Internet is a strange place. It defames the celebrities sometimes while making a commoner a celebrity overnight. Priya Prakash Varrier is one such case of overnight success. With the release of her new song Manikya Malaraya from Oru Adaar Love, the starlet is ruling the hearts of millions of Indians. You don’t believe us? Check out her Instagram followers. She started with few thousand followers and now her followers are inching close to 3 million, defeating the likes of Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar on social media.
Internet’s crazy obsession with this young beauty has been going up and up with each passing day. With just 88 posts, Priya Prakash Varrier now has a verified Instagram account. Reports are saying that she touched the 2.3 million marks in just a day! This makes her the third celebrity in the world after Kylie Jenner and Cristiano Ronaldo to gain as many as 600,000 followers in a single day.
Even the Malayalam superstar Dulquer Salmaan has 1.9 followers on Instagram. However, the actor is not pretty active on the social media going by his posts. Bigg Boss 11 runner-up and popular TV actress Hina Khan also has 2.4 million followers on Instagram.
This phenomenon is not new in our country where most of the people are present on social media. Before Priya Prakash, Sheril G Kadavan became an internet sensation for her dance in the Jimmiki Kammal video. Even the American TV show host Jimmy Kimmel tweeted about this song. It took a while for the Jimmiki Kammal fever to die down.
On Valentine's Day, Priya Prakash Varrier posted the official teaser of Oru Adaar Love which created another wave on social media.