Priya Bhavani Shankar

Priya Bhavani Shankar Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 15, 2023

Date of Birth

13 / December / 1989


35 Years


Actor TV presenter

Priya Bhavani Shankar, known by her full name Sathyapriya Bhavani Shankar, is a prominent Indian actress primarily active in the Tamil film industry. In addition to her acting career, she is also a renowned model and anchor. Priya gained her initial recognition as an anchor through her work with the Tamil news Channel Puthiya Thalaimurai.

Priya Bhavani Shankar Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

Born on December 31, 1989, Sathyapriya Bhavani Shankar is a talented Indian actress and television presenter who is prominently known for her work in Tamil films, with a few appearances in Telugu films as well. She made her impressive acting debut in the commercially successful Tamil film “Meyaadha Maan” in 2017.

Since then, she has garnered recognition for her roles in several hit movies including “Kadaikutty Singam” (2018), “Monster” (2019), “Mafia: Chapter 1” (2020), “Yaanai,” “Thiruchitrambalam” (2022), and “Pathu Thala” (2023).


Priya’s father, Bhavani Shankar, is employed at SBI (State Bank of India). Her mother, Thangam Bhavani Shankar, is a homemaker. She has a brother named Shiv Shankar. As of now, Priya is unmarried.

Bhavani Shankar Priya Bhavani Father

Bhavani Shankar Priya Bhavani Father

Thangam Bhavani Shankar Priya Bhavani Mother

Thangam Bhavani Shankar Priya Bhavani Mother

Shiv Shankar Priya Bhavani Brother

Shiv Shankar Priya Bhavani Brother

Rajvel Raj Priya Bhavani Boyfriend

Rajvel Raj Priya Bhavani Boyfriend

Priya Bhavani Childhood Pics

Priya Bhavani Childhood Pics

Birth & Early Life

Priya Bhavani Shankar, born on December 31, 1989, hails from Puducherry, Tamil Nadu. Her father, Bhavani Shankar, and her mother, Thangam Bhavani Shankar, are her supportive parents. Priya has an elder brother named Shiv Shankar. She pursued her undergraduate studies in engineering at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute Of Science and Technology.


Priya Bhavani Shankar received her schooling at SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She later pursued her undergraduate studies at B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, also located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Following her graduation, she went on to pursue her post-graduate studies at Anna University in Guindy, Chennai.


Priya Bhavani Shankar embarked on her career as a television anchor, initially joining the Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai in 2011. During this time, she also ventured into acting by taking up supporting roles in various TV serials. Her debut serial was “Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai” in 2014, where she starred opposite Amit Bhargav. The serial aired on Vijay TV and marked the beginning of her acting journey.

In 2017, Priya made her foray into the film industry with the Tamil movie “Meyaadha Maan,” opposite Vaibhav Reddy. Her performance in the film earned her a nomination for the SIIMA – Tamil Best Actress Debutant award, showcasing her talent and potential. Following her debut, she appeared in several notable movies including “Monster” alongside S.J. Suryah.

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Title Role(s) Year
Meyaadha Maan S. Madhumitha 2017
Kadaikutty Singam Poompozhil “Chellamma” 2018
Monster Meghalaya 2019
Mafia: Chapter 1 Sathya 2020
Kalathil Santhippom Sofia 2021
Kasada Tabara Kanmani 2021
Oh, Manapenne! Shruthi 2021
Blood Money Rachel Victor 2021
Hostel Adhirshtalakshmi 2022
Yaanai Jebamalar 2022
Kuruthi Aattam Vennila 2022
Thiruchitrambalam Ranjani 2022
Kalyanam Kamaneeyam Shruthi 2023
Agilan Madhavi 2023
Pathu Thala Leela Thompson 2023
Rudhran Ananya 2023
Bommai Nandhini 2023
Demonte Colony 2 TBA 2023
Zebra Swathi 2023
Aranmanai 4 TBA 2023
Untitled Hari film TBA 2023
Indian 2 TBA TBA

Web series

Title Roles Year
Time Enna Boss Dr. Bharathi 2020
Victim Pavithra 2022
Dootha TBA TBA


Program Roles ‘Year
News News Presenter 2011–2014
Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai Priya Arjun 2014–2016
Jodi Number One Season 5 Celebrity Host 2015
Filmfare Awards South 2015
Super Singer Senior Season 5 2015 – 2016
Kings of Dance Season 1 2016


The fame and recognition she has earned in her career life at such a young age are like a big win for her.

Net Worth

Priya Bhavani Shankar has achieved considerable financial success throughout her career. With her diverse roles as a TV anchor, model, and actress, she has amassed a net worth estimated to be around $5 million (equivalent to Rs. 38 Crore INR).

Priya Bhavani Shankar Relationships

Priya has consistently maintained a transparent approach towards her personal life and made a public revelation some time ago that she is in a committed relationship with her college sweetheart, Rajavelu. Their bond has stood the test of time, flourishing for over a decade with unwavering strength and affection.

Favourites Things

Food Biryani
Dessert Brownie
Actor R. Madhavan
Actress Parvati Nair
Film Mugavaree (2000) (Tamil)
Director Vetrimaaran
Villian Arun Vijay
Comedian Vadivelu
Colour(s) Black
Travel destination Greece
Cricketer Virat Kohli

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Chennai Tamil Nadu
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 170 CM
Height In Meter 1.70 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Bhavani Shankar
Mother: Thangam Bhavani Shankar
Profession Actor TV presenter
Siblings Brother: Shiv Shankar
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 55 Kg
121 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Chennai


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