Laila is an Indian actress. She has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi language films. She is known for her critically acclaimed and award-winning performances in the Bala-directed films Nandha (2001), Pithamagan (2003), the commercial blockbusters Parthen Rasithen (2000), Dheena (2001), Dhill (2001), Alli Thandha Vaanam (2001), Unnai Ninaithu (2002), Ullam Ketkume (2005) and Kanda Naal Mudhal (2005).
She got married to Mehdi, an Irani businessman, on 6 January 2006. She dated him for 8 years before marriage. According to Laila, they were engaged for four years before marriage. The couple has two sons, aged 6 and 8. She is Goan but speaks Hindi, English, Malayalam, Tamil and French at home and she is a Roman Catholic.