She also has experience as a model and has appeared in ads for Rajmahal Silks, Saravana Stores and Shakti Masala.
Tamanna Bhatia got her first movie offer when she was thirteen. It was a Bollywood movie called Chand Sa Roshan Chehra (2005).
She found success with her Tamil debut Kedi (2006). The Telugu movie Happy Days (2007) was commercially successful. Her Tamil release Kalloori (2007) earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award.