Kiran Rathod is an Indian film actress. She has appeared in Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films.
Rathod was born on 11 January 1981 in Jaipur, Rajasthan into a Rajput family. She is a graduate of Mithibai College in Mumbai. She is the cousin of Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon.
She first started appearing in Hindi pop song albums in late 1990s which caught the attention of Hindi movie producers. She made her first film appearance as Monishka in the film Yaadein. The film was a major box office flop. After a few sporadic appearances in minor films, she moved down south where she appeared in a number of successful films including Gemini with Vikram, Anbe Sivam with Kamal Hassan, Villain with Ajith Kumar, Winner with Prashanth, and Diwan with Sarath Kumar. Her appearance in films like Villain, Winner, Diwan and New were well received by the Tamilnadu audiences.