|Pooja Ramachandran Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||March 22, 1984|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Pooja Ramachandran is an Indian actor, VJ, reality television personality, and model who has been cast in a variety of films such as 7am Arivu, Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi, Puriyadha Anandam Puthithaga Arambam, Pizza, Love Failure, Nanban, Swamy Ra Ra, Lucky Star, D Company, Adavi Kaachina Vennela, Tripura, Nannbenda, Kanchana 2, Dohchay, Andhaghaaram, Inthalo Ennenni Vinthalo, Krishnarjuna Yudham, Ore Nyabagam, Saamiyattam, Venky Mama, Dalam, Devi Sri Prasad, Siddharta, Black Coffee, Entha Manchivaadavuraa, Power Play, Marala Telupana Priya, Kalam, Law, and Ippudu Kaaka Inkeppudu.
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Pooja Ramachandran got enrolled at the CSI Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore and studied visual communication.
Actor, VJ, Model, Reality Television Personality
- Father – Ramachandran Mannattil (Army Officer)
- Mother – Sujatha Ramachandran
- Siblings – Aarthi Ramachandran (Sister)
- Others – John (Father-In-Law) (Retired School Vice Principal), Thressiamma John Kokken (Mother-In-Law) (Served as a nurse for about 13 years in the Middle East), Lewis John Kokken (Brother-In-Law), Anderson John Kokken (Brother-In-Law)
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Pooja Ramachandran has dated –
- VJ Craig Gallyot (2010–2017) – She got married to Craig Gallyot (a former SS Music VJ) in the year 2010. After around 7 years of marriage, the duo divorced in 2017.
- John Kokken (2019-Present) – Pooja Ramachandran tied the knot with actor and former model John Kokken on April 15, 2019, and gave birth to their son Kiaan Kokken on April 29, 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
She has often dyed her hair.
- Curly hair
- Charming smile
Pooja Ramachandran was cast in an advertisement when she was 8 years old.
Pooja Ramachandran Facts
- After completing her studies, she ventured into the world of modeling and started participating in beauty pageants.
- Pooja Ramachandran won the ‘Miss Coimbatore 2004’ title as well as was the runner-up for Miss Kerala 2005. After that, she went on to become a VJ at SS Music in February 2006 after she was selected as one of the winners out of 3000 contestants in SS Music’s pan-India talent hunt show VJ Factor 2.
- She went on to host shows like PCO, Gana Bajaana, Connect, and Cinema Central. She also hosted the show Ulagam Muzhuthum Paranthu Paranthu on Jaya TV.
- After her stint as a VJ, she decided to give acting a try.
- In 2011, Pooja Ramachandran appeared as Subha’s Research Friend in the Tamil-language science fiction martial arts film 7aum Arivu. The film stars Suriya, Johnny Trí Nguyễn, and Shruti Haasan.
- She brought to life the character of Cathy (John’s girlfriend who starts a friendly chat with Arun) in the 2012 Tami-language romantic comedy film Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi, starring Siddharth and Amala Paul. The film was simultaneously shot in Tamil and Telugu languages and was titled Love Failure in Telugu.
- She was cast as Senthil’s Wife in the 2012 Tamil-language coming-of-age comedy-drama film Nanban, a remake of Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Hindi film 3 Idiots (2009). However, Pooja’s role in the film went uncredited.
- Pooja Ramachandran played the role of Bhanu in the 2013 Telugu-language crime comedy film Swamy Ra Ra, starring Nikhil Siddharth and Swathi Reddy. Film Companion named the film as one of the “25 Greatest Telugu Films Of The Decade”.
- In 2018, she started appearing as a contestant on the 2nd installment of the Bigg Boss Telugu, a Telugu-language television reality show of the Bigg Boss franchise. She entered the Bigg Boss house as a wildcard on Day 45 and was evicted on Day 77. Presented by Nani, some of the other participants for the season included Kaushal Manda (winner), Geetha Madhuri, Tanish Alladi, Deepti Nallamothu, Amit Tiwari, Nutan Naidu, Deepthi Sunaina, Babu Ghogineni, Tejaswi Madiwada, and others.
Featured Image by Pooja Ramachandran / Instagram