Priyadarshini is a Tamil TV actress/compere, who is well known for her charming manner of comparing her shows. She is also the sibling of Divyadarshini, another famous compere. She was born in Singapore and brought up in Chennai. Her father passed away in her early ages and she was brought up by her mother.
Priyadarshini started her career in modelling and acted in a commercial for a soap in 1998. She then appeared in DD’s ‘Vizhudugal’, which she claims, is still close to her heart. Her performance won her a chance in Sun TV, where she started t grow enormously. She hosted over 20 programs in the Sun network and still continues to be a part of it.
Priyadarshini is a good dancer. She won the Best female dancer award in Vijay TV’s ‘Boys vs. Girls’ and was the title winner of Kalaignar TV’s ‘Maanada Mayilaada’ pairing with Bala. She won the 'Mylapore Academy award' for The Best Actress for the serial ‘Ethanai Manidargal’. She has also acted in serials like ‘Kolangal’, ‘
She got into a controversy when she hugged Kamal Hassan in the game show ‘
Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi’ (the Tamil version of
Kaun Banega Crorepati). Some political parties accused her of tormenting Tamil Nadu’s culture by hugging and kissing in public, that too in a game show that is telecast worldwide. However, nothing big happened and the incident fizzled out.
Priyadarshini appeared in a cameo role in the movie ‘Puli Varuthu’ as herself and was casted in a few other Tamil movies in negligible roles.
DOB: 4th June, 1978
Serials acted: Vizhudugal, Kanavugal, Ilavasam, Kolangal, Vasantham,
My Dear Bootham
Movies acted: Puli Varudhu(cameo appearance)
Priyadarshini is a renowned Tamil actress. She is known for her work as Video Jockey, TV anchor and actress. She is very successful in her work and has entertained the general audience for many years with her humor and acting. She was born in Singapore, but her home town is Chennai. She always had the spark in her from the childhood and was distinguished from others. She was a talented girl and made many cameos in various TV series in childhood.
She acted in Dhavani Kanavukal in the role of Barathi in 1984. She also appeared as a child artist in Idhya Kovil and Shubhyathra in 1985 and 1990 respectively. Her confidence always led her forward and gave her huge success. Her career took off with a daily soap, Vizhudugal on DD Podhigai in 1998. Her role in this serial earned her various acclaims and is still one of her favorite roles ever. She did a movie, but her real focus was always on serials. She made an appearance in Puli Varudhu, a Tamil movie. She loved her job of anchoring and was always full of enthusiasm while doing it. She is also a great dancer; she was declared a winner in the dance show Maanada Mayilada. She also won Best Female Dancer at Vijay TV’s Boys vs. Girls. She is one of the top television anchors. She acted in various TV serials like Kanavugal, IIavasam, Kolangal, Rakha IPS and
Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha. Her roles in these serials fetched her various film offers, of which she took some.
Priyadarshini has a sibling named Divyadarshini, who is also a TV anchor and television actress. She earned many praises and pulled fans from across India. She also won a Mylapore Academy Award for best Actress for Ethanai Manidargal and was an MM2 title winner. She is the veteran anchor of Vijay TV and has carried her work of anchoring with great character and has always excelled in it.