Heroines completing education after making it big in cinema is very rare. The beautiful actress Harshika Poonacha has managed studies and cinema very efficiently. Harshika Poonacha has completed Engineering in Electrical and Electronics division. She proudly claims that she is an Engineer now in an SMS message.
Daughter of UB Poonacha and UP Shambavi this Coorgi girl from Ammathi only daughter was given a lovely childhood in the beginning. In Jubilee School Harshika was an all rounder. Dancing, singing, sports, studies and acting she maintained as extracurricular activities. Harshika scored 92 percent in SSLC, a student of Christ College
Harshika Poonacha scored 80 percent in II PUC and then joined Engineering in Cambridge Institute of Technology.
In the last four years of engineering it was tough for me to manage cinema and studies says Harshika Poonacha.
Making debut in 'PUC' Kannada cinema Harshika got some good offers in half a dozen Kannada films. Thamassu was a good offer for her. She was sister to hat trick hero Shivarajakumar in the debut direction of Agni Sridhar.
Actress of high caliber Harshika Poonacha roles in Jugari, Murali Meets Meera, Naariya Seere Kaddha were well received. She has completed Adwaitha and Pari Kannada films. She also had a stint in Telugu, Konkani and Tulu films.