Latha started her film career in the year 1973 and made her debut in the film named Ulagam Sutrum Valiban in which M.G.Ramachandran did the lead role and has also produced the film. She is popular for her dance from her school days, which helped her to enter into the film industry. Latha also won a Filmfare Award for her performance in "Vattathukkal Sadhuram" in which she acted as a dancer. She is well-known for her role in TV serials like Selvi, Arasi. Her 2018 release includes Nagesh Thiraiyarangam.