1 May 1974
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
|Alma mater||Ethiraj College for Women|
|Occupation||Film actress, model, anchor|
Kasthuri is an Indian film actress, TV show anchor and social activist. She began her acting career in 1991 in Kollywood and has been subsequently associated with Tamil films. Prior to acting, she has been a model.
Kasthuri debuted in the Tamil film aAatha Un Koyiley in 1991, and appeared in a number of Tamil films thereafter, including the horror film Rasathi Varum Naal, Government Mappilai, Chinnavar and Senthamizh Paatu alongside Prabhu Ganesan in 1992.
Kasturi was born at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Her Father was an Engineer from IIT and mother was an advocate. She has a younger brother. She was an all rounder in school and had participated many competitions like singing, dance and quiz. She was a rank holder in SSLC and Plus two exams and the recipient of Gold medal. She was a state level hockey champion during school days. She was also an active member of National Cadet Corps (India) and became an RD cadet in air force wing. She also participated in the popular quiz show Master Mind India, hosted by Siddhartha Basu and made it to the second round in 2000. She has also done modelling before entering the film industry. She won the title Miss Madras in 1992. In recent times she has been more involved in social welfare activities and has raised her voice continuously against corruption and is creating more awareness about political changes via social media.
|1991||Aatha Un Koyilile||Kasthuri||Tamil|
|Rasathi Varum Naal||Radha||Tamil|
|Urimai Oonjalaadukirathu||Uma||Tamil||Nindu Samsaaram (Telugu)|
|Pudhiya Mugam||Raja Rajeswaran's 1st wife||Tamil||Cameo Appearance|
|Thendral Varum Theru||Nalini||Tamil|
|1995||Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava||Ammu||Malayalam|
|Chinna Mani||Chinna Mani||Tamil|
|God Father||Dr. Aruna||Telugu|
|1996||Ibbara Naduve Muddina Aata||Kannada|
|Maa Aayana Bangaram||Telugu|
|Thutta Mutta||Dr. Seema||Kannada|
|One Man Army||Kannada|
|Engalukkum Kaalam Varum||Pooja||Tamil|
|2003||The Bypass||Woman in the jeep||Hindi||Short film|
|2010||Thamizh Padam||Tamil||Special Appearance|
|Gudu Gudu Gunjam||Malleeshwari||Telugu|
|Thoonga Nagaram||Tamil||Special Appearance|
|2013||Azhagan Azhagi||Tamil||Special appearance|
|Naan Rajavaga Pogiren||Bharathi||Tamil|
|2014||Vadacurry||Satish's sister in law||Tamil|
|Naan Ponnu Ondru Kanden||Tamil||Special appearance|
|Kadhal 2 Kalyanam||Tamil|
|2017||Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan||Agent Ruby||Tamil|
|Traffic Ramasamy||Tamil||Special Appearance|
|Thamizh Padam 2||Tamil||Special Appearance|
- "Kasthuri: A South Indian Film Star". Film Info. Film makers library.
- The Journal of Asian Studies. Association for Asian Studies. 1995. p. 915.
- "Kasthuri is back with Noothukku Nooru!". Sify. Retrieved 23 December 2008.