Priyamani Biography, Age, Height, Family, Education, & More

Priya Vasudevan Mani Iyer, also known as Priyatama, is an Indian actress. She built her career in movies from different parts of India and won a National Film Award and three Filmfare Awards in various languages. Alongside films, she’s been on TV shows and judged dance competitions. Her first film was in Telugu, “Evare Atagaadu,” back in 2003. Interestingly, she used to play badminton at a national level.

Priyamani Biography

Priyamani, an Indian actress and model, won the National Award for her role in the Tamil film ‘Paruthiveeran’ released in 2005. Perhaps, with such heightened qualities, she might focus so much on small things that she could miss out on bigger chances in life. Despite this, she’s known for her sensitivity and generosity. This award-winning actress delivered a brilliant performance as Vennela in Mani Ratnam’s ‘Villain’.

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Personal Information

Real Name Priya Vasudev Mani Iyer
Nickname AKA Pillu
DOB (Date of Birth) 4 June 1984 (Monday)
Age 39 Years
Birth Place Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Hometown Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Religion Hinduism

Education/Qualifications

School Sri Aurobindo Memorial School, Bengaluru
Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian Law College, Bengaluru
College/ University She did her graduation through correspondence.
Education Qualifications Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Physical Stats

Height

Feet & Inches 5’ 6”
Meter 1.68 m
Centimeters 168 cm
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurements 34-26-35

Family Information

Father Name Vasudeva Mani Iyer (Entrepreneur)
Mother Name Latha Mani Iyer (Former National Badminton Player and Former Bank Manager at the Union Bank of India)
Siblings Brother- Vishakh (Entrepreneur)
Marital Status Married
Engagement Date 27 May 2016
Marriage Date 23 August 2017
Husband Mustafa Raj
Children N/A

Affairs

Boyfriend Prithiviraj (Rumoured, actor), Jagapthi Babu (Rumoured, actor),  Mustafa Raj (owner of an event management company)

Profession

Profession Actress
Net Worth US$7 million in 2023

Favorites

Color Black and Pink
Food Chicken Biriyani
Drink Kashmiri Kahwa
Actor/Actress Kamal Haasan,

Sridevi

Songs “Ajeeb Dastan Hai Yeh” Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai (1960)
Movies Raazi
Hobbies Listening to Music, Dancing
Priyamani Childhood Picture
Priyamani Childhood Picture
Priyamani Young Age Picture
Priyamani Young Age Picture
Priyamani With her Husband Picture
Priyamani With her Husband Picture
Priyamani With her Father Picture
Priyamani With her Father Picture
Priyamani With her Mother Picture
Priyamani With her Mother Picture
Priyamani With her Boyfriend Picture
Priyamani With her Boyfriend Picture
Priyamani With her Boyfriend Picture
Priyamani With her Boyfriend Picture
Priyamani With her Boyfriend Picture
Priyamani With her Boyfriend Picture

Family

Priya’s dad, Vasudev Mani Iyer, runs a plantation, while her mom, Latha Mani Iyer, used to play badminton at a national level. She has an older brother, Vishakh, who works in the family’s farming business alongside their dad. Also, she’s the granddaughter of Kamala Kailas, a famous Carnatic vocalist.

Age

She came into the world on a Monday, June 4, 1984, in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Now, she’s 39 years old.

Education

After attending Sri Aurobindo Memorial School in Bengaluru, she went on to study at Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian Law College in the same city. Later, she graduated from there with a B.A. in psychology.

Height and Weight

She stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 53 kilograms. Her hair and eyes are both black in color.

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Husband and Relationship

Priyamani got married to her long-time boyfriend, Mustafa Raj, who works as an event planner, on August 23, 2017, in a private ceremony in Bengaluru. Her husband’s name is Mustafa Raj.

Career

Priyamani began her acting journey in 2003 with the Telugu film “Evare Atagaadu,” directed by P Bhanu Shankar. This was her debut in the industry, starring alongside Vallabha as Rekha. Even while preparing for her intermediate exams, she appeared in ads for brands like Lakshmi Silks and Erode Silks. However, it was her role as the village girl Muththazhagi in the Tamil film “Paruthiveeran” that brought her into the spotlight. Director Bharathiraja noticed her talent, leading to her breakthrough. After that, she starred in several notable films like “Hare Ram” (2008), “Ninaithale Inikkum” (2009), “Raam” (2009), “Raavan” (2010), and “Idolle Ramayana” (2016), showcasing her versatility in over 50 films across different Indian languages.

Net Worth

As per reports, her net worth has soared past US$7 million in 2023. Additionally, she earns over Rs 35 lakh every month.

Films List

Title Language Notes Role Year
Evare Atagaadu Telugu credited as Priya Rekha 2003
Kangalal Kaidhu Sei Tamil Vidhya Sadagopan 2004
Satyam Malayalam Sona  
Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam Tamil Thulasi 2005
Otta Nanayam Malayalam Reshma  
Pellaina Kothalo Telugu Lakshmi 2006
Madhu Tamil Mercy  
Paruthiveeran Tamil National Film Award for Best Actress (2006) Muthazhagu 2007
Toss Telugu Naina  
Yamadonga Telugu Maheswari  
Nava Vasantham Telugu Anjali  
Malaikottai Tamil Malar  
Thotta Tamil Nalina 2008
Thirakkatha Malayalam Malavika  
Hare Ram Telugu Anjali  
King Telugu Special appearance in song “Nuvvu Ready Nenu Ready” Herself  
Drona Telugu Indhu 2009
Mitrudu Telugu Indu  
Puthiya Mukham Malayalam Anjana  
Arumugam Tamil Yamini  
Ninaithale Inikkum Tamil Meera  
Pravarakhyudu Telugu Sailaja  
Raam Kannada Pooja  
Shambo Shiva Shambo Telugu Munimma 2010
Sadhyam Telugu Suhani  
Golimaar Telugu Pavithra  
Raavan Hindi Jamuni  
Raavanan Tamil Vennila  
Pranchiyettan and the Saint Malayalam Padmashree  
Eno Onthara Kannada Madhumathi  
Rakht Charitra II Hindi Bilingual film (also partially reshot in Tamil) Bhavani  
Telugu    
Ragada Telugu Priya /
Ashtalakshmi
 
Raaj Telugu Mythili 2011
Kshetram Telugu Naga Penchalamma/
Sohini Aggarwal
 
Vishnuvardhana Kannada Meera  
Ko Ko Kannada Cauvery 2012
Meera Kannada Anna Bond
Deepthi Malayalam Grandmaster
Chaaru and Latha Bilingual film Kannada Chaarulatha
Tamil  
Lakshmi Kannada Priya 2013
Chennai Express Hindi Special appearance in the song “1 2 3 4 Get on the Dance Floor” Dancer  
Chandee Telugu Ganga/Chandee  
Alice: A True Story Malayalam Alice/Uma 2014
Njangalude Veettile Athidhikal Malayalam Bhavana  
Ambareesha Kannada Smitha  
Ranna Kannada Special Appearance in the song “What to do” Herself 2015
Kathe Chitrakathe Nirdeshana Puttanna Kannada Geethanjali 2016
Kalpana 2 Kannada Kalpana  
Dana Kayonu Kannada Jagadhamba (Jhummi)  
Idolle Ramayana / Mana Oori Ramayanam Kannada/Telugu Bilingual film Susheela  
Chowka Kannada Mariea D Souza 2017
Dhwaja Kannada Ramya 2018
Ashiq Vanna Divasam Malayalam Shyni  
Pathinettam Padi Malayalam Cameo appearance Gowri Vasudev 2019
Nanna Prakara Kannada Dr. Amrutha  
Ateet Hindi Zee5 film Janvi 2020
Naarappa Telugu Amazon Prime film Sundaramma 2021
Bhamakalapam Telugu Aha film Anupama Mohan 2022
Virata Parvam Telugu Comrade Bharatakka  
Salaam Venky Hindi Cameo appearance Adv. Nanda Kumar  
Dr. 56 Kannada Bilingual film Priya Krishna  
Tamil    
Custody Telugu Bilingual film Dakshayani 2023
Tamil    
Jawan Hindi Lakshmi  
Bhamakalapam 2 † Telugu Completed Anupama Mohan  
Quotation Gang † Tamil Completed TBA  
Neru † Malayalam Filming TBA  
Khaimara † Kannada Filming TBA  
Maidaan † Hindi Delayed TBA  

Television Web series List

Title Language Network Role Year
Sarvam Shakthi Mayam Hindi ZEE5 Priya 2023
His Story Hindi Alt Balaji, ZEE5 Sakshi 2021
The Family Man Hindi Amazon Prime Video Suchitra Tiwari 2019–present

As a host or judge List

Program Channel Notes Language Year
D 4 Dance Mazhavil Manorama Malayalam 2014
D 2 – D 4 Dance   2015
Dancing Star 2 ETV Kannada Kannada  
Dancing Star Juniors   2016
Kings of Dance Star Vijay Tamil  
D 3 – D 4 Dance Mazhavil Manorama Asiavision Television Award for Best Celebrity Judge Malayalam  
Dancing Star 3 Colors Kannada Kannada  
D4 junior v/s seniors Mazhavil Manorama Malayalam 2017
Dance Jodi Dance 2 Zee Tamil Tamil  
Dhee 10 ETV Telugu Telugu  
Dhee 11 ETV Telugu   2018–2019
Dance Kerala Dance Zee Keralam Malayalam 2018–2019
Teas Best Partner Mazhavil Manorama   2019
Kerala Dance League Amrita TV Celebrity judge    
D5 junior Mazhavil Manorama Grand finale jury    
Famously Filmfare MX Player Host Malayalam
Kannada
 
Comedy Stars Asianet Recurring Judge Malayalam 2019–2020
Comedy Stars Weekend Challenge Asianet   2019–2020
Dance Jodi Dance 3.0 Zee Tamizh Tamil  
Dhee Champions ETV Telugu Telugu 2020
Dhee 13   2021
Dhee 14 Dancing Icon   2022

Short films

Title Language Channel Role Year
Hand of God Malayalam Mazhavil Manorama Eleena 2017
White English YouTube Blind lady 2019

Awards and nominations List

Award Category Work / film Result Language Year
National Film Award for Best Actress Paruthiveeran Won Tamil  
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress Won    
Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil Won   2007
Vijay Award for Best Actress Won    
Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam Thirakkatha Won Malayalam 2008
Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada Raam Nominated Kannada 2009
Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam Pranchiyettan and the Saint Nominated Malayalam 2011
Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada Chaarulatha Won Kannada 2012
Suvarna Film Award for Best Actress Won    
SIIMA Award for Best Actress – Kannada Won    
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu Mana Oori Ramayanam Nominated Telugu 2016
Kalaimamani Awards Contribution to Tamil Cinema Won Tamil 2017
Filmfare OTT Awards for Best Actor Series (Female) : Drama The Family Man Nominated Hindi 2020
Filmfare OTT Awards Best Actor, Drama Series (Female) – Critic’s Choice Won    
SIIMA Award for Best Actress – Telugu Narappa Nominated Telugu 2022
SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu Virata Parvam Nominated   2023

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