Malayalam actress Priya Varrier floors social media with a smile and wink
New Delhi Feb 13 (IANS) A wink and a shy but mischievous smile by Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier in a 28-second clip from a film song has turned the 18-year-old into an internet sensation.
Priya who features in the clip from "Manikya malaraya poovi" -- a song from her forthcoming Malayalam film debut "Oru Adaar Love" -- has in her own words become a "national trend" on social media.
The song was launched online on February 9. It garnered almost 10 000 000 views on YouTube till Tuesday evening.
She registered on Twitter only earlier this month and has already garnered a following of 60 000. On Instagram she has got 2.5 million followers and got a blue tick. She also has a verified official Facebook page.
Priya who belongs to Thrissur in Kerala is ecstatic.
"Can t believe this #NationalTrend. Thank you so much for your love and support " Priya tweeted on Monday as she shared a snapshot of Twitter s viral trends.
Her expressive eyes innocence and smile in the clip wherein she gets flirty with her co-actor have done the trick.
Telugu film actor Allu Arjun tweeted: "The cutest video I have seen in recent times. The power of simplicity. Love it!"
He was among the several others who noted the video for its old world charm of romancing with the eyes.
As the video clip went viral Twitter was filled with memes capturing the funny side --- some involved Gautam Gambhir Ravi Shastri Virat Kohli Mahendra Singh Dhoni and even Katrina Kaif.
One tweet read: "Priya Prakash Varrier gave all types of expressions in that two minutes that Katrina Kaif couldn t give in her entire Bollywood career."
Priya s debut film releasing next month is written and directed by Omar Lulu and produced by Ousepachan Vaalakuzhy under the banner of Ousepachan Movie House. It stars a bunch of newcomers and has music by Shaan Rahman.