Iniya daughter of S.Salahuddin and Savithri hails from Trivandrum. She started off her career with minor modeling jobs as well as anchor of TV shows. Iniya's first movie as an actress happened through Rain Rain Come Again in which she did a non prominent role. The movie which changed her career path was Vaagai Sooda Vaa in Tamil. Her role as a female lead of the movie was appreciated by everyone. After Vaagai Sooda Vaa Iniya didn't had to look back as her career took off.