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Kalyani Priyadarshan’s Biography
Kalyani Priyadarshan is an Indian actress who primarily works in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu movies. She was born on April 5, 1993. Kalyani Priyadarshan’s age is 30 years. Her Zodiac sign is Aries.
She started her acting career in the Telugu film Hello as an assistant production designer (2017). For her performance, she was given the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and the SIIMA Award for Best Telugu Female Debut.
Chitralahari (2019), Varane Avashyamund (2020), Maanaadu (2021), Hridayam (2022), Bro Daddy (2022), and Thallumaala are just a few of the popular movies in which Priyadarshan has appeared (2022).
Kalyani Priyadarshan’s Family
Kalyani Priyadarshan is the daughter of a well-known Indian film producer, screenwriter, and director Priyadarshan Nair. Her mother’s name is Lissy Lakshmi who is also a south Indian Actress. Kalyani's younger brother is named Sidharth Priyadarshan.
Kalyani Priyadarshan’s Education Qualification
Kalyani Priyadarshan attended her primary and secondary schools in Lady Andal, Chennai, before moving on to Singapore for her further studies and work at the theatre companies.
She graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York City with a bachelor's degree in architectural design.
Kalyani also worked as a theatre intern at the Williamstown Theatre Festival at that time. She took an acting class at the Adishakti Theatre in Pondicherry before leaving for India.
Kalyani Priyadarshan’s Top 5 Movies and Career
Vineeth Sreenivasan wrote and directed the coming-of-age romantic drama movie Hridayam in the Malayalam language in 2022. It was co-produced by Noble Babu Thomas through Big Bang Entertainments and Visakh Subramaniam through Merryland Cinemas. Pranav Mohanlal, Kalyani Priyadarshan, and Darshana Rajendran are the movie's main actors.
Merryland Studio, one of Kerala's first film studios, is back in the business with Hridayam. The movie brought back limited edition vinyl records and audio cassettes in India. The movie was filmed in Chennai, India, at KCG College of Technology.
On January 21, 2022, Hridayam was released in theatres all around the world.
Both audiences and reviewers gave it favourable ratings. The movie became the third-highest grossing Malayalam movie of the year with worldwide box office receipts of over 79.8 crore (US$10 million).
Two Kerala State Film Awards were given to the movie, including Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value. The Internet Movie Database listed the movie as one of the best Indian movies of 2022. (IMDB)
Maanaadu is a 2021 science fiction action thriller film written and directed by Venkat Prabhu and produced by Suresh Kamatchi in the Tamil language. Along with S. A. Chandrasekhar, Y. G. Mahendran, Karunakaran, Premgi Amaren, Aravind Akash, and Anjena Kirti in supporting parts, the movie stars Silambarasan, S. J. Suryah, and Kalyani Priyadarshan.
The movie centres on a regular person and a police officer who are caught in a time loop on the day of the chief minister's public conference and made to live the same day repeatedly.
The majority of the filming took place in Chennai, with shoot schedules in Pondicherry, Yercaud, and Hosur. On November 25, 2021, Maanaadu received a worldwide theatrical release. Both critics and viewers gave it favourable reviews, praising the cast's acting (especially S.J. Suryah and STR), the director's direction, the narrative approach, the action scenes, and the technical features (soundtrack, editing and others).
Many newspapers hailed the movie as one of the best Tamil films of 2021 for its successful integration of the time-loop idea with commercial components. Both critically and financially, it was deemed a box office success.
The 2019 superhero movie Hero was written by Pon Parthiban, Savari Muthu, and Antony Bhagyaraj and directed by P. S. Mithran. Kotapadi J. Rajesh produced the movie through his production company, KJR Studios. The stars included are Sivakarthikeyan, Arjun Sarja, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Ivana, and Abhay Deol. Kalyani Priyadarshan and Abhay Deol made their Tamil film debuts in this movie.
The movie had a broad release on December 20, 2019. Filmmaker Bosco Prabhu charged Mithran with stealing his plot before the film's debut. The Madras High Court imposed an interim order prohibiting the movie in April 2020.
The movie was removed from Amazon Prime Video after the Madras High Court granted an interim order prohibiting it from being broadcast or streamed on television or online. In May 2020, after the problem was rectified, the ban was lifted.
The cast performance (especially that of Sivakarthikeyan, Arjun, and Abhay Deol), soundtrack, cinematography, VFX, and action scenes all garnered positive reviews for the movie. The movie's pacing, script, and characters, however, came under criticism.
The 2019 Indian Telugu comedy-drama Chitralahari was written and directed by Kishore Tirumala, and it was made by Mythri Movie Makers. Sai Dharam Tej, Kalyani Priyadarshan, and Nivetha Pethuraj are the movie's main actors; other actors who appear in supporting parts include Sunil, Vennela Kishore, Posani Krishna Murali, and Brahmaji.
Devi Sri Prasad wrote the music, Karthik Ghattamaneni shot the movie, and A. Sreekar Prasad did the editing. The movie debuted on April 12, 2019, to mixed to favourable reviews, and it was a financial success.
The romantic action movie Hello! Was released in 2017 by Vikram K. Kumar. Akkineni Nagarjuna, through Annapurna Studios, produced the movie. Starring in the movie are Jagapati Babu, Ramya Krishna, Kalyani Priyadarshan, and Akhil Akkineni. Anup Rubens is the composer of the music. It was made available on December 22, 2017.
The movie made $26.4 crore in total revenue over the course of four days, with a distributors' split of $14.38 crore. The four-day gross in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana was $15.75 crore, with a share of $10.1 crore. Hello made 34 crore in its first week of release.
Kalyani Priyadarshan’s Upcoming Movies
Sesham Mike-il Fathima
Sesham Mike-il Fathima, a forthcoming film starring Kalyani Priyadarshan, appears to have already secured its OTT agreement. Manu C. Kumar, a former journalist who has now moved to filmmaking, began shooting the movie on September 14 in Kerala.
The actress plays the part of Fathima, a football commentator, in Sesham Mike-il Fathima, which is billed as a lighthearted entertainer. The OTT rights to the movie have reportedly been sold to Netflix. It is yet unknown whether the movie will have a theatrical run before it is released directly to OTT or vice versa.
The film Loop was directed by Venkat Prabhu, and produced by Suresh Kamatchi, and actress Silambarasan. Kalyani Priyadarshan, S. J. Surya, S. A. Chandrasekhar, and Y. G. Mahendran are the supporting cast for this film. Yuvan Shankar Raja composed the soundtrack and lyrics. The date of release is yet to be decided.
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Kalyani Priyadarshan’ Networth
Kalyani Priyadarshan has had a very good career and is quite well-liked. Kalyani Priyadarshan has gained a lot of recognition. Kalyani Priyadarshan's net worth is estimated at $1 million (7-8 croresINR) annually.
Kalyani Priyadarshan Awards and Achievements
- In 2016, Kalyani Priyadarshan won Filmfare Prizes South Africa's Best Female Debut Filmfare Award Salutation: Best Debut Actress at SIIMA Awards.
5 Unknown Facts about Kalyani Priyadarshan
- Vidya Balan is her favourite Bollywood Actress.
- She joined the "Williamstown Theatre Festival" in Williamstown, Massachusetts, after completing her studies.
- 2014 saw the divorce of her parents.
- Kalyani Priyadarshan began her career in 2013 in the Bollywood film Krish 3 as Sabu Cyril's assistant production designer. In 2016, he served as an assistant art director for the Tamil film Iru Mugan.
- There were rumours of her tying the knot with co-actor Pranav Mohanlal and a childhood friend. However, she dismissed the rumours saying Pranav is like her elder brother.