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Kalyani Priyadarshan Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | December 28, 2023

Date of Birth

5 / April / 1993


31 Years



Kalyani Priyadarshan, an Indian movie actress hailing born in Kerala has worked primarily in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films. Her father is an acclaimed Indian screenwriter, film director as well as producer Priyadarshan. Kalyani was born on the 5th of April, 1992, in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu to parents Priyadarshan and Lissy(Actress). She has an older sister Sidharth Priyadarshan.

Kalyani Priyadarshan (Actress) Height, Age, Biography & More

Kalyani Priyadarshan (born 5 April 1993) is an Indian actress, who is mainly seen in Malayalam films, as well as a few Tamil as well as Telugu films. Her film career began as an assistant producer and later began her acting career with her debut in the Telugu movie Hello (2017) in which she was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut in the South as well as the SIIMA Award for Best Female Debut in Telugu.


She is renowned in India because she is the daughter of a renowned director and producer known as Priyadarshan. She is the daughter of Lissy she is an acting actress too. Her parents got married in 1990 before ending their marriage through divorce.

Interviews with Kalyani revealed that Kalyani spoke out about her parent’s divorce and talked about the way it shook her initially, but they’re at peace. Kalyani also said the fact that their relationship hasn’t changed in any way and has only grown more unified. Siddharth Priyadarshan is the name of her brother.

Priyadarshan Kalyani Priyadarshan Father

Priyadarshan Kalyani Priyadarshan Father

Lissy Kalyani Priyadarshan Mother

Lissy Kalyani Priyadarshan Mother

Siddharth Priyadarshan Kalyani Priyadarshan Brother

Siddharth Priyadarshan Kalyani Priyadarshan Brother

Kalyani Priyadarshan Family Pics

Kalyani Priyadarshan Family Pics

Kalyani Priyadarshan Childhood Pics

Kalyani Priyadarshan Childhood Pics

Early Life and Education

Kalyani was born on April 5, 1993, in Chennai in a Malayali family. She is the daughter of Indian filmmaker Priyadarshan and actress Lissy. She is the older of the two children and also has an older brother. Her early education was within Lady Andal, Chennai, and then went on to study in Singapore and Singapore, where she was also a part of the theatre group.

After finishing her education and obtaining a bachelor’s diploma in architectural design at the Parsons School of Design, New York City. At the same time, she worked as an intern at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Williamstown Theatre Festival. When she returned to India she took part in an acting class at the Adishakti Theatre, Pondicherry.

Personal Life

Kalyani is renowned for being an individual who can keep her private life from the spotlight. She is however well-known for her passion for photography. Kalyani frequently shares her images through her Instagram and other social media accounts. She is also a pet lover and has a cat named Cuddles.


Early work and debut (2013-2020)

Kalyani began her career in film beginning in 2013, working as an assistant producer working under Sabu Cyril’s Hindi film Krrish 3 (2013). In 2016, she served as an assistant art director for the Tamil film Iru Mugan (2016). The subsequent year the actress made her debut in her debut in the Telugu movie Hello (2017) with Akhil Akkineni.

Career progression (2021-present)

Then, in 2021 she was a part of the Tamil-language science fiction film Maanaadu with actor Silambarasan. Her next film during the year was the Malayalam movie Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham. It received mixed negative reviews and was not successful at the box office. She also was in Hridayam in a role opposite Pranav Mohanlal.

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Title Roles Year
Antony Annmaria 2023
Bro Daddy Anna Kurian 2022
Chitralahari Lahari 2019
Genie TBA 2024
Hello Priya “Junnu” 2017
Hero Meera 2019
Hridayam Nithya Balagopal 2022
Maanaadu Seetha Lakshmi 2021
Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea Aisha 2021
Putnam Pudhu Kaalai Young Lakshmi Krishnan 2020
Ranarangam Gita 2019
Sesham Mikeil Fathima Fathima 2023
Thallumaala Fathima Beevi aka “Beepathu” 2022
Varane Avashyamund Nikhitha “Nikki” 2020
Varshangalkku Sesham TBA 2024

Awards and Achievements

She has been awarded numerous awards for her work in films. In 2017, she received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut in South as well as she also won the SIIMA Award for Best Female Debut for Telugu for her part in the film Hello. She also received the Zee Cine Awards Telugu – Best Debut (Female) for her performance in the film Chitralahari in 2020.


Award Category Work Result Year
65th Filmfare Awards South Best Female Debut – South Hello Won 2018
7th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Female Debut – Telugu Won 2018
Zee Telugu Apsara Awards Debut Heroine of the Year Won 2018
10th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Female Debut – Malayalam Varane Avashyamund Won 2021

Net Worth

In 2023 Kalyani Priyadarshan’s estimated net worth ranges from $100,000-$2 million (INR 7-14 crores). According to some sources, the value of her assets is estimated at around INR three crores (approx. $400,000).

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Chennai Tamil Nadu India
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 158 CM
Height In Meter 1.58 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Priyadarshan Soman Nair
Mother: Lissy Lakshmi
Profession Actress
Siblings Brother: Siddharth
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 50 Kg
110 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aries


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