|Language Worked in||Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam|
|Birth Place||Kannur, Kerala, India|
Shamna Kasim also known by the stagename Poorna is a South Indian film actress and model. She started her career as a classical dancer and got into media when she was participating at the reality-based dance competition Super Dancer on Amrita TV. She made her acting debut in the 2004 Malayalam film Ennittum and went on to play minor supporting roles in a couple of unsuccessful films. She was called as looking like Asin Thottumkal by Vijay and her fans call her 'Junior' Asin. She played her first major role in her debut Telugu film Sri Mahalakshmi, while essaying the lead female character in her first Tamil film, Muniyandi Vilangial Moonramandu
Poorna alias Shamna Kasim is a 17-going-on-18 girl who has become the new sensation in Kollywood.
It seems illaya thalapathy Vijay usually a man of few words seem to have compared Poorna with Asin.
Poorna a.k.a Shamna Kasim is originally from Kannur district of Kerala.
Poorna alias Shamna Kasim had done three Malayalam films with the superstar Mohanlal as his foster sister in Ali Bhai, as heroine's friend in Flash, and finally the second heroine who comes in a flashback in College Kumaran. Though she was close to Mohanlal, her film career in Malayalam never took off as all her films bombed.