Born: June 25,1981
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Biography: Pooja Gauthami Umashankar, known as Pooja, is an Indian-Sri Lankan actress, who has primarily appeared in Tamil films. Pooja's performance as a blind beggar in Naan Kadavul was 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 The film was screened in various short film festivals in India and The West Midlands International film festival in UK, fetching accolades for the film and Pooja's performance. When she was shooting for Mirage, she also starred in Smoking kills a short film made by University students as a student welfare initiative.She was one of the judges in the popular reality dance show Aatam Paatam Kondatam opposite dance master Prasanna on Kalaignar TV, Sun TV.