Hansika Motwani, the Mumbai based actress, started out as a child artiste in several movies. Daughter of Pradeep and Mona Motwani (a popular dermatologist), she was born on Aug 9, 1991 and made her bollywood debut as a lead actress in 2007 with Himesh Reshamiya in 'Aap Ka Suroor'. She was only 17 when Aap Ka Suroor was released. She turned South with the telugu flick 'Desamurudu' opposite Allu Arjun. Hansika acted in Kannada fimls as well, making her debut with the film 'Bindaas' opposite Puneet Rajkumar. She won the Filmfare best Debut Award in Telugu.
As a child artiste, she acted in several films, namely Aabra Ka Dabra, Escape from Taliban etc and serials like Kyun Ki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu thi, Shaka Laka Boom Boom and Desh Me Nikla Hoga chand... She did a tv commerical of Hyundai Santro with Shah Rukh Khan.