Roma Asrani is a popular Model turned Actress who works mainly in South Indian films. She made her debut in the Malayalam film Notebook in 2006. She has acted in Tamil and Kannada films.
Roma's parents are from Delhi, but are settled in Chennai. Her father is Muralidhar who runs a wholesale Jewellery Shop in Chennai and mother Madhu is helping him in his business.
She made her entry into films with the Malayalam movie Notebook became very popular after the success of her debut film. For her performance in Notebook she was awarded Best Newcomer by Film Critics, Asianet tv, Amrita tv & Kalakeralam. Her second film July 4 (2007) was a flop, but her performance in the movie was appreciated. Her latest movie Chocolate (2007) with Prithviraj was a big hit, and this movie is definitely a turning point in her career. She has also acted in a Music Album by the band Team Malayalee with popular singer Vineeth Sreenivasan and famous actor Prithviraj for the number 'Minnel Azhake'.
She has also acted in the Telugu movie Mr.Errababu (2005)and tamil movie Kathale en kathale (2006). And her debut Kannada movie is Aramane(2007) starring Ganesh in the lead.
Although Roma had done many television ads earlier for big brands, the role in Notebook was a big task for the bubbly girl because of her inexperience in acting and the difficulty of understanding Malayalam. She has done several advertisement in Malayalam and Tamil such as Kalyan Sarees, Triveni Notebook, Sunny Jacob Jewellers, Swadesi Mermer, Archana Silks etc. After the success of Notebook Roma became very popular and won the Best Newcomer Awards by Film Critics, Asianet TV, Amrita TV and Kala Keralam for the film.
After gaining fame as a heroine, Roma appeared in a music album by the band Team Malayalee with popular singer Vineeth Sreenivasan and young hero Prithviraj for the Minnel Azhake song. She also stepped into other language films like Tamil, Telugu and Kannada within a short time. She made her Telugu debut opposite Sivaji by playing a modern girl in the film Dr Erra Babu directed by debutante K Kishore. Her male lead in Tamil film Kathale En Kathale directed by PC Shekar was Naveen. She was paired opposite Kannada golden star Ganesh in actor-director Nagasekhar's Aramane produced by K Manju.
Within a couple of years, good-looking Roma features in a prominent role in a Mammootty film in an industry where experienced heroines have to wait for a long time.