Shamna Kasim's Profile

Shamna Kasim

Age : 33

Date of Birth : 1989-May-23

Height : 160

Weight : 62

Figure : 34-29-34

Complexion : Fair

Body type : Average

Industry : Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada

Education : Bachelor of Arts

Relationship : Single

Zodiac sign : Gemini

Hair color :

Hair pattern : Bob(One Length) Cut

Eye color : Black

Religion : Muslim

Profession : Actor, Model, Dancer

Father's name : Kassim

Mother's name : Ramla Beevi

Siblings : Shanavas, Sheriffa, Arifa, Shaina

Home town : Kannur, Kerala

Current locaion : Chennai

Languages known : Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, English

About :

Shamna Kassim was born as the youngest of five children Kannur, Kerala daughter of a local fisherman worker and daughter to a housewife. She did her schooling at Ursuline Senior Secondary School, Kannur and at St. Teresa's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Kannur. She has completed a Bachelor of Arts in English by correspondence. Currently she resides at Kochi, Kerala. She is a dancer in all types of stage shows. She mentioned in an interview with John Brittas that her godfather in Malayalam movies at early stages of her career was Mohanlal. She also said her worries about less chances she is now getting in Malayalam movies compared to that of Tamil and Telugu movie industry.

Career :

She started her carrier as a dancer. She got into media when she was competing at the Super Dancer show (Amrita TV).

Later, she acted in a number of movies in Malayalam and Tamil.

In the mid 2010s, Poorna appeared in a series of films where she portrayed a ghost, with The Hindu labelling her as "the ghost queen of Telugu films". She won critical acclaim for her roles in Avunu (2012) and the sequel Avunu 2 (2015), which led to film makers wanting to cast her in horror films. She turned down several similar scripts, before winning further acclaim for her role as a ghost in Raju GariGadhi (2015), which became a surprise hit at the box office. She tonsured her head for her role in the movie Kodiveeran (2017) but the movie did not receive a good response from the audience.