Rising Tamil film star who won consecutive FilmFare Best Actress Awards for Anytime, Anywhere and Angadi Theru, as well as Engaeyum Eppothum and Kattradhu Thamizh.
She found success as a model before starting her acting career in 2007.
She won a 2008 Best Female Debut Filmfare Award for the film Kattradhu Thamizh.
She grew up with two brothers in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
She had a supporting role opposite Ajith Kumar in the 2011 thriller Mankatha.