Priyanka Thimmesh is a Kannada film actress from Bhadravathi, Karnataka who has mainly worked in Kannada, Malayalam and Tamil films. She made her acting debut in the 2015 Kannada film Ganapa. She has an elder brother, Preetham. She has completed her schooling from St. Charles High School, Bhadravathi and then completed her Diploma in Computer Science at Government Woman's Polytechnic College Shivmoga. She had made her debut in films when she acted as Brunda, in Prabhu Srinivas's critically acclaimed Ganapati. She has played a lead role in film Nivin Pauly's Malayalam film Kayamkulam Kochunni, which was directed by Rosshan Andrrews.