Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli is a renowned theatre artist and actress known for portraying the role of Lakshmi in a 2017 Tamil short film, Lakshmi. Before foraying into the showbiz, she worked for the English theatre company Evam. Also an aspiring athlete, Lakshmi Priyaa learned gymnastics and cricket at the age of 10 and was a former national-level cricket player. She is also an Ultimate Frisbee champion.
Lakshmi Priyaa Biography
Lakshmi was born on the 9th of April 1984, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She is currently 38 years old.
|Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli
|Date of Birth
|April 9, 1984
|Place of Birth
|Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
|38 years old
- Father – Chandramouli
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Unknown
Lakshmi graduated with a master’s degree in human resource management from Madras School of Social Work.
Lakshmi Priyaa Spouse
Lakshmi tied the knots with writer Venkataraghavan Srinivasan in October 2019 in a private wedding affair in Bangalore. He is a writer.
|Feet – 5 feet 10 inches
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
|Kilograms – 58 kg
Pounds – 128 lbs
Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli made her acting debut playing a small role with the 2010 Tamil romantic comedy Mundhinam Paartheney, written and directed by Magizh Thirumeni.
Her first title role came in the 2013 Tamil black comedy film, Sutta Kadhai. Thereafter, she worked in many films in Tamil and Malayalam (Angels was her debut film).
Two years later, she starred in a Tamil courtroom soap opera, Dharmayutham which aired on Vijay TV.
In 2017, she was cast in a Tamil romantic thriller web series, Maya Thirai.
She has appeared in many television commercials like Shankar cement, Meera shampoo, and others.
Lakshmi Priyaa Quick Facts
Born in an orthodox Tamil Brahmin family, Lakshmi intended to become a sportsperson and has many credits to her name in sports.
She started learning gymnastics and cricket at the tender age of 10 and participated in many state and national level tournaments. She was selected for India’s B national cricket team and played a series with West Indies.
Chandramouli is a proud member of Chennai Ultimate Frisbee, where she participated in many competitions.
After graduation, she briefly worked as an HR in a corporate company and later joined Evam, an English theatre company when she realized that the HR profession is not her cup of coffee. She is a performing artist and a director at Evam.
Lakshmi Priyaa even worked with K. Balachander in one of his television series.
Having starred in many short films, Lakshmi became the talk of the town, following a release of a short film, Lakshmi. This 18-minute film deals with female emancipation and an extramarital affair. It received mixed reviews and at the same time, stirred controversy for showing women in a bad light, and eventually, she was trolled on social media for taking up such a role.
She will be next seen in Nivin Pauly’s Richie.
Lakshmi Priyaa has modeled for many famous photographers in the industry. She also went topless for a photo-shoot, and posted on social media quoting, “You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman”.