Pooja Kumar is an Indo-American actress known for her work in Indian films. After winning the title of Miss India USA, she started her global career as an American actress, producer, and model. Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan chose her as one of the bright new stars where he looked at over 60,000 contestants fighting for that recognition. He introduced her to Priyadarshan and they gave her the opportunity to host the International Miss World Competition which was broadcast live in over 50 countries. She has appeared in Hollywood feature films such as, Man on a Ledge, Brawl in Cell Block 99, Bollywood Hero, (starring opposite SNL star Chris Kattan), Flavors, Hiding Divya, Park Sharks, Bollywood Beats, Night of Henna, Anything for You, Drawing with Chalk, and Knots Urbane. Her international projects includeVishwaroopam, and Vishwaroopam 2 opposite actor Kamal Haasan and Uttama Villain. These were shot simultaneously in both Hindi and Tamil. She made her Tollywood debut with PSV Garuda Vega starring Rajasekhar.