Kushbu : Biography
Simple, innocent and attractive, Khushbu has become the heartthrob of many down south. And a temple being constructed for her in Trichy is the talk of the town. Counted amongst the finest actresses and dancers of the Southern cinema, she made her debut some 12 years back with Sri S.P. Mulhuraman's Dharmatthil Thalaivan but shot to fame with Fazil's Varusham 16.
She is married to director Sundar C. and has two daughters. She has been living in Chennai for the past twenty years. She has a brother, Abdullah S. Khan
She started her career in the eighties as a child artist. Her first movie was Thodisi Bewafaii (1980) where she had an uncredited appearance. Later, in 1981, she had her first role in Laawaris. Since then, she has played in over forty movies, some of them opposite popular Tamil actors and actresses like Jyothika, Rajinikanth and Prabhu. She is known for her TV show Jackpot and her serial Kalki.
Her only Hindi film Shanthi Kranti also starring V.Ravichandran, Rajnikant and Juhi Chawla did not get her much recognition in the Bollywood, but her performances in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films stormed the big screen. She bagged the Tamil Nadu government's award for best actress not once, not twice but three times for her roles in Chinna Thambi in 1991, Kolangal in 1995 and Pathini in 1997. Her movies Chinna Thambi and Irattai Roja got her the coveted Cinema Express Award in the year 1992 and 1996. Her most recent projects include Veeram Velanja Mannu, Guru Paarvai and Kannathal in Tamil and Malyalam film Stalin Sivadas opposite Mammmotty.