Priyamani is one of those talented actresses of the Southern film industry who have created a name for herself within a limited period of time and with an array of strong characters that she will be remembered for. Born as Priya Vasudev Mani Iyer on 4 June 1984, Priyamani is that multilingual star who had kicked off her career as a model. This talented star who has worked in languages like Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi is also a recipient of the National Award for her role in the Tamil movie Paruthiveeran and three Filmfare Awards in different-language films.
Watch Priyamani’s performance in the movie Arumugam.
Now Priyamani can be any day termed as a ‘powerhouse performer’ who can handle any type of role in its fullest sense. Along with this actress is also a stereotype breaker. Although she had done some glamourous role down in the South, it was her hot item number with the Badshah of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan, in the movie Chennai Express that gave the audience the sizzling side of her.
So, on her birthday, let us look at 5 of the lesser known facts about this star every fan must know.
1. Priyamani who was born and brought up in Bangalore is the daughter of Latha Mani Iyer, who is a former national level badminton player.
2. This star who is also the cousin sister of the famous actor Vidya Balan met with her commercial success with her Telugu film Yamadonga, which was directed by the Bahubali director SS Rajamouli.
3. Priyamani who started her career in modelling started it quite early in her life. She used to model for stores like Kancheepuram Silks, Erode Silks and Lakshmi Silks during her school days.
4. After some time in the Tamil industry, Priyamani moved to the Telugu industry and made a debut in a movie alongside Jagapathi Babu, this she first tasted fame.
5. The actress was appreciated for her character in Charulatha, where played two distinct roles with subtle variations.
So, with wishing your star on her birthday, also wish her luck to make her talents shine better than ever in the coming years.
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