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
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
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."