Bhanupriya : Biography
Bhanu Priya Born on January 15, 1967 was a famous leading actress of the Telugu film industry and Kollywood from 1980 to 1993. She also acted in Bollywood in the 1990s. She is now living in United States teaching Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi, the two famous South Indian classical dances. She had acted in over 111 films as an heroine. She is known as the 'other Sridevi'
Bhanupriya married Adarshkoushal, an award-winning photographer based in the United States and son of famous Bharatanatyam artist Sumathikoushal in United States. They later divorced. They have a daughter.
Bhanupriya had her debut in the Telugu movie Sitara directed by veteran Vamshi, which was a big hit. She had acted as a heroine in over 25 Telugu films, around 30 films in Tamil and also 14 Hindi films and a few Malayalam films.Known to be an expert in classical dances;in fact all her critically acclaimed movies were based on the subject of classical dance;like Vamsi'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".