Priya Bhavani Shankar is an Indian actress who is best known for her work in Tamil films and TV shows. She had already established a name for herself in the industry before venturing into mainstream cinema. She made her debut with the romantic comedy film, Meyaadh Maan, starring Vaibhav Reddy. She gained further fame and recognition for her appearance in the movie Kadaikutty Singam, thanks to her good looks and charismatic onscreen persona.
Priya Bhavani Shankar was born on 31 December 1989, in Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India. She is currently 30 years old.
|Birth Name||Priya Bhavani Shankar|
|Birthdate||December 31, 1989|
|Birthplace||Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu|
|Age||30 years old|
|Profession||Actress, TV Presenter|
|Residence||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
Family and Education
Priya’s father’s name is Bhavani Shankar and her mother’s name is Thangam Bhavani Shankar. She has a brother named Shiv Shankar.
Brought up in Chennai, Priya completed her schooling in Chennai. She graduated with a degree in Engineering from B. S. Abdur Rehman Crescent Engineering College in Chennai. She also holds an MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree.
Priya Bhavani Shankar Boyfriend
Priya has been in a relationship with her longtime friend, Rajvel Raj. They first met during her college days, and soon after, love blossomed between the two. In 2016, it was reported that she was planning to marry him and will not act in serials or films. She was on hiatus from entertainment for almost a year and returned to cinema making her debut in a Tamil film.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 8 inches|
Centimeters – 173 cm
Meters – 1.73 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 62 kg|
Pounds – 136 lbs
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||8 (US)|
In 2017, she starred in a Tamil romantic comedy flick, Meyaadha Maan alongside Vaibhav.
She ventured into the television industry with a popular soap opera, Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai, playing the title role Priya Arjun Swaminathan opposite Amit Bhargav.
Priya became the favorite of Vijay TV and went on to host many reality shows like Jodi Number One, Airtel Super Singer Season 5 and Kings of Dance. She also hosted Filmfare Awards South.
Priya Bhavani Shankar has appeared in a few commercials and print ads.
Priya Bhavani Shankar Net Worth
Even though Priya has been with the media industry for a few years now, she is still in the early stage of her film career. She was paid a hefty amount for her appearance in television serials and shows. She hasn’t revealed the remuneration for her debut film. As far as her net worth is concerned, there’s no reliable data out there.
Priya Bhavani Shankar Facts
After graduation, she briefly worked as a techie in the corporate sector before venturing into media.
In 2011, she joined Puthiya Thalaimurai where she worked for three years as a news anchor. She left the channel to pursue a full-time career in acting.
In 2014, She was chosen as a cast for a then-popular television series, Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai, which aired until 2017 on Vijay TV. The series ended shortly after she walked out of the soap.
After that, she worked with the channel and hosted a few programs and reality shows.
In 2016, she got disappeared from the scene due to personal issues. The following year, She made a comeback starring a lead role in a Tamil film, Meyaadha Maan.
As of now, she is busy signing new projects and has four projects in her kitty.