Parents: Chandrakumar Pillaianandam Chandrakumar
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Biography: Shobhana is an Indian film actress and Bharata Natyam dancer from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. She has acted in more than 200 films in several languages including Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and English. Shobana was a lead actress in a number of southern Indian films during the 1980s and 1990s. Shobana was trained under the Bharata Natyam dancers, Chitra Visweswaran and Padma Subrahmanyam. She emerged as an independent performer and choreographer in her twenties and currently runs a dance school, Kalarpana, in Chennai. In 2006, the Indian Government honoured Shobana with the Padma Shri for her contributions towards the classical dance.