Gayathrie Shankar Wiki, Age, Biography, Boyfriend, Family & Networth

Gayathrie Shankar, also known as Gayathri, is a talented and versatile Indian actress who has made her mark in the Tamil and Malayalam film industry.

Gayathrie Shankar

Gayathrie Shankar Wikipedia

Nickname Gayathri
Date of Birth May 2, 1993
Age 30 years (as of 2023)
Born at Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Net Worth 3 crores
Profession Actress, Model

Gayathrie Shankar Wiki/Biography

She was born on May 2, 1993, in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Gayathrie is currently 30 years old. Her family has Tamil origins, and she grew up in Bangalore, Karnataka.

Gayathrie Shankar wiki

Her grandfather, who hails from Trichy, served as an army officer, while her father, initially in the Indian Air Force, later pursued a career in banking. Both her parents are bankers.

Gayathrie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is a trained Hypnotherapist.

Physical Appearance

  • Height: 5 feet 5 inches
  • Weight: 55 kg
  • Body Measurements: 32-28-32 inches

Gayathrie biography

    • Bust: 32B
    • Waist: 28 inches
    • Hip: 32 inches

Family, Caste & Boyfriend

Gayathrie’s family background and personal life reflect her diverse heritage and interests. Her family is of Tamil origin, and she grew up in Bangalore, Karnataka.

Gayathrie family

Her grandfather served as an army officer from Trichy, and her father was initially in the Indian Air Force before transitioning into banking.


Gayathrie’s journey from Bangalore to the Tamil and Malayalam film industry.

1. Debut: Her Tamil film debut was in 2012 with “18 Vayasu,” followed by her iconic role in “Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom” (2012).

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2. Malayalam Debut: She entered the Malayalam film industry with “Nna Thaan Case Kodu” in 2022.

3. Versatility: Gayathrie has worked across various languages, including Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi, and a bit of Marathi.

Gayathrie with family
Gayathrie with family

Her journey to the big screen reads like a fairy tale. She received her first film offer, “Yean Ippadi Mayakkinai,” directed by N. Krishna when she was in 12th grade. This opportunity came about by chance when she was spotted at a bowling alley with friends.

After a screen test, she landed the lead role, but due to legal issues, the movie’s audio was launched, but the film couldn’t be released at that time. 

Gayathrie with Priyadarshan
Gayathrie with Priyadarshan

She signed on for roles in “18 Vayasu,” “Ponmaalai Pozhuthu,” and “Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom” while still in college. After completing her degree, she decided to pursue her acting career.


Favorite Food Chole Bhatura
Favorite Drink Irani Chai
Favorite Vehicle Audi A4
Favorite Movie Drishyam
Favorite Actor Dulquer Salman
Favorite Actress Nyla Usha
Favorite Activity Modeling
Favorite Director Mohanlal
Favorite Destination New York
Hobbies Actress

Salary & Net Worth

Her net worth is around 5 crores. She majorly earns from working in movies.

Gayathrie with Awards
Gayathrie with Awards


Gayathrie decided to direct a short film titled “Shit Happens” on an impulse for the eighth edition of the India Film Project.

Her short film won acclaim in its category, and she found the experience empowering.

Gayathrie In Corona Papers

As an adventure enthusiast, she participated in the Vijay TV adventure-based reality show “Atcham Thavir.”

Movies List

Gayathrie Shankar has been a prominent actress in Tamil and Malayalam cinema. Here is a list of some of the movies she has appeared in:

Gayathrie In Yellow

  1. 18 Vayasu (2012)
  2. Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012)
  3. Ponmaalai Pozhudhu (2013)
  4. Mathapoo (2013)
  5. Rummy (2014)
  6. Puriyadha Pudhir (2017)
  7. Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren (2018)
  8. Seethakaathi (2018)
  9. Chithiram Pesuthadi 2 (2019)
  10. Super Deluxe (2019)
  11. K-13 (2019)
  12. Oththa Seruppu (2019)
  13. Tughlaq Durbar (2021)
  14. Vikram (2022)
  15. Nna Thaan Case Kodu (2022) – Malayalam Debut
  16. Idimuzhakkam (2022)
  17. Maamanithan (2022)
  18. Kaayal (2022)
  19. Udanpaal (2022)
  20. Bagheera (2023)
  21. Corona Papers (2023) – Malayalam

Additionally, she has appeared in web series, including “Vella Raja” (2018), “Fingertip” (2019), and “I Hate You I Love You” (2021). Her versatility as an actress is showcased in her impressive filmography.

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