Even after her absence in the Bollywood industry, Hansika Motwani’s name is still a renowned one to everyone who’s seen popular TV shows like Shakalaka Boom Boom (2001), Son Pari (2002), or even Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2002). But the girl who once was an adorable child star, now gets most recognition down South, as along with her already cute and bubbly features, she’s added a twist of fitness, turning into a major style icon. And her acting career has also earned her the recognition of being one of the most talented actresses in the industry. Some of her most successful films include –  Oru Kal Oru Kannadi, Aranmanai,  Engeyum Kadhal, Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru. The actress was only recently seen in Goutham Nanda that also starred superstar Gopichand opposite her. She will soon be playing a con artist in Gulebakavali opposite Prabhudheva. So it is safe to say the actress has indeed made quite a name for herself in the all film industries. Also Read - Hansika Motwani is The Sexy 'Mermaid' in The Maldives, Check Out Her Stunning Pics

And with today being her birthday, we thought of acknowledging the glamour icon that she is, and have compiled some eye-candy pictures of her, as the young actress turns 26! Hansika has a mammoth 2.1 million followers on her Instagram handle, and here are some of her best pictures from the social media platform: Also Read - Hansika Motwani Finally Breaks Silence on Private Pictures Leak Controversy, Says 'it Was Disheartening'

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Promotions ready #Bogan @ihansika in @gauriandnainika & shoes by @maisonvalentino styled by @eshaamiin1

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