Kasim conquered the throne as a heroine in Malayalam through
the sequel of Chattakkari. Though she was not successful
in Mollywood, she is all set to enter Tamil Industry. She is
playing the female lead in Raghava directed Tamil movie Padam
Pesum opposite Sakthi Vasu.
Shamna is popularly known as Poorna in Tamil industry. Vijay
fans mention her as junior Asin. Shamna Kasim is more popular as a
stage performer for filmy events. She made entry into films through
Manju Poloru Penkutty.
Shamna is also seen in Janal Oram, the Tamil remake of
Malayalam flick Ordinary. She also has Poomathe Ponnamma,
under filming for the Malayalam. Aaru Sundarimaarude Katha was her
last film in Malayalam.
In Chattakaari, Shamna played the role of a girl who falls in
love with her friend's brother and later gets pregnant by him. He
goes to US for a job. Her family keeps her away from his contacts
and later comes to know that she is carrying. She is forced to get
an abortion, but she denies and gives birth to a baby boy. In the
climax, both re-unite with the help of a friend.