The makers of Oru Adaar Love have released a new 'Valentine's Day Special Teaser' featuring the 'wink girl' Priya Praksh Varrier to set the social media on fire for the coming few days.
Last time it was Priya’s wink and cute expressions that made her an internet sensation, this time she literally shoots you down with a kiss aimed at her pair Roshan Abdul Rahoof, making him swoon in the classroom.
On Tuesday, Varrier posted on her Facebook account another Oru Adaar Love Teaser.
Priya’s phenomenal rise on the social media started with the release of the video of the Malayalam song Manikya Malaraya Poovi from Oru Adaar Love directed by Omar Lulu whose earlier films include Chankzz and Happy Wedding.
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The song was launched online on February 9 has garnered over 10,000,000 views on YouTube till Tuesday evening.
Her Twitter account has a following of over 60,000. On Instagram, she has got 2.5 million followers, and got a blue tick. She also has a verified official Facebook page.
“All of this is so unexpected and I never expected such a huge reaction … What you see in that song was all spontaneous. The director asked me to do something cute and just asked me if I could wink,” she told Gulf News in a phone interview.
"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.
Power of simplicity
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.
Priya Prakash Varrier is an 18-year old, pursuing her graduation in commerce (B.Com) in a well-known women’s college in Thrissur, Kerala.
She spent a few years in Mumbai as well.
While she has done some modelling and acted in a short film, Oru Adaar Love is her first full-length commercial movie.