Shantipriya aka Nishanthi is a popular Indian actress of the 1990s. She is the younger sister to actress of Bhanupriya. Shantipriya made her cinematic debut with Tamil film “Enga Ooru Pattukaran” followed by her Telugu debut “Maharshi” directed by Vamsy.
Shantipriya did not limit herself to the South Industry, she forayed into Bollywood as well with Akshay Kumar’s “Saugandh” and fetched popularity in Bollywood too. She formed the best hit pair with Mithun Chakraborty during the 90s. After a successful stint as an actress in South and Bollywood, she married actor Siddharth Ray who acted in few movies like “Vansh” and “Baazigar” but the actor died of massive heart stroke leaving behind Shantipriya and two kids.
After taking break from movies, Shantipriya appeared in few Hindi Television serials “Mata Ki Chowki – Kalyug Mein Bhakti Ki Shakti” and ” Dwarkadheesh – Bhagwaan Shree Krishna” and she is all set to make her comeback to movie if any exciting offer comes her way.