“I am a big fan of Mani Ratnam”, said Priyamani during promotional event of Villain. “When I got a call from Madras Talkies for Raavan, I felt tremors in my limbs”, she says.
The sexy siren Priyamani, who started her career in 2004, has a roller coaster ride in the past six years. Initially, she had to wait for three years to make it big.
She is game for both glam shows and award winning films. She has dubbed in all the three languages – Hindi, Tamil and Telugu for her role in Mani Ratnam’s Raavan.
Raavan is Priyamani’s Bollywood debut film. In the film, Priyamani shot for one emotional scene, which started at 8.15 am and last till 4 pm. She cried while reading for the scene. Her song in the film took one week to shoot.
Priyamani speaks Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu fluently. Prior to entering film industry, she was a successful model. Her first Telugu film, ‘Evare Atagaadu’ was a flop. ‘Pellaina Kothalo’ with Jagapathi Babu was her first hit film in Tollywood.
Priyamani had created sensation with a bikini in the film, ‘Drona’. She had paired opposite Babai and Abbayi Balakrishna and Junior NTR.
Priyamani is also acting in Ram Gopal Varma’s Raktha Charitra.