Pooja Umashankar is a famous Tamil actress and she is also a part of the Sinhala film industry. Pooja Umashankar was born as Pooja Gautami Umashankar on 25th June 1981 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. She finished her schooling from Baldwin’s School in Bangalore and holds a Master’s Degree in Business & Management from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore . Her father Umashankar is a Kannadiga who works as a manager in Hindustan Unilever Limited in Valparai, and her mother is a Sri Lankan Sinhalese. Pooja can speak Kannada, Tamil, Sinhalese, and English.