Pooja Hegde to play the female lead in Ashutosh Gowariker’s next

After bringing films like `Lagaan`,’Swades’ and `Jodhaa Akbar`, filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker is ready to roll the cameras for `Mohenjo Daro`.

After finalizing Hrithik Roshan for the lead , the female lead has been chosen. Going by Ashutosh Gowariker past record of introducing new faces like Gracy Singh in Lagaan & Gayatri Joshi in Swades , it is official – the beautiful Pooja Hegde will play the female lead in Ashutosh Gowariker’s ‘Mohenjo Daro’. Standing tall at 5’9”, Pooja will be paired opposite Hrithik Roshan in this Indus Valley Civilization set love story, produced by Ashutosh Gowariker production.

“I am extremely happy to have found Pooja Hegde. She is very natural as an actress and has an elegance and poise that will make the character attractive and endearing. Both these strengths with a degree of freshness adds the required spark to the ‘Mohenjo Daro’ love story,” says director Ashutosh Gowariker.

The film’s pre-production is on in full swing and is slated to go on floor in the last quarter of this year.

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