Rati Agnihotri (born 10 December 1960) is a veteran Indian actress. Her portfolio mainly includes films in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada.
Bharathiraja, one of Tamil film's prominent directors, was in the audience and was searching for a heroine to star in his new film. He met with Rati's father and promised the film would wrap in a month. Her father reluctantly agreed, and a sixteen-year-old Rati was very excited to star in her first film, Puthiya Vaarpugal (1979).