Shantipriya was born on 22-09-1969 in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. She is an Indian Film Actress & Television Actress known for her work in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada films.
Shantipriya Complete Bio & Career
Shantipriya, the stunning younger sister of Filmfare Award winnerBhanupriya (Manga Bhama), is an Indian film actress. This Capricorn beauty born on 22 September 1969 has been featured in a number of Telugu, Tamil as well as Hindi films. The famous Tollywood actress has had her share of fame in Bollywood, starring beside A-listers like Akshay Kumar. She is also known as Nishanthi.
Born in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, Shantipriya began her career with the Tamil film Enga Ooru pattukaran in the year 1987. This was soon followed by Ondru Engal jathiyey in the same year. In the year 1988, she entered Telugu cinema with the film Maharishi. She was a part of the 1988 films Sakkarai Panthal, Oruvar Vaazhum Aalayam, Rayilukku Neramachu and Poovizhi Raja. Her latest film is Hamilton Palace with Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Mithun Chakraborty’s son. Ikke pe ikka (with Akshay Kumar) and Meherbaan(with Mithun Chakraborty) are some Bollywood hits she has stunned us with.
Enga Ooru pattukaran, the Tamil film where she played the role of “Shenbagam” was her biggest hit. Costarring with Ramarajan, it was her Tamil Debut film. She made her debut with Saugandh starring Akshay Kumar. With Mithun Chakraborty, she won many hearts in Mere Sajana Sath nibhana, Phool Aur Angar, and Meherbaan. She started her television appearances with the 1990 TV series of Brahmarishi Vishwamithra. She was spotted on television sci-fi Aaryajamaan – Brahamaand ka Yoddha with Mukesh Khanna in 2002. She played the role of Maa Vaishno Devi in the famous television soap Mata ki Chowki. Her latest appearance was in Dwarkadheesh - Bhagwaan Shri Krishna (2011).
Shantipriya Family, Relatives, and Other Relations
Shantipriya was born to Pandu Babu (father) & Ragamali (mother). She was married to Siddarth Ray who was the grandson of V. Shantaram who has acted in Shahrukh Khan starring Baazigar and Vansh. She has left a widow with two daughters named Shishya Ray, Sonia Ray when Siddarth expired from a massive heart attack in 2004. Film actress Bhanupriya is her real sister & has a brother named Gopalakrishnan.
Life's Important Dates Of Shantipriya
- July 19 Siddharth Ray's Birthday (Husband)
- January 15 Bhanupriya's Birthday (Sister)
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shantipriya
- Popular actress Bhanupriya is her elder sister.
- In 1987, she made her acting debut in the Tamil film "Enga Ooru Pattukaran".
- In 1999, she married the ace Bollywood producer and director "V. Shantaram" grandson "Siddharth Ray".
- she had the biggest tragedy when her husband died in 2004 due to a Heart Attack.
- In 1990, she made her TV debut from the serial "Brahmarishi Vishwamithra".