning an M.Com degree from MMK College in Mumbai.

Early Life

Pooja Hegde, born on the 13th of October 1990 in Udupi, is of Mangalorean heritage and grew up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. As of the current year, Pooja is 33 years old. Interestingly, her birth coincided with Lakshmi Pooja, which led her parents to consider naming her Lakshmi. Pooja Hegde is a multilingual talent, with fluency in Hindi, Tulu, Marathi, English, and several other languages, showcasing her diverse linguistic skills.

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Pooja Hegde made her foray into feature films with her debut in the Tamil movie “Mugamoodi” in 2012. Unfortunately, the film experienced both commercial and critical setbacks at the box office. However, her career took a positive turn with her second Telugu film, “Oka Laila Kosam,” which was released at the end of 2014. This movie achieved both commercial success and critical acclaim. Pooja Hegde is a versatile actress and model based in Mumbai. She subsequently ventured into the Bollywood industry after establishing herself in the South Indian film industry. Her talent and dedication to her craft were acknowledged when she received the Zee Golden Award in the category of Entertainer of the Year (Female) for her exceptional performance in the Telugu film “DJ,” released in 2017.

Awards List

  • 9th South Indian International Movie Awards
  • 7th Sakshi Excellence Awards
  • 9th South Indian International Movie Awards
  • Zee Cine Awards Telugu
  • 66th Filmfare Awards South
  • Zee Telugu Golden Awards
  • Stardust Awards
  • 4th South Indian International Movie Awards
  • 62nd Filmfare Awards South
  • 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards

Net Worth

Pooja Hegde is an Indian actress hailing from India. Her net worth in Indian rupees stands at 51 crores, which is equivalent to $7 million US dollars as of 2023. According to reports, she earns a monthly income of approximately 50 lakh rupees.

Filmography List

Complete list of movies by Actress Pooja Hegde including First Movie, Latest movies information details Below the table.

Year Role(s) Title Notes
2023 Coming Soon Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan Filming
2023  Coming Soon SSMB28 Filming
2022 Prerana Radhe Shyam Bilingual film
2022 Preethi Beast
2022 Neelambari Acharya
2022 Herself F3 Special appearance in the song “Life Ante Itta Vundaala”
2022 Mala Cirkus
2021 Vibha Most Eligible Bachelor
2020 Amulya Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo
2019 Pooja Maharshi
2018 Jigelu Rani Rangasthalam Special appearance in song “Jigelu Rani”
2018 Soundarya Lahari Saakshyam
2018 Aravinda Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava
2018 Sridevi Gaddalakonda Ganesh
2018 Rajkumari Mala/Pooja Housefull 4 Dual role
2017 Pooja Duvvada Jagannadham
2016 Chaani Mohenjo Daro
2014 Nandana “Nandu” Oka Laila Kosam
2014 Gopika Mukunda
2012 Shakti Mugamoodi

 Accolades List

Here is an accolades list by actress Pooja Hegde.

Year Film Result Category
2021 Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Won Best Actress – Telegu
2021 Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Won Most Popular Actress of the Year
2020 Maharshi Nominated Best Actress – Telugu
2020 Won Favorite Actress
2019 Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava Nominated Best Actress – Telugu
2017 DJ: Duvvada Jagannadham Won Entertainer Of The Year (Female)
2016 Mohenjo Daro Nominated Best Debut – Female
2015 Oka Laila Kosam Nominated Best Female Debut – Telugu
2015 Nominated Best Actress – Telugu
2013 Mugamoodi Nominated Best Female Debutant – Tamil
2022 Most Eligible Bachelor Won Best Actress – Telugu
2022 Won Critics Award for Best Actress – Telugu
2022 Won Youth Icon (Female)

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