Priyanka Nair

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Priyanka Nair
Born29 June 1985 (1985-06-29) (age 34)
OccupationIndian Film actress/Model
Years active2000–present

Priyanka Nair is an Indian model-turned-actress who works mainly in Malayalam-language films.[1] She made her debut in the Tamil film Veyyil in 2006.[2] She gained critical acclaim for her roles in Bhoomi Malayalam , Vilapangalkappuramand Jalam.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Priyanka is married to Tamil movie director/actor Lawrence Ram on 23 May 2012 in Trivandrum.[4] They have a son Mukund Ram born on may 18 2013.[5] The couple filed for a divorce in 2015[6]


Priyanka completed her Higher Secondary School Certificate Studies and studied Physics at the Mar Ivanios College in Trivandrum, Kerala.[7] During that time, she was also acting part-time in several Malayalam television series including Umakkuyil, Megham and Akashadoothu.[8] She considered acting in serials as "just time pass" and went on to add that she never intended to act in films, but rather wanted to be a lecturer.[7] She made her feature film debut in the Vasanthabalan-directed Tamil drama film Veyyil (2006) that was produced by director Shankar,[9] in which she starred along with Pasupathy. Her debut Malayalam film was Kichamani MBA (2007) that featured her in a supporting role. The following year she starred in T. V. Chandran's Vilapangalkkappuram along with Suhasini and Biju Menon; her performance earned her the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress.[10] Rediff named her the top Malayalam actress of 2009, citing that she "came up with a scintillating performance".[11] She rose to popularity after appearing opposite Mohanlal in Ividam Swargamanu.[12]


Kerala State Film Award

Asianet Film Award


Year Title Role Language Notes
2006 Veyyil Thankam Tamil
2007 Tholaipesi Anitha Tamil
2007 Thiruththam Zahira Tamil
2007 Kichamani MBA Kalyani Malayalam
2008 Vilapangalkkappuram Zahira Malayalam Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
2009 Bhoomi Malayalam Annie Joseph Malayalam
2009 Samastha Keralam PO Radha Malayalam
2009 Keshu Shalini Malayalam
2009 Ividam Swargamanu Betsy Varghese Malayalam
2011 Orma Mathram Deepa Pradeep Malayalam
2011 Zindagi Sharmi Kannada
2012 Sengathu Bhoomiyilae Vairasilai Tamil
2012 Vaanam Paartha Seemaiyile Tamil
2013 Pottas Bomb CI Santhosh Kumar's friend Malayalam
2015 Kumbasaaram Ayisha Malayalam
2016 Malgudi Days Swathy Malayalam
2016 Jalam Seetha Lakshmi Malayalam
2016 Leela CK Bindu Malayalam
2017 Velipadinte Pusthakam Jayanthi Malayalam
2017 Crossroad Devi Malayalam
2018 Theeyorkku Anjael Mithra Tamil
2018 Sukhamano Daveede Jancy teacher Malayalam
2018 Aickarakkonathe Bhishaguaranmaar Malayalam
2019 Pengalila Malayalam
2019 Mask - Malayalam
TBA Mullappoo Pottu Malayalam Filming
TBA Kadalinte Pusthakam Malayalam Filming


  • Thaarattu(DD)
  • Sthreejanmam (Surya TV)
  • Umakkuyil(DD)
  • Megham (Asianet)
  • Swarnamayooram (Asianet )
  • Aakashadoothu (Surya TV)
  • Celebrity kitchen magic (Kairali t.v.) as Judge


  1. ^ "Mathrubhumi - Kerala News, Malayalam News, Politics, Malayalam Movies, Kerala Travel". Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Mathrubhumi - Kerala News, Malayalam News, Politics, Malayalam Movies, Kerala Travel". Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  3. ^ "State Film Awards (2000–12)". Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. Archived from the original on 7 July 2015. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Actress Priyanka Nair is now married". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Malayalam News, Kerala News, Latest Malayalam News, Latest Kerala News, Breaking News, Online News, Malayalam Online News, Kerala Politics, Business News, Movie News, Malayalam Movie News, News Headlines, Malayala Manorama Newspaper, Breaking Malayalam News,". ManoramaOnline. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  6. ^ "'Veyil' Actress Priyanka Nair Files Divorce Plea Against Tamil Film-Maker Lawrence Ram". International Business Times. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Destination Tinsel town". The Hindu. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  8. ^ "The Hindu : Metro Plus Thiruvananthapuram / Cinema : STAR trek". Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Kerala actress Priyanka says no to skin show". IBNLive. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  10. ^ "Kerala State Film Awards announced". Sify. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  11. ^ "Top Malayalam actresses of 2009". Rediff. 30 December 2009. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  12. ^ "Mathrubhumi - Kerala News, Malayalam News, Politics, Malayalam Movies, Kerala Travel". Retrieved 26 September 2015.

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