T J Bhanu is an Indian actress and model. She has appeared in popular web series and films such as The Forgotten Army – Azaadi Ke Liye (2020), Not Out (2022), and Afwaah (2023).
Tenneti Joga Bhanu was born on Friday, 5 June 1992 (age 31 years; as of 2023) in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. She completed her school education at J.R. Dani Government Higher Secondary School Raipur, Chhattisgarh. After completing her school education, she joined Agrasen Mahavidyalaya in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, to earn a graduate degree. Later, T J Bhanu earned a postgraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication at Kushabhau Thakre University, Raipur.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-28-35
T J Bhanu belongs to a South Indian family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father is a government employee. He is also a good singer, theatre and street play artist.
Her mother is a homemaker.
She has two brothers. Her elder brother is a doctor at AIIMS, and her younger brother is an engineer. She is the youngest of three siblings.
T J Bhanu is unmarried.
T J Bhanu worked as a radio jockey and news presenter at IBC24 before she started working as a model and actress in Bollywood.
T J Bhanu started modelling during her college days. She participated in many fashion events and worked for various famous brands. In 2014, T J Bhanu participated in the Miss India pageant held in Sri Lanka and turned out as one of its finalists. Later, many television advertisements, both in India and other countries, signed T J Bhanu as their model.
As a professional model, T J Bhanu has often walked down the runway for various fashion designers including Manish Malhotra.
T J Bhanu appeared alongside veteran Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan in a video titled ‘Unblushed’ in 2017. This video was a tribute to women.
T J Bhanu started her acting career in 2020 with the web series ‘The Forgotten Army – Azaadi Ke Liye’ as Rasamma alongside Sunny Kaushal. This web series was streamed on Amazon Prime Video.
In August 2023, she worked in the web series Guns & Gulaabs, which was streamed on Netflix. In this web series, she played the role of Chandralekha alongside Indian actor Rajkummar Rao.
In 2021, T J Bhanu appeared in the film Vaazhl as Yathramma on Sony Liv.
T J Bhanu played the character of Devi in the film ‘Modern Love Chennai,’ which was released on Amazon Prime Video India in 2023.
In 2022, she appeared in the film Not Out as Alina.
In 2023, T J Bhanu was cast in the film Afwaah as Riya Rathod.
- Book: God of Crime by Roloter
- Food: South Indian
- In 2020, T J Bhanu participated in a Saree Campaign for The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), showcasing a hundred unique ways to wear a saree.
- Besides acting, T J Bhanu is also good at public speaking. In 2020, she was invited to the public speaking platform ‘TEDx’ to deliver a speech.
- In 2020, while working on her debut web series ‘The Forgotten Army,’ T J Bhanu mentioned in a media interview that she wished to earn a PhD in Hindi Literature and Indian Cinema.
- In her free time, T J Bhanu enjoys reading novels, playing the guitar, and cycling. According to her, she was a national volleyball player in her college days.
- T J Bhanu likes travelling to faraway locations in her leisure time.