This Telugu actress Punarnavi was born on May 28, 1996 in Tenali, AndhraPradesh. Bhagyalakshmi and Nagesh Kumar Bhoopalam in are parents who settled in tenali post her great grand father’s demise. She has an elder sister Meghna, who now lives in Michigan, USA and her younger brother Mohit Subbarao. Her great-grand father Bhupalam Subbarayudu Setti was a freedom fighter and a very prominent businessman from Kudapa district of Jammumalmadugu. She is of Arya Vaisya descent. She studied at Kennedy International School in Vijayawada. She has been shown interest in arts since she was 13, and on the school’s annual day she made an English play called Julius Caesar was well recognized by Samana of Samana Fashion Design and through her guidance she attended many fashion shows.
After her return to Hyderabad, National Award winner Sri Ratna Shekhar trained in theater Arts in Hyderabad under the guidance of Madhusudhan Reddy Gooty, who has extensive experience in Tollywood as writer and actor, he is the founder of Samhara Theater Group.