Prayaga Martin

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Prayaga Martin
Native name Prayaga Rose Martin
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Mahatma Gandhi University
Occupation
  • Actress
  • dancer
  • model
Years active 2009–present
Home town Kochi, Kerala

Prayaga Rose Martin is an Indian film actress from Kerala, who predominantly works in Malayalam cinema. She debuted in a minor role in Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded in 2009. She rose to prominence after the Tamil film Pisaasu, which garnered her recognition.[1]

Early life[edit]

Prayaga was born Prayaga Rose Martin to Martin Peter and Jiji Martin. She did her schooling from Bhavans Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara[citation needed] and completed[when?] her bachelor's degree in English Literature and Communication studies at St. Teresa's College, Ernakulam.[1] She is a trained classical dancer. Before foraying into films she appeared as the model for M 4 Marry.com , T.T. Devassy Jewellery and Dhatri hair oil.

Career[edit]

Prayaga's debuted in Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded in 2009 as a child actor when she was in seventh grade. After appearing in the cover of Vanitha, she was called by director Mysskin for her first lead role Pisaasu (2014).[2] She signed a film titled Cartoon opposite Fahadh Faasil, but did not materialized. In 2016, she signed three Malayalam films.[1] Prayaga's role as Parvathy in Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya opposite Unni Mukundan got appreciation. Later in 2016, she replaced Madonna Sebastian in Siddhique 's Fukri. In late 2016, she played the female lead opposite Dileep in the political thriller Ramaleela, and also starred in P. T. Kunjumohammed's Vishwasapoorvam Mansoor.[3] Martin has participated in several TV shows, such as Comedy Super Night, Onnum Onnum Moonu, Comedy Super Night 2, Onnum Onnum Moonu Season 2, Show Guru, I personally, JB Junction, Malabar Masala, and judged the show Midukki in Mazhavil Manorama.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2009 Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded Azar's sister Child artist
2012 Ustad Hotel Shahana's sister Cameo appearance
2014 Pisaasu Bhavani Tamil film
2016 Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya Parvathy
Pa Va Mary
Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan Ann Maria
Ore Mukham Bhama
2017 Fukri Nafsi
Viswasapoorvam Mansoor Mumtaz
Pokkiri Simon Deepa
Ramaleela Helena
2018 Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumar Akanam College student Cameo Appearance in the song Deivame Kaithozhan
Oru Pazhaya Bomb Kadha Sruthi
Ulta TBA Filming

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Category Film Result
2015 3rd South Indian International Movie Awards SIIMA Award for Best Female Débutante – Tamil Pisasu Nominated
2017 Asianet Film Awards Best Star Pair Ore Mugham Nominated
2017 Vanitha Film Awards Best New Face Female Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan Won
2017 4th South Indian International Movie Awards SIIMA Award for Best Female Débutante – Malayalam Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya Nominated
2017 Jaycey Foundation Special Jury Pa Va Won
2017 Yuva Awards Promising star Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan Nominated
2017 Yuva Awards Outstanding talent Fukri Nominated
2018 Asianet Film Awards Best Star Pair Pokkiri Simon Nominated
2018 Most Popular Actress Ramaleela Won
2018 Santosham Film Awards Best Actress-Malayalam Ramaleela Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Deepa Soman (23 August 2014). "Kochi girl Prayaga in Mysskin's Pisasu". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  2. ^ Joseph, Shinto (4 June 2016). "Campus girl Prayaga". Malayala Manorama. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ Mohandas, Vandana (23 June 2017). "It has been a great destiny: Prayaga Martin". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 1 January 2018.

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