[caption id="attachment_945327"] The pre-production of Pooja's Bollywood debut 'Mohenjo Daro' is on in full swing, and it is expected to go on floors in the last quarter of this year. [/caption]
The fact that she will be sharing the screen space with Hrithik Roshan, the project can prove a boon to her career in Bollywood.
Pooja was among the lucky few who was also crowned Miss India South glamorous Hair 2010 and Miss India talented 2009.
Pooja was crowned as the Miss Universe India 2010 second runner up.
Pooja Hegde made her cinematic debut with Tamil action-drama 'Mugamoodi'. Written and directed by Mysskin, it also featured Jiiva, and Narain in lead roles. 'Mugamoodi' is the first Tamil super-hero movie.
Pooja, who makes her Tollywood debut with Naga Chaitanya has also been busy shooting her Telugu movie with debutante Varun Tej and commercials.
Pooja Hegde, a trained Bharatnatyam dancer, will be seen in two Telugu films 'Oka Laila Kosam' and 'Gollabhama' this year.
Among the most popular ads she has appeared in have been 'Hero Maestro' and Lays. In both these commercials she has been featured with Ranbir Kapoor.
"I'm extremely happy to have found Pooja Hegde. She is very natural as an actress and has an elegance and poise that will make the character attractive and endearing. Both these strengths with a degree of freshness adds the required spark to the 'Mohenjo Daro' love story," Gowariker said in a statement recently. (IANS)
Model-turned-actress Pooja Hegde has been selected by filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker to play the female lead in his Indus Valley civilisation-set love story 'Mohenja Daro'. Ashutosh opted for her because he thinks her "natural" acting prowess and "elegance" make her a perfect choice for the role opposite Hrithik Roshan.