Hansika Motwani has been acting in Bollywood films and TV serials since the age of 12.
As a child artiste she has appeared in films such as "Escape from Taliban", "Hawa", "Koi Mil Gaya", "Jaago", "Hum Kaun Hain" and "Abracadabra", and TV serials "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi", "Shakalaka Boom Boom" and "Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand".
She was also seen in a Hyundai commercial with Shah Rukh Khan.
Motwani made her debut as a lead actress in 2007 in the Telugu film "Desamuduru" and won the Filmfare Best Debut award for her performance.
In the same year, she also played the lead opposite Himesh Reshammiya in the Bollywood film "Aap Kaa Suroor – The Real Love Story".
She has also played lead roles in the Kannada films "Bindaas" and "Kantri", and Bollywood film "Money Hai To Honey Hai".