Family members

Father Janakiraman
Mother Vijaya Janakiraman
Brother Prabhakar Janakiraman

Short biography

Actress Padmapriya Janakiraman was born into a Tamil family on 28th February 1980 in Delhi. She attended Kendriya Vidyalaya in Trimulgherry, Loyola Academy in Alwal and Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies in Harihar. She is a well trained bharatanatyam dancer and her dance performance ‘Krishna Leela’ was aired on Doordharshan several times.

While in college she appeared in a music album and later in 2001 she won Miss Andhra Pradesh in 2001. After completion of her MBA degree she worked for GE Capital in Bangalore. During this time she did few modeling ventures and from there she landed in films. Padmapriya made her movie debut with Telugu movie Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi in 2004. She entered Malayalam films with Kaazhcha opposite Mammootty in 2004 itself and the movie was a huge success.

She subsequently appeared in numerous commercial hits like Thavamai Thavamirundhu co-starring Cheran, Rajkiran and Saranya Ponvannan, Vadakkumnadhan co-starring Mohanlal, Murali and Kavya Madhavan, Pattiyal co-starring Arya, Bharath and Pooja Umashankar, Yes Your Honour co-starring Sreenivasan, Innocent and Saikumar, Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja co-starring Mammootty, Kanika Subramaniam, Sarath Kumar and suman, Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam, Seniors co-starring Jayaram, Kunchacko Boban and Biju Menon, Snehaveedu co-starring Mohanlal, Sheela and Biju Menon, among other films.

Actress Padmapriya family members names, childhood and photos


She was born to Janakiraman, an army officer and Vijaya Janakiraman, a house maker.


She has a brother named Prabhakar Janakiraman.