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Pooja Umashankar est une Actrice Indienne née le 25 juin 1981 à Colombo (Sri Lanka)

Pooja Umashankar

Pooja Umashankar
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Nom de naissance Pooja Gauthami Umashankar
Nationalité Inde
Naissance 25 juin 1981 (40 ans) à Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Récompenses Filmfare Awards South

Pooja Gauthami Umashankar,(born 25 June 1981) known as Pooja, is an Indian-Sri Lankan actress, who has primarily appeared in Tamil films as well as Sinhala, Malayalam and amateur films. Following a series of successful commercial ventures, Bala's Naan Kadavul saw Pooja's performance as a blind beggar praised by the critics, securing major awards, including the South Filmfare and Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. She simultaneously worked in Sinhala cinema and was part of several successful films like Anjalika (2006), Asai Man Piyabanna (2007), Suwanda Denuna Jeewithe (2010) and Kusa Pabha (2012), thus establishing herself as one of the leading actresses of Sinhala cinema.

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(6 films)
(5 films)
(1 films)
Sampath Raj
Sampath Raj
(4 films)
Prakash Raj
Prakash Raj
(4 films)
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Filmographie de Pooja Umashankar (23 films)

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Avant l'aube, 2h9
Réalisé par Balaji K. Kumar
Origine Inde
Genres Drame, Thriller, Action
Thèmes La musique, Sexualité, Erotique, Prostitution, Musique, Thriller érotique
Acteurs Pooja Umashankar, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Vinoth Kishan, John Vijay, Anil Murali
Rôle Rekha
Note72% 3.6328053.6328053.6328053.6328053.632805
Rekha (Pooja Umashankar), prostituée usée par son métier et par la vie, prend sous son aile protectrice la jeune Nandhini (Malavika Manikuttan), âgée de douze ans, pour la sortir de la rue. Poursuivies par quatre malfrats, leur fuite est une odyssée aux confins de la brutalité et de l’hypocrisie des réseaux du sexe.
Kusa Pabha
Kusa Pabha (2012)

Acteurs Pooja Umashankar, Jackson Anthony, Ravindra Randeniya, Roshan Ranawana

Okkaka (Ravindra Randeniya) is the emperor of India. He rules from Kusawathie city, with his queen Seelawathie (Veena Jayakody) and two sons Kusa (Jackson Anthony) and Jayampathi (Roshan Ranawana). Kusa is strong, competent in all crafts and warfare but has an ugly oil cake shaped face. Therefore he realizes that no woman will like to marry him and is not interested in marriage. But his parents, especially mother urges him to marry. Kusa makes a golden sculpture in a woman's shape and tells his mother queen that he will marry if she could find a woman looks alike the sculpture. Queen orders two royal servants (Mahinda Pathirage and Mahendra Perera) to take the statue to all countries and find a woman looks alike the statue. After a long unsuccessful search, two royal servants arrive at Madura city, the capital of Madura kingdom, on the season of spring festival. Madura is a state under the control of Okkaka's empire. They place the statue near the river. Then the nanny of the royal family of Madura kingdom,Kudi (Kudi means hunchbacked woman) (Chandani Seneviratne) comes there and slaps the statue, because she recognized the statue as the princess Pabawathie (Pooja Umashankar), the daughter of king Madu (Palitha Silva), the king of Madura kingdom and his queen (Kusum Renu). Since a woman looks alike the statue is found, the marriage is arranged. Pabawathie is taken to Kusawathie city. Wedding is conducted without a groom.
Drohi (2010)

Genres Drame, Action
Acteurs Srikanth, Vishnu Vishal, Shamna Kasim, Poonam Bajwa, Pooja Umashankar, Thiagarajan Sivanandam
Rôle Roja (Guest appearance)
Note63% 3.1838253.1838253.1838253.1838253.183825
Samy (Srikanth), a Brahmin boy and his friend Karuna (Vishnu) grow up in the slums of Royapuram and attend the same school. Karuna is a rough and tough boy and Samy is bit naive. They are close buddies.
Goa (2010)
, 2h44
Réalisé par Venkat Prabhu
Genres Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Thèmes Sexualité, Homosexualité, LGBT, LGBT
Acteurs Jai, Vaibhav Reddy, Pooja Umashankar, Aravind Akash, Premgi Amaren, Sampath Raj
Note66% 3.3463053.3463053.3463053.3463053.346305
The plot begins in a remote village in Tamil Nadu named Pannaipuram (the birthplace of director Venkat Prabhu). Samikannu/Sami (Premji), son of a karagattam artist, Vinayakam/Vinay (Jai), son of a military man, and Ramarajan/Ram (Vaibhav Reddy), son of the local bigwig and the village Casanova, are three rebellious youths who try various attempts to flee their village and see the outside world but are usually caught and punished by the conservative elders. After being punished harshly, they attempt one last escape and succeed. The trio runs away to the town of Madurai, hoping to stay with Vinayakam's friend Azhagar.
Orange (2010)
, 2h40
Réalisé par Baskar
Genres Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Acteurs Ram Charan, Genelia D'Souza, Shazahn Padamsee, Sanchita Shetty, Prabhu, Srinivas Avasarala
Rôle Meenakshi Teacher (Guest Appearance)
Note65% 3.2977553.2977553.2977553.2977553.297755
Set on the backdrop of Australia, the film opens with an angry Ram (Ram Charan), who just broke up with his girlfriend, narrating the story of his love life to a police officer, Abhishek Verma (Prakash Raj) as he defaces a graffiti of his lover while her father (Prabhu Ganesan) listens.
Suwanda Denuna Jeewithe
Acteurs Pooja Umashankar, Roshan Ranawana, Sanath Gunathilake, Rex Kodippili, Pubudu Chathuranga
Rôle Rashmi

‘Suwanda Denuna Jeewithe’ (Fragrance of Life) is the maiden directorial venture of producer Dhammika Siriwardena. Starring Roshan Ranawana and Pooja Umashanker in the lead roles, the movie revolves around a love story between a wealthy young man who finds an ordinary girl when he was suffering from the want of ‘true love’.
Malai Malai
Acteurs Arun Vijay, Vedhika, Pooja Umashankar, Prabhu, Prakash Raj, Kasthuri
Note53% 2.663822.663822.663822.663822.66382
Palani Vel (Prabhu) and Vetri Vel (Arun Vijay) are two brothers who eke out a living as a farmer and a mini van driver respectively in a village on the foothills of Palani temple. They are inseparable and they fight, sing and booze together and when Vetri falls in love with a city based RJ Anjali (Vedika) who is on a visit to Palani, he finds another girl Lakshmi (Kasturi) to romance his brother.
Naan Kadavul, 2h7
Réalisé par Bala
Genres Drame, Action, Musical
Thèmes Le handicap
Acteurs Arya, Pooja Umashankar, Karthika Menon, Rajendran, Singampuli
Rôle Hamsavalli
Note77% 3.891523.891523.891523.891523.89152
For astrological reasons, a father leaves his son Rudran (Arya) in Kasi. Fourteen years later, repenting his act he goes with his daughter in search of him. He finds him there but is shocked to learn that he has become an Aghori, a cannibalistic character who gives moksha and prevents the soul from getting rebirth. Nevertheless he brings him back to Tamil Nadu. The story takes a turn here and introduces us to the world of physically and mentally challenged beggars. A world controlled by the cruel Thandavan (Rajendran). Hamsavalli (Pooja Umashankar) a blind girl is forcefully separated from her troupe and made to join the beggars. Soon she becomes another victim of Thandavan's cruelty. Meanwhile, Rudran leaves his house to find his place on a small cave, and soon meets Hamsavalli, who tries her best to convince him to return home, but fails. Thandavan then takes a deal with a Malayali man of the same profession to sell some of the beggars.The Malayali guy forcefully takes the beggars away,although they want to stay with the rest of the beggars. He returns again,but this time to force Hamsavalli to marry an ugly, deformed man for 10-lakhs worth of money. Thandavan orders his men to bring Hamsavalli but they take Hamsavalli to Rudran to help her. Rudran kills the Malayali guy and is also arrested by the local Police. This agitates Thandavan and he orders the Police man to release Rudran so that he can kill him. In the mean time Thandavan also finds Hamsavalli and on one incident, Hamsavalli refuses to marry the deformative,which angers him and he runs away without marrying her. This angers Thandavan, who deeply wounds her. Rudran is shown wounded in his forehead with blood oozing out. Flashback opens where Thandavan appears face to face with Rudran. In the fight between the two, Rudran kills Thandavan. Rudran's wound in the forehead is caused due to the fight. She later goes crying to Rudran to somehow free from this curse and also prevent her from rebirth. The aghori then kills her and grants her moksha. In the final scene Rudran returns to Kasi.
Asai Man Piyabanna
Acteurs Roshan Ranawana, Pooja Umashankar
Rôle Ranmalee/Maleesha
Note65% 3.292823.292823.292823.292823.29282
This movie is a remake of Taal (1999) Hindi movie starring Anil Kapoor and Akshay Khanna.
Acteurs Narain, Pooja Umashankar, Madhu, Geetha, Gangasani Rami Reddy, Janardhanan
Rôle Chempakam
Note53% 2.692452.692452.692452.692452.69245
Nandagopal (Narain ) lives with his mother (Geetha) and mute sister Maya (Remya Nambeeshan) at the mercy of his uncle (Janaradhanan). They come to know their late father (Lal) bought a bungalow in Kalimuthupalayam, Tamil Nadu. Nandagopal go there to sell the property in order to get over their financial difficulties. But it's not easy to sell the bungalow because Nachiappa Gounder (Rami Reddy), the villain, refuses to vacate the house. In the meanwhile the Nandu falls in love with Chembakam (Pooja). This matter creates other problems. Nandu's friends decide to bring his mother and sister to stay in the house. When his mother comes and sees the house, she is shocked. For there is a story from the past that she remembers and that Nandagopal doesn't know. Finally Nandhu comes to know that all this cruelty of Gounder towards his family was only a part of enmity that roots back in the past. The rest of the movie is about how Nandagopal confronts with the Nachiappa Gounder. The rest of the film is based on these events
Pori (2007)

Acteurs Jiiva, Pooja Umashankar, Seeman, Karunas Sethu, Nagesh, Sampath Raj
Note41% 2.0913752.0913752.0913752.0913752.091375
Hari (Jiiva) is an unemployed youth who runs a pavement book shop in Tripiclane area. His father (Nagesh) an upright retired school teacher buys him a shop in a building with his PF money. He names it “Periyar Bookshop” and runs it with friend Karunas. Meanwhile he constantly bumps into Pooja (Pooja), a television reporter and a love-hate relationship happens!
ஓரம் போ
Genres Drame, Action, Romance
Acteurs Arya, Pooja Umashankar, Paul Michael, Lal, Jagan, Thambi Ramaiah
Rôle Rani
Note66% 3.337543.337543.337543.337543.33754
Chandru (Arya) and Bigilu (Lal) are close friends. Chandru is an expert auto driver & racer while Bigilu is a mechanic expert at customizing autos to run at the dream speed of 130 km/h. Son of Gun (John Vijay) is the chief of a rival group who wants to outsmart the duo. Chandru, the race champ tries to settle the dues for his auto through a race, which is almost a cakewalk for him. He and Bigilu challenge Son of Gun to a race, and a date is fixed.
Anjalika - අංජලීකා
Genres Drame, Romance
Acteurs Pooja Umashankar, Anarkali Aakarsha, Rex Kodippili
Rôle Anjalika / Uttara
Note68% 3.4123653.4123653.4123653.4123653.412365
A young man (Thivankamal) returns home to Sri Lanka, after many years in England and he falls in love with a village girl named Anjalika. This puts Thivanka in a dilemma because Anjalika happens to be the daughter of a plantation caretaker employed by Thivanka's father. To make matters worse Thivanka's childhood friend Kavya is in love with him and wants to marry him. The inevitable clash of Rich and Poor, ends in the kidnapping and subsequent death of Anjalika. Thivanka still reeling from his grief decides to accompany a friend to Malaysia in order to clear his mind. While in Malaysia, Thivanka accidentally meets a girl named Uttara who looks identical to his lover Anjalika who he thinks is dead. He follows her and finally comes to know that she is Anjalika and it was a plot by his father to make his son marry Kavya.