Priya Bhavani Shankar, a renowned actress of South Indian film industry, who is best known for her works in Tamil soap operas and films. She had already established a name for herself in the industry before making her Tamil debut with Vaibhav Reddy in a romantic comedy film, Meyaadh Maan. She won the likes of Tamil audience with just one film, thanks to her good looks and charismatic onscreen persona.
Check out this biography of Priya Bhavani Shankar that profiles detailed information about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family life, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Priya Bhavani Shankar
Actress, Television Host
Birthday / Date of Birth
Priya was born on 31 December 1989 in Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India.
She is currently 28 years old.
Brought up in Chennai, Priya completed her schooling in Chennai. She graduated with a degree in Engineering form B. S. Abdur Rehman Crescent Engineering College in Chennai. She also holds a MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree.
- Father – Bhavani Shankar
- Mother – Thangam Bhavani Shankar
- Siblings – Shiv Shankar (Brother)
Priya has been dating her long time friend, Rajvel Raj. They first met during her college days and quickly they fell in love with each other. The couple were dating each other for more than seven years now. 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 an year and returned to cinema making her debut in a Tamil film.
- In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
- In centimeters – 170 cm
- In meters – 1.7 m
- In Kilograms – 58 kg
- In Pounds – 127 lbs
- Measurements – 35-27-36
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 27 inches
- Hip -36 inches
- Bra Size – 32C
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
In 2017, she starred in a Tamil romantic comedy flick, Meyaadha Maan alongside Vaibhav.
She ventured into television industry with a popular soap opera, Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai, playing the title role Priya Arjun Swaminathan opposite Amit Bhargav.
Priya became the favourite 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 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.
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Priya Bhavani Shankar Facts
After graduation, she briefly worked as a techie in a corporate sector before venturing into media.
In 2011, she joined Puthiya Thalaimurai where she worked for three years as 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.