Shobana Chandrakumar Pillai  is an exponent of the Bharatanatyam dance and a leading actress of South Indian motion pictures. She was born into a Malayalam speaking family from Kerala, India. Shobana is the niece of the Travancore sisters Lalitha, Padmini and Ragini.


Shobhana’s skilled execution of dance movements and her extraordinary beauty has led many people to consider her as the most beautiful South Indian actress from the 1980s through the 1990s. In 2006 January, the Indian government honored Shobana with Padma Shri title for her significant contributions to cinema and Bharatanatyam.


According to sources Actress Shobana is in love with Rahul who is a native of jharkhand, a state in eastern India. Shobana is currently busy running a dance school and she is performing in various shows not just in India but also abroad.