Pooja Hegde is an Indian film actress who works in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films. She is a famous model who was crowned the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010 competition before foraying into films. She made her acting debut in Tamil with the film ‘Mugamoodi’ in 2012 directed by Mysskin. She then appeared in Telugu films ‘Oka Laila Kosam’ and ‘Mukunda’ in 2014. She made her Bollywood debut opposite Hrithik Roshan in Ashutosh Gowariker's period drama, ‘Mohenjo Daro’ (2016). She later made her comeback into Tollywood with Allu Arjun's 'DJ - Duvvada Jagannadham.'