Published by: Arun on April 16, 2015
Pooja Ramachandran is the daughter of an army officer. She studied visual communication at the CSI Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore. In 2004, she was crowned Miss Coimbatore. Next year, she got the runner-up title in Miss Kerala competition.
Pooja first featured in an advertisement when she was eight. Before the Miss Coimbatore title she had already done some assignments in Bangalore and Coimbatore. Pooja had also played a cameo in the Jayaram-Soundarya starrer Yathrakarude Sradhakku.
In February 2006, she became a VJ at SS Music after she along with Anuj Gurwara, Purnima Maudgil and Gibran was selected as the winner from 3000 contestants in SS Music’s pan-Indian talent hunt show VJ Factor 2. She hosted shows like PCO, Gana Bajaana, Connect and Cinema Central. Later she hosted the show Ulagam Muzhuthum Paranthu Paranthu on Jaya TV. She was also a contestant in Anu Alavum Bayamillai becoming the winner of the first season, and acted in the thriller serial Kanchana, both on STAR Vijay.
After 2012, she became a full-time actress, signing feature films across Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam industries. She was seen in minor roles in the romantic comedy Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi, its Telugu version Love Failure and the thriller Pizza in 2012. The following year, she played supporting roles in the Telugu film Swamy Ra Ra and the Malayalam films Lucky Star and D Company. With regard to her performance in Swamy Ra Ra, Sify called her “perfect”, while Nowrunning.com’s Veeyen in his review of Lucky Star wrote that she “deliver(s) (an) outstanding performance” and “brings in such astounding believability to her character of an NRI”. Her first 2014 release, Adavi Kaachina Vennela, saw her playing a homemaker.
She has completed filming for the romantic drama Ore Nyabagam, which is reportedly India’s first 2D high frame rate film. She is further more working on the suspense thriller Andhaghaaram, the horror-comedy Muni 3: Ganga, the romantic comedy Nanbenda and Swamy Ra Ra’s Tamil remake Saamiyattam, while she also has been signed for two Telugu films.
|Place of Birth||Coimbatore|
|College||CSI Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore|
|Occupation||Actress, VJ, Model|
|Debut movie||Yathrakarude Sradhakku (Malayalam)|
|Known For||Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi,Pizza,Nanbenda|
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