Padmapriya Janakiraman

Profession: Actress, Model

Father of Padmapriya Janakiraman

Janakiraman (Brigadier in the Indian army)

Husband of Padmapriya Janakiraman

Jasmine Shah (Policy Head for South Asia at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Massachusetts, USA)

Mother of Padmapriya Janakiraman


Favourite Actors of Padmapriya Janakiraman

Johnny Depp, Irrfan Khan, Suriya, Robert Di Niro

Favourite Cinemas of Padmapriya Janakiraman

French and Iranian

Favourite Director of Padmapriya Janakiraman


Controversies of Padmapriya Janakiraman

In October 2007, Padmapriya made headlines when she registered a police complaint against director Samy, who allegedly slapped her on the sets of the movie- Mirugam.   Malayalam filmmaker M A Nishad, who directed Padmapriya in his film, No 66 Madhura Bus, once filed a complaint against her and her manager at Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber. In his generalized complaint, he stated that the managers charge exorbitant commission from the actors, who in turn ask for higher fees from the filmmakers. He further asked for this 'manager culture' to be done away with.  

Information about Padmapriya Janakiraman

Although she has done many films in different languages, she is best remembered for her Malayalam films like Thavamai Thavamirundhu (2005), Karutha Pakshikal (2006), Pazhassi Raja (2009), etc.  She first began her career as a risk consultant at GE Capital, the financial services unit of the American multinational conglomerate- General Electric.  Unfortunately, Hurricane Sandy struck New York the same time when she was pursuing her MS in Public Administration from New York University. As a result, she had to spend four days in the university shelter.  Does Padmapriya drink alcohol: Not Known  An avid Bharatnatyam Dancer, Padmapriya started learning to dance at a mere age of 3.  She is a pure vegetarian.  During her spare time, Padmapriya started inclining towards modeling and was eventually crowned Miss Andhra Pradesh in the year 2001.  Does Padmapriya smoke: Not Known  Also a prolific academician, Padampriya holds as many as 4 degrees/diplomas. 

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