Name Vedhika Pooja Kumar
Nick Name Vedhika / Vedika
Date of Birth 21st, Feb 1983
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Eye colour Light brown
Hair colour Black
Siblings One younger brother
B.Sc. and M. Sc.
Hobbies Basket ball, Dancing, Badminton
Mother tongue Kannada
Languages known Kannada, Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu
Languages worked Tamil, Telugu and Kannada
Dancing skills Kathak, Bharata Natyam and Jazz
Favourite Bollywood Actors Shahrukh Khan , Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite South Indian Actors
Kamal Hassan, Chiranjeevi
Favourite movie Chandramukhi, Mughal-e-Azam, Black , Dumb and Dumber etc
Dream Role Negative character
Commercials Ayur , Sun Feast
Tamil first movie Madrasi, 2005
Telugu debut movie Sivakasi, 2005
Kannada debut movie Sangama, 2008
Profession Actress, Model
Biography / trivia
# Vedhika Kumar was born on 21st Feb 1988 in Mumbai, India in a ethnic Kannadiga family.
# Vedhika Kumar’s birth name is Pooja Kumar and she preferred to use Vedhika Kumar as her screen name.
# Vedhika has a degree in Business Administration and completed her masters in Marketing from “Cardiff University” in U.K.
# After her education she decided to take acting as her career and joined “Kishore Namith Kapoor School” to improve her acting skills.
# Before entering the films she worked as a model and did few local ads. She did an ad with tamil actor Surya for Sun Feast biscuit company.
# She made her acting debut with Tamil film “Madrasi” opposite Arjun Sarja in 2005 but since it was action movie her role was not stressed much.
# Her Telugu debut was with “Vijayadasami” in 2007, the movie did okay at box office.
“The movie is set in the pre-independent era, in the early 1930s, and Bala sir has taken a lot of effort to get the setting right. He usually works hard on sketching the characters in his films. And for this one, he has gone an extra mile.” [About her Paradesi film]