Priya Prakash Varrier was a nondescript teen from Kerala, turned into a star in just two days with her Instagram account adding over two million followers, making it one of the fastest growing accounts in India.

A wink followed by a ‘Come Hither’ look has taken the nation by storm. The 28-second clip from the song 'Manikya Malaraya Poovi' in the film has notched 15,000,000 views on YouTube. The short clip was launched on February 9 and Priya has become the ‘national crush.’

An ode for Valentine day

The 18-year-old lass will debut in the upcoming Malayalam romantic comedy “Oru Adaar Love,” and the first teaser has already millions drooling over and panting for more.

Her expressions and the wink had created a ripple in the social media which was already getting ready for Valentine Day. Nothing could be better than the slim doe-eyed Malayali lass to represent love in the coming Valentine season.

The song from the flick “Oru Adaar Love” directed by Omar Lulu has become a cyber sensation, and Priya with her sea-saw eyebrows act, and a subtle wink has the youth literally at her feet. Priya started her Facebook page on February 10 has already added over 250,000 followers. The flick is scheduled for a release on Eid.

The song is a rehashed version of the original track which was very popular in the 70’s.

The song talks about unfettered love, free from all kinds of restrictions and taboos of the society.

Priya’s debut film will be released next month, and the film is written and directed by Omar Lulu, and produced by Ousepachan Vaalakuzhy. The star cast of the film is almost completely composed of newcomers.

Sea Saw Eyebrow antics

Verrier's eyebrow antics can be attributed to her being a trained classical dancer where facial expressions form the backbone of dancing rituals. Priya’s Instagram posts feature her in a Mohiniyattam costume.

Mohiniyattam is a variant of Bharatnatyam, is a form of classical dance which has originated in Kerala and gives much importance to facial expressions. It forms expressions in the eyebrow and wink of #Priya Varrier, now enamoring the youth of the nation.

Priya’s wide eyes do all the talking and her smile when she gets flirty with her co-star is enough to stump anyone, and it is exactly what happened, and Priya is just basking in her new found glory.

Actors of present and past era have also chipped in with their views and wishes.

Telugu film actor Allu Arjun attributed her success to its simplicity. The Twitter is in a rage with tweets of every genre. One tweet said that Priya has in those fleeting moments gave all types of expressions that Katrina Kaif couldn't give in her entire Bollywood career.

Producers release another teaser

The makers of the flick have not been found wanting and were quick to cash on the new found fame. The producers have now released a special teaser for the Valentine Day which features Priya blowing kisses to her co-star, Roshan Abdul Rahoof who is completely floored.

The couples who seem to be smitten by the Cupid’s arrow are oblivious to their surroundings which happen to be a classroom with a teacher and other students in proximity to the pair.

On the darker side, a group of Muslims in Hyderabad have complained to the police asking for a ban on the song. The group alleged that the song has objectionable references in the lyrics to Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and his wife, Khadijah Bivi. The translation of the song found references to Prophet’s wife, and it hurt the sentiments of Muslims.

Most searched on Google

According to a Times of India report dated February 14, 2018, Priya has surpassed even Sunny Leone and Katrina Kaif in google searches to become the top searched celebrity in February. #Priya Varrier bikini #Priya varrier trailer