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Harshika Poonacha Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Kodagu, Karnataka
Age: 28 Years
Education: Bachelor Of Engineering In Electrical

Harshika Poonacha

Bio/Wiki
NicknameKunji [1]Instagram
ProfessionActor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutFilm (Kodava): Ponnamma (2009)
Film (Konkani): Kazar (2009)
Harshika Poonacha in Konkani film 'Kazar'
Film (Telugu): Edukondalavada Venkataramana Andaru Bagundali (2009)
Harshika Poonacha in Edukondalavada Venkataramana Andaru Bagundali
Film (Malayalam): Charminar (2018) as Nanda
Harshika Poonacha in Charminar
Film (Tamil): Un Kadhal Irundhal (under production as of 2021)
Harshika Poonacha in 'Un Kadhal Irundhal'
Film (Bhojpuri): Hum Hai Raahi Pyar Ke (under production as of 2021)
Harshika Poonacha in Hum Hai Rahi Pyar Ke
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2010: Karnataka State Film Award- Best Supporting Actor for the film Thamassu
2010: Suvarna Award- Best Supporting Actress for the film Jackie
2019: Chittara Award- Star of the Decade.
2019: DS Max National Award for excellence in movies and social work
2021: SIMA award for Jackie
2021: Women’s Achiever Award
Harshika Poonacha with her Women's Achiever Award 
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 May 1993 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2021) 28 Years
BirthplaceAmmathi, Kodagu, Karnataka
Zodiac signTaurus
NationalityIndian
HometownAmmathi, Kodagu, Karnataka
College/University• Christ Junior College, Bangalore
• Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bangalore
Educational Qualification(s)• PUC (pre-university course)
• Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical [2]The New Indian Express
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [3]The New Indian Express
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Uddapanda Poonacha (Died in 2019)
Mother- Uddapanda Shambavi Poonacha
Harshika Poonacha with her parents
SiblingsNone
Favourite Things
Co-StarsPuneet Rajkumar and Shiv Rajkumar
ActorShah Rukh Khan
Clothing & Accessories BrandShow Off
Shopping MallForum Mall in Koramangala
CuisineItalian

Harshika Poonacha

Some Lesser Known Facts About Harshika Poonacha

  • Does Harshika Poonacha drink alcohol?: Yes

    Harshika Poonacha in a restaurant

    Harshika Poonacha in a restaurant

  • Harshika Poonacha is an Indian actress, and she has worked in films of different languages.
  • She was born and brought up in Karnataka.

    Harshika Poonacha's childhood picture

    Harshika Poonacha’s childhood picture

  • She used to participate in various extra-curricular activities in college, and she was also the cultural coordinator of her college.
  • In the summer holidays of her class 12, she joined a TV channel as a host. At that time the director of the Kannada film ‘PUC’ (2008) noticed her and asked her to act in the film. She agreed to it after taking the consent of her parents.
  • She continued working as a host in a few more TV shows after completing her schooling. She then completed her Bachelors and started working in a software company ‘Maxpro’ and continued working in films as well. In an interview, she shared that continuing her studies while working in the films was not easy for her, she said,

It was not a bed of roses for her to manage both — pursuing engineering and acting in films. However, an active support system comprising classmates, lecturers and parents allowed me to accomplish both. My juniors used to do my homework. They never complained and were quite happy.”

  • Harshika has appeared in various Kannada films including ‘Thamassu’ (2010), ‘5 Idiots’ (2011), ‘Case No. 18/9’ (2013), ‘Bhale Jodi’ (2016), and ‘Udgharsha’ (2019).

  • She is a religious person and has a deep faith in Sai Ram.

  • She loves to listen to music and spend time with her family and friends whenever she gets time from her busy schedule.
  • In an interview, she talked about her ideal man, she said,

An ideal man is someone who is simple and down-to-earth. I hate guys who show off. I’m looking for someone who can play hockey well. He should be from Coorg.”

  • In an interview, she said that the sexiest man alive on the earth was the Hollywood actor Tom Cruise.
  • She has also worked as a Director at ‘Glamgod Fashions & Events,’ a fashion, modelling, & film casting agency.
  • Harshika has walked the ramp in many fashion shows.

  • She has appeared as a guest at the inauguration of various showrooms.

    Harshika Poonacha at an inauguration of a showroom

    Harshika Poonacha at an inauguration of a showroom

  • Harshika has been featured on the cover page of many popular magazines.

    Harshika Poonacha featured on a magazine cover

    Harshika Poonacha featured on a magazine cover

  • She is an animal lover and has a pet dog named Rambo.

    Harshika Poonacha with her pet dog

    Harshika Poonacha with her pet dog

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