name = Bhanupriya
birthdate = birth date and age|1967|01|15
Andhra pradesh, India
Bhanu Priya Born in a Telugu
Brahminfamily on January 15, 1967 was a leading actressof the
Telugu film industry and
Kollywoodfrom 1980 to 1993. She also acted in Bollywoodin the 1990s. She is now living in United Statesteaching Bharatnatyamand Kuchipudi, the two famous South Indian classical dances. She has acted in over 111 films as a heroine. She is known as the 'other Sridevi'.
Bhanupriya made her debut in the Telugu movie
Sitaradirected by veteran Vamsy, which was a big hit. She has acted as a heroine in over 25 Telugu films, around 30 films in Tamil and also 14 Hindifilms and a few Malayalamfilms.She is known to be an expert in classical dances,in fact all her critically acclaimed movies were based on the subject of classical dance, like Vamsy's "Sitara" and veteran Kasinadhuni Viswanath's " Swarnakamalam" in Telugu and Sathyan Anthikkad's Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal in Malayalam. She is also part of Mani Ratnam's stage show "Netru, Indru, Naalai".
* Kadamba - Dr.Vishnuvardhan(Kannada)
* Mella Pesungal (Debut Film) - Vasanth
* Araro Ariroro - K. Bagyaraj
* Sundara Kaandam - K. Bagyaraj
* Simhadriya simha - Dr.Vishnuvardhan(Kannada)
* Dhalapathi - Rajinikanth, Mammootty
* Maharasan - Kamalhassan
* Bharathan -
* Sathriyan - Vijayakanth
* Sirayil Pootha Chinna malar - Vijayakanth
* Kaviya Thalaivan - Vijayakanth
* Brahma - Sathyaraj, Khusboo
* Magudam - Sathyaraj,
* Therkku theru machan - Sathyaraj
* Kattalai - Sathyaraj
* Pangali - Sathyaraj
* Pudhu Manithan - Sathyaraj
* Uzhavan - Prabhu
* Chakravarthi - Karthik
* Amaran - Karthik
* Anantha Poonkatre - Karthik, Meena
* Gopura Vasilile - Karthik
* Azhagan - Mammooty
* Vaname Ellai - Anandbabu - Cameo role
* Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda- Sivakumar
* Pondatti Sonna kettukanum - Chandrasekar
* Thalaimurai - Rajkiran
* Adi ratham - Nazaar
* I Love You Teacher - (Malayalam)
Bhanupriya married Adarshkoushal, an award-winning photographer based in the United States and son of famous
Bharatanatyamartist Sumathikoushalin United States. They have a daughter. Now, they are settled in Chennai.
* Bhanupriya is now in
Chennaiand planning to direct a film , with classical danceas lead role Fact|date=February 2007
* She also acted in a television Serial Shakthi , shown over in
* Her sister
Shantipriya(Nishanthi) also acted in several films including the biggest hit "Enga ooru paatukran(1988)".She stars as "shenbagam" who fell in love with a milkman ramarajanand finally commit suicide once she found that shes engaged to another person. The other films she acted was of moderate success.
* 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.
* She is currently working on "Devathalu" ,"Pellaindhi Kaani "(Telugu) , "Oru Ponnu Oru Paiyan" , "Theekuchi" , "Polladhavan", "Porantha veeda pukuntha veeda"(TV serial) in Tamil.
* 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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