Pooja Hegde

  • Ashutosh Gowariker: I'm extremely happy to have found Pooja Hegde July 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has chosen Pooja Hegde to play the female lead in his Indus Valley civilisation-set love story "Mohenja Daro". He believes her "natural" acting prowess and "elegance" make her a perfect fit for the role opposite Hrithik Roshan. "I'm extremely happy to have found Pooja Hegde. She is...
  • One should not get carried away by fame: Pooja Hegde September 15, 2012

    Former Miss Universe India second runner-up Pooja Hegde feels as an actress, she should be open to all kinds of roles and not restrict herself to any genre. "It's too early in my career to dedicate myself to certain type of roles. I want to play different kinds of roles with...
  • Mugamoodi: Weekend collection about Rs.10 crore September 3, 2012

    Audiences have given the thumbs up to Jiiva's superhero image in Mysskin directed Tamil movie 'Mugamoodi'. Made on a budget of Rs.20 crore, it has reportedly earned in about Rs.10 crore at the box office over the weekend. "The film has been made on a budget of Rs.20 crore inclusive of...
  • Tamil Review: 'Mugamoodi' has a different flavour September 1, 2012

    We grew up listening to childhood stories, involving superheroes. No different is this 'Mugamoodi'. Director Mysskin has attempted to narrate the tale of a bravado in a different style. In a nutshell, 'Mugamoodi' is like a 'Batman' or a 'Superman' of the West, meeting the action films of the East. The...
  • Mugamoodi: Specially designed vacuum mask for Jiiva August 31, 2012

    Its said that Jiiva's mask was made in a specially designed vacuum chamber to get the perfect leathery fit and a smooth outer finish and the suit originally weighed 8 kilos but was brought down to 4 kilos by repeated experimentation. However it was still a nightmare for Jiiva to act...
  • Mugamoodi: There's a superhero in everybody August 30, 2012

    Among the film industry's newest craze for superheroes who are darker, less comical and fashioned for a mature audience, Tamil director Shanmugha Raja, more popularly known as Mysskin, will soon be releasing his take on the genre. Titled 'Mugamoodi' in Tamil, the film will be dubbed in Telugu and is...
  • Jiiva flown to Hong Kong for his superhero suit August 30, 2012

    Before the actual suit for Jiiva was finalized, around dozen suits and thirty masks were made to see if they're okay for the film! The makers didn't want to compromise on the design, fit and finish of Jiiva's superhero costume. Jiiva was flown to Hong Kong for a body head mold...
  • Mugamoodi: Sequel could be in 3D August 30, 2012

    As the clock is ticking for 'Mugamoodi' release, the film's producer G Dhananjayan of UTV Motion Pictures has expressed that the superhero flick's sequel will be bigger in scale, making will possibly in 3D! The makers will however take a call only after seeing the response to 'Mugamoodi' coming Friday, of...
  • Mugamoodi: Censor certificate awaited August 13, 2012

    There seems to be no rest for director Mysskin and his team, who have just returned from Switzerland after wrapping up the shoot of 'Mugamoodi'. Since the producers UTV Motion Pictures have decided to release the movie on August 31, post production works are on in a feverish pitch to make...
  • Mugamoodi: Last shooting schedule finished August 10, 2012

    After being shot non-stop for the past few months, the shooting of Jiiva's next 'Mugamoodi' has been wrapped up. Content with shooting some important scenes and songs in Switzerland, the team led by director Mysskin is now on its way back to India, to continue post production work in full swing. A...
  • Jiva to be called as Bruce Lee in 'Mugamoodi' August 2, 2012

    Jiiva who plays Anand in 'Mugamoodi' will be called as Bruce Lee in the film due to his passion and craze for Kung Fu in it. The actor plays a commoner turned superhero in the Mysskin directorial. Padma Shri award winner Girish Karnad plays a scientist and Jiiva's father role in...
  • Mugamoodi: Mystery of Jiiva's superhero costume August 1, 2012

    Superhero films demand a costume that leaves a lasting impression among audience, that convinces them that the actor is a superhero and knows what he's doing on big screen. Mysskin is directing 'Mugamoodi' with Jiiva which he claims will suit the preferences of Tamil and Indian audiences and not be...
  • Team 'Mugamoodi' moves Europe for shooting songs July 25, 2012

    Two songs from 'Mugamoodi', 'Vaayamoodi Summa Iruda' and 'Maayavi' will be canned in the scenic locales of Europe. Buzz is that one of the songs will be shot in Switzerland. The team will be leaving on July 26 to Europe for a ten day schedule. Starring Jiiva, Pooja Hegde and...
  • Mugamoodi: Telugu-Hindi release on August 31 July 23, 2012

    RB Chowdhary is going to release Jiiva-starrer 'Mugamoodi' in Telugu in partnership with NV Prasad and Paras Jain. This super hero movie, first of its kind on the South Indian screen, is a love story that is targeted at family audience and children. It has been produced by...
  • Mugamoodi: Audio hits the stores July 21, 2012

    Ilayathalapathy Vijay unveiled the audio disc of Jiiva's 'Mugamoodi' at Sathyam Cinemas on July 20. The disc was received by Kannada top star Puneet Rajkumar. Present at the dais were Vijay, Puneet Rajkumar, Lingusamy, Jiiva, Narein, Pooja Hegde, director Mysskin, music composer K and producer Dhananjayan. The presence of Vijay and...
  • South replaces Shahrukh with Jiiva July 21, 2012

    Oh yes, you read that right! But we're only talking about an ad endorsement in here. It's said that Jiiva will be endorsing a DTH service provider for the south. It's the same brand for which King Khan, Shahrukh has been advertising from ages. However Jiiva will be endorsing it...
  • No item number for Jiiva in Tamil film 'Mugamoodi' July 19, 2012

    Mysskin's item numbers are as popular as his films and the success of 'Vaala Meenukum...', 'Kathazha Kannala...' and 'Kannitheevu Ponna...' stand testimony to this. However, there won't be an item number in his next, Jiiva's biggie 'Mugamoodi' since the script doesn't demand an item number and the director doesn't want to...
  • 'Mugamoodi' is not Spiderman or Batman: Mysskin July 3, 2012

    Ever since UTV Motion Pictures announced India's first ever superhero flick, 'Mugamoodi', expectations are rocketing sky high on the film, what with the slick first look posters and teaser. However, speaking at the trailer launch of the film Mysskin asked the press and audience not to expect the film in...
  • 'Mugamoodi': A never ending game June 27, 2012

    Tamil cinema is set to witness something on the lines of Spiderman, Harry Potter and James Bond of the West. Director Mysskin is planning to bring out 'Mugamoodi' as a series, with one film hitting the screens every year. Starring Jiiva and Pooja Hegde in lead roles, 'Mugamoodi' is taking shape...