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Bollywood Actress : Pretty Priyamani
Priya Mani was born on June 4, 1984 at Palakkad, Kerala, but mostly grew up in Bangalore. Before entering filmdom, Priya Mani has done modeling for Kancheepuram silks, Erode silks and Lakshmi silks. After she completed her 12th standard it was the famous Tamil Director, Bharathiraja who introduced her into film industry.
She started her acting career in the Tamil film ‘Kangalal Kaithu Sei’, which was a failure at the box-office. Thereafter, she paired with Dhanush in Balu Mahendra's Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam, which also flopped at the box-office.
She made her Telugu debut in ‘Pellaina Kothalo’ with Jagapati Babu and came into limelight with this film. After this turning point came, she gave a series of hit films such as Yamadonga, Malaikottai, Paruthi Veeran and Thirakkatha.
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She won the prestigious National Film Award for Best Actress for her successful role as "Muthazaghu" in the Tamil film Paruthiveeran. She is today a well- established and much sought-after actress in the South Indian film industry. Priyamani has acted in all south Indian languages and about nine of her films were released during the year 2009.
Priyamani will be seen as a leading heroine to young hero Nithin in the next film DRONA. This film is said to be a romantic action thriller with Priyamani in a stylish tomboy role, She is also currently acting in Mani Ratnam's Ashokavanam set for release any time.
Priyamani has acted in many notable films after winning the coveted National Best Actress Award and offers continue to pour in. It is no exaggeration to say that this hot and charming actress is today the leading female star in south Indian film industry.
Priyamani is an extrovert and loves chatting with her fans and her hobbies include music and dance. It may be worthwhile to know she is the second cousin of Bollywood actress Vidya Balan.