Priyamani Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Priya Vasudev Mani Iyer (born 4 June 1984), professionally credited as Priyamani, is an Indian film actress and former model, who works in Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi-language films. She is the recipient of a National Film Award for Best Actress and three Filmfare Awards in different-language films.
Priyamani, born and raised in Bangalore, worked as a model before pursuing a career in films. In 2002, she made her acting debut with a leading role in the Telugu film Evare Atagaadu (2003), a box-office flop. She gained widespread recognition for her role as village girl Muththazhagu in the Tamil romantic drama Paruthiveeran in 2007, receiving a National Film Award for Best Actress and a Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil for her performance. During the same year, she achieved commercial success in Telugu cinema with S. S. Rajamouli-directed fantasy-action comedy Yamadonga. In 2008, Priyamani received further critical acclaim for her role as Malavika in the Malayalam romance Thirakkatha–and won a Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam. Her first role in the Kannada film came the following year, with the romantic comedy Raam, which proved to be a major critical and commercial success. Priyamani made her Hindi film debut through Mani Ratnam’s bilingual in Tamil and Hindi epic adventure films, titled Raavan and Raavanan respectively. In 2012, her portrayal of conjoined twins in the multilingual film Chaarulatha, based on the Thai film Alone, gained critical praise and a third Best Actress award at Filmfare. She received further success for her role in the Kannada / Telugu thriller film Idolle Ramayana (2016)/ Mana Oori Ramayanam (2016), which earned her a Best Supporting Actress nomination at Filmfare. Currently, she is active on South Indian Television shows, she has judged several dance reality shows.
Priyamani was born in Bangalore, Karnataka. She modeled for Kancheepuram silks, Erode silks and Lakshmi silks during her school years. When she was in the 12th Standard, Tamil Director, Bharathiraja, introduced her to the film industry. Her father, Vasudev Mani, who hails from Palakkad from a Tamil family, owns a plantation business and her mother, former national level badminton player, Lathamani, who hails from Thiruvananthapuram, was a bank manager at Union Bank of India. She has an elder brother, Vishakh, who is in the plantation business with her father. While at school, she actively participated in extracurricular activities and in sports. She is the granddaughter of Carnatic vocalist, Kamala Kailas. She is the cousin of film actress, Vidya Balan and the niece of playback singer, Malgudi Shubha.
Priyamani did her schooling at Sri Aurobindo Memorial School and attended Bishop Cotton Women’s christian College in J C Road. After completing her schooling, Priyamani modeled for print advertisements. Priyamani pursued a degree in Bachelor of Arts in psychology through correspondence.
Priyamani married Mustafa Raj, an events organizer, in a private ceremony on 23 August 2017. She can speak Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, English and Telugu fluently.
Priyamani Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki
Priya Vasudev Mani Iyer
‘Muththazhagu’ in the Tamil film “Paruthiveeran” (2007)
Physical Stats & More
in centimeters– 168 cm in meters– 1.68 m in feet inches– 5’ 6”
Film Telugu: Evare Atagaadu (2003) as ‘Priyamani’ Film Tamil: Kangalal Kaidhu Sei (2004) as ‘Vidya Sadagoppan’ Film Malayalam: Satyam (2004) as ‘Sona’ Film Kannada: Raam (2009) as ‘Pooja’ Film Bollywood: Raavan (2010) as ‘Jamuni’ TV (Malayalam): D 4 Dance (2014) as a Judge TV (Kannada): Dancing Star 2 (2015) as a Judge TV (Tamil): Kings of Dance (2016) as a Judge
Awards, Honours, Achievements
• National Film Award for Best Actress for the film “Paruthiveeran” (2006) • Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress for the film “Paruthiveeran” (2006) • Filmfare Award South for Best Actress – Tamil for the film “Paruthiveeran” (2007) • Vijay Award for Best Actress for the film “Paruthiveeran” (2007) • Filmfare Award South for Best Actress – Malayalam for the film “Thirakkatha” (2008) • Sandalwood Star Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film “Vishnuvardhana” (2011) • Filmfare Award South for Best Actress – Kannada for the film “Chaarulatha” (2012) • SIIMA Award for Best Actress for the film “Chaarulatha” (2012) • Suvarna Film Award for Best Actress for the film “Chaarulatha” (2012) • Asiavision Television Award for Best Celebrity Judge for the show “D2 – D 4 Dance” (2015) • Asiavision Television Award for Best Celebrity Judge for the show “D3 – D 4 Dance” (2015) • TSR TV9 National Film Award for Best Actress – Kannada for the film “Dwaja” (2018)
Date of Birth
4 June 1984 (Monday)
Age (as in 2019)
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
• Sri Aurobindo Memorial School, Bengaluru • Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian Law College, Bengaluru
She did her graduation through correspondence.
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Listening to Music, Dancing
• In 2012, the Hyderabad media reported that the Aazaan actor, Sachiin Joshi, had teased Priyamani in “allegedly inebriated” state at a party after a match. The reports stated that he had tried to “hold her hand” and “hug” her. However, Priyamani called the reports false and said, “We were just unwinding after the matches. I don’t understand why a story like this has been circulated. All it does is harm Sachiin and my reputations.” • In 2016, Priya shared her engagement news with her fans and well-wishers through Twitter. The actress, who was expecting blessings and good wishes from everyone, was apparently showered with a lot of criticism and nasty comments about her fiance and family. Upset with so much of negativity coming her way, the actress gave a befitting reply to her haters. She wrote, “Fed up of so much of hatred and negativity with regards to the engagement news that I shared this morning hoping that everyone would be a part of my new journey and bless me with ur kind messages..but I’m appalled by so much of negative reactions!Grow up you people!!!ITS MY LIFE..and I’m NOT answerable to any one apart from my parents and my fiancé!” • In May 2016, Priyamani attracted controversy for her remarks over a rape case. The gruesome rape and murder of Jisha, a Government Law college student in Ernakulam, shocked the entire nation and many celebrities voiced their dissent over the recurrence of such incidents in the country. Priya too took to Twitter to share her agony and wrote that India was not a safe place for girls. She even asked the women to leave the country and move to safe places abroad. She was highly criticised for her statement. • Priyamani acted in a movie titled “Engiruntho Vandaal,” but the film for some unknown reasons never progressed beyond a point. So, the makers of the film did not pay her in full. However, later the film was completed with some other artists and a few of Priya’s hot stills, which had been shot earlier, were also being included in the film. Unhappy with the maker’s act, Priyamani filed a complaint with Movie Artists Association MAA, demanding its intervention, and stop using her content or pay her in full.
Relationships & More
• Prithiviraj (Rumoured, actor) • Jagapthi Babu (Rumoured, actor) • Mustafa Raj (owner of an event management company)
27 May 2016
23 August 2017
Father– Vasudeva Mani Iyer (Entrepreneur) Mother– Latha Mani Iyer (Former National Badminton Player and Former Bank Manager at the Union Bank of India)