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Bhanupriya

General Profile of Bhanupriya  -   Cine Artist

Bhanu Priya is an Indian actress. She was a former leading actress of the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam film industries from 1980 to 1993. She also acted in few Bollywood films in the 1990s. Bhanupriya has acted in over 111 films as a heroine in various languages. She made her debut in the Telugu movie Sitaara, directed by veteran Vamsy, which was a big hit.

She has acted in over 55 Telugu films, about 40 Tamil films, 14 Hindi films and a few Malayalam and Kannada films. Bhanupriya began her film acting career when she was just 17 years old. Her first film was Mella Pesungal (1983) in Tamil. In Telugu it was Sitaara (1983). Trained in classical dance, all her critically acclaimed movies were based on the subject of classical dance.

Her performances were well appreciated by her senior artist and her co-stars. Bhanupriya is now based in Chennai and planning to direct a film, with classical dance as lead role. She is famous for her expressions using her eyes, which led her to a career in modelling.

Films Acted

Sitara
Rowdy
Ramayanamlo Bhagavatham
Palnati Puli
Jamesbond 999
Chadarangam
Gruhalakshmi
Illale Devatha
Jhansi Rani
Mogudu Pellalu
Musugu Donga
Bangaru Chiluka
Preminchu Pelladu
Jwala
Garjana
Kutumba Bandham
Illaliko Pariksha
Athmabalam
America Alludu
Anveshana
Chiranjeevi
Vijetha
Manchi Manasulu
Prathibavanthudu
Konaseema Kurradu
Kashmora
Aalapana
Apoorva Sahodarulu
Anadiga Aadadi
Anasuyammagari Alludu
Srinivasa Kalyanam
Shankaravam
Prema Samrat
Prema Deepalu
Chakravarthy
Donga Mogudu
Jebu Donga
Allari Krishnayya
Bharathamlo Balachandrudu
Nyayaniki Siksha
Thiragabadda Telugu Bidda
Khaidi No 786
Trinetrudu
Swarnakamalam
AgniKeratalu
State Rowdy
Bhagawan
Black Tiger
Gudachari 117
Asokha Chakravarty
Jayasimha
Sri Yedu Kondala Swamy
People's Encounter
Ramudu Kadu Rakshasudu
Bhagath
Kirayi Gunda
Ish Gup Chup
Bangaru Mogudu
Pedharayudu
Amma Durgamma
Mama Bagunnava
Annamayya
Aaha
February 14, Necklace Road
Jayam Manadera
Ayodhya Ramaiah
Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo
Sravanamasam
Orey Pandu
Gautam S.S.C
Chatrapathi
Mahayagnam
pelliayindhikani
My Name is Amrutha
Devathalu
Dhammu
Shravana Meghaalu
Mella Pesungal
Thendral Thodhata Malar
Araro Ariroro
Sirayil Pootha Chinna malar
Pudhu Manithan
Gopura Vasalile
Chatriyan
Pondatti Sonna kettukanum
Azhagan
Bramma
Thalapathi
Thaipoosam
Magudam
Bharathan
Therkku theru machan
Sundara Kaandam
Pangali
Amaran
Kaviya Thalaivan
Vaaname Ellai
Neenga Nalla Irukkanum
Kattalai
Porantha Veeda Puguntha Veeda
Maharasan
Mutrugai
Gokulam
Uzhavan
Raja Durai
Chakravarthy
Thalaimurai
Aahaa
Endrendrum Kadhal
Anantha Poongathe
Annai
Sree Rajarajeswary
Thaali Kaatha Kaaliamman
Naina
Jai
Jore
Chellame
Oru Ponnu Oru Payyan
Polladhavan
Theekuchi
En Peyar Kumarasaamy
3
Dosti Dushmani
Insaf Ki Pukar
Khudgarz
Mar Mitenge
Tamacha
Dav Pech
Garibon Ka Daata
Kasam Vardi Ki
Suryaa : An Awakening
Zahreelay
Bhabhi
Rajashilpi
Highway
Azhakiya Ravanan
Kulam
Rishyasringan
Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal
Manjupoloru Penkutti
Hridayathi Sookshikkaan
Kattu Paranja Katha
Rasika
Devarmaga
Simhadriya Simha
Kadamba
Meshtru
Chatrapati

 
Family Background

Bhanupriya married Adarsh Kaushal, an award-winning photographer based in the United States and son of famous Bharatanatyam artist Sumathi kaushal in United States. They have a daughter. Now, they are settled in Chennai.

 
Awards & Titles

• Nandi Award for Best Actress in 1988 for her performance in Swarna Kamalam

• Filmfare Best Actress Award (Telugu) in 1988 for her performance in Swarna Kamalam

• Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize in 1989 for the film Aararo Ariraro

• Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize in 1991 for the film Azhagan

• Cinema Express Awards in 1996 for the film Peddarayudu

• Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2002 for the film Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo

• Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2005 for the film Chatrapati