Hansika Motwani Age, Bio, Height, Family, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Hansika Motwani

The bubbly star, Hansika Motwani, is a popular actress in the South Indian Film Industry. Starting her career as a child artist, the reigning queen faced several ups and downs to get to where she is today. Her realm in the film industry started off with Bollywood film Hawa (2003) and she has done more than 35 films to date.

Some of her notable film credits include Engeyum Kadhal, Velayudham, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi, Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru, Singam II, and Aranmanai. She has worked across Indian regional language films like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi. She has a large following on Instagram where she boasts around 5 million followers.

Hansika Motwani Biography

Hansika Motwani was born on the 9th of August 1991, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is currently 31 years old.

Birth NameHansika Motwani
NicknameBaby, Motu
Date of BirthAugust 9, 1991
Place of BirthMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age31 years old
Sun SignLeo

Early Life: Family and Education

Hansika Motwani is the daughter of Pradeep Motwani, a businessman, and Mona Motwani, a dermatologist. She has a brother named  Prashant Motwani.

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

Hansika Motwani Personal Life

Hansika had briefly dated actor Silamarasan and they even had worked in a couple of Tamil films. The couple broke off their relationship citing personal issues.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 5 inches
Centimeters – 165 cm
Meters – 1.65 m
WeightKilograms – 59 kg
Pounds – 130 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size8 (US)
Dress Size6 (US)
Distinctive Features Plump lips

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Hansika Motwani began her professional acting career as a child artist with the 2003 Hindi film Hawa, landing her first acting gig as Sasha.

She made her debut as a lead actress in the 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 into the Kannada film industry with Bindaas. In 2011, she made her Tamil debut with Mappillai, starring opposite 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.

Awards / Accomplishments

  • Indian Telly Award for Child Artiste of the Year – Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand (2003)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South – 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

Hansika Motwani Net Worth

Known for her infectious smile, Hansika Motwani has a net worth of $3 million as of 2024. She embarked on a career in acting 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.

Favorite Things

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

Hansika Motwani Facts

Hansika Motwani was discovered by actress Juhi Chawla who influenced her to take up a career in cinema.

Her parents divorced when she was young and was brought up by her mother all her alone in Mumbai.

Hansika ventured into the film industry at the age of 16 in a lead role in Puri Jagannadh’s Telugu film Desamuduru, opposite Allu Arjun.

Hansika was included in Forbes’s 250 celebrities list in 2014.

In her free time, she loves clicking perfect snaps and listening to music.

Not to mention, she is a big fan of Chelsea Football Club.

She is fluent in different Indian languages like Telegu, Hindi, Tulu, and English.