Rohini started her career in 1976 as a child artist. She was married to actor late Raghuvaran from 1996 to 2003 and has a child Sai Rishivaran. They separated in the year 2003. She is also the most popular dubbing artist in Tamil industry. She lent her voice to actresses like Jyothika (Vettaiyadu Villaiyadu), Ranjitha, Tabu, Aishwarya Rai and others. Rohini has made a name for herself as a director by directing a number of well acclaimed short films. She has acted in about 130 films in almost all the south Indian languages. She has worked with many veterans film makers like Bhagyaraj, Balu Mahendra, Sreenivasa Rao, Padmarajan, I.V Sasi, Priyadarshan etc. She remained away from acting for a short period but have recently made a comeback to the industry.