Pooja Ramachandran Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Caste, Biography & More

Pooja Ramachandran is a South Indian actress who predominantly works in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films. She is also a famous Video Jockey (VJ). She is now entered the controversial reality show Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2 as a wild card contestant. Check out Pooja Ramachandran Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Husband, Biography, Facts & More.


Pooja was born on 22 March 1984 in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. During her teenage days, she was tomboyish. During her school days, she used to participate in many extracurricular activities. She is good in horse riding, swimming, Bharatnatyam & Kathakali dance. She has also been the Karnataka district and state champion in the shuttle. While she was in college, she decided to became the part of the entertainment industry and started taking part in beauty pageants. She is now one of the famous South Indian actresses and has worked in different languages like Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu.

Physical Appearance

She is a beautiful, talented, and hardworking Indian girl who is approximately 5′ 4” tall and weighs around 55 kg. She has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Family, Caste & Boyfriend

Pooja hails from a middle-class Malayali family background and was born to Ramachandran Mannattil and Sujatha Ramachandran. She has a sister, Aarthi Ramachandran. She is Hindu by religion.

Pooja Ramachandran father Ramachandran Mannattil

Pooja Ramachandran with her mother Sujatha Ramachandran and sister Aarthi Ramachandran

On 10 January 2010, she got married to her long-time boyfriend Craig Gallyot, who is a VJ by profession but they got divorced in 2017.

Pooja Ramachandran with Craig Gallyot

Currently, Pooja Ramachandran is dating actor, John Kokken.

Pooja Ramachandran with John Kokken


She did her schooling at Baldwin Girls’ High School, Bengaluru and Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. She did her graduation (B.Sc.) in Visual Communication from Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. At the age of 8, she did her first TV commercial advertisement and at the age of 18, she did her first Malayalam film Yathrakarude Sradhakku. In 2004, she won the beauty pageants title, Miss Coimbatore. In 2005, she took part in the Miss Kerala beauty pageant where she ended up as the runner-up.

Pooja Ramachandran childhood pic

In 2006, she, along with Purnima Maudgil, Anuj Gurwara, and Gibran, won the music’s Pan India Talent Hunt, VJ Factor 2 at Southern Spice (SS) Music. After that, she started working as a VJ at SS Music in Chennai.

In 2009, Pooja took part in an adventurous show, Anu Alavum Bayamillai Season 1 where she was declared as the winner. In 2012, she got the role of Cathy in the Tamil film Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi.

In 2018, she entered the most controversial reality TV show Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2 as a wild card contestant.

Pooja Ramachandran – Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2


  • Pooja supports Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
  • Johnny Depp, John Abraham, and Shah Rukh Khan are her favourite actors, and Priyanka Chopra and Anushka Shetty are her favourite actresses.
  • She loves to listen to the music of A. R. Rahman.
  • Her favourite music band is Aerosmith.
  • Pooja likes to read during her free time and some of her favourite books are Bhagavad Gita, The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer, and 1,000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz.
  • Paulo Coelho and Rujuta Diwekar are her all-time favourite authors.
  • Her favourite colours are Red and White.
  • Lazar Angelov is her favourite bodybuilder.
  • Pooja loves to spend her holidays in Switzerland, Prague, Budapest, and Paris.
  • She is a non-vegetarian.
  • Her favourite foods are Lemon Tarts, Coconut Ice-cream, and Curd Rice with Baby Potato Dish.
  • In Chennai, her favourite restaurant is Foodycall.
  • Pooja Ramachandran is a gadget freak.
  • She is an avid animal lover and even promotes their adoption.
  • She has multiple tattoos on her body like Tathastu written on her neck, an unidentified tattoo on her left thigh, and a cat’s photo on her right wrist.

    Pooja Ramachandran’s Tathastu tattoo written on her neck

    Pooja Ramachandran’s tattoo on her left thigh

    Pooja Ramachandran’s cat tattoo on her right wrist

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