Jyothika is an Indian film actress who predominantly appears in Tamil films. She has also acted in Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi language films. She is best known for her performances in Dumm Dumm Dumm (2001), Kaakha Kaakha (2003), Chandramukhi (2005), Sillunu Oru Kaadhal (2006), Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006), and Mozhi (2007). She is also a recipient of the Kalaimamani Award. She is cited by actors like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and Vijay as the best actress in the world.