Shamna Kasim, also known by the stage name Poorna, is an Indian film actress, Professional Dancer and model. She is also known for her work in the South Indian Film Industry. 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 Manju Poloru Penkutty . Her debut Telugu Cinema came with Sri Mahalakshmi, while playing the lead female character in her first Tamil film, Muniyandi Vilangial Moonramandu.