Shubha Poonja

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Shubha Poonja
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Shubha Poonja
Born05 August, 1978
OccupationActress, model
Years active2004–present

Shubha Poonja is an Indian actress and former model. She has mostly appeared in Kannada films and Tamil. She is best known for her role in the movie Moggina Manasu for which she received Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada. Recently she entered the kannada TV reality show Bigg Boss Kannada (season 8).

Career[edit]

Shubha Poonja is of Mangalorean descent from the Tuluva community.[1] She was raised in Bangalore and studied in Carmel Convent School, Jayanagar, Bangalore, before she started modelling, appearing in various television ads.[2][3] Meanwhile, she won the "Miss Chennai-Top Model 2003" title.[4] Subsequently, she entered the Tamil film industry, after K. S. Vasanthakumar, director of the Tamil film Machi approached her to enact the lead female role in the film, having seen her photos.[5] After starring in the Tamil films Thirudiya Idhayathai and Shanmuga in the following months, she entered the Kannada film industry with the 2006 film Jackpot.[citation needed] Afterwards, she appeared in several Kannada films, including Chanda, Moggina Manasu and Slum Bala. Lately, she appeared in Anjadiru, the Kannada remake of the 2008 Tamil film Anjaathe, and in Thakath.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2004 Machi Rakshita Tamil
2005 Thirudiya Idhayathai Haritha Tamil
2006 Jackpot Preethi Kannada
Oru Ponnu Oru Paiyan Shubha Tamil
2007 Chanda Swapna Kannada
2008 Moggina Manasu Renuka Kannada Winner, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada
Slum Bala Duniya Vijaya Kannada
Sutta Pazham Vandana Tamil
2009 Anjadiru Uththara Kannada
Thakath Bhagya (Bhageerathi) Kannada
2010 Preethi Hungama Geetha Kannada
Naari Adda Kannada
2011 Kanteerava Indra Kannada
Nanalla Bhavya Kannada
2012 Golmaal Preethi Kannada
2013 Parari Urmila Kannada
2014 Chirayu Kannada
2015 Kotigond Love Story Kannada
2016 Tarle Nan Maklu Kannada
Jai Maruthi 800 Smitha Kannada
Sigandur Chowdeshwari Mahime Kannada
2017 Meenakshi Meenakshi Kannada
2018 Googal Nandini Kannada
2020 Naragunda Bandaya Kannada
TBA Samosa Kannada Delayed


References[edit]

  1. "Shooting of Kannada film "Chirayu" at padubidri beach". Padubidri News.com. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  2. "Shuba - The new girl!". Sify. Archived from the original on 15 July 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  3. "Mangalorean Actress Shuba Punja Hits 'Jackpot'". mangalorean.com. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  4. "Mangalorean Actress Shuba Punja Hits 'Jackpot'". mangalorean.com. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  5. "Shuba Punja: Sreedevi is my role model". indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 27 May 2009.

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