Fathima Babu is a popular Newsreader cum actress, who was born in the year 1968 in Puducherry. She is born in a Malayali family but is well versed in Tamil. Fathima started her career as a newsreader in Doordarshan and then, Jaya TV. She had played in a lot of films and TV Series in Tamil and Malayalam. She had also played in a Telugu film, “Kathanayakudu” in a character role. Her first TV Series was Chithira Paavai, which got telecasted in Doordarshan, where she played alongside, Vaishnavi, the popular Tamil character artist. Fathima Babu’s film entry was in 1996 and she played in a character role in Kalki with “ Geetha,” Prakash Raj and “ Shruti” directed by the legendary K Balachander. Fathima Babu entered into politics, inspired by Madam " Jayalalithaa." She joined ADMK under the leadership of the late CM Jayalalithaa. After seeing her dedication, Jayalalithaa announced her as one among the Chief Orators of ADMK in 2013. After Jayalalithaa's death, Fathima Babu kept herself away from politics.

Here is the list of Tamil films played by Fathima Babu:

Pasamulla Pandiyare, V. I. P, Nerukku Ner, Ulavuthurai, Swarnamukhi, Thulli Thirintha Kaalam, Sollamale, Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen, Simmarasi, Kannathal, Ninaivirukkum Varai, Nee Varuvai Ena, Mugam, Mudhalvan, Unnaruge Naan Irundhal, Mugavaree, Ilaiyavan, Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven, Parthen Rasithen, Minnale, Aalavandhan, Little John, Manadhai Thirudivittai, Love Marriage, Alli Arjuna, Youth, Indru, Manasellam, Thithikudhe, Thirupaachi, Kannadi Pookal, Devathaiyai Kanden, Amudhey, Adavadi, 18 Vayasu Puyale, “Kuselan,” Saroja , Vasool, Kasethan Kadavulada, Namma Gramam, Thiruthani, Puthagam, Nee Naan Nizhal and Azhagiya Pandipuram

 Her Malayalam movies are:

Ravanaprabhu, Ali Bhai, Hallo, Madampi, My Big Father, Bhramaram, Oru Naal Varum, Alexander The Great, Shikkar, Traffic, The King & the Commissioner, Josettante Hero, Gramam, Grandmaster, Matinee, Casanovva, @Andheri, 1 by Two and Asha Black

List of TV Serials done by Fathima Babu are:

Kadamattathu Kathanar and Swami Ayyappa in Asianet

Lakshmi in Sun TV

Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Genes and Neelambari in Zee Tamil

Makkal and Saraswathi in Mazhavil Manorama

Aranmanai Kili in Vijay TV

In 2019, Fathima Babu participated in Bigg Boss 3, a TV Reality show in Vijay TV, hosted by Kamal Haasan.