Hamsa Nandini

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Hamsa Nandini
Hamsa Nandini Filmfare Awards South (cropped).jpg
Hamsa Nandini at the 60th Filmfare Awards South
Born Poonam Bartake[1]
(1984-12-08) 8 December 1984 (age 33)
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2004–present
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)

Hamsa Nandini (born Poonam Bartake) is an Indian model, dancer, and actress known for her works in Telugu cinema.[2] She has modeled for MaaStars magazine, Celebrity Cricket League, and Hyderabad International Fashion week 2011 and 2013.[3] Her birth name is Poonam, under which she appeared in her first few films, but since there were too many people named Poonam in the film industry, director Vamsy rechristened her Hamsa Nandini.[4] In 2015, she played the warrior princess Madanika in the Telugu historical Rudhramadevi. She mainly appears in item numbers in Telugu Film Industry. [5]

Early life[edit]

Hamsa Nandini was born and brought up in Pune and moved to Mumbai to become a model.[4] She has been in the modeling industry since 2002, and has modeled for MaaStars magazine, Celebrity Cricket League, Hyderabad International Fashion week 2011 & 2013, and various television commercials. She graduated in commerce and enrolled in a PG in human resources in 2009.[3][4]

Item numbers[edit]

In 2013, all her four releases, Mirchi,[6] Bhai,[7] Atharintiki Daaredi and Ramayya Vasthavayya featured her in item numbers.[8] She stated that she was happy "doing a five-minute dance number" as it gives her "phenomenal reach" and "a good platform to reach out to the masses".[9] Most recently she performed a special number in Legend.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2004 Okatavudaam Telugu
2005 786 (Khaidi Premakatha) Roshini Telugu credited as Poonam Bartake
2006 Mohini 9886788888 Mohini Kannada
Corporate Hindi credited as Poonam Bartake
2007 Anumanaspadam Devika Telugu
2008 Gita Hamsa Telugu
2009 Adhineta Hamsa Telugu
Pravarakhyudu Jyotirmayi Telugu
2011 Aha Naa Pellanta Telugu
2012 Naa Ishtam Herself Telugu Special appearance
Eega Kala Telugu Cameo appearance
Naan Ee Tamil
2013 Mirchi Herself Telugu Special appearance (Title Song)
Bhai Herself Telugu Special appearance ("Most Wanted")
Ramayya Vasthavayya Herself Telugu Special appearance
Atharintiki Daaredi Herself Telugu Special appearance ("Its time to party")
2014 Legend Herself Telugu Special appearance in a song Lusku Tapa
Loukyam Hamsa Sippy Telugu Supporting role
Real Star Telugu [10]
2015 Rudramadevi[11] Madanika Telugu
Bengal Tiger Herself Telugu Special appearance
2016 Soggade Chinni Nayana Hamsa Telugu
Srirastu Subhamastu Nandhini Telugu Special appearance
2017 Kittu Unnadu Jagratha Herself Telugu Special Song (Na Pere Singapore Sirimalle)
Jai Lava Kusa VA Rajini Telugu
2018 Pantham Naayak's Client Telugu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "T'wood producers should improve: Poonam". The Times of India.
  2. ^ a b "It's fun to shoot with Balakrishna: Hamsa Nandini - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2014-03-20. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  3. ^ a b "Hamsa Nandini Walks the Ramp in Transparent White Saree at HIFW 2011 (Day 3) - High Resolution Photos".
  4. ^ a b c "Exclusive Interview With Hamsa Nandini - Interviews". CineGoer.com. 2009-05-14. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  5. ^ "Grace is different from sensuality: Hamsa Nandini - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2014-03-17. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  6. ^ "Hamsanandini gets wild for Prabhas - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  7. ^ "Hamsa Nandini to jig with Pawan Kalyan - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  8. ^ "Dance numbers give actors phenomenal reach: Hamsa Nandini (Interview)". Business Standard. 2013-09-29. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  9. ^ Pudipeddi, Haricharan (2013-09-29). "Dance numbers give actors phenomenal reach: Hamsa Nandini". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  10. ^ "Sri Hari's Real Star". Deccan Chronicle.
  11. ^ "Nathalia Kaur and Hamsa Nandini as princesses in Guna Sekhar - Anushka's Rudrama Devi". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 30 March 2013.

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