Tamil-Malayalam actress Kasthuri was on top of the world when she made her debut in the Tamil film in the year 1991 and has been a successful star till 2003. She had acted in a number of Tamil films till 2003 and had vanished away from tinsel town. However, after a gap of few years, this tall and slender actress made her comeback with Malai Malai in Tamil in 2009 and had acted even in Malayalam and Telugu movies too. She enjoys acting and wants to do only those roles which are backed by the script. Currently, she does not require the run-of-the- mill women character at all, but would be interested in doing some memorable roles only. This yesteryear south Indian actress turned out to be a very popular television anchor too. After she did a memorable role in Malayalam cinema with Aniyan Vava Chettan Bava, she returned to acting by playing a pivotal role in Rajesh Pillais’ Mili. In Nancy, she had a strong character of a woman with a mind of her own. Her popularity in small screen was in greater demand when she had hosted a quiz show
Vina Vidai Vettai
in Tamil Channel Puthu Yugam TV, which made waves for becoming the best quiz master.
This actress had schooling in Chennai and started modeling at her young age when she was in high school. She won the Madras Title in 1992. Subsequently, she got film offers too. She debuted as a heroine in Chinnavar in 1993 with Prabhu Ganesan. She also played the role of Kamala Haasan’s beloved daughter in the film Indian (Tamil) which was made in other languages too. After she acted in the Telugu film Bhaaratheeyudu (Tamil version Indian), she got a chance to act in some more Telugu films which however did not give her any footage to her career. She later concentrated in Tamil and Malayalam movies only.