Sukanya (Tamil) born on July 8, 1969 is a South Indian actress. She has acted in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi movies, totaling over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry.
She has to her credit five Best Actress Filmfare awards for her performance in the Tamil films Puthu Nellu Puthu Nathu, Walter Vetrivel, Rajarajan.
She is a very versatile actress and also a good singer. She has also learnt Bharatanatyam and has performed worldwide. She is also the younger cousin of actress Jaishree. Sukanya has a penchant for costume designing and make-up. She is known for her friendly nature and has befriended co-stars like Kushboo, Ranjitha, Kasthuri, and Anu Hassan. In Telugu, Sukanya and Kushboo co-star a telugu serial in which Sukanya acts as Kushboo's elder sister
She is a versatile actress and prefers doing homely roles than glamarous roles.