Later, at the age of 15, she entered the Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil film industries as well, by acting in the films Bhadrachalam, Uthaman and Samuthiram, respectively. She went on to act in Bharathiraja's Kadal Pookkal (2002), Trinetram (2002), Khushi (2003) and got the female lead role in the 2006 Malayalam film Pulijanmam, which was awarded the National Film Award for Best Film in 2007.
Hailing from Kerala, the actress made her debut in the Tamil film industry with Bharathiraja’s Kadal Pookal and shared screen space with Murali in K.S. Ravikumar’s Samudram. Off late, the actress became busy with other regional film offers including Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.
She has one younger brother, Karthik, who worked as a Kannada music channel VJ and turned actor, recently. She was also brought up in her birth place, Bangalore, where she pursued studies at the Sheshdaripuram College among others.