National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film)
Rohini is a native of Anakapalli, Andhra Pradesh, and braught up in Chennai. Her father was a panchyat officer and mother was a housewife. Her father always wanted to become an actor, though he couldn't be an actor he encouraged his daughter to become an actress and he fulfilled his ambition through his daughter.
Her mother died when she was five years old and father remarried later. She was married to famous actor Raghuvaran in 1996 and they have a son Rishi Varan born in 1998. The couple later got divorced in 2004.
She started her career in 1976 as a child artist. She was first seen as a wide-eyed five years old in Yashoda Krishna, a Telugu film. She is also a popular dubbing artist in the Telugu and Tamil industries. She is also a dubbing artist and a lyricist.