Hansika Motwani is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Tamil films. She also acts in Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi films. She made her film debut in the Telugu film Desamuduru (2007), winning the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South. She then appeared in a couple of high-budget Telugu films, including Kantri (2008) and Maska (2009) . She started her career in Tamil cinemawith Mappillai (2011) and then appeared in several commercially successful Tamil films including Engeyum Kadhal (2011), Velayudham(2011), Oru Kal Oru Kannadi (2012), Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru (2013), Maan Karate (2014), Aranmanai (2014), Manithan(2016), Bogan (2017). She made her Malayalam debut with Villain (2017).