Priyamani won the prestigious National Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Ameer’s Paruthiveeran at the 54th National Film Awards announced in New Delhi.Priyamani’s portrayal of a southern firebrand village girl ‘Muthazhagu’ has got national recognition. The climax scene of ‘Paruthi Veeran’ saw actress Priyamani at her very best. It was a performance to cherish.
Priyamani was born in Palakkad in 1984. She was brought up in Banglore. Priya Mani made her debut in Tamil as heroine in Kangalal kaithu sei in 2004 directed by Bharathiraja — critically acclaimed South Indian director.