|Born||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Occupation||Film actress, model|
Kasthuri is an Indian film actress, model and TV show anchor.
Kasthuri debuted in the Tamil film Aatha 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.
Although Kasthuri initially retired from film after her Hindi short film The Bypass in 2003, she made a come back in 2010 with the film Thamizh Padam.
Kasturi was born at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Her Father was an Engineer at I.I.T and mother was an advocate. She has a younger brother. She was an all rounder in school and had participated many completions like singing, dance and quiz. She was a rank holder in S.S.L.C and Plus two exams and the recipient of Gold medal. She was a state level hockey champion during school days. She was also an active member of National Cadet Corps (India) and became an RD cadet in air force wing. She also participated in the popular quiz show Master Mind India, hosted by Siddhartha Basu and made it to the finals in 2000. She has also done modeling before entering the movie industry. She won Miss Madras title in 1992. She has even participated in Miss India contest during 1994.
She appears in the photo-book A Beautiful Body Project: The Bodies of Mothers.
|1992||Aattha Un Koyilile||Kasturi||Tamil|
|Urimai Oonjalaadukirathu||Uma||Tamil||Nindu Samsaaram (Telugu)|
|Pudhiya Mugam||Tamil||Cameo Appearance|
|1994||Thendral Varum Theru||Nalini||Tamil|
|1995||Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava||Ammu||Malayalam|
|Sindubath||Tamil||Telugu Gajula Ramayya|
|Chinna Mani||Chinna Mani||Tamil|
|1996||Ibbara Naduve Muddina Aata||Kannada|
|Maa Aayana Bangaram||Telugu|
|Engalukkum Kaalam Varum||Pooja||Tamil|
|2003||The Bypass||Woman in the jeep||Hindi||Short film|
|2010||Thamizh Padam||Tamil||Special Appearance|
|Gudu Gudu Gunjam||Malleeshwari||Telugu|
|Thoonga Nagaram||Tamil||Special Appearance|
|2013||Azhagan Azhagi||Tamil||Special appearance|
|Naan Rajavaga Pogiren||Bharathi||Tamil|
|2014||Vadacurry||Satish's sister in law||Tamil|
|Naan Ponnu Ondru Kanden||Tamil||Special appearance|
|Kadhal 2 Kalyanam||Tamil|
|Therodum Veedhiyile||Tamil|| Special appearance|
- "Kasthuri: A South Indian Film Star". Film Info. Film makers library.
- The Journal of Asian Studies. Association for Asian Studies. 1995. p. 915.
- "Kasthuri is back with Noothukku Nooru!". Sify. Retrieved 2008-12-23.