Actress Priyamani (Priya mani), who entered Sandalwood through the Puneet Rajkumar starrer movie Raam, has bagged another offer in Kannada even before the release of her first film. The actress will be seen alongside Golden star Ganesh in his untitled Kannada film, which is a remake of Vijay-Jothika's Tamil film Kushi.
Priya's second Kannada film will be produced by Chandrashekar and directed by Mussanje Maathu fame Mahesh. Earlier, the actress had many opportunities to star opposite Ganesh. But she could not accept them due to some reason. Now, Jothika"s character in the original has prompted her to accept the role.
The South Indian actress, who is all excited to work with Ganesh, is eagerly waiting for the release of her first Kannada film Raam. "Once Raam releases, people will know who I am. I won"t even be able to ask auto drivers to drop me home because then they"ll know where I live," Times of India quotes her saying.
Priyamani knows five languages - Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi. And she is known as 'pancha baashe taare' for she has acted in all these languages. However, she is disappointed over not dubbing herself for Raam, despite knowing Kannada.
Presently, the actress is shooting for the Telugu film Pravarakhyudu. She has already completed the shooting of her debut Bollywood film Raavan, which is directed by Mani Ratnam. She is now hoping that this movie would be her stepping stone for Bollywood. She says, "I"ll know where I stand in Bollywood after Raavan"s release. If it works out, fine. Otherwise, I"m as happy working in the south."