Hansika Motwani is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil and Telugu films. She began her career as a child actor in Hindi films, and later went on to appear in lead roles in Telugu films, including Desamuduru, Kantri and Maska. She started her career in Tamil cinema with Mappillai and then appeared in several commercially successful Tamil films such as Engeyum Kadhal, Velayudham, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi, Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru, Singam II and Aranmanai.


Birth Name

Hansika Motwani


Baby, Motu



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

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


She is currently 31 years old.

Sun Sign





Asian (Indian)




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.

  • Sohael Khaturiya – On November 2, 2022, Hansika announced that she got engaged to Mumbai-based businessman Sohael Khaturiya in Paris, France. She is set to marry him on December 4, 2022, at Mundota Fort and Palace in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

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 – 33C

Body Build


Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 2003, Hansika was first starred 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, Motwani made her Tamil debut with Mappillai alongside Dhanush.

Television Debut

In 2001, Motwani appeared in a Hindi television soap opera, Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand as Tina.

Brand Endorsements

Hansika is the brand Ambassador of Chennai turns Pink, an awareness program to promote breast cancer awareness among women.

Hansika Motwani Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Gerard Butler
  • Favorite Actress – Late Nutan, Madhuri Dixit NeneAishwarya 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 2023 & 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.
  • In 2004, her parents separated, after which she started living with her mother.
  • In 2007, Hansika lead role in a film came up 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, Motwani was featured in Forbes’ list of 250 celebrities that make it to the 100 Most Influential Celebrities nominees list.
  • In 2019, she appeared with Atharvaa in the Tamil film 100, directed by Sam Anton and in the Telugu film Tenali Ramakrishna BA. BL opposite Sundeep Kishan.
  • In 2022, Hansika played for her 50th film in Maha as lead actress.


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