One of her brothers, Abdullah, is expected to make his début in the film industry, playing the lead role in the film Netru pol inru illai. In an interview to the Times of India she had mentioned that "I am an atheist, the reasons for which can be traced to my upbringing.
Born in a Muslim family, I have always been a silent spectator of religious clashes and discrimination".
By September 2016, Kushboo was no longer very active into acting, citing her lack of interest in the same, and her commitment to motherhood and her political career.
Kushboo married actor/director Sundar C on 9 March 2001.
Whereas the Telugu version features her as a fan of Pawan Kalyan,” said a source from the film’s unit.
She had her first credited role in the 1981 film Laawaris, and Dard ka Rishta (1982).
Among the photos was a full-page morphed photograph showing Kushboo "posing" nude, along with the caption "Of course, I am a virgin if you don't count from the behind".
The caption was in reference to remarks made by Kushboo in 2005 whether or not modern men should expect their brides to be virgins.
The actress described the photo, which showed only her head, as "immodest".
Khushboo filed a petition with Chennai police commissioner R.
Kannada film industry honored her with the title "Abhinaya Sharadhe" meaning Goddess Sharada in acting.