Tamannaah Bhatia is an Indian actress who is known for her roles in Tamil films like Happy Days, Kanden Kadhalai and the latest blockbuster Baahubali. Tamannaah, born to Santosh and Rajani Bhatia, is of Sindhi descent. Her father is a diamond merchant and she completed her schooling from Maneckji Cooper Educational Trust School, Mumbai. Bhatia has been working since she was 13. Having debuted in Hindi films with Chand Sa Roshan Chehra (2003), she became part of Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre and appeared in Abhijeet Sawant's music video Lafzo Mein (2005). In 2005, she debuted in the Telugu film industry with Sri and in Tamil cinema with Kedi (2006). She was appreciated for her portrayal of a journalist in Viyabari (2007), but her claim to fame came with Sekhar Kammula 's Happy Days (2007) and Balaji Sakthivel 's Kalloori (2007). She appeared in Padikkathavan (2009), Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam (2009) and K.V. Anand 's Ayan (2009) and Gandhi Krishna’s Ananda Thandavam (2009) which won her great critical acclaim. She then did Kanden Kadhalai (2009), the official remake of Jab We Met (2007) for which she won the South Scope award. Her subsequent films were Paiyaa (2010), 100% Love (2011) – for which she won the CineMAA Best Actor award, Venghai (2011), Racha (2012) and Puri Jagannadh 's superhit, Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu (2012). She re-appeared in Bollywood with the film Himmatwala (2012). Subsequently she worked on Humshakals (2013), Entertainment (2014) and S.S. Rajamouli 's fictional epic film Baahubali (2015) where she played the role of Avanthika, a warrior princess. Tamannah starred in many Tamil commercials like Shakti Masala, Saravana Stores, RMKV and Sun Direct. Her upcoming projects include M. Rajesh 's Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga (2015), Sampath Nandi's Bengal Tiger (2015) and Bahubali: The Conclusion (2016).