It has been a stunning shot to fame for Priya Prakash Varrier as she became the ruler of hearts with just a wink!
The 18-year-old became a celebrity overnight after a short clip from the song Manikya Malaraya Poovi from Omar Lulu’s upcoming Malayalam movie Oru Adaar Love went viral on social media. The song sung by Vineeth Sreenivasan and composed by Shaan Rahman became popular but it was Priya who stole the show.
Priya already broke records on Instagram when she gained about 606K followers within a day but now, the young star has broken the YouTube record as well.
The song, Manikya Malaraya Poovi has already crossed 10 million views which no other song in Mollywood has managed to achieve in such a short span of time
Ahead of Valentines Day, her mailbox is full of date requests, with so many proposals already. “My family and I are confused about how to react to his instant fame. It happened overnight and I don’t how to really handle all this fame and attention. This is my first feature film,” Priya told Gulf News.
Speaking about the preparation for the Malayalam song ‘Manikya Malaraya Poovi’ from her debut film ‘Oru Adaar Love’, Priya told HT, “The director wanted me to play with my eyebrows in a certain way. It’s a mappila song (rhythmic songs in the north Kerala tradition) that has been recreated for the film. And there’s a scene where this girl and this boy converse through expressions — and the director wanted a certain mannerism. I just followed his instruction.”