Varsha Ashwathi is an Indian film actress, who appears in Tamil films. Varsha won the ‘Miss Beautiful’ title in the 2006 Miss Chennai contest. In the year 2009, Varsha Ashwathi made her acting debut in Tamil film Peranmai which co-starred Jeyam Ravi.

Varsha Ashwathi was born on 22 April in West Bengal. At age 4 she moved with her family to Tuticorin, in Tamil Nadu. Her father Rakesh Awasthi is a marine engineer. She has two siblings, Rohan, a marine engineer and Sai Karan who is doing 10th. She passed her schooling from Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School and college in Chennai. Varsha is trained in Kathak.

Varsha Ashwathi film career began with award winning director S. P. Jananathan’s film Peranmai, in which she played the character of Tulsi an NCC girl, though she had no acting experience. In 2012, Varsha played an IPS Officer ‘Agnes’ in Neerparavai, where she acted with Nandita Das. Varsha Ashwathi later performed in Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA. She is currently busy shooting for Tamil films Pani Vizhum Malarvanam, Endrendrum Punnagai and Kangaroo. Varsha Ashwathi is all set to debut in the Malayalam film industry with Don’t Worry Be Happy. In the film directed by Shaison Ouseph, she plays a TV anchor of a reality show involving seven married couples