- Birthday18 June, 1984
- Fun Trivia:Priyamani is Vidya Balan’s cousin
- Famous Quote:There are cultural differences between the industries in terms of how they deal with the topics.
Born in a Tamil speaking family in Bangalore to Vasudeva Mani Iyer and Latha Mana Iyer, Priyamani started modeling while she was still in school. With the 2002 Telugu film Evare Atagaadu, a box-office flop, she began her journey in the world of films and went on to star in several successful and unsuccessful films in a career spanning almost 15 years. Paruthiveeran, Yamadonga, Thirakkatha and Chaarulatha are amongst her best known films. Besides winning National Film Award for Best Actress for Paruthiveeran, she has won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress thrice. She is popular amongst the Hindi speaking audience for her special appearance in the song 1,2,3,4 Get On The Dance Floor from Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chennai Express .