Padmapriya Janakiraman Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Husband, Biography & More

Padmapriya Janakiraman

About Padmapriya Janakiraman

Padmapriya Janakiraman, better known mononymously as Padmapriya, is an Indian actress and model. She is a trained bharatanatyam dancer, Padmapriya made her acting debut in the Telugu language film Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi in 2003. She has acted in more than 50 films


Real Name Padmapriya Janakiraman
Nickname Priya
Profession Actress, Model

Physical Stats

Height in centimeters- 164 cm
in meters- 1.64 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 4½”
Weight in Kilograms- 61 kg
in Pounds- 134 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-32-36
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black


Family Father– Janakiraman (Brigadier in the Indian army)
Mother– Vijaya
Sister– Not Known
Brother– 1 (Elder)

Personal Life

Date of Birth 28 February 1980
Age (as in 2017) 37 Years
Birth Place Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Pisces
Nationality Indian
Hometown Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh (Now in Telangana)
School Kendriya Vidyalaya, Trimulgherry, Secunderabad
College Loyola Academy, Alwal, Secunderabad
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar, Karnataka
New York University, New York, USA
Educational Qualifications MBA in Finance
MS in Public Administration
PG Diploma in Environmental Law
Acting Debut Telugu: Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi (2004)
Malayalam: Kaazhcha (2004)
Tamil: Thavamai Thavamirundhu (2005)
Kannada: Thamassu (2010)
Hobbies Swimming, Travelling, Dancing, Bikram Yoga
Religion Hinduism

Relationships & more

Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known
Husband Jasmine Shah (Policy Head for South Asia at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Massachusetts, USA)
Marriage Date 12 November 2014
Children Son– Not Known
Daughter– Not Known


Favorite Things

Favourite Actors Johnny Depp, Irrfan Khan, Suriya, Robert Di Niro
Favourite Director Cheran
Favourite Cinemas French and Iranian

Money Factor

Some unknown facts about

  • Does Padmapriya smoke: Not Known
  • Does Padmapriya drink alcohol: Not Known
  • An avid Bharatnatyam Dancer, Padmapriya started learning to dance at a mere age of 3.
  • Also a prolific academician, Padampriya holds as many as 4 degrees/diplomas.
  • She first began her career as a risk consultant at GE Capital, the financial services unit of the American multinational conglomerate- General Electric.
  • During her spare time, Padmapriya started inclining towards modeling and was eventually crowned Miss Andhra Pradesh in the year 2001.
  • Unfortunately, Hurricane Sandy struck New York the same time when she was pursuing her MS in Public Administration from New York University. As a result, she had to spend four days in the university shelter.
  • Although she has done many films in different languages, she is best remembered for her Malayalam films like Thavamai Thavamirundhu (2005), Karutha Pakshikal (2006), Pazhassi Raja (2009), etc.
  • She is a pure vegetarian.

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