Shalini is an Indian film actress who debuted, at the age of 4, as a child artist. She is often identified as Baby Shalini then. After a break of several years, she returned to the industry by appearing as heroin.
She acted in the film Raja Chinna Roja which was the first Indian film to use animated characters with actors. Shalini is also sang song for one of her film Amarkalam in which she is co-starred with Ajith who then married her. The marriage was their love story in real life.
Shalini was badminton player and has played in a few state-level tournaments. She retired from Indian cinema after her marriage.