Kalyani Priyadarshan Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki
Kalyani Priyadarshan is an Indian film actress who works in the Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil film industries. She made her acting debut in the 2017 Telugu film Hello for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South and 7th South Indian International Movie Awards. Her mother Lissy (aka) Lakshmi is a famous actress. She was grown up and completed her schooling in Kerala. After completing her junior schooling in India, she moved to the United States for her further studies.
She is known as the daughter of the notable filmmaker in the Malayalam industry Priyadarshan. She made her debut in 2017 with Telugu film Hello along with Akhil.
Kalyani Priyadarshan Family
Kalyani was born to Indian filmmaker Priyadarshan and Malayalam actress Lissy. She is the elder of two children, with a brother Sidharth. Her parents divorced in 2014.
She did her early schooling in Lady Andal, Chennai and later studied in Singapore, where she also worked in theatre groups. After completing her schooling, she got her bachelor’s degree in architecture designing from Parsons School of Design, New York City. During this time she also interned in theatre. Returning to India, she has attended an acting workshop in Adishakti Theatre, Pondicherry.
Father- Priyadarshan Soman Nair (Filmmaker)
Mother- Lissy Lakshmi (Actress)
Brother- Siddharth (Younger)
Kalyani Priyadarshan Bio/Wiki
Full Name Kalyani Priyadarshan
Kalyani Priyadarshan Physical Stats
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in feet inches- 5’ 2”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 32-26-34
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Kalyani Priyadarshan Early Life
She completed her higher studies in Parsons School of Design, New York. After finishing her school, she decided to start her career in acting and made her debut in Telugu. Her parents filed for divorce on 1 December 2014 at the Chennai family court and got divorced on 1 September 2016 after a 24 years long marriage.
Kalyani Priyadarshan Personal Life
Date of Birth Year 1992
Age (as in 2017) 25 Years
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School Lady Andal Venkatasubba Rao Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College Parsons School of Design, New York City, New York
Educational Qualification Degree in Fashion Designing
Debut Telugu Film: Hello (2017)
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known
Kalyani began her film career in 2013 as an assistant production designer under Sabu Cyril in the Bollywood film Krrish 3 (2013), and in 2016 she worked as an assistant art director in the Tamil film Iru Mugan (2016). In the following year, she made her acting debut with the Telugu film Hello (2017), opposite Akhil Akkineni. It was directed by Vikram Kumar, a former assistant to Priyadarshan, and produced by actor Akkineni Nagarjuna. The film released worldwide on 22 December 2017, and she had received a positive response for her performance from critics.
Year Title Role Language Notes
2017 Hello Priya / Junnu Telugu
2019 Chitralahari Lahari
Hero dagger TBA Tamil Filming
2020 Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham dagger TBA Malayalam Post Production
Untitled Dulquer Salmaan film dagger TBA Filming
Year Title Language Notes
2013 Krrish 3 Hindi As assistant production designer
2016 Iru Mugan Tamil As the assistant art director
Year Award Category Film Result
2016 Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South Hello Won
SIIMA Awards Best Debut Actress Won
Some Known Facts About Kalyani
- Does Kalyani smoke?: Not Known
- Does Kalyani drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Kalyani is the daughter of popular filmmaker Priyadarshan.
- She is a trained dancer and also has performed at many stage shows.
- After completing studies, she joined the ‘Williamstown Theatre Festival’ in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
- She got a breakthrough role in 2017 in the Telugu film ‘Hello’ as Priya/Junnu, opposite Akhil Akkineni.