Priyamani is a popular name in a South Indian film Industry. She worked in Kannada, Tamil, Malayam, Hindi and Telugu movies. She is a tremendous actress as well as a Model. She identified in 2007 because of her unique role as a village girl in Tamil movie Paruthi veeran. Due to her outstanding performance in the film she got the Best Actress awards for National Film and also in Tamil Nadu State Film.
Priyamani, talented actress was born on 4th June 1984 in Bangalore at Latha Mani Iyer and Vasudeva Mani Iyer’s home. She is a fabulous model and during her school time she did modeling for Kancheepuram silks,Lakshmi silks and Erode silks. She is cousin of famous Bollywood Vidya Balan. In the film industry she was introduced by Bharathiraja, a Tamil director.Through Mani Ratnam she made her Hindi film Debutin Tamil and Hindi, named Raavan and Raavanan. Kangalal Kaithu Sei was the first Kollywood film of her carrier opposite to actor Vaseegaran but the film did not achieve so much success on box office, due to this she did not have so much offers for Tamil films, and she started work in Telugu and Malayalam films. Priyamani made her acting debut with Jagapati Babuin Pellaina Kothalo. She again got the opportunity to work in Tamil film named Paruthi veeran helmed. This film was a perfect come back in Kollywood.
In 2005, she got a chance and was signed by Balu Mahendra,a famous Tamil film director to act in his film Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam and she did a tremendous performance in his film. But the film did not achieve so much fame on box office. In 2006 she gave her outstanding performance in super hit Pellaina Kothalo Telugu film. Paruthiveeran was her another blockbuster film in 2007, directed by Ameer Sultan. She won many Film fare award for her fabulous performance in Tamil movies. She gave two Tamil blockbusters movies in 2009 ‘Classmates and Arumugam’. After this famous Bollywood Director and Producer Ram Gopal Vermasigned her for trilingual film RakhtCharitra. She also gave an item number in famous Bollywood movie Chennai Express. On 27th May 2016 she got engaged with Mustafa Raj.
She completed her schooling from Sri Aurobindo Memorial School. After schooling, she started her modeling career and now currently she is pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Arts in psychology with acting side by side.
- National Film Award for Best Actress (2006)
- Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress (2006)
- Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil (2007)
- Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam (2008)
- Sandalwood Star Award for Best Supporting Actress (2011)
- Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada (2012)
- Name: Priyamani
- Date of Birth: 4th June 1984
- Place of Birth: Bangalore
- Father Name: Vasudeva Mani Iyer
- Mother Name: Latha Mani Iyer
- Engaged: Mustafa Raj
- Height:5’ 6’’
- Nationality: Indian
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Brown
- Body Measurements: 34-27-34
- Occupation: Actress and Model