Profile: From child artiste to an established star, Hansika Motwani's journey in cinema

Movies | | March 23, 2013, 6:10 pm
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Hansika prominently grabbed the lime light as a child artiste in 'Koi Mil Gaya' and then marched in the main stream cinemas. And now she is ruling Kollywood.

Hansika prominently grabbed the lime light as a child artiste in 'Koi Mil Gaya' and then marched in the main stream cinemas. And now she is ruling Kollywood.

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Hansika made her debut as a leading actress in the Telugu movie 'Desamuduru' in the year 2007 and also won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut in South.

Hansika made her debut as a leading actress in the Telugu movie 'Desamuduru' in the year 2007 and also won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut in South.

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And after being a part of commercially successful Tamil films, like 'Velayudham' and 'Oru Kal Oru Kannadi' she rose to fame in the Tamil film industry.

And after being a part of commercially successful Tamil films, like 'Velayudham' and 'Oru Kal Oru Kannadi' she rose to fame in the Tamil film industry.

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The pretty lady began her television career with a serial called 'Shaka Laka Boom Boom' and then went on do 'Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand', for which she received the Favorite Child Award at the Star Parivaar Awards.

The pretty lady began her television career with a serial called 'Shaka Laka Boom Boom' and then went on do 'Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand', for which she received the Favorite Child Award at the Star Parivaar Awards.

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She had next signed the Hindi film titled 'He: The Only One', where she was to essay the role of a killer, hell-bent on taking revenge for her family. The film was shelved midway.

She had next signed the Hindi film titled 'He: The Only One', where she was to essay the role of a killer, hell-bent on taking revenge for her family. The film was shelved midway.

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The actor's first 2008 release was 'Bindaas' starring actor Puneet Rajkumar, which was her first and remains her only Kannada film.

The actor's first 2008 release was 'Bindaas' starring actor Puneet Rajkumar, which was her first and remains her only Kannada film.

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Vishnu Manchu and Hansika Motwani played the lead roles in the movie 'Dhenikaina Ready' and the actor was seen in a very different avatar.

Vishnu Manchu and Hansika Motwani played the lead roles in the movie 'Dhenikaina Ready' and the actor was seen in a very different avatar.

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The actor was praised for her smashing hit in the film 'Dhenikaina Ready' which was a rom-com, directed by comedy king G Nageshwara Reddy.

The actor was praised for her smashing hit in the film 'Dhenikaina Ready' which was a rom-com, directed by comedy king G Nageshwara Reddy.

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Born on August 9, this 21-year-old is a known face in the Telugu and the Tamil film industry.

Born on August 9, this 21-year-old is a known face in the Telugu and the Tamil film industry.

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The actress started her career with a Tamil action masala film called 'Mappillai' in the year 2011.

The actress started her career with a Tamil action masala film called 'Mappillai' in the year 2011.

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The actor made her debut as a leading actress in Bollywood with Himesh Reshammiya in 'Aap Kaa Surroor' which turned out to be a moderate hit.

The actor made her debut as a leading actress in Bollywood with Himesh Reshammiya in 'Aap Kaa Surroor' which turned out to be a moderate hit.

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In the year 2012, Hansika's first release was M Rajesh's romantic comedy 'Oru Kal Oru Kannadi', which became her first runaway hit and earned her positive reviews from critics for her performance.

In the year 2012, Hansika's first release was M Rajesh's romantic comedy 'Oru Kal Oru Kannadi', which became her first runaway hit and earned her positive reviews from critics for her performance.

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The actor has also signed to play the lead role in Suriya's 'Singam II'.

The actor has also signed to play the lead role in Suriya's 'Singam II'.

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Hansika is currently working with ace actor Karthi in the film 'Biriyani' as well.

Hansika is currently working with ace actor Karthi in the film 'Biriyani' as well.

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The star was next seen in the Tamil flick 'Engeyum Kadhal' paired opposite actor Jayam Ravi, and it was a box office success.

The star was next seen in the Tamil flick 'Engeyum Kadhal' paired opposite actor Jayam Ravi, and it was a box office success.

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The actor was also paired against Jr. NTR in the film 'Kantri' in the year 2008.

The actor was also paired against Jr. NTR in the film 'Kantri' in the year 2008.

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In 2011 she acted in 'Velayudham' alongside Vijay, which became a box-office success and it was the first time she portrayed the role of a village belle.

In 2011 she acted in 'Velayudham' alongside Vijay, which became a box-office success and it was the first time she portrayed the role of a village belle.

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Also at this early age the actor has been selected by the JFW women's magazine, for the prestigious 'JFW Woman Achiever' award.

Also at this early age the actor has been selected by the JFW women's magazine, for the prestigious 'JFW Woman Achiever' award.

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Hansika  will also play the leading lady in Sundar C's 'Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru' opposite actor Siddharth.

Hansika will also play the leading lady in Sundar C's 'Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru' opposite actor Siddharth.

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However in 2013, the actor will be seen in 'Settai' and in 'Vettai Mannan'. The two power packed back to back films are been awaited with bated breath.

However in 2013, the actor will be seen in 'Settai' and in 'Vettai Mannan'. The two power packed back to back films are been awaited with bated breath.