Priyamani has both National award and Film fare award for best actress. There are only a few who shares this with her. Smita Patil, Lakshmi, Shabana Azmi, Shobhana and, Meera Jasmine are some of the actress who have won both the prestigious awards.Priyamani is a very famous South Indian film actress mainly concentrating in Kollywood. She won the prestigious National Film Award for Best Actress for her successful role “Muthazaghu” in film Paruthiveeran(tamil).She started her career with the film Kangalal Kaithu Sei, which was a flop at the box-office. Afterwards, she was paired with Dhanush in Balu Mahendra’s Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam, which flopped at the box-office as well.Priya Mani was born in Palakkad in 1984. She was brought up in Banglore. The film was a flop at the box-office and she moved on to Malayalam and Telugu films owing to a lack of offers in Tamil films. She made her Telugu debut in Pellaina Kothalo with Jagapati Babu. Priyamani rose to fame with this film. Priyamani has made her Tamil comeback with her film Paruthiveeran starring debutant Karthik Sivakumar. She has also signed on for another Tamil film in which she plays the lead role with actor Jeevan.Priyamani was born in Palakkad to Vasudeva Mani Iyer and Latha ManiIyer . She is the most notorious one in her school days and she has done modeling for Kancheepuram silks, Erode silks and Lakshmi silks. After her 12 th standard it was the famous Tamil Director, Bharathiraja who introduced her into this marvelous Film Industry. Priyamani has a great craze for acting and her favorite actors include Mammooty, Mohanlal and Dilip. Being as very smart talkative girl, she loves chatting with people and her hobbies include music and dance.