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Priyamani not comfortable being intimate on screen

The National award-winning actress Priyamani, who stars in the web series "The Family Man" alongside Manoj Bajpayee, says, without degrading what other actors may feel about the issue, she avoids intimate scenes because such content is not suitable for a family audience.

"I do not want to associate myself with sexual content on the webspace. Honestly, I understand that as an actor I should be comfortable with playing different characters. I am also not degrading those actors who are part of stories that require intimate scenes, but as an actress, I wouldn't be doing any scene that requires smooching and making out. I am not comfortable," Priyamani told Ians.

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Priyamani to make comeback with Telugu flick 'Sirivennela'

TollywoodThe movie will be directed by Prakash Pulijala and produced by A N Bhasha and Rama Seetha under their banner.Digital NativePriyamani will be staging a comeback with the Telugu flick Sirivennela, confirm sources. The award-winning actor, soon after her marriage, took a break from acting. However, with an impressive script like Sirivennela coming her way, she has decided to comeback. According to the sources close to the film, it is an apt project for her and the role has been tailor-made. Sirivennela will be directed by Prakash Pulijala and produced by A N Bhasha and Rama Seetha under their banner. Priyamani got married to her long-time beau in August last year and stayed away from the limelight. However, when she was approached with the script for Sirivennela, she just couldn’t say no and took up the offer. Priyamani made his debut with the movie Ullam in 2003 but her
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Wish to direct brother Suriya some day, says Karthi in a chat with fans

Basking in the success of Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru, actor Karthi had a chat session with his fans on Tuesday evening and revealed his desire to direct his brother Suriya. It should be noted that Karthi started his career as an assistant director to Mani Ratnam on the sets of his brother’s film Aayutha Ezhuthu before making his acting debut with National award-winning Tamil film Paruthiveeran. In his chat, he wrote: “When I was an assistant director, I was writing a script for anna only.
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Priyamani to do item number in Chennai Express

Priyamani to do item number in Chennai Express
Rohit Shetty's next Chennai Express starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone has been in the news thanks to Deepika's 'lungi' look in the film. However, now we hear that National award winning south actress Priyamani is all set to make an appearance in the film. In fact she will be seen doing her first ever item number in Chennai Express. With item numbers fast becoming one of the essentials in any Bollywood potboilers, Priyamani who won the National Award for her 2006 Tamil film Paruthi Veeran, will be seen grooving the film. Chennai Express, directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Gauri Khan is slated for release later this year.
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South star Priyamani turns item girl for Shahrukh Khan

South star Priyamani turns item girl for Shahrukh Khan
Priyamani is not a newcomer to Hindi film industry; she has earlier worked in movies like ‘Rakht Charitra’ and ‘Raavan’. Unfortunately none of the movies did well in the box office and her performance was not noted by the movie goers. She is a noted actress in down south. Her performance in the Tamil film "Paruthi Veeran” (in the year 2006) brought her the coveted National Award. Therefore, acting is no something new to her but doing an item number is. Priyamani has never done an item number. However, things are all set to change, she is going to do an item number for the very first time in Rohit Shetty’s movie ‘Chennai Expr...
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Priyamani to do item song in 'Chennai Express'

Priyamani to do item song in 'Chennai Express'
Mumbai, Feb 11: National Award-winning southern actress Priyamani has worked in Hindi films earlier but in Rohit Shetty's "Chennai Express" she is doing her first ever item number. The actress can't wait to shoot for it as it would allow her to meet Bollywood superstar and the film's lead actor Shah Rukh Khan.

"I am very excited. I am just waiting for the shoot to happen so that I get to meet Shah Rukh Khan and to shoot with him," Priyamani told Ians.

The actress, who won the National Award for 2006 Tamil film "Paruthi Veeran", is doing an item song for the first time and said: "I have never done an item number. It is the first.
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Priyamani Camped in Bollywood

Having completed her shooting stint for Raavana with Aishwarya Rai and Abshishek Bachchan, Priyamani is currently camped out in Mumbai, possibly hoping that more Bollywood offers may come her way. Meanwhile, work is continuing on the Kannada movie called Raam with Puneet Rajkumar. Best known for her stunning performance in Paruthi Veeran with Karthi, a film that ran in cinemas for over a year, she is also looking forward to Shambo Shiva Shambo with Ravi Teja.

Priyamani is a cousin of Bollywood star Vidya Balan but admits they are not often in contact. “We are first cousins! We don’t meet as often as our parents do,” she confirms, “I’m very proud that she’s family, and I wish her a great career.”

Known for her performances as sweet, troubled village girls, will we be seeing Priyamani in a glamour role? “Definitely no, every one should see that I
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Sisters Rule in Bollywood

Hot on the news that Ayesha Takia is about to launch her sister in Bollywood, we learn that Vidya Balan's sister Priyamani is about to launch her career with a role opposite Abhishek Bachchan in Raavana where she plays Abhi's sister Shoorpankha. The Balans know the Bachchans very well – Vidya also appeared in Guru and with both the male distaffs of the family in Pa. A source from Mani Ratnam's crew on Raavan says, "Many top Bollywood actresses were approached for the role of Shoorpankha but they refused it because they didn't want to play Abhishek Bachchan's sister. Abhishek is a dishy actor, and not many actresses want to ruin their chances of being paired romantically opposite him by playing his sister in Raavan."

Priyamani is no stranger to the screen. The South actress has won awards for her performances in the movies Paruthi Veeran and Thirakkatha.
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Priyamani Makes her Bollywood Debut in Ravaan

Bubbly Southern star Priyamani will be making her Bollywood debut in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan's new movie Ravana in a negative role - and she didn't even realise it! "I didn't know that I would be a part of the Hindi film until the costume designer came to take my measurements for two sets of costumes," she explains, "He said he had been instructed to take measurements for both the Tamil and Hindi versions of the film...I wear different dresses in them. I was very happy when this information was revealed to me by Sabyasachi Mukherjee who has been working with Rani Mukerji for Hindi films."

Kerala-born Priyamani is the cousin of Vidya Balan. A Psychology student, she won the National Film Award for her role in Paruthi Veeran. She was also in the hit Yamadonga and won a Filmfare South Award for her role in Thirakkatha.
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