Kasthuri Shankar (born June 15, 1976) is an Indian Actress, Model, and Reality Television Personality from Chennai, India. She did Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu language films. Initially, she was the face for the popular brands. Kasthuri won the Femina Miss Madras beauty contest in 1992.
Soon, she entered in the Tamil Films from Aatha Un Koyilile (1991). Then, she continued her work and got small budget movies Chnivaar, Abhirami, Kolangal, and Krishna. Ms. Shankar performed well in the Telugu movies Ratha Yatra and Don Seenu.
Still, she debuted in the Hindi film industry with the short film The Byepass (2003). Then, she took retirement from her acting career. Now, she made an entry in Bigg Boss Tamil. Kasthuri invited on a wildcard entry for the program.
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- Sherin (Actress)
- Sandy (Dance Master)
- Abhirami Venkatachalam (TV Personality, Model & Actress)
- Mugan Rao (Malaysian Actor, Lyricist, Director, Singer & TV Personality)
- Tharshan (Model)
- Reshma Pasupuleti (Actress, Model, News Reader & Reality Show Celebrity)
- Cheran (Director)
- Kavin Raj (TV Actor)
- Vanitha Vijayakumar (Producer & Actress)
- Meera Mithun (Model & Actress)
- Losliya (Sri Lankan Model, New Reader & TV Star)
Early Life, Parents, Brother & Profile
Actress Kasthuri Shankar was born to her mother Sumathi and father Shankar on 15th of June 1976. Her birthplace is Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India). As in 2019, her age is around 43 years old.
Her mom is a professional lawyer and dad is an engineer from IIT. Additionally, she has a brother whose name not known. Kasthuri joined a local school and college of the Chennai City.
Personal Affairs, Spouse, Boyfriend & Children
The Tamil Film Celebrity shifted to Tennessee, United States with her marriage Dr. Ravikumar. Still, other websites mentioned her husband name Dr. Sreekumar(Cardiac Surgeon).
Kasthuri blessed with a daughter Shobini Ravikumar and son named Sankalp Ravikumar. We are not sure these are the true names of Ms. Shankar family members.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Kasthuri Shankar.|
|Profession||Actress and Model.|
|Famous for||Her wildcard entry in Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3.|
|Age (As of 2019)||43 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||June 15, 1976.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Chennai (Tamil Nadu, India).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Gemini.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: --
Twitter: twitter.com/kasthurishankar (175K Followers).
Facebook: facebook.com/actresskasthuri (45K+ Likes).
|Current Residence||Chennai (Tamil Nadu, India) & Tennessee (United States).|
|Tamil Films||1. Aatha Un Koyilile (1991).
2. Government Mappillai (1992).
3. Watchman Vadivel (1994).
4. Krishna (1995).
5. Malai Malai (2009).
6. Naanga (2012).
7. Nalinakanthi (2018).
8. Thamilarasan (2019).
|Television Shows||1. Mastermind India (2000).
2. Vina Vidai Vettai (2013-14).
3. Bigg Boss Tamil 3 (2019).
|Telugu Movies||1. Gang War (1992).
2. Nippu Ravva (1993).
3. Ratha Yatra (1997).
4. Annamayya (1997).
5. Akasa Veedhilo (2001).
6. Don Seenu (2010).
7. Samanthakamani (2017).
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 5".
Centimeters: 165 cm.
Meters: 1.65 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-25-34.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.5.|
|Parents||Father: Shankar (Engineer).
Mother: Sumathi (Advocate).
|Siblings||Brother: Younger Brother (Name Not Known).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Dr. Ravikumar (Sreekumar).|
|School||Private School, Chennai.|
|Alma Mater.||Will Update Soon.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Prabhas.
Actress: Diya Mirza.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Goa & London.|
|Favorite Color||Red & Orange.|
|Love to do||Cooking & Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Dosa & Ice Cream.|
|Net worth (approx.)||Rs. 20 Crore Indian Rupees.|
|Monthly Salary, Income & Earnings||Rs. 60 Lakh-Rs. 75 Lakh (for a film).|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Not Known.|
|Home Details||Living in Chennai, India.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Kasthuri Shankar
- Wikipedia: In her school, she was an all-rounder person.
- During that time, she secured a good rank in her SLCC examination along with two gold medals.
- Furthermore, Actress Kasthuri was in the state hockey team too.
- She participated in different competitions dancing, singing, and quiz.
- Later on, she went to the quiz contest Master Mind India.
- The host the show was Siddharth Basu.
- Income Summary: The 43-year-old Star’s net worth is Rs. 20 Crore Indian Rupees. The main source of her wealth is endorsements, movies, and businesses. Now, she gets around Rs. 60 Lakh-Rs. 75 Lakh for a film.
- Figure Details: Kasthuri Shankar’s height is 5 feet 5 inches tall (165 cm) and her body weight 55 kg (121 lbs). In addition, her figure information is 34-25-34. Her hair and eyes both are black.
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- On the other hand, Shankar was in the air wing of the National Cadet Corps (NCC).
- A documentary film made on her life is Kasthuri: A South Indian Film star.
- Meanwhile, her acting credits include TV shows Vina Vidai Vettai and Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3.
- She photographed for The Bodies of Mothers: A Beautiful Body Project book in 2014.
- Moreover, her comeback film of 2009 was Thamizh Padam.