Vishnupriya (actress)

Vishnupriya Ramchandran Pillai (born 22 February 1987 in Bahrain), better known as Vishnupriya, is an Indian film actress,[2] dancer and model. She started off her career participating in the dance reality show Vodafone Thakadimi which was aired on Asianet. She made her acting debut in 2007 with Speed Track, playing a supporting character. Later, she played the lead character in Keralotsavam 2009 and got noticed for her character in Penpattanam (2010). Since then, she has played supporting roles in various films. She made her Tamil cinema debut in Naanga (2011).[3] She had performed for AMMA show in 2013. She has also participated in a reality show Star Challenge on Flowers TV. In 2019, she starred in a Tamil film, V1 with Ram Arun Castro. In a review of the film, one critic noted that "Arun Castro and Vishnu Priya adapt themselves well and shine in the given characters" while another stated that "Ram Arun and Vishnupriya are apt in their respective roles".[4][5]

Vishnupriya
Born (1987-02-22) 22 February 1987 (age 33)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • dancer
  • model
Years active2007-present
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Spouse(s)
Vinay Vijayan
(m. 2019)
[1]

Early lifeEdit

Vishnupriya was born and brought up at Bahrain.[6] She had done her schooling from The Indian School, Bahrain and completed her BBA degree from The Birla Institute of Technology International Centre. She had participated in various competitions and won the Inter-school championship for Bharata Natyam during her school days.

FilmographyEdit

Acting
Year Film Role Language Notes
2007 Speed Track Smitha Malayalam
Rathri Mazha Meera's friend
2009 Keralotsavam 2009 Ganga
2010 Penpattanam Raji
2011 Makaramanju Singer (cameo in song)
Naanga Devi Tamil
2012 Crime Story Meera Malayalam
Naughty Professor Herself (cameo in song)
Puthumukhangal Thevai Tamil
Banking Hours 10 to 4 Pooja Malayalam
2013 Proprietors: Kammath & Kammath Thirumeni's daughter
Lisammayude Veedu Cameo in song
Police Mamman Anjana
2014 God's Own Country Lekha
2016 Kadhantharam Sivani
2019 Chila New Gen Naattu Visheshangal Gayathri
V1 Luna Tamil
2020 Oru 2020 Premavum Pennukanalum Amrutha Malayalam Web Series

TelevisionEdit

Year Program Channel Role Notes
2008 Vodafone Thakadhimi Asianet Contestant
2012 Super Dancer Junior Amrita TV Celebrity Judge
2014 Aarppo Eerro Kairali TV Judge replacing Shamna Kasim
2015 Star Challenge Flowers TV Participant
2015 Smart Show Flowers TV Contestant
2015 Onnum Onnum Moonnu Mazhavil Manorama Guest
2018-2019 Dance Kerala Dance Zee Keralam Mentor
2019 Ayyappa Saranam Amrita TV Goddess Parvathi TV Serial[7]
2019 Kerala Dance League Amrita TV Team Captain [8]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Actress Vishnupriya Pillai ties the knot with Vinay Vijayan". The Times of India. 21 June 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.cochintalkies.com/celebrity/vishnupriya-biography.html
  3. ^ http://www.kollyinsider.com/2012/03/vishnupriyas-double-dhamaka.html?m=0
  4. ^ Subramanian, Anupama (28 December 2019). "V1 review: Enjoyable in parts". Deccan Chronicle.
  5. ^ Menon, Thinkal (27 December 2019). "V1 Murder Case Movie Review : Starts off promisingly, but fails to hold the attention". The Times of India.
  6. ^ http://cinetrooth.in/2016/02/07/vishnu-priya-actress-profile-and-biography/
  7. ^ "Here's why actress Vishnupriya Pillai signed 'Ayyappasaranam'". The Times of India. 26 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Kerala Dance League: Mentors Anish Rehman and Vishnupriya stun the audience with a romantic performance". The Times of India. 22 May 2019.

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