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Actress Gayathrie – Profile

Gayathrie Shankar or simply Gayathrie is a young south indian actress who predominantly act in Tamil Films. She started her journey in the industry with the movie Yen Ippadi Mayakkinai, directed by N. Krishna. She is present in the industry from 2012.

Biography : Gayathrie Shankar was born and brought up in Karnataka. Basically she was from a family with no film backgrounds, her parents are bank employees. She did her primary education from a reputed institute near her home and completed her degree in Psychology from Bangalore.

Gayathrie underwent through a tight training section before the shooting of her first movie Yen Ippadi Mayakkinai. She learnt to ride a geared motor cycle and had done many home works for the character. Unfortunately the film did not released, some of the film personalities had noticed her through the Trailer of her first movie and later she got many offers from the industry.

Acting Career

Gayathrie made her debut in the industry with the movie Yen Ippadi Mayakkinai , directed by N. Krishna. The film features Richard, Kirat Bhattal, Vainavi and Aari are in the lead cast. But the film could not release on theaters. The Psycho thriller movie 18 Vayasu (2012) was her first released movie. The film was written and directed by R. Panneerselvam and starring Johnny, Gayathrie, Rohini, Sathyendran etc.

She got a breakthrough in her acting career after appearing in the film Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha kaaanom (2012), directed by Balaji Tharaneetharan. In which she had shared the screen with Vijay Sethupathi, Vigneshwaran Palaniswamy, Bhagavathi Perumal etc. Here she presented the character Dhanalakshmi, love interest of Vijay’s character. The film was one of the hits in that year and she became popular among the audience.

Ponmaalai Pozhudhu (2013), Mathaapoo (2013), Rummy (2014) are her other notable works. She handled the lead female character in the Psycho Thriller movie Puriyatha Puthir, directed by Ranjit Jeyakodi. Vijay Sethupathi, Ramesh Thilak and Arjunan are in the lead roles along with her. In which she handles the character Meera, a music teacher. She could conquer the mind of Tamil viewers during this small time span and definitely she is a true asset to the film indindustry.


Date of birth and age : Gayathrie Shankar was born on 2nd May 1991 and she is 26 years old as on 2017.

Education and qualifications : She had completed degree in Psychology from Bangalore.


Filmography – Movie List

Tamil Films
Yen Ippadi Mayakkinai  *Not released
18 Vayasu 2012
Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom
Ponmaalai Pozhudhu 2013
Rummy 2014
Puriyatha Puthir 2017


Vital Statistics
  • Height           :  5’2”
  • Weight          :  NA
  • Hair Colour   :  Black
  • Eye Colour    :  Black
  • Status           :  Single



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