Director Harish Shankar can be considered as the godfather of actress Pooja Hegde as the former is the one who gave her the much-needed break as a heroine, by casting her in the film DJ. After that film, there was no looking back for Pooja and soon she became the star actress in the Telugu film industry.
Now, the duo has teamed up again for the Harish Shankar's upcoming film Valmiki. Pooja is playing an extended cameo in the flashback episode of the film, as hero Varun tej's love interest. The first looks of her from the movie was released by the makers yesterday.
Pooja looked gorgeous in the traditional half saree and felt like a perfect village girl. Even though it will be a small role, we hear that Pooja's character forms the major crux of the film. Valmiki stars Tamil actor Atharvaa in the other pivotal role. This gangster drama is set for the release on September 13.