Pooja Umashankar

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Birthday
25, 1981
Birthplace
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1981 (age 38)
Birthplace
Colombo, Sri Lanka

About

Known best for her acclaimed performances in such Tamil films as Naan Kadavul and Vidiyum Munn, this Sri Lankan-born Indian actress also earned accolades for her work in Sinhala-language movies such as Anjalika and Kusa Pabha.

Before Fame

She earned both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in business from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.

Trivia

For her performance as Seema in the 2003 Tamil film Jay Jay, she earned the Amrutha Surabi Film Award in the "Best Female Debut" category.

Family Life

Born in Colombo, Sri Lanka to a family of Sinhalese heritage, she spent the majority of her childhood in India. She was once engaged to model Deepak Shanmuganathan but the couple later split.

Associated With

She was cast opposite Ajith Kumar in the 2004 film Attahasam.