Turning 18 gives me a thrill,” says Hansika Motwani. The lady is excited not because it’s the age she can decide whom to marry but most importantly it’s the age which gives her a right to exercise her franchise, choose her administrator. “Earlier I would sign cheques and my mother would sign below it but now I can do it all on my own,” she chirps excitedly and thanks number 18 for giving her total freedom. Hansika Motwani will next be seen in Prabhu Deva’s Ich. Jayam Ravi plays her hero in it. The film is nearing completion and is slated for a September/October 2010 release.
Hansika Motwani, driven by her looks, talent and a good dose of luck, can boast of a wide range of experience as a model and actress.
Hansika Pradeep Motwani was born on 9th August 1991 to Pradeep Motwani, a businessman and Mona Motwani, a dermatologist.
She has completed 12th Grade from Podar International School. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Tulu and Telugu.
A Child Star
Hansika appeared in soaps as Tina in Des Mein Nikkla Hoga Chand, Savri in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhie Bahu Thi and Kareena/Koyal in Hum Dho Hain Na. She featured in Boogie Woogie and Shaka Laka Boom Boom. She was also seen in movies like Koi Mil Gaya (2003) and Escape from Taliban (2003).
She has appeared in ads like Hyundai Santro with Shah Rukh Khan on actress Juhi Chawla’s recommendation, as well as Samsung, Bournvita and Pepsi.
In the lead
2007 Vaishali, a sanyasin was Hansika’s first lead role in the Telugu movie Desamuduru. She won the Best Female Debut Award – Telugu. She went on to star in Aap Ka Suroor, a muck talked about movie that saw the debut of singer Himesh Reshammiya.
2008 Hansika’s first release was a Kannada movie Bindas opposite Puneet Rajkumar. Kantri, a Telugu movie, was a hit. Money Hai Tho Honey Hai with Govinda was a flop.
2009 Another Telugu movie Meher Ramesh’s Billa will be her next release.