actress Padmapriya, who has already acted in more than 31 movies in
different South Indian languages, is now entering Kannada films
through Shivaraj Kumar starrer movie Thamassu, directed by
Agni Shridhar. With this movie, the actress has become 'pancha
bhashya actress" (actress in five languages).
Padmapriya, who started her career as a model, has acted in
Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. She started her acting career
with Malayalam film Kaicha. She has starred in 18
Malayalam movies. She has acted with popular Malayalam actors like
Mammootty, Mohanlal, Sureshgopi and Jayaram.
In 2003, she entered Telugu with film Seenu Vaasanthi
Lakshmi, which is a remake of Kaicha. The actress
acted alongside actor-cum-director Cheran in Tamil movie
Thavamai Thavamirundu. She also appeared in Tamil movie
Pattiyal. She has also debuted in Hindi with Bollywood
movie Striker, which is yet to release.
Padmapriya was born in Delhi and she is presently staying with
her father Janakiram in Chennai. She has done MBA in Bangalore and
has worked for GE Company for a few years in Bangalore and Gurgaon.
She is not at all a stranger in Bangalore. Along with catwalk, she
is also interested in Bharathnatyam.
Padma has won 'Miss Andhra Pradesh" crown in 2001. She has also
bagged Filmfare award including Best Actress and Best Character
Actress for a Tamil movie. One more speciality of Padma is that she
has starred in movies of five different languages in 2009