Height: 5' 5 "
Date of Birth: 30 December 1979
Address: Kausalya, 15, A-2, Akshar,Palace Road, Bangalore-52.
Former model and Bollywood film star, Kausalya has a few screen names, depending on the location. Kausalya is credited in Nandini in Kerala. She is also known by her given name, Kavitha. Kausalya was born in Bangalore on December 30, 1979.
Growing up, Kausalya was very close to her mother Poornima, who was a homemaker. Kavitha Kausalya still considers her mom to be her greatest inspiration. Kausalya's father, ShivShankar was a mechanical engineer. Kausayla has one brother, Shanmuga.
Like many Indian film actresses, Kausalya got her start in films by first trying her hand at professional modeling. She was very successful at it. Despite being a former model, Kausalya is still most comfortable wearing just a simple pair of jeans and a t-shirt. Her beauty secrets are a cinch, contact lenses and a little make-up is all you need, says Kausalya.
Kausalya made her film debut in the 1999 film, April 19th. Kausalya has gone on to appear in films in multiple languages including, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada, which is her mother's native tongue. Other big screen hits include, Vannathaipola, Ezhaiyin Sereepil, and Thai Poranthanchu. Kausalya loves her film career, she describes the movie industry as a "dream world."
Kausalya's hobbies include, reading good books, getting lots of sleep, whenever you work allows it, and enjoying music. In spite of her fondness for music, Kausalya does not like nightclubs. She is even interested in sports. Kausalya loves basketball, cricket and tennis.
Kausalya's favorite film performers are, Sharuk Khan and Manisha Koirala. However, she is also heavily influenced by the American film industry, Kausalya's favorite director is American legendary director, Steven Spielberg.