Born in Gorantla. Her first film was YVS Chowdary's Devadasu, through which she first achieved recognition. Her next film as heroine was Ashta Chamma which turned out to be a blockbuster hit. Before acting in Ashta Chamma, she had worked in several TV serials. She rose to fame with the TV show Ammamma.com, produced under the banner Just Yellow. On 16 December 2008, Bhargavi was found murdered in her Banjara Hills house along with an orchestra troupe operator, Praveen Kumar, triggering speculation about the motive behind the deaths.