Mamilla Shailaja Priya is a Telugu actress popularly called as Priya. She was also called with another name, Priyasakhi.
She was born in 1978 in a town called Bapatla, which is located in the present state of Andhra Pradesh. She has Blue eyes and the most favorite child in the family among three sisters.
She pursued her schooling in Hyderabad and, during her college life, she won Miss College pageant which portraits her beauty. Later she completed a degree in Bachelor of Arts.
She started her acting career alongside the Mega star of Tollywood Dr. Chiranjeevi (greatest actor of Telugu cinema) in the Movie ‘Master’. In the same year, she started acting in a TV serial named Priyasakhi in Gemini TV, which was a huge hit and gained a lot of fame for her. She also acted in ‘Dairy of Mrs.sharada' (female oriented serial) and ‘Kottabangaram’ for Gemini TV.
Later she acted in serials for all leading Telugu channels:
Lady Detective, Sangarshana, Pelli Chesukundam & Jwaala in ETV.
Maanasa in MAA TV.
Chinna kodalu in Zee TV.
Vaidehi in Doordarshan.
Nagamma in Tamil for Sun TV and Yehi Hai Jindagi in Hindi.
She also appeared in commercials like Chandana Brothers (readymade cloth showroom), Shakti Oil, Til Sona Oil, Kanchan Mixer Grinder.
She had anchored shows like Santoor Top10, Geetanjali, Endaro Mahanbavulu.
She got married, in 2002, to MVS Kishore and couple have a son named MVS Nischay, born in 2003, she presently lives in Hyderabad with her husband.
She had been awarded many awards like prestigious “Nandi” Award very early in her career by the government of Andhra Pradesh. She is the recipient of various awards like the Dasari Cultural Award, Swathi Cultural Award, & Vamsee Berkeley Award.
She even acted in 60 Featured films as supporting actress. Presently she is serving as mother roles in Telugu films.
Another story of this actress...
Shailaja Priya, popularly known as Priya, was born in the year 1978 in Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh. Her father’s name is Mamilla Venkateswar Rao, and her mother’s name is Kusuma Kumari. She has two elder sisters. Being the youngest child, she was the most favorite in her family. She did her schooling at Hyderabad. She has completed B.A. She married MVS Kishore in the year 2002. She gave birth to a son in 2003. His name is Nischay. Priya stays in Kukatpally, Hyderabad.
Priya is a film and TV actress who has acted in 60 movies and many TV serials. She has worked in Tamil and Hindi languages along with Telugu. She entered the film industry with the Telugu film Master in which Megastar Chiranjeevi was the hero, in the year 1998. In the same year, Priya has started acting in TV serials. Her first TV series is Priya Sakhi which was telecasted on Gemini TV. This series is produced by Vadderaju Sharat and directed by Vadderaju Lakshmi Sharat. This serial was a big hit on Gemini TV and Priya got much popularity with it. She received the Nandi Award for performance in Priya Sakhi serial. Then she has acted in a string of serials for almost every Telugu TV channel.
Some of Priya’s films include- Master, Gokulamlo Seetha, Chandralekha,
Raja Kumarudu, Jayam Manadera, Soorya Vansh (Hindi) with Amitabh, Dhamarukam, Mirchi etc.
Some of Priya’s serials include Sangarshana, Lady Detective, Jwala and Pelli Chesukundam for ETV,
Kotha Bangaaram and Dairy Of Mrs. Sharada for Gemini, Vaidehi for DD, Maanasa and Seshirekha Parinayam for MAA TV,
Chinna Kodalu for Zee Telugu, Nagamma (Tamil) for Sun TV and a Hindi serial Yehi Hai Zindagi.
She has received various awards like- Nandi Award, Swathi Cultural Award, Dasari Cultural Award, Vamsee Berkeley Award and Cine Goers Award for her performance in different serials.