Priya Prakash Varrier became an overnight internet sensation after the teaser song from her debut film Oru Adaar Love went viral. With an unplanned eyebrow dance and wink in the song, titled Manikya Malaraya Poovi, she melted a million hearts. As if all that wasn’t enough, Priya reached another level of fame as she dethroned Sunny Leone to become the most-searched celebrity on Google search engine, according to a report in TOI
Apart from Sunny, Priya has also impressively taken over the popularity of A-list Bollywood actresses, such as Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif. Released during the Valentine week, the song Manikya Malaraya Poovi featuring Priya has caught the fancy of many.
In an exclusive interaction with CNN-News18, Varrier had shared her elation over the clip going viral. She said, “It happened spontaneously. This is my debut film and the director just asked me to give expressions and it just went viral. My friends and teachers are very excited, happy and proud. I want to thank all people who gave me love and support. I need prayers too. We are happy but don’t know how to handle all this.”
Priya is just 18, but her expressions have generated more conversations than any we have seen in recent times. She has also set a new record on social media. Scoring more than 606k followers on Instagram in a single day, Priya came very close to beating American reality TV personality Kylie Jenner and football star, Cristiano Ronaldo.