Kushboo Sundar, born Khushboo Khan (born 29 September 1970) is an Indian actress. She started her career in the eighties as a child artist. Her first movie was Thodisi Bewafaii (1980) where she had an uncredited appearance. Later, in 1981, she had her first role in Laawaris. Since then, she has played in over 100 movies, some of them opposite popular Tamil actors like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan,Sathyaraj and Prabhu. She is known for her TV show Jackpot and her serials Kalki, Janani and Kungumam. Apart from Tamil movies, she also acted in various movies in Kannada, Telugu, and Malayalam. Kushboo was introduced to South Indian by the Kannada actor-director Ravichandran. She has acted in many movies with him notably Ranadheera (1987), Anjada Gandu, Kaliyuga Pandavulu, Shanthi Kranthi and Yugapurusha. Khushboo has widely been recognized as a bold on screen protagonist. Kushboo's popularity is such that her fans built a temple dedicated to her at Tiruchirapalli. A special type of idli (a popular food in south Indian cuisine) called "Kushboo Idli" is named after her. Khushboo's name, perhaps is the first to be used as brand on sarees in the south as "KHUSBOO SAREE".She is married to director Sundar C. She has two daughters and has been living in Chennai for the past twenty years. She also has three elder brothers.