Kalyani Priyadarshan is an Indian actress and model.

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She primarily appears in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil- language films.

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Kalyani was born on 5 April 1993 in Chennai.

She got her bachelor's degree in architecture designing from Parsons School of Design, New York City.

She also interned in theatre at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. 

She began her film career as an assistant production designer.

Kalyani made her acting debut in the Telugu film Hello (2017).

For which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South and the SIIMA Award for Best Female Debut – Telugu.

Kalyani made her Malayalam film debut with Varane Avashyamund (2020), for which she won SIIMA Award for Best Female Debut – Malayalam.

Kalyani has been part of successful films including the Telugu film Chitralahari (2019), Tamil film Maanaadu (2021), and the Malayalam films Hridayam, Bro Daddy and Thallumaala.