Custom Search

Hansika Motwani Biography

Hansika Motwani started off her movie career as a child artiste. Today she is a versatile actress, a well-known model and a famous television star. She has become a household name in India. Thanks to her super hit soap operas on television like "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi", "Hum 2 Hain Na" "Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand" and "Tum Bin".

Hansika Motwani was born on August 9, 1991 in Mumbai, India. Her parents Pradeep Motwani, a businessman and Mona Motwani, a dermatologist, were separated in 2004. She has a brother called Prashant Motwani. Hansika Motwani is doing her +1 from Podar international School. She is a linguist and speaks several languages including Hindi and Telugu. She also speaks some broken Tulu.

Hansika Motwani – The Model

It was Juhi Chawla who first noticed Hansika Motwani’s acting abilities and recommended her to the director of the now shelved film "Yahoo" starring Govinda and Juhi Chawla. Finally Hansika got a big break when she was signed up for the Hyundai Santro ad campaign, in which she teamed up with the legendary Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan. After Hyundai she did several ad films endorsing brands like Pepsi, Bournvita and Samsung Electronics.

After “Yahoo" was shelved, Hansika Motwani starred in Rakesh Roshan's "Koi... Mil Gaya" alongside Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta. Later she acted in the film "Jaago" directed by Mehul Kumar. "Jaago" which literally means 'wakeup' is a film based on a true story of a mentally retarded girl, aged 10 years, who was raped on a local train on 14th August 2002. Though the film did not do well at the box office, Hansika Motwani's amazing performance got noticed and was critically acclaimed by the critics.

She also acted in films like "Escape from Taliban" and a Telugu Movie, "Desamuduru" in which she plays the role of a sanyasi. Her other films include, the Amitabh Bachchan starrer, "Hum Kaun Hai?" a remake of the Hollywood film, "The Others"; Dheeraj Kumar's "Aabra Ka Dabra" and "Escape from Taliban".

Hansika Motwani is currently acting in the movie "He - The Only One", wherein she is playing the role of a killer trying to take revenge for her family. This beautiful actress is also doing a Tamil film, "Sarvam" directed by Vishnuvardhan.

Hansika Motwani participated in Celebrity Fame Gurukul, a singing competition for celebrities. Though not a good singer, she was happy to participate in the show because she wanted to do something for the children of 'Make-A-Wish Foundation'.


Bollywood Hollywood Actress © 2008.