Krishna Priya was born on 26th April 1990 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She was born and brought up in Chennai itself, and later on, her hometown also became a place for her to establish her career. Her height is 5’2, and her weight is 55kg. Krishna started working in the film and television industry from a very young age. She is well known Tamil television and film actress. Krishna has worked in films like ‘Naan Mahaan Allah,’ ‘Yuva Ratna’ by Narayan Rao Upplapati, ‘Divine Reality,' ‘Red Chillies,’ and ‘Soan Pappdi.’ Her film Soan Pappdi got released in 2015 under the direction of Sivani, was a huge success; she starred in the film along with Shri and Niranjana. Her role in the film was appreciated and loved by both audiences and the critics.
She received various accolades for the film. Priya is married to Tamil film director
since 9th November 2014, after their eight years of relationship. Both have known each other since Priya started working in the television serial
Kana Kaanum Kaalangal
on Vijay Television. Priya was also recognized for her role in the dance reality television show ‘Jodi No.1’ and Vijay Television. Two met through famous television actor Siva Karthikeyan, and from there on, they became good friends, lovers, and then the happy couple. Along with Tamil films and television, Krishna has also acted in a Malayalam film- Ottayaal Paatha, in the year 2016.
According to Altee, Krishna is like a baby, and she is fondly called ‘Paappa’ by all their near and dear ones due to her extremely innocent and baby characteristics. The marriage of Atlee and Krishna was one of the most gossiped and discussed the topic in Tamil film Industry. Their wedding reception was held in Grand Hyatt Regency. Krishna Priya was also the inspiration Altee for the role of Tamil actress
for his film ‘
’. Krishna also played the role of Anushka Shetty’s sister ‘ Divya Mahalingam’ in the film Singham. Other than acting Krishna also shares her passion for dancing and is a trained dancer. Krishna enjoys traveling and dancing during her free time. She frequently works in the television industry but also looks out for good movie scripts now and then.
Krishna Priya’s parents are Mohan and Durga Devi. She has a younger brother, Satish. She completed her graduation at MOP Vaishnav College for Women. After Ottayal Paatha in 2016, Krishnapriya didn’t sign any movies. Although Priya didn’t appear in many movies, she had been in the talks for her social media posts. She had been sharing her family pictures frequently and received appreciation from her followers online. Unlike the celebs’ wives, who don’t make frequent public appearances, Krishna Priya is always seen in public events and cinema events, accompanying her husband, Atlee. Krishna Priya had always wanted to be in the limelight during her college. She loved to act, sing and dance and that’s why when she received the opportunity to play in Kana Kaanum Kalangal, she nodded immediately to do the role. Although Atlee had a lot of friends, Krishna Priya’s care and support made him gain confidence. Atlee’s debut venture Raja Rani took some time to release, and that was when Krishna Priya strongly supported him, and that’s why he proposed to her for marriage after 8+ years of friendship.