|Real Name||Padmapriya Janakiraman|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 164 cm
in meters- 1.64 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 4½”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 61 kg
in Pounds- 134 lbs
|Date of Birth||28 February 1980|
|Age (as in 2017)||37 Years|
|Birth Place||Delhi, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hometown||Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh (Now in Telangana)|
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Trimulgherry, Secunderabad|
|College||Loyola Academy, Alwal, Secunderabad
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar, Karnataka
New York University, New York, USA
|Educational Qualifications||MBA in Finance
MS in Public Administration
PG Diploma in Environmental Law
|Acting Debut||Telugu: Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi (2004)
Malayalam: Kaazhcha (2004)
Tamil: Thavamai Thavamirundhu (2005)
Kannada: Thamassu (2010)
|Family||Father- Janakiraman (Brigadier in the Indian army)
Sister- Not Known
Brother- 1 (Elder)
|Hobbies||Swimming, Travelling, Dancing, Bikram Yoga|
|Controversies||• In October 2007, Padmapriya made headlines when she registered a police complaint against director Samy, who allegedly slapped her on the sets of the movie- Mirugam.
• Malayalam filmmaker M A Nishad, who directed Padmapriya in his film, No 66 Madhura Bus, once filed a complaint against her and her manager at Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber. In his generalized complaint, he stated that the managers charge exorbitant commission from the actors, who in turn ask for higher fees from the filmmakers. He further asked for this 'manager culture' to be done away with.
|Favourite Actors||Johnny Depp, Irrfan Khan, Suriya, Robert Di Niro|
|Favourite Cinemas||French and Iranian|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Husband||Jasmine Shah (Policy Head for South Asia at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Massachusetts, USA)
|Marriage Date||12 November 2014|
|Children||Son- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Padmapriya
- Does Padmapriya smoke: Not Known
- Does Padmapriya drink alcohol: Not Known
- An avid Bharatnatyam Dancer, Padmapriya started learning to dance at a mere age of 3.
- Also a prolific academician, Padampriya holds as many as 4 degrees/diplomas.
- She first began her career as a risk consultant at GE Capital, the financial services unit of the American multinational conglomerate- General Electric.
- During her spare time, Padmapriya started inclining towards modeling and was eventually crowned Miss Andhra Pradesh in the year 2001.
- Unfortunately, Hurricane Sandy struck New York the same time when she was pursuing her MS in Public Administration from New York University. As a result, she had to spend four days in the university shelter.
- Although she has done many films in different languages, she is best remembered for her Malayalam films like Thavamai Thavamirundhu (2005), Karutha Pakshikal (2006), Pazhassi Raja (2009), etc.
- She is a pure vegetarian.
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