She had never expected that a small clip of her can go so viral that it would break and make records. She is the talk of every town today, all thanks to the internet. 18-year-old Priya Prakash Varrier is a new face as she is ought to make her debut in Malayalam film industry, shortly. The pretty girl has just featured in ‘Manikya Malaraya Poovi’ song of the yet to release film ‘Oru Adaar Love’ seems to have caught the fancy of people worldwide.
Why? well, the girl has garnered more than 606K followers on Instagram in a single day. Thus, becoming the 3rd celebrity in the world to accommodate massive following on Insta handle in a single day. Only Cristiano Ronaldo and TV personality Kylie Jenner have recorded more number of followers in such a short span of time. Kylie holds the record for the highest celebrity after she drew 806K followers in a single day. Footballer Ronaldo stands second with 650K followers.
And now, Priya stands high on the third position after a song showing a school campus and Priya playing a role of a student who starts flirting with a guy, when he sets his eyes upon her has gone viral. In the song, her eye gestures and expressions have been loved by the people as they remind of old-school romance. The viral song has gained more than nine million song views since its release on YouTube.
After surpassing the million mark on her accounts, Priya took to Twitter to thank the internet for showering her with the love. Reacting to the million followers she quoted,
3K Followers!! 💕 Thanks 4 ur support & love!!
Keep supporting & bless ur Priya 😊
Love u all….Thank uuuuuuu 💓💓💓💓
Priya’s mother Preetha talking to a media channel revealed,
It is very difficult. But what can we do? We can’t make anyone hate us by objecting. It will be seen differently.
The best part people who don’t even understand the language are checking it out and have edited the background sound in accordance to their comfort and some are too hilarious.
Priya who is in first year B.Com.at Vimala college in Thrissur, has been sent to her hostel to avoid all the attention she is attracting. Reacting to Priya’s popularity and gaining nearly 1.8 million followers on social media in such a short span of time, Preetha said,
We never expected this to happen.
The director has told us strictly not to give any interviews.
He has said she’s to give interviews only after the film releases. The film has just started and they’ve shot only a little bit. I’ve sent her to the hostel because of all this noise.
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