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Before Atlee’s next with Shah Rukh Khan, here’s what Priya Mani fans can expect from her

The multi-lingual actress is busy with her pan-Indian projects Quotation Gang and Cyanide, apart from an upcoming web series

Prathibha Joy
Sep 03, 2021
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Priya Mani

Priya Mani is one of the few actresses who have been busy throughout most of the pandemic, be it shooting for films, a web series or the dance shows that she judges. Amid news that she is also onboard Atlee’s next with Shah Rukh Khan, a development she neither confirms or denies, the actress has been shooting for a couple of pan-Indian projects and is slated to start work on a new web series.

Priya plays a contract killer in Quotation Gang, which marks her return to Tamil cinema. Directed by Vivek, Quotation Gang is being made as a pan-Indian film with Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi versions as well. The film, which explores the contract killing concept is being shot in Mumbai.

In National Award winning filmmaker Rajesh Touchriver’s film Cyanide, which explores the tale of notorious criminal Cyanide Mohan, Priya Mani plays an investigation officer. This film too is being made for a pan-Indian audience with actors from Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada on board. The actress will not be in the Hindi version, though, with Yashpal Sharma to take on the role there. The film follows the story of how a physical education teacher from Karnataka murdered 20 young women, by giving them contraceptives laced with Cyanide.

The actress is also a part of Ajay Devgn’s sports drama Maidaan, although details about her role in it are closely guarded. She is awaiting the release of the Kannada-Tamil bilingual Dr 56.

And while it is confirmed that Priya will return as Suchitra in the third season of Family Man, she will be a part of a soon-to-be announced web show, shooting for which will kick off at the end of September.

Amid all of this, she also finds time for her judging duties on the reality shows Dhee 13 for ETV Telugu. She has, without fail, been a part of a dance show across Malayalam, Tamil or Telugu since 2014.

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