A young girl- Priya Prakash Varrier who has only just made her debut in the Malayalam film industry, in a film that is yet to be completed, has found herself in unimaginable fame overnight. She has become Internet sensation. Her expressions in the song Manikya Malaraya Poovi from Oru Adaar Love, have floored netizens, leading to instant fame on social media. The song also managed to clock in 4 million views. But in the latest turn of events, the song has found itself in legal trouble. According to the latest report, a Muslim youth Group has filed a complaint against the makers as the title of the song Manikya Malaraya Poovi when translated to English means an insult to the prophet. Few are saying that no complaint has been filed against the actress and further states that police is yet to file an FIR.
Priya Prakash Varrier, who set up her Twitter account on Monday, already has 59k followers. But it’s on Instagram where she has managed to haul an enormous number of fans. just 87 posts, Priya has 2.3 million followers. She has beaten Baahubali actress Anushka Shetty (2 million followers), Trisha (1.5 million followers) Amala Paul (1.2 million followers) and Bigg Boss fame Oviya (154k followers ). Recently the 18 years old actress Priya expressed her desire to share the screen space with Dulquer Salmaan.
The upcoming Malayalam drama Oru Adaar Love will touch upon high school romances and will star five actors and actresses. The film is scheduled to hit the theaters on 2nd March.