Biography / trivia
* Pooja Gandhi was born on 7th October 1983 in Paurath, Punjab, India to Pawan Gandhi, a businessman & Jyothi Gandhi, a housewife.
* Pooja Gandhi is also called as Sanjana Gandhi.
* She attended “Sophia Convent” and “Dewan Public School” in Meerut.
* She has two sisters, Radhika Gandhi and Suhani Gandhi. Both of them are younger sisters. Radhika Gandhi is also an actress and her youngest sister Suhani Gandhi is a tennis player.
* She started her acting career appearing in “Soap opera”. She made her film debut with Bengali film “Tomake Salam” in 2003, the movie went unnoticed. She later moved to south Indian films with Tamil film “Kokki” in 2006, the film did average at box office.
* Her biggest turning point in career came with Kannada film “Mungaru Male” in 2006. The movie was huge box office hit breaking all the records of Kannada film industry. The budget of the movie was just 90 lakhs and its final earnings stood at INR80 crores and its a all-time record in Kannada industry so far.
* Mungaru Male ran 100 days in 12 centers in Karnataka and its became one of the very few films in the world to have completed one year in a multiplex.
* After “Mungaru Male” mania she became a lucky star and flooded with new offers.
* She delivered blockbuster hits like Mungaru Male, Milana, Budhivanta, Dandupalya etc.
* Pooja made her Malayalam film debut with “Maad Dad” in 2012 alongside Lal and Meghana Raj.
“I am loyal to my work. I am disciplined and dedicated to my profession. I don’t care for gossips. I think its part and parcel of being an actress. I know the truth and majority of media know the truth. So its better to ignore such news.”
“I am committed to the empowerment of women. I am currently working for the welfare of sex workers. Next, I will be touring North Karnataka to create awareness regarding child labour.”
“I am satisfied in all ways. Money, comfort and roles are too good for me.”
Filmography / all movies list
|1a||2006||Kokki||Prabu Solomon||Karan,Kota Srinivasa Rao,Sakthi Kumar,Malaysia Vasudevan|
|2||2006||Mungaru Male||Yograj Bhat||Ganesh,Sudha Belavadi,Padmaja Rao,Anant Nag,Jai Jagadish,Diganth|
|3||2007||Krishna||M.D. Sridhar||Ganesh,Sharmila Mandre,Avinash,Vinaya Prasad,Sharan|
|4||2007||Milana||Prakash||Puneet Rajkumar,Parvati Menon,Sumithra|
|5||2008||Hani Hani||Sharan||Tharun Chandra,Rangayana Raghu,Jai Jagadish,Lokanath|
|6||2008||Accident||Ramesh Aravind||Ramesh Aravind,Rekha Vedavyas,Tilak,Roshan,Balaji,Mohan|
|7||2008||Nee Tata Naa Birla||N Magadi Pandu||Ravichandran,Jaggesh,Jennifer Kotwal,Sadhu Kokila,Urvashi,Doddanna|
|8||2008||Tajmahal||R Chandru||Ajay Rao,Ananth Nag,Rangayana Raghu,Padmaja Rao,Arvind|
|9||2008||KodaganaKoli Nungitha||Victory Vasu||Jaggesh,Sudarshan,Sihi Kahi Chandru,Chitra Shenoy,Rangayana Raghu|
|10||2008||Budhivanta||Ramnath Rigvedhi||Upendra,Suman Ranganath,Natanya Singh,Brindha Parekh,Saloni Aswani|
|12||2008||Janumada Gelathi||Dinesh Baboo||Srinagar Kitty,Ashish Vidyarthi,Avinash|
|14||2009||Anu||Shivaganapathi||Rashmi,Balu,Nag Kiran,Ramesh Bhat|
|15||2009||Thalai Ezhuthu||Ethiraj||Richard Raj,Bala Singh,Daniel Bhaskar,Jayaprakash Reddy|
|16||2009||Iniya||Mussanje Mahesh||Balaji,Jai Jagadish,Lokanath,Urvashi,Chitra Shenoy|
|17||2009||Huchchi||Venkatesh Panchanga||Thilak,Ananth Nag,Sudharani,Dharma|
|18||2009||Ninagaagi Kaadiruve||Jolly Bastan||Vishal Hegde,Dilip Raj,Sreedevi Unni,Umesh|
|19||2009||Gokula||Prakash||Vijay Raghavendra »”>Vijay Raghavendra,Yash,Nakshatra,Sumitra,Srinivasa Murthy|
|20||2010||Minugu||Antony Jayanth||Sunil Rao,Sangeetha Shetty,Umesh|
|21||2010||Shri Harikathe||D Padmanabhan||Sri Murali,Radhika Gandhi,Naveen Krishna,Srinivasa Murthy,Padmaja Rao|
|22||2010||Nee RaaniNaa Maharani||B Ramamurthy||Akshay,Biradar,Dingri Nagaraj,Honnavalli Krishna|
|23||2010||Vega||Antony Jayanth||Sanjjanaa Galrani|
|24||2011||Thavarina Runa||Ramesh Raj||Paramesh|
|25||2011||Aptha||Sanjeev Kumar||Neeraj Sham,Sadhu Kokila,Poonam,Pragna|
|26||2011||Nee Illadhe||Shiva Ganapathy||Raghu Mukherjee,Bullet Prakash,Anantha Velu,Jayalakshmi|
|27||2011||Hare RamaHare Krishna||Ashok C V||Sri Murali,Nakshatra|
|28||2011||Panchamrutha||T. N. Nagesh||Srinagara Kitty,Raghu Mukherjee,Dilip Raj,Yagna Shetty,Neethu,Supreeta|
|29||2011||Paagal||P. N. Sathya||P N Sathya,Indrajit Lankesh|
|30||2012||Dandupalya||Srinivasa Raju||Raghu Mukherjee,Priyanka Kothari,Makarand Deshpande,Sudharani|
|31||2012||Jaihind||Venugopal||Sandesh Pujar,Ramesh Bhat,Thriller Manju,Shobhraj|
|32||2012||Maad Dad||Revathy S. Varmha||Lal,Padmapriya,Nazriya Nazeem,Lalu Alex,Meghana Raj|
|35||2012||Nee||Shivaganapathi||Raghu Mukherjee,Bullet Prakash|
|36||2012||KalidasaLovalli Bidda||Venkatesh Panchanga||Amitraj,Ravi,Ananth Nag,Vardhini,Sudharani|
|38||2012||Mukkanti||Rajkrishna||N Tarakaratna,Samna,Raj Kiran,Ashish Vidhyarthi|
|39||2012||Keladhe Nimageega||Satish Pradhan||Yashas,Sudeep,Supreeta,Ashwath Ninasam|
|40||2012||Damaad KeIntezaar Mein||Shankar Madkekar||Rati Agnihotri,Samrat Mukerji,Anshuman Vichare,Vicky Ahuja|