Kasthuri is an Indian film actress, model, TV show anchor and social activist. She began her acting career in 1991 in Kollywood and has been subsequently associated with Tamil films. Prior to acting, she has been a model.
Kasturi was born at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Her Father was an Engineer from IIT and mother was an advocate. She has a younger brother.
Kasthuri debuted in the Tamil film aAatha Un Koyiley in 1991, and appeared in a number of Tamil films thereafter, including the horror film Rasathi Varum Naal, Government Mappilai, Chinnavar and Senthamizh Paatu alongside Prabhu Ganesan in 1992.
Kasturi was the subject of a 30-minute documentary film Kasthuri: A South Indian Film star made by Richard Breyer and N C Rajamani in 1995.
Although Kasthuri initially retired from film after her Hindi short film The Bypass in 2003, she made a comeback in 2009 with the film Malai Malai.