Actress Pooja Hegde -- who was last seen in the film Mohenjodaro with Hrithik Roshan – is in trouble with a case of drunk driving. As per reports that originated from Odisha, the makers of the Mahesh Babu starrer Maharshi organised the pre-release event of the movie on May 1 in Hyderabad after which the team reportedly went to party in a hotel where Pooja and others were reported to be drunk.
Later, all of them went for a drive during which Pooja’s manager was behind the wheels. As per a report in Tollywood.net, that’s when the police caught her manager and seized his documents and the car as he was found to be drunk driving. Some reports speculated that Pooja was in the car too.
However, the actress has now clarified that she was not in the car that was caught by the police. Pooja has produced her airline tickets to prove that she had already flown out to Mumbai before the incident occurred.
The representatives of the actress have further confirmed that the incident didn't occur the way it was reported in the media. It was also clarified that Pooja Hegde had left for Mumbai long before the incident.
Maharshi, directed by Vamsi Padipally and starring Pooja Hegde, Mahesh Babu and Allari Naresh, is one of the much awaited movies of Tollywood. The film is produced by Dil Raju,C. Ashwini Dutt, Prasad V. Potluri under Sri Venkateswara Creations, Vyjayanthi Movies and PVP Cinema banners.