Pakhi Hegde is an Indian actress active in Bhojpuri, Hindi, Punjabi and Marathi cinema. She was born on 7th June 1972 in Mumbai, Maharashtra in a middle class family. From childhood she was inclined towards acting, dancing and participated in drama during school and college time.
After completing her education she opted acting as profession and started her career with a lead role on Doordarshan named Main Banungi Miss India under the banner of Uthopia Production directed by debutante Sabir Mustaffa. This show ran for three years in Doordarshan at number one position. After this serial she got an offer for a Bhojpuri Cinema named Bairi Piya and thus she debut in Bhojpuri cinema. The acting in this movie was praised by critics and the film was commercially successful.
She became popular in Bhojpuri cinema and till date she has acted more than forty five films including Hindi, Marathi, Bhojpuri and other regional language.
She has acted more films in Bhojpuri cinema with superstars like Manoj Tiwari, Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua and Ravi Kishan and in maximum films she acted with super star Nirahua.
Rickshawala ,Khiladi No.-1,Nirahua No.-1, Nirahua Mail, Hamara Mati mai Dum Ba ,Deewana, Pratigya, Nirahua Chalal Sasural, Aaj Ke Karan Arjun, Aakhari Rasta, Vidhata, Sat Saheliya
Dag, Pawan Purbaiya, Dil, Pariwar, Lofer, Prem Ke Rog Bhail, Kaise Kahi Ki tohara se Pyar Ho Gail
Dushamani, Laheriya Lutea Ae Rajaji, Khun Pashina, Aulad, Bhaiya Hamar Dayavaan, Paramveer Parsuram, Ganga Jamna Saraswati, Pyar Mohabbat Zindabaad, Devar Bhabhi, Jaani Dushman
Ganga Devi, Bangarda Kural Tulu cinema, Hunterwali
Marathi Films: Gulabo, Sat Na Gat
Punjabi Films: Kudessan, Woman from the East
Hindi Films: Kala Sach the Black Truth.
Tulu Film: Bangarda Kural
Kudessan, Woman from the East is a Punjabi film in which she acted as Ganga. The story is about a girl, who is sold off by her father for rupees 6,000 and a buffalo. Her performance in this film is brilliant and her acting was appreciated by critics. The movie was screened at South Asian Film Festival (SAFF) at Vancouver and London.
She is the only Bhojpuri actress who got an opportunity to work with Big B and Jaya Bachhan in movie Ganga Devi.
She got married with Bhojpuri movie superstar Niruha and acted in several films with him.
She received Red FM Tulu Film Award 2014 - Best Actress for Bangarda Kural and Tulu Cinemotsava Awards 2015 - Best Actress for Bangarda Kurals