Shantipriya is a well-known actress in the Indian film industry. She majorly works in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi film industry. She is mainly known for her appearance in the movies like “Saugandh” and “Phool Aur Angaar”. She is popularly known for being the sister of actress Bhanupriya.
Born on 22 September 1969, Shantipriya’s age is 50 years as of 2020. She was born and brought up in a middle-class family in Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh, India. She completed her early schooling from a private school in Andhra Pradesh, India. After that, she enrolled herself at a private university in Andhra Pradesh from where she completed her graduate course.
Since childhood, she was inclined towards acting and filming and always wanted to be a successful actress in the film industry.
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Shantipriya belongs to a middle-class Hindu family in Andhra Pradesh, India. She follows the Hindu religion and holds an Indian nationality. Her father’s name is Pandu Babu and her mother’s name is Ragamali. She also has two siblings, her elder sister’s name is Bhanupriya who is also a well-known actress in the film industry and her brother’s name is Gopalakrishnan.
Shantipriya’s marital status is widowed. She was married to Siddharth Ray who is an actor in the film industry and also the grandson of legendary actor V.Shantaram. The couple dated each other for a long time and after that, they decided to tie their knots in 1999 in the presence of their parents and other close family members. They were also blessed with two sons her elder son’s name is Shubham Ray and her younger son’s name is Shishya Ray.
She faced a tragedy in 2004 when her husband Siddharth Ray lost his life due to a massive heart attack. After that, she alone brought up her two sons as they were only 4 years old at the time of Siddharth’s death.
Shantipriya is a beautiful lady with an impressive personality. She owns a perfect shaped figure with impressive looks. She is a fitness freak and follows a strict diet and gym schedules to keep herself fit and healthy and to maintain her hot figure. Her body type is hourglass slim and her body measurements measuring nearly 32-28-34 inches.
She is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and her body weight is nearly 55 Kg. She has beautiful long brown color hair and also has blistering brown color eyes. She doesn’t have any tattoo inked on her body.
Shantipriya started her career in the film industry with her debut appearance in the Tamil movie “Enga Ooru Pattukaran” in 1987. After that, she made her appearance in many popular Tamil movies like “Ondru Engal Jathiyey” and “Neram Nalla Irukku”.
Then she made her appearance in the Telugu industry with the movie “Maharashi” in 1988. She worked in many Telugu movies and gained huge popularity in the Telugu cinema. Apart from Tamil and Telugu cinema Shantipriya also appeared in many popular Hindi movies like “Saugandh”, “Mere Sajana Sath Nibhana”, “Phool Aur Angar” and many more other popular movies.
Along with her filming career, Shantipriya also worked in the television industry. She appeared in the TV serial “Aaryajamaan: Brahamaand Ka Yoddha”, “Mata Ki Chowki”, and “Bhagwaan Shri Krishna”. Shantipriya has a long career in the industry and she became one of the popular actresses in the South Indian as well as Bollywood film industry.
Facts and Information
In many interviews, she revealed her hobbies as she likes reading, listening to music, and traveling. She also revealed that her favorite celebrities are Mithun Chakraborty, Mukesh Khanna, and Akshay Kumar. She is also known as Nishanthi and Shanti. She is the younger sister of the Filmfare award-winning actress Bhanupriya.