Padmapriya Janakiraman Biography / Biodata
|Alternative Names||Priya / Padma Priya|
|Date of Birth||28 Feb 1980
|Birth Place||Thenkasi, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Eye colour||Light brown
|Mother Name||Mrs. Vijaya Janakiraman|
|Brother Name||Prabhakar Janakiraman
||Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi, Bengali|
||Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi
|College Days||Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies|
|Hobbies||Reading, Classical Music, Travelling, Swimming, Dancing, Cooking|
||Risk consultant , GE, Bangalore, Gurgaon|
||Natya Brahma V.S. Ramamurthy|
|Favourite food||Vegetarian only
|Favourite Hollywood Actor
||Johnny Depp , Robert Mario De Niro|
|Favourite Bollywood Actor
||Irfan khan, Naseeruddin Shah|
|Favourite Kollywood Actor
|Favourite Malayalam Actor
|Favourite Movies||All french and Iranian movies|
|Favourite Malayalam pair
||Mohanlal and Manju Warrier|
|Awards won||Miss. Andhra Pradesh, 2001|
|Telugu first movie||Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi, 2004|
|Malayalam debut movie||Kaazhcha, 2004|
|Tamil debut movie||Thavamai Thavamirundhu, 2005|
|Hindi debut movie||Striker, 2008
|Ultimate goal||“Starting an institution which teaches dance to the talented, free of cost.”
|Profession||Dancer, Actress, Model
# Padmapriya is a classical bharatanatyam dancer, she made her debut in 2003 throuh “Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi”.
# She was born in Delhi and brought up in Punjab. Her father Janakiraman is a brigadier in Indian Army.
# She learnt bharatanatyam under the guidance of guru Natya Brahma V. S. Ramamurthy. So far She has done more than 200 public performances.
# After her MBA she worked at Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, GE Capital and Symphony.
# She won Miss. Andhra Pradesh title in 2001. While working in corporate sectors she stepped into modeling and from there landed in film industry.
# She hit the tabloid headlines when she made an allegation against director Swamy saying she was beaten by him during the shooting of Mirugam.
# “Cheran is brilliant, extraordinary and a genius, a man with a lot of standing.”
# “I am not against glamour. I believe in sensuality not vulgarity. One should attract the audience not distract them.”
# “I was a feminist; but now I am not.”