P. Ravi Shankar also known as Bommali Ravi Shankar, is an Indian film actor, dubbing artist, director and writer. He is the most sought after and the busiest leading supporting actor in the Kannada Film Industry, who rose to fame from 2011 blockbuster Kempegowda starring Sudeep.
He has also acted in a few Telugu and Tamil films. He dubbed for over 2600 films with more than 1000 films each in Telugu and Tamil languages. He dubbed for over 150 films each in Kannada and Malayalam films.
He is the brother of Indian actor Saikumar Pudipeddi. He won eight state Nandi Awards for Best Male Dubbing Artist and one Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist. He made his directorial debut with the Kannada film Durgi in 2002.
He also worked as a dialogue writer and penned dialogues for over 75 Telugu films and 150 Tamil films. He also worked as a playback singer for films such as Rakta Charitra and Bejawada. He won his first Filmfare Award for his performance in the film Kempe Gowda that gave him a big break in his acting career.