Pakhi Hegde (born on 7th June, 1985 at Vasai, near Mumbai suburb Borivali) is an Indian television and film actress, who predominantly works in Bhojpuri cinema. She has received several accolades, including Bhojpuri Cinema Award and Bhojpuri City Award. She also worked in Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi and English movies. She worked with Sachin Khedekar, Mahesh Manjrekar and Saysji Shindein in critically acclaimed Marathi films “Sat Na Gat” and “Gulabi”. She also worked with Big B, Jaya Bachchan and Gulshan Grover in Hindi social drama “Ganga Devi” (which released in English with title “The Great Leader” and Gujrati dubbed version titled as “Naam Che Maru Ganga”) and “Woman From The East,” which garnered her special jury award. In Punjabi, she was leading lady “Kudessan”. Pakhi also participated in Piff &Iffsa Festival, 2014. She also acted in a Tulu film “Bangarda Kural.” She bagged two awards for this movie, viz : Red FM Tulu Film Award 2014 and Tulu Film Festival Award 2015
Pakhi Hegde made her acting debut with a television daily soap aired on Doordarshan, titled “Main Banoongi Miss India.” and “Kannadiga Girl”. Veteran cinematographer – turned – director Gyan Sahay introduce her on silver screen in a Bhojpuri love story “Bairy Piya” opposite Mohit Daga. This beautiful film didn’t hit the box office, but critically acclaimed. Pakhi became a new charming face of Bhojpuri cinema. She was offered films with super star of Bhojpuri cinema, Manoj Tiwari. The following years, she worked with Dinesh Lal Yadav and Pawan Singh. Her on screen chemistry with Dinesh Lal was highly appreciated and cine lovers called her Hema Malini of Bhojpuri cinema. She was paired with Dinesh (Nirahua) in more than two dozens of films.
This 5’5″ fair and gorgeous beauty paired with Manoj Tiwari in “Bhaiya Hamaar Dayavaan”, “Ganga Jamuna Saraswati”, “Paramveer Parshuram,” as well as in “Pyar Mohabbat Zindabaad,” Pawan Purwaeeya n “Devar Bhabhi” with Pawan Singh. And here are the films, in which Pakhi was paired with Dineshlal Yadav :
— “Nirahua Rickshawala, Nirahua Chalal Sasuraal, Nirahua No.1, Nirahua Mail, Khiladi No.1, Deewana, Pratigya, Daag, Dil, Vidhaata, Pariwar, Lofer (Loafer), Prem Ke Rog Bhaeel, Khoon Pasina, Aulaad, Dushmani, Saat Saheliyan, Jaani Dushman, Hunterwali, Aaj Ke Karan Arjun, Hamara Maati Mein Dum Ba, Kaise Kahin Ki Tohra Se Pyar Ho Gaeel, Aakhri Raasta etc.
—-Akhlesh Singh (PRO)