Priya Belliappa is an Indian movie director. She is mainly known for Kannada Movies. Priya was born on 1st January 1970. She made her directorial debut in 2015 through the movie "
Ring Road.” Priya Belliappa also worked for the movie "Mathe Banni Prisons" and many short films and TV serial's promo. She received her education from Lawrence School, and Love Dale of Ooty. She hails from Coorg district of Karnataka. She has completed her graduation from Shruti School of Art, Design, And Technology,Bangalore and Post Graduation from Film and Television Institute of Pune. After that, she worked for O and M in Sri Lanka. But then she realized that she was meant for Film and Television and her interest took her away from Sri Lanka.
Shemade her debut by directing Ring Road with an all women crew. Ring Road is a crime drama. The film is based on the infamous murder of Girish, a software engineer, by his fiancée Shubha in Bangalore. The film is notable as it was made by an all-women crew, for the first time in the Kannada language. For this movie, she was nominated for the best debut director Kannada award. For her, her daughter is her biggest success. She posted a picture collage in which there are images from each month of her pregnancy. She is seen wearing the same black tee and brown shorts, and in the final image she was holding her newborn baby in the same outfit. Her works are of various types. She has been active since 2015, and currently she is working on her next project.
She has directed the promo of " Dhobi Ghat,” "Bus Stand,” "Gully Cricket,” "Note,” "Café,” "Rangoli.” Apart from this, she directed "Hazy Grey Skies," which is a short film. She has her own shopping site “priyabelliappa.com/” where she sells her creations. Her creations include various photographs and graphic designs. whim. She is now a free bird. After completing her graduation she joined Ogilvy and Mather in Sri Lanka but something drove her back towards film, and she joined FTII, Pune to complete her Post Graduation in filmmaking. Now she is successful and lives on her own terms and conditions. Her blog includes two posts, "No Country For Women" and "From mind to hand to pen to paper.” The first one is a piece of informative writing, where she expresses her feelings about what is going on with women in INDIA. The second one is a random elegant poem.