About Me :
Prema was born on 6 January 1977 into Neravanda family, of the Kodava community to Chengappa and Kavery, in Bangalore. She received high school education in Mahila Seva Samaja High School and completed her Pre-university course in SSMRV college, Bangalore. As a student she was involved actively in sports and represented her school and college in high jump and volleyball events at the national level. Her younger brother N. C. Aiyappa is a cricket player who represents Karnataka in Ranji Trophy. She married Jeevan Appachu, a businessman, in 2006.