Priyanka Lalaji, famous for her stage name Priyaa Lal is a British Indian actress. She made her debut in the Malayalam film industry with the film Janakan in the year 2010, under the direction of N. R. Sanjeev with '
. The song Olichirunne from the same film won many hearts and also won the Kerala State Award 2010. Priyaa Lal was born in Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. Her parents Laliji and Beena, were Christians and were rooted in Kerala. When Priyaa was only a kid, her family migrated to the United Kingdom. Later she became a citizen of Liverpool, England. Besides acting she was always interested in singing and dancing too. She has been a curious child since the very beginning. When she joined the industry, she wanted to know how media works, for a better understanding of her work. So she studied Media and Production at the Liverpool Arts College.
Priyaa is loved by her Malayalam audience. She gave notable performances in many famous Malayalam movies like ‘Raman’, ‘Kunthapura’ and ‘Lord Livingston 7000 Kandi’. She also tried her hands in Tamil and Telugu cinema. There too she got a lot for love and appreciation for her movies ‘
’ (2018), ‘Lots of Loads’ (2019) and ‘Guvva Gorinka’ (2019). In 2016, She also hosted the show
Comedy Super Nite
2 which was telecasted on Flowers TV. She tried herself as a sports presenter too and worked in Champion Boat League (CBL) and Indian Super League (ISL). Both the leagues were aired on Star Sports network. A personality like her always leaves a footprint in everyone’s mind. In 2011, She was elected as the most influencing person among UK Malayalees. In February, 2012, she was entitled with the British Malayali Person of the year by the British Malayali Online Newspaper. Her voice has always been a reason of proud for her. She was named as the Public Announcer by the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) team and The Board of control for cricket India (BCCI), for match between Indian and England which was the 2nd Airtel ODI, held in Kochi on January 15, 2013. She was appreciated for her unique Liverpudlian accent while announcing for the matches. She also got the chance to work with the match referee Andy Pycroft.