Priya Vasudev Mani Iyer, well known by her stage name ‘Priyamani‘ is an Indian film actress and model who has appeared in several Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada films. She won the prestigious National Film Award for Best Actress for her successful role as ‘Muthazaghu’ in the Tamil film ‘Paruthiveeran’.
Priyamani has done modeling right from her school days. Famous Tamil Director, Bharathiraja introduced her into film industry. She started her career with her debut in Kollywood film ‘Kangalal Kaithu Sei’, which was an average grosser at box-office. Afterwards, she was paired with Dhanush in Balu Mahendra’s ‘Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam’, which was same at the box-office as well. She is one of the few actresses who star in both critically acclaimed and commercial movies.
Priyamani made her Telugu debut in ‘Evare Atagaadu‘. With best acclaimed Telugu films ‘Pellaina Kothalo‘ and Golimaar, she rose to fame in Tollywood. After several film industry hits such as ‘Yamadonga‘, ‘Malaikottai’, ‘Paruthiveeran’ and ‘Thirakkatha’, she has successfully established herself as a talented young actress of the South Indian film industry.
Priyamani has made her comeback in Tamil with the internationally acclaimed Tamil film ‘Paruthiveeran’ directed by Ameer Sultan, starring Karthik Sivakumar. Then she made her debut in Mollywood with an action film ‘Sathyam’ which turned an average film and subsequently signed by director Mani Ratnam for his bilingual film ‘Raavanan‘ and ‘Raavan‘ in Tamil and Hindi. She also appeared in an item song in the Bollywood film ‘Chennai Express‘.
Priyamani is delighting everyone with her acting talent in Tollywood and is hoping to please younger generation as well as the older generation in parallel. Now she is finally got engaged to Mustafa Raj who is the owner of an event management company. The couple are expected to tie the knot by the end of this year.
South Indian actress Priyamani turns 32 today and on this occasion thetelufilmnagar.com wishes her a happy and prosperous year ahead.