Who is Priya in The Big Bang Theory?

THE BIG BANG THEORY came to an end last year and fans have been remembering some of the characters. They are curious to know more about Raj's sister - Priya Koothrappali.

PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 19:00, Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Priya is the younger sister of Raj (Kunal Nayyar) in The Big Bang Theory who first appears in The Irish Pub Formulation. Priya becomes a rival of Penny (Kaley Cuoco) who thinks she is interested in Leonard (Johhny Galecki).


In the series Priya is a law graduate and is an attorney for a huge car company in India.

Penny, Amy Farrah Fowler (Mayim Bialik) and Bernadette Rostenkowski (Melissa Rauch) all take a disliking to her as the rival female.

Priya and Leonard continue to progress with their relationship throughout the series until he gets together with Penny.

Priya seems to disappear in the 10th season of the Big Bang Theory, although she is mentioned a couple of times.

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Big Bang Theory: Priya KoothrappaliBig Bang Theory: Priya is Raj's sister (Image: YouTube)

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She appears in a total of 12 episodes across the 12 series.

However, Priya has not featured at all so far in the spin-off series Young Sheldon.

The actress who plays her is Indian-American actress Aarti Majumdar.

She is more widely known by her stage name Aarti Mann.

Big Bang Theory: Priya in the flatBig Bang Theory: Priya is Raj's sister (Image: YouTube)

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