Priya Prakash Varrier, the Malayalam actress who shot to overnight stardom when a clip from her debut movie went viral on social media, grabbed the limelight even before the movie released.
Priya’s fame spread across the world in no time. To the extent, that the actress is, reportedly, charging a whopping amount per post on Instagram.
Now in a latest development, reports have surfaced that the South Indian beauty has bagged a role opposite Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh in his upcoming movie Simmba.
Until now there were speculations that Sara Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone or Jahnvi Kapoor might be chosen for the role.
Post her overnight success on social media, the Malayalam actress received a barrage of offers. Rumouredly, the filmmaker Karan Johar, who is financing Simmba, also wants to cast the actress in the movie.
However, there has been no official confirmation regarding the same. If the reports turn out to be true, it will be a grand opportunity for the winking girl to take her stardom a notch higher.
Priya Prakash Varrier caught everyone’s attention and became instantly viral thanks to her expressions in ‘Oru Adaar Love’ song and teaser.
Varrier was interviewed soon after and she expressed her desire to work in Bollywood, especially with Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone.
Few days later, news reports suggested that Priya has been cast for Ranveer Singh’s ‘Simmba’, but the truth might be that she was never even in consideration for the project.
A source close to the film revealed to BollywoodLife, “Priya Prakash Varrier might have caught everyone’s attention, but she will not be a part of ‘Simmba’. In fact, she was not even in the running for the leading lady’s role, so we don’t know where these rumours are coming from. An announcement concerning the actress will be made soon.”