Bhanupriya (born as Manga Bhama) is an Indian actress mostly appeared in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam films. Bhanupriya was a trained classical dancer who made her screen debut with Tamil movie Mella Pesungal (1983) when she was in her teens. Bhanupriya’s Telugu debut is with “Sitara” (1984) which was a highly successful and critically acclaimed movie.

She has paired with the all the leading heroes of her generation and was considered as one of the finest and graceful dancers who graced the Silver Screen. Bhanupriya’s younger sister Shanti Priya is also a famous actress in the South and Hindi Cinema.