Santhoshi is an Indian film and TV actress and was born as Santhoshi Krishna Moorthy. She was brought up in Chennai and was born on March 31, 1987. Her mother is Poornima, a TV actress. She was eight years old when she started appearing in serials alongside her mother. Her professional career started when she debuted in the film, Baba in 2002, in which she played as Manisha Koirala’s sister. She has acted in more than 15 films which include 10 Tamil films and 5 Telugu films. Subsequently, she won the Nandi Award for Best Female Comedian in her role as Gowri in the Telugu film,
Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana in 2005.
Though she portrayed supporting characters in most of the films, she also played a lead role in Unnai Charanadaindhen in 2003. She also played the lead role in Telugu film Jai and Kannada film, Honeymoon Express. She has acted in more than five serials and among those that made her popular are the TV series, Arasi, and Ilavarasi. She played as the daughter of the female lead, Raadhika Sarathkumar in Arasi, which bought her to fame on the small screen. In 2007, Santoshi won the beauty contest, Miss Chinnathirai in 2007 for TV actresses. She has done serials like Vaazhkai, Rudra Veenai, Arasi, Ilavarasi, and
Paava Mannippu and notable films like Yuga, Bangaram, Pokkalam, Dhee and much more.