Punarnavi Bhupalam was born on May 28, 1996 in Tenali, AndhraPradesh. AndhraPradesh to Bhagya Lakshmi and Nagesh Kumar Bhupalam. Her elder sister Meghana and her younger brother is Mohith subbarayudu. Her great grand father Bhupalam Subbarayudu setty was a freedom fighter and a very prominent Vysya Businessman from Jammalamadugu, cuddapah dist. She is of Arya Vaisya descent. She studied at Kennedy International School in Vijayawada.
She has been working since the age of 13, when she was on modafinil at her school’s annual day by Samana of Samana Fashion Design and through her guidance she had attended many Fashion shows and later at Hyderabad she was trained in theatre arts by Mr.Ratna shekhar founder of Samahara Theater Group and National Award winner. Along with the guidance and mentoring of Madhusudanreddy Gooty, who has vast experience in Tollywood as a writer and actor.

She started out as a theatre student and shifted to cinemas at the age of 17, making her debut in the supporting role in Uyala Jampala, a telugu superhit movie in which Raj Tarun and Avika gor are lead actors. Was nominated for her first film as a Best Supporting actress for the Film fare Awards South, in 2014.  Besides the career of films, she is simultaneously proficient in Psychology with Journalism and is also interested in her higher education

So in 2013 it was Annapurna Studios “Uyyala Jampala” as Sunitha, Directed by Virinchi and later it was also another supporting role as Main lead’s daughter in Creative Commercials “Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju” as Parvathi Directed by Kranthimadhav which was released in 2015. And Finally as a Main lead in her debut movie “Ee Cinema Superhit Guarantee” which was also released in 2015 .In 2016 there was another movie as a Lead role from a Big Production house Suresh Productions and Sunshine movies “phentermine” for which her performance was appreciated by one and all. In the same year acted in “Ammaku Prematho Nee Sadhika” as Sadhika . Meanwhile in the same year she has given an electrifying performance in a stage play “Nagamandala” as main lead Rani with Nishumbita Ballet and Theater Group performed at Ravindra Bharathi it was two hour english play originally written by Girish Karnad and Promoted by Akkineni Amala in which her performance as RANI was critically acclaimed.

After successful film career of almost 10 movies in Telugu cinema and theatre arts,  She got huge recognition and caught eye of BIGG BOSS owners and made a grand entry into BIGG BOSS 3 season telecasted in Star Maa telugu which was hosted by King Nagarjuna of tollywood. She could hold nerves of followers and could get more followers day by day with her acts in BigBoss