While she was pursuing her graduation, she was spotted by Malayalam film director Blessy and he offered her a role, thus she made her cinematic debut with the Malayalam film Soothradharan. She then starred in a romantic comedy film titled Swapnakkoodu, alongside Kunchako Boban, Bhavana, Prithviraj, and Jayasurya. In the early part of her career, this was her biggest commercial hit film. After this film, she appeared in several hit films and also won awards for films like Kasthooriman, Paadam Onnu: Oru Vilapam and Ore Kadal.
Simultaneously she also made her Tamil film debut with the film Run. The very same year she starred in a film titled Bala. Both the films were declared a huge hit at the box-office and she established herself as a sought after actress in Tamil film industry. Till date, she has acted in some 15 Tamil films.
In addition to Malayalam and Tamil, she has also made a name for herself in Telugu and Kannada film industry. The dubbed version of her debut Tamil film Run made her a star in Telugu entertainment industry as well. She has acted in hit Kannada films like Maurya and Arasu.