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Prema (Actress) Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 16, 2022

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Short Biography

Prema was born on 06-01-1977 in Bangalore in the state of Karnataka, India as Neravanda Chetticha Prema. She is an Indian Film Actress who is popularly known for her work in Kannada cinema as well as Telugu, Tamil & Malayalam movies.

Other Name: Neravanda Chetticha Prema, NC Prema, Prema NC
Appearance: Kannada Telugu Malayalam Tamil

Prema Complete Bio & Career

Prema completed her high school level education from Mahila Seva Samaj School in her district. She then enrolled at the Murnad Junior College in Kodagu for Pre-University course. She actively took part in sports during her school and college days. 
She began her acting career with the Kannada film Savyasachi in the year 1995. In her very next film OM, she won herself Karnataka State Film Award Best Actress award.  The following year in 1996, she won Udaya Film Award for Best Actress for her film Nammoora Mandara Hoove. In just 1 year, she established herself in the Kannada film industry. Post that, she branched out to Malayalam and Telugu film industry and made her debut with The Prince and Dharma Chakram films respectively. Post her Telugu film debut, she starred in half a dozen Telugu films on a trot. 
By the year 2000, she became one of the most sought after actress in the south Indian film industry working mostly in Kannada and Telugu films. She got married in 2006 and just worked in the movies that she signed previously. She took retirement from films in the year 2009. Post her divorce, she again made a comeback in the film with the film titled Upendra Matte Baa in the year 2017.

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Prema Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Chetticha
Mother Kavery
Brother Neravanda Aiyappa
Sister Indu NC
Ex-husband Jeevan Appacchu (2006-2016)

She was born into a Kodava community to Kavery and Chetticha at Military Hospital in Bangalore. She has a younger brother named Neravanda Aiyappa and a younger sister named Indu NC. Her sister lives in Dubai and her brother is a former state-level cricketer. Her brother also was a contestant of the Bigg Boss Kannada Season-3 in 2015-2016. On 06-07-2006, she married Jeevan Appacchu. The couple got divorced in 2016.

Prema with her mother Kavery and father Chetticha: Photo shared on Instagram

Prema with her younger brother Neravanda Aiyappa: Photos shared on Instagram on the occasion of her brother's birthday

Life's Important Dates Of Prema

Body Measurements

Breast Size 36
Waist Size 30
Hip Size 38
Body Figure 36-30-38
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Kodagu, Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bangalore, Karnataka, India
School Mahila Seva Samaja High School, Kodagu
College Murnad Junior College, Kodagu
Qualification PUC (Pre-university course)
Hobbies Dancing and Cooking
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Kannada - Savyasachi (1995)
Malayalam - The Prince (1996)
Telugu - Dharma Chakram (1996)
Tamil - Kangalin Vaarthaigal (1998)
Best Movies Om (1995), Nammoora Mandara Hoove (1996), Chandramukhi Pranasakhi (1999), Devi (1999), and Kanasugara (2001) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Red, Yellow
Favorite Sport Volleyball
Favorite Actor Prakash Raj , Shiva Rajkumar
Favorite Dress Saree
Favorite Food Chicken Dishes

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Prema

  • She has played Volleyball at the National level.
  • Her younger brother Neravanda Aiyappa is a state-level cricketer.
  • To date, she has acted in over 70 Kannada films.
  • She had as many as 6 releases in the year 2000.
  • For her 2nd Kannada film 'OM', she won the Best Actress award by Karnataka State in 1996.
  • For her Kannada film 'Kanasugara', she won the South Filmfare Award for Best Kannada Actress in 2001.

Prema Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

45 years, 5months, 24 days old age Prema will turn 46 on 06 January, 2023. Only 6 months, 6 days, 9 hours,35 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Prema has celebrated the total number of 45 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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