Shooting to superstardom with a wink, Priya Prakash Varrier who just won the title of Viral Media Personality of the year at the Outlook OSM awards held in New Delhi, has even before her first movie hit the screens, has became the most wanted actress in India. Across the country the biggest brands are lining up at her door to sign her on to endorse their product. Priya’s video depiction of puppy love at school with a endearing wink and animated eyebrow play got her the attention of millions of views, and the clip is still trending worldwide.
As a top ranking social media influencer, overnight she is currently the third largest Instagram celebrity with 4.5 million followers on Instagram which is more than Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s following. No surprise then that this Kerala actress who was on her first visit to Delhi was chased by her north Indian fans for a selfie wherever she went in Delhi.
Priya is now winking all the way to bank as she now charges a whopping Rs 8 lakhs per Instagram post. Priya’s debut- Malayalam movie Oru Aadar Love is to release on June 14th and is sure to benefit from the ‘celebrity capital’ she has earned.
The actress says she had no idea that her wink and eyebrow dance would get her so much attention and says she hopes that people will see beyond the wink and appreciate her acting talent as well. Besides endorsements the film offers too are pouring in . Now a superstar Priya says it has all happened too quickly and she is take some time to absorb her celebrityhood and decide her next move. What she really wants to be famous for she says is her acting talent, which is something that she hopes will not be over in a wink. For that we will have to wait for her film release. Meanwhile she confesses she is asked to wink wherever she goes!