Padmapriya Janakiraman, simply credited as Actress Padmapriya, is an Indian film actress and model. A classical bharatanatyam dancer, Padmapriya made her acting debut in the Telugu-language film Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi (2003), following which she appeared in a number of Malayalam and Tamil-language films alongside leading actors. In a span of 5 years, Actress Padmapriya has appeared in nearly 30 films in Malayalam, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi.
Actress Padmapriya was born in Delhi to Tamil parents Janakiraman, a brigadier in the Indian Army, and Vijaya and brought up in Punjab. Actress Padmapriya did her schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Trimulgherry, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh and studied at Loyola Academy, Alwal, Secunderabad, from which she graduated with a B. Com degree. Later, she pursued an MBA degree in finance at Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar. She was then working for GE Capital as a risk consultant in Bangalore and Gurgaon.
Actress Padmapriya also holds a PG Diploma in Environmental Law from National Law School of India University and Masters in Public Administration from New York University.
Actress Padmapriya made her acting debut in the 2003 Telugu film Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi, a remake of the Tamil film Kasi, which itself was a remake of the Malayalam film Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum.
28 February 1980
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