Pooja Umashankar is an Indian actress and film personality. She is known for her beautiful features and naturally long brown hair. In her early days, she also had dyed her hair black. She was a member of the Sanjay Leela Bharti group in the 80s. She has also appeared in some films made by Kalidasa.
Pooja Umashankar biography is written about her Indian profession as an actress and film personality. Pooja Umashankar’s real name is Priyaditya Umashankar. She was born in Pitampura, India and was said to be the half brother of Sanjay Leela Bharti. Her real name is based on the fact that she was known for her long and beautiful hair. In her earlier films, she had been referred to as “Pooja” but this was later corrected in the transcriptions by the director.
Bra Size & Body Measurements
|Bra Size||34 B|
|Waist Size||26 Inches|
|Hips Size||34 Inches|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Body Measurements||34-26-34 Inches|
Pooja Umashankar biography details about her first professional acting job in Hindi movie “Chak De! India” where she played the character of Jena with a tenor voice. She did not like this role at all, as it lacked the natural beauty needed by an actress. She appeared in the second part of the film “Bhelaam” with Sharukh Khan where she had to play the character of Laxmi.
The Pooja Umashankar biography mentions that she has always been tall and thin looking, which was why she chose to play the character of Laxmi with a tenor voice. However, according to the notes of this biographer Pooja Umashankar maintained that she was actually born as Saraswati, the name of a small river, in Rajasthan, India. She did however, enjoy her short height at the time of her audition for “Chak De! India” as it enabled her to reach the age of 21.
Pooja Umashankar’s best known role in English movies would have to be her performance in the blockbuster hit movie “Sri Lanka” where she starred alongside Abhishek Bachchan. The film made her famous in Indian English speaking countries worldwide and even earned her some Golden Globes nominations. She is even listed in the “ollywood elite” book as one of the best actresses of all time. Her other awards including an honorary doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University and the best leading ladies award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences are only some of the many accolades that she has enjoyed in her long career in Hollywood.
A good source to research on Pooja Umashankar is the Internet as there are a number of online sources where details about her life and works can be found. Additional information about her works can also be found on Wikipedia as well as on her social media profiles such as Facebook and Twitter. A biography about Pooja Umashankar can also be found in the Wikipedia bio section under the same names as mentioned above. One such website that offers information about various members of the Indian film industry, minus their film credits, are CagedFire. A biography for Pooja Umashankar can also be found on the website of the actor.