Bharani Shankar is an Indian actor who has appeared in many Telugu TV serials. He has so far completed his 30th TV series. He has portrayed a variety of roles such as comedy, romantic and even anti-hero roles. The actor is famous for playing several anti-hero roles in TV series. He has also won applause for working in Rajamouli’s magnum opus movie '
Baahubali' and even a Pawan Kaylan starrer movie where he had just two scenes.
He appeared in a court scene and a flyover chase scene, but it was a good experience for him. Bharani Shankar started playing a negative character but was also engaged in positive characters. People liked him in all TV serials that he appeared. The actor feels one has to have a get-up in the character which he portrays. He wants to play all kinds of characters in TV series and movies. ‘
Punnaga’ is his 30th serial. He got his first break in ETV Channel TV series.
Then, he did TV series for Maa, Gemini and ETV channel. After his first debut in a TV series in 2003, he felt his dedication and luck had helped him sketching his filmography in TV screen and helped him to attain satisfaction in acting in the TV shows. As he got busy with movies in 2017, he could not adjust with the dates of TV shooting. When he was shooting for a TV show ‘
Kumkuma Rekha’, he got a call from Rajamouli Productions House and was asked to prepare both Tamil and Telugu versions.
He is always being noted with the character name he plays whether it is Bharani or Gopala. He feels that there is a difference between cinema and TV acting. While acting for a TV series, he has to be a 'script or screenplay', hero. People identify with the screenplay character that he portrays. He feels more satisfied playing the roles that make him proud. He tells one has to read the script in the morning before going to locales.
He has done many lead roles in TV screen which are anti-heroes. In movies, he is likely to experiment all kinds of characters. He needs scripts to study the characters he wants to play. He recalls very often that there is a difference between acting in cinema and TV series. He is associated with Telugu Cricket association and takes a keen interest in sports and soccer activities. If this actor gives a shot with preparation, he feels the director will be able to recognize him and reappoint him in future projects. He often thinks that on locales, attitudes and dedication of an actor counts.
He completed primary, secondary education in Vizag, and finished his B.Tech. He has been in the field of entertainment business since 2003, and since his debut, he was lucky to get the various characters. He has acted in four projects of
Dasari Narayana Rao whether it is a movie or a TV series. They are ‘Kumkuma Rekha’, ‘
Abhishekam’,’ Sivaranjani’, etc. He has also performed in popular TV serials like ‘Seethamahalakshmi’, ‘
Savithri’ and ‘
Mahalakshmi’ that went on air on his favorite Telugu TV Channel.
It is a big compliment for him to get associated with Dasari Narayan Rao’s four movies and TV series. One can remember for his role in Dasari’s 2011 film ‘ParamaVeera Chakra’. In personal life, he shares a special bond with his wife and mother. However, he misses everyone due to his hectic schedule. He gets happier when the audience claps for the scene.