Sneha, who works in the South Indian film industry. She debuted in the Malayalam film Ingane Oru Nilapakshi (2000), directed by Anil and had her first commercial success with Aanandham (2001). She became one of Tamil cinema's contemporary lead actresses in the 2000s, following appearances in several commercially successful films.
She has won a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (Tamil) for her performance in Unnai Ninaithu (2002) and also received the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress twice, in 2001 for her performances in the films Virumbugiren, Aanandham, Punnagai Desam and later for Pirivom Santhippom (2008). She has also won Nandi Special Jury Award-Telugu for her performance in the movie, Radha Gopalam.