Hansika Motwani (born 9 August 1991) is an Indian actress. She has worked in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada films.
Hansika Motwani began her television career with a serial called Shaka Laka Boom Boom, a story about a boy named Sanju and his magic pencil. Simultaneously, she also acted in a child role in the Indian serial Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand, for which she received the Favorite Child Award at the Star Parivaar Awards. She also appeared as one of the children in Koi Mil Gaya with Preity Zinta and Hrithik Roshan.
Hansika Motwani made her debut in a lead role in Puri Jagannadh‘s Telugu film, Desamuduru, starring opposite Allu Arjun. The film was about a crime reporter who falls in love with a sanyasini, played by Hansika Motwani.
Hansika Motwani made her debut as a leading actress in Bollywood with Himesh Reshammiya in Aap Kaa Surroor – The Real Luv Story. She played the role of Himesh Reshammiya‘s lover Ria. The film was released on 29 June 2007 and was a moderate hit. She will also appear in the Hindi film titled He: The Only One, where she will be essaying the role of a killer, hell-bent on taking revenge for her family.
Hansika Motwani made her Kannada debut in Bindaas with Puneet Rajkumar. The film was released on 15 February 2008. She paired with Junior NTR in the film Kantri, which was released in May 2008. The film was a moderate hit. She made her Tamil film debut in the 2011 film Mappillai opposite Dhanush, following which her next Tamil film Engeyum Kadhal opposite Jayam Ravi released. Her next film Velayudham alongside Vijay was a box-office success. Her role as a village belle in the film received a lot of positive reviews.