Indian film actress, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada films. Bollywood debut as a child artist in the hit Julie (1975). Made her debut as a actress in Hindi films in Solva Sawan in 1979.
Achievements:- Hounoured with Padma Bhushan (2013) by govt. of India. Winner of Filmfare Awards South:- Best Actress Award - ChaalBaaz (1989), Lamhe (1991), Kshana Kshanam (1991), Meendum Kokila (1981) Special Award - Nagina (1986) and Mr. India (1987)
Some famous movies: Mawaali (1983), Chandni (1989), Khuda Gawah (1992), Gumrah (1993), Laadla (1994), Judaai (1997)