Kasthuri was born in Madras. Her Father was an Engineer at I.I.T and mother was an advocate. She has a younger brother. She was an all rounder in school and participated in many completions like singing, dance and quiz. She was a rank holder in S.S.L.C and Plus two exams and the recipient of Gold medal. She was a state level hockey champion during school days. She was also an active member of National Cadet Corps (India) and became an RD cadet in air force wing. She also participated in the popular quiz show Master Mind India, hosted by Siddhartha Basu and made it to the finals in 2000. She has also done modeling before entering the movie industry. She won Miss Madras title in 1992. She has even participated in Miss India contest during 1994. Subsequently, she got offers to act in films. She debuted as heroine in the Tamil film Chinnavar alongside Prabhu Ganesan in 1992. She acted in many Telugu films which gained her enough fan following in Andhra Pradesh. After the success of Bhaaratheeyudu, in which she acted as beloved daughter of Kamala Haasan, she got several opportunities to act opposite top heroes. Films like Soggadi pellam, merupu did not give any footage to her career. Kasturi was the subject of a 30-minute documentary film Kasthuri: A South Indian Film star made by Richard Breyer and N. C. Rajamani in 1995. Although Kasthuri initially retired from film after her Hindi short film The Bypass in 2003, she made a comeback in 2010 with the film Thamizh Padam. Her upcoming movie is Areyrey in Telugu.
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