|Nickname(s)||Navi, The Real Mvp|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in feet inches- 5’ 2”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||32-28-32|
|Debut||Telugu Film: Uyyala Jampala (2013)
|Date of Birth||28 May 1996|
|Age (as in 2019)||23 Years|
|Birthplace||Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|School||Kennedy International Residential School, Vijayawada|
|College/University||Villa Marie Degree College for Women, Hyderabad|
|Educational Qualification||BA (Psychology and Journalism)|
|Hobbies||Cooking, Dancing, Reading, and Playing Badminton|
|Tattoo(s)||Eyes on her right wrist
Flower on her right biceps
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Nagesh Bhupalam
Mother- Yarlagadda Bhanu
|Siblings||Brother- Mohith Bhupalam
Sister- Meghana Bhupalam
|Favourite Actor(s)||Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan|
|Favourite Colour(s)||Black, White|
|Favourite Travel Destination||Colorado|
|Favourite Food||Chocolate, Mexican food, Dominican food|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Punarnavi Bhupalam
- She was very naughty in her childhood and at the age of 13, she was sent to Kennedy International Residential School, Vijayawada.
- While studying in 10th standard, she played the role of Julius Caesar in her school’s stage show. Thereafter, she decided to make her career in acting.
- Thereafter, she received training in acting from Hyderabad’s Samahaara and Nishumbita theatre groups.
- In 2012, she won the title of “Fresh Face of Vijayawada” in Vijayawada beauty pageant.
- In 2013, she made her Telugu film debut with “Uyyala Jampala” where she played the role of “Sunitha.”
- She gives the entire credit to three people who were responsible for her smashing success at the box office- Madhu (her uncle) who spotted her talent, Ratnashekar (of Samahara theatre) who honed her skill and her parents who encouraged her thoroughly.
I never ever felt that it was a small role and what would be my future after that. I continued doing everything with a great deal of confidence. The hardest scene in the film was to look and feel shy. I was brought up like a tomboy. I would hit boys in school, I never remember crying or feeling shy even once.”
- She has acted in many popular Telugu films- Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju, Ee Cinema Superhit Guarantee, Pittagoda, Manasuku Nachindi, Enduko Emo, Oka chinna virama tharvatha, etc.
- Her name meaning is “Re birth” she signs off delightedly.
- If not an actress, she would have been a mental health practitioner (psychologist).
- Here’s an interesting video about Punarnavi Bhupalam’s biography: