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 winning the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, South. She then appeared in a couple of high budget Telugu films including Kantri and Maska.

Birth Name

Hansika Motwani


Baby, Motu



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Hansika was born on 9 August 1991 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


She is currently 27 years old.

Sun Sign









Motwani attended Podar International School in Mumbai and then enrolled at the International Curriculum School in Santacruz, Mumbai.

Family Details

  • Father – Pradeep Motwani (Businessman)
  • Mother – Mona Motwani (Dermatologist)
  • Siblings – Prashant Motwani (Brother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Hansika Motwani has dated –

  • Silambarasan – Hansika had briefly dated actor Silambarasan and they have worked in a couple of Tamil films. The couple broke off their relationship citing personal issues.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m


  • In Kilograms – 59 kg
  • In Pounds – 130 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-27-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 27 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build


Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Hansika Motwani was first starred in 2003 Hindi film Hawa as a child artist. She made her debut as heroine in 2007 Telugu film Desamuduru as Vaishali, which earned her a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South. The same year, she made her Hindi debut with Aap Kaa Surroor and was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. In 2008, she embarked onto Kanaada film industry with Bindaas. In 2011, she made her Tamil debut with Mappillai alongside Dhanush.

Television Debut

She appeared in a Hindi television soap opera, Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand as Tina from 2001 to 2003.

Brand Endorsements

Hansika has worked with several brands for their television commercials and print ads like Nirma.

Hansika Motwani Awards

  • Indian Telly Award for Child Artiste of the Year – Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand (2003)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South – Desamuduru
  • CineMAA Award for Best Female Debut – Desamuduru
  • SIIMA Award for Best Debutant Actress – Tamil – Mappillai
  • SIIMA Award for Special Appreciation as Actress – Telugu – Kandireega
  • Chennai Times Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer-Female – Mappillai
  • Edison Award for Best Actress – Oru Kal Oru Kannadi
  • SIIMA Award for Best Actress – Tamil – Oru Kal Oru Kannadi
  • Vijay Award for Favorite Heroine – Maan Karate
  • SIIMA Award for Best Actress – Tamil – Aranmanai

Hansika Motwani Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Gerard Butler
  • Favorite Actress – Late Nutan, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
  • Favorite Film – Oh My Friend, Bindass, Settai
  • Favorite Color –  White, Black and Orange
  • Favorite Place – Jaipur, Dubai, London, Paris
  • Favorite Brand – Gucci, Armani
  • Favorite Food – Rajma Chawal, Idli, Thai food
  • Favorite Sport – Football
  • Favorite Hobbies – Reading, Photography, Meditation, Yoga, Cardio Exercises

Hansika Motwani Net Worth

Hansika Motwani has a net worth of $4 million as of 2019 & charges Rs 1 crore to 2 crore per film. She embarked her film career from a young age and has appeared in television series and shows, films and advertisements. The gorgeous damsel owns a swanky BMW 5 Series. She lives with her family in a luxury apartment in the posh area of Mumbai.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Hansika Motwani

  • Hansika was first noticed by actress Juhi Chawla, a client of her dermatologist mother, who suggested her to try her luck in films.
  • She started her acting career as a child artist in Bollywood films and Hindi TV shows.
  • Her parents separated in 2004, after which she started living with her mother.
  • Hansika lead role in a film came up in 2007 with the Telugu film ‘Desamuduru.’
  • She supports various causes and is the brand ambassador for the ‘Chennai Turns Pink’ initiative to create awareness about breast cancer.
  • She is a huge fan of Chelsea Football Club.
  • She is fluent in different Indian languages like Telugu, Hindi, Tulu and English.
  • In 2014, she was featured in Forbes’ list of 250 celebrities that make it to the 100 Most Influential Celebrities nominees list.


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