Kasturi, the South Indian actress, made her debut in an Oriya film, Radha (1984).
Soon after, she was seen in the Tamil movie Atma (1993).
Her Malayalam film Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava released in 1995.
In the superhit Tamil film, Indian (1996), she played Kamal Hassan's daughter, who dies because she didn't get medical attention in a very critical state.
She was seen in the Malayalam movie Sneham (1998), and the Tamil movie Kaadhal Kavidai (1998).
In the Telugu film Akasa Veedhilo (2001), she appeared with Nagarjuna Akkineni and Raveena Tandon.
She has also worked in a Hindi film, The Bypass (2003).
Her Tamil film Malai Malai, released in 2009.