|Real Name||Pooja Ramachandran
|Profession(s)||Actress, VJ, Model
|Famous For||Anchoring on the Chennai-based channel 'SS Music'|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-28-34|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||22 March 1984|
|Age (as in 2018)||34 Years|
|Birthplace||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|School(s)||Baldwin Girls' High School, Bengaluru
Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor
|College/University||Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore|
|Educational Qualification||B.Sc. in Visual Communication|
|Debut||Malayalam Film: Yathrakarude Sradhakku (2002)
Tamil Film: Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi (2012)
Telugu Film: Love Failure (2012)
TV: Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2 (2018)
|Hobbies||Travelling, Doing Yoga, Reading, Cooking, Swimming|
|Tattoo(s)||Left Thigh- An unidentified tattoo
Right Wrist- Cat's photo
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Craig Gallyot (VJ)
John Kokken (Actor, Model)
|Marriage Date||10 January 2010 (with Craig Gallyot)|
|Husband/Spouse||Craig Gallyot (m. 2010-div. 2017)
|Parents||Father- Ramachandran Mannattil (Army Personnel)
Mother- Sujatha Ramachandran
Sister- Aarthi Ramachandran
|Favourite Food(s)||Lemon Tarts, Curd Rice with Baby Potato Dish, Coconut Ice-cream|
|Favourite Actor(s)||Shah Rukh Khan, John Abraham, Johnny Depp|
|Favourite Actresses||Anushka Shetty, Priyanka Chopra|
|Favourite Musician/Band(s)||A. R. Rahman, Aerosmith|
|Favourite Book(s)||Bhagavad Gita, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz, The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer|
|Favourite Author(s)||Paulo Coelho, Rujuta Diwekar|
|Favourite Colour(s)||Red, White|
|Favourite Bodybuilder||Lazar Angelov|
|Favourite Restaurant||Foodycall in Chennai|
|Favourite Destination(s)||Prague, Paris, Budapest, Switzerland|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Pooja Ramachandran
- Does Pooja Ramachandran smoke?: Not Known
- Does Pooja Ramachandran drink alcohol?: Yes
- Pooja was born into a middle-class Malayali family with an army background.
- She got her first commercial at the age of 8.
- As a kid, she was tomboyish, but with the passage of time, she became girly.
- Being brought up in a sports enthusiast family, she used to be good at extracurricular activities like swimming, horse riding, Kathakali and Bharatnatyam dance. She has also been a Karnataka state champion and district champion in the shuttle.
- She was bitten by the modelling bug during her college days, and in 2004, she went on to win the ‘Miss Coimbatore’ beauty pageant.
- In 2006, she won music’s Pan India Talent Hunt- ‘VJ Factor 2’ at SS Music along with Anuj Gurwara, Purnima Maudgil, and Gibran, after which, she started her career as a VJ at SS Music, Chennai.
- In 2009, she won the Season 1 of the famous adventurous show ‘Anu Alavum Bayamillai’ – Season 1.
- After 2012, she stopped doing TV shows as she started getting films across Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam industries.
- In 2018, she entered the ‘Bigg Boss Telugu 2’ house as a wild card entry.
- She is compassionate towards animals. She not only has pets at home but also takes care of the stray animals around her home and promotes their adoption.
- She is a gadget freak and spends a lot of money on buying them.