Bad experience for Pooja Hegde at Cannes 2022

The stunning diva Pooja Hegde who rose to stardom as the leading heroine in Telugu cinema is now trying to make her impact in the Bollywood. The actress who is riding high on the career has recently made her Cannes Film debut. She is among the 11 film personalities along with A.R. Rahman, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, R. Madhavan and others who are members of India’s official delegation to Cannes.

Pooja Hegde walked the Top Gun: Maverick premiere’s red carpet on Wednesday and had her Cindrella moment in an elaborate feather gown. While she was having a dream time, there came an utter shock.

The star heroine lost her luggage carrying her outfits, as well as her hair and makeup products. Pooja Hegde revealed that one of her luggage was left behind in her car in India, while one got lost in Paris, where she had a connecting flight. The actor said that she and her team kept working even without a proper meal to ensure that she is ready for her appearances at the film festival.

Pooja revealed, “We lost all our hair products, makeup, we lost outfits. Thankfully I brought a couple of real jewellery pieces from India which I had hand-carried. We landed, we had this upon us. We couldn’t cry about it because we didn’t have time to do that. I think probably my manager panicked more than me. But I was like, ‘okay fine. Let’s get into the car. Let’s do fittings here. I will figure out the outfit and my team was there. My team ran, they got new hair products, new makeup, all of that, trying to make time, and it was crazy. We have had no lunch, no breakfast. I had my first meal of the day in the night (of red carpet appearance). So it was pretty hectic. My hairstylist had food poisoning, so he was like gonna pass out and he was doing my hair. I have a stand-up team; I am here because of them.”

The actress further recalled, “I was like ‘what the hell is happening’ when my makeup artist said we checked in your one bag and I’m like, ‘there were two bags.’ So one was left behind in India, and my face really fell. And then it turns out we had no bags, but by then I was so prepared because I already had my crazy experience. But normally I’m a fighter…So we did disaster management, and it all turned out beautifully, hopefully, on the red carpet.”

On the work front, Pooja Hegde will be next seen in Salman Khan’s Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali.