Pooja opposite Hrithik in ‘Mohenjo Daro’
MUMBAI: Newcomer Pooja Hegde will be paired opposite Hrithik Roshan in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s much-talked-about period film, ‘Mohenjo Daro’.
After giving hit films like ‘Lagaan’, ‘Swades’, ‘Jodhaa Akbar’, Gowariker is ready to roll cameras for ‘Mohenjo Daro, pre-production of which is in full swing.
“I am 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 Saturday.
Standing tall at 5 ft 9 inches, Pooja was adjudged the second runner up in the Miss Universe India 2010. She has done her share of acting down south with Tamil action-drama “Mugamoodi.”