18-year-old Priya Varrier became an overnight sensation after a sequence from the song Manikya Malaraya Poovi from the upcoming film Oru Adaar Love became viral. The moment between the girl and her high-school crush paved its way to virality in no time
So much is her popularity that Priya Prakash Varrier has taken down Sunny Leone to become Google's most searched actress. Can you believe it?
Priya Varrier hails from Poonkunnam city from Kerala
Priya Varrier is a first-year B.com student of Vimala College, which is a girls-only college. So, shooting for Oru Adaar Love was a different experience for Priya
Priya Varrier was auditioned for a short role in the film. It so happened that the director - Omar Ikka - saw the rushes of the schoolboy she winks at, Roshan Abdul Rahoof, and Priya and he felt they were cute together
An impressed Omar, then asked Roshan to do the eyebrow act and also asked Priya if she could do it as well. That’s how they shot the viral sequence, which wasn’t even planned. Spontaneous scenes sometimes work magic and this was the best example
Priya Varrier made her entry into the world of fashion with a programme on Mathrubhumi Kappa TV
Priya Prakash Varrier's popularity broke all records as the pretty girl received around 6 lakhs followers on Instagram in merely one day
Priya Prakash Varrier's growing popularity got her Instagram account verified in no time
Priya Varrier currently has 3 million+ followers on Instagram
Talking about the song Manikya Malaraya Poovi, it's a Mappila paattu, a song sung by Muslims of the Malabar region during religious or other occasions
Manikya Malaraya Poovi song is about the love story of the Prophet Muhammad and his wife, Khadeeja.
Priya is also a trained Mohiniyattam dancer, perhaps that helped her give beautiful expressions
Before foraying into the film industry, Priya Varrier had walked the ramp for several events and fashion shows also
Clicked on the sets of Omar Ikka, Priya posted this picture, captioning it quirkily, "She sees in black and white, Thinks in greys, But loves in colour"
We wish the young lady a bright future ahead