Sarika is an Indian film actress working for bollywood.
Sarika was born into a Maharashtrian family in New Delhi, India and became an acclaimed National Award winning Indian actress. Starting her career as a child artist, she appeared in many children's movies as well as B grade movies.
Sarika moved to better films with Rajshri Productions 'Geet Gaata Chal' with Sachin, with whom she starred in many Hindi and Marathi films. In her acting career, she was often cast as the 'westernized' girl. She gave up her career after her marriage to Kamal Haasan and moved to Chennai with him during the peak of her career.
She made a comeback in Hindi films with 'Sacred Evil A True Story', which failed at the box office. In the year 2000, she won the National Film Award for Best Costume Design for the film 'Hey Ram'. Her performance in 'Parzania', in which she plays the role of a Zoroastrian woman who loses her child during the 2002 riots of India, fetched her the National Film Award for Best Actress.
Other films she has performed in include 'Bheja Fry' (2006) and 'Manorama Six Feet Under'.