Full Biography of Actress Bhanupriya
Bhanupriya was born in Rangampeta village, near Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh , on 15 January 1966 into a Telugu family. Her family settled in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She is married to a Cinematographer Adarsh Kaushal who is an Indian American Currently, she is residing in chennai with her husband and her daughter, Abhinaya.
Bhanupriya has acted in around 150 films as a heroine in various languages. Bhanupriya began her film acting career when she was just 17 years old. Her first film was Mella Pesungal 1983 in Tamil. She made her Telugu debut with Sitaara, directed by veteran Vamsy. She has acted in over 55 Telugu films, about 40 Tamil films, 14 Hindi films and a few Malayalam and Kannada films.
Trained in classical dance, all her critically acclaimed movies were based on the subject of classical dance, like Vamsy's Sitara and veteran K.Vishwanath's Swarnakamalam in 1988 Telugu and Sathyan Anthikkad'sKochu Kochu Santhoshagal in Malayalam. She is also part of Mani Ratnam's stage show Netru, Indru, Naalai.
She has also had rhinoplasty to alter the appearance of her nose early in her film career in 1989. Her performances were well appreciated by her senior artist and her co-stars. Tamil Cinema's ace actor, Sivaji Ganesan had mentioned in one of his interviews that Bhanupriya is the only actress from the younger generation with matchable acting ability as Savithri and Padmini. Telugu Superstar Chiranjeevi mentioned that he enjoyed the chemistry with other actresses while dancing but with Bhanupriya he missed out on that as she always concentrated on the technical aspects of her footwork and treated him as a competitor instead of a co-star. Khushboo had mentioned in an interview that one role that she would not be able to do justice would be the role Bhanupriya enacted in Aararo Ariraro. S.P.Balasubramaniam, in the Telugu show Paadutha Theeyaga, named her as one of the graceful dancers of Cinema, apart from Kamalhassan, Chiranjeevi, Prabhudeva, L.Vijayalakshmi and Vyjayanthimala. Actor Prabhu, in the TV Show Album, named her as one of the best heroines from the 80s.
Bhanupriya is now based in Chennai. She had also acted in a television serial, Shakthi, shown over in Sun Network channels. She is famous for her expressions using her eyes, which led her to a career in modelling. Her most famous ad was of Eyetex, a popular eyeliner. Cinematographer and director P.C.Sriram once described her as having the most beautiful and photogenic face among south Indian movie actresses.
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