Indian actress who is known for her work in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi language films. She is best recognized for having starred as Manju in the 2003 film Pithamagan and Kalyani in the 2001 feature film Nandha.
She started her career as an actress by appearing in Telugu films. Her debut was in 1996 when she starred in Egire Paavurama. She then gained further attention when she made her Tamil language debut as Andal in the 1999 film Kallazhagar.
She has won multiple awards for her acting including two Filmfare South awards for Best Actress for her roles in Nandha in 2002 and Pithamagan in 2004.
She married Mehdi, an Iranian businessman, and together they had two sons.