Bhairavi was born in South India to parents of mixed heritage. Her father is part Bengali part South Indian and her mother is Creole. Bhairavi left India at the age of 6 to return as a teenager to pursue a career in Modeling/Acting, spending most of her adolescent life in the United Kingdom.
Bhairavi?s career began as a teenager when she participated in the coveted ?Gladrags Mega Model? contest. Gladrags was followed by Bhairavi winning the ?Pantaloons Model Quest? & runner up at the ?AXN Hot & Wild? contest. Times of India even quoted, ?She?s the Paris Hilton of India, who loves to socialise?. She is the only Indian model to have been featured in TIME, Telerama, Courier International & Paris Match. She has modelled for top designers such as Ritu Kumar, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Narendra Kumar, Archana Kochar, Shane & Falguni Peacock, Azeem Khan, Satya Paul, Libas, Deepal Mehta, Anshu Modi etc. Graced the covers of several magazines and featured in innumerable fashion features of regional, national and international magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Savvy, Gladrags, Sensationz, Elan, Occasions, Mans World, New Woman, Outlook, Gurlz, Society, Femina, Femina Girl, Woman?s Era, Meri Saheli, Vanitha, La Mode, Upper Crust, Woman, Elle, L?Officiel, GT-Guything, 4D Woman, Movie, Newsweek. She is also known to be a women who has controversially employed breast implants in the course of her modeling career. A result of which she acts against accepted Indian values and morays all the while being a strong voice for sexually liberated women.
After the runaway success of her debut - Sagar Bellary?s superhit movie Bheja Fry, she acted in the children's hit composite animation film ?My Friend Ganesha 2?.In her next film she plays a glamorous girl in Mr. Bhatti On Chutti, starring Anupam Kher in lead role and featuring Amitabh Bachchan in a cameo appearance.Bhairavi has shed her glamorous image to play a simple school teacher in ?Kachcha Limboo? . Apart from this she has also acted in ?My Daddy Strongest? with Kumar Gaurav - it is the world's first silent children's film. With 10 successful plays to her credit like ?Liar Liar?, ?Tea Coffee or Me?, ?Mad House?, ?See no Evil, Hear no Evil, Speak no Evil? with theatre stalwarts like Alyque Padamsee, Dinyar Contractor & Paritosh Painter, Bhairavi has performed in over 700 stage shows worldwide.