Aarthi Agarwal did her first Tollywood movie Nuvvu Naaku Nachav with Telugu actor Venkatesh in 2001, which was more successful. Later she has the distinction of being cast with Tollywood "fabfour" – Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Balakrishna and Venkatesh. She has acted with Mahesh, NTR, Ravi Teja, etc.
She has acted in 5 simultaneous movies directed by director B. Gopal (the last one being an item song). She starred opposite Venkatesh for three films. She had accident allegedly tripping over steps. She was hospitalized. Arthi was married to Tasval Kumar at Secunderabad on 22 November 2007 and had subsequently applied for divorce in October 2009 and announced her re-entry into Tollywood.But she didn’t get much offers, now she is looking for the chances and she is in dire straits. As per the sources this hot actress was unable to attend the Audio release of her own movie without charging ransom, for that She just demanded one thousand rupees from a producer, who requested Aarthi to attend the audio function of her own movie.