News Date: 14th Jun, 12
Multi faceted personality Pooja Kumar, who is an Hollywood actress, Producer, TV Host and model plays the lead along with Kamal Haasan in his action thriller Vishwaroopam.. She was in the city recently to promote the film..
Pooja who hails from Missouri in the U.S. grew up watching Kamal's films and says he is an institution from which anybody from around the world can learn.
As Kamal's films always have strong female characters, Pooja couldn't ask for a better one than this.Sources say,She plays Nirupama, a nuclear oncologist in India, who marries Viswanath(Kamal), who runs a Kathak dance school in the US, only to further her career.
After enduring three years of this 'marriage of convenience', as she puts it, she decides to break the relationship and hires a detective to rake up some dirt in her husband's character..
The actress who si deeply honoured to be a part of Kamal's Magnum opus was extremely thrilled to have bagged such a kind of dream role as the character has shades of grey..
Pooja when she was asked what did she learn from Kamal, she was quoted saying “I have learnt quite a bit from the gifted artiste. If you ask me to pick the best lesson I have learnt, I'd say it's the need to have a thirst for knowledge. Kamal is a voracious reader"..