Never ever call Sai Pallavi 'Mallu' or Malayali, she hates it

First Published 14, Apr 2020, 11:42 AM

Sai Pallavi may have gained recognition with Malayalam film Premam, but she hails from Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore 
Sai Pallavi is now a hot property of South film industry. She got noticed after the success of Nivin Pauly-starrer Premam

Sai Pallavi is now a hot property of South film industry. She got noticed after the success of Nivin Pauly-starrer Premam

However, Sai Pallavi is not happy with the Malayali tag and is reportedly deeply upset with the media and people calling her a 'mallu girl' or a 'Malayali heroine'.

However, Sai Pallavi is not happy with the Malayali tag and is reportedly deeply upset with the media and people calling her a 'mallu girl' or a 'Malayali heroine'.

The reason for everyone assuming Sai Pallavi to be a Malayali was her film Premam, a blockbuster which was also remade in Telugu with the same title. Her character from the film, Malar, has become so popular that it probably made everyone think she is a Malayali. 

The reason for everyone assuming Sai Pallavi to be a Malayali was her film Premam, a blockbuster which was also remade in Telugu with the same title. Her character from the film, Malar, has become so popular that it probably made everyone think she is a Malayali. 

However, the actress wants to be identified as a Tamil girl, as her native place is Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and she doesn't want to be called a 'mallu.' 

However, the actress wants to be identified as a Tamil girl, as her native place is Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and she doesn't want to be called a 'mallu.' 

Recently, a Telugu entertainment magazine had reported that the actress expressed her displeasure when someone described her as a Malayali during a film promotion. 

Recently, a Telugu entertainment magazine had reported that the actress expressed her displeasure when someone described her as a Malayali during a film promotion. 

As per reports, she requested media to address her as a Tamil girl and not a Malayali. Sai Pallavi made it clear that she was born and brought up in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, and that she was a true-blue Tamil girl.

As per reports, she requested media to address her as a Tamil girl and not a Malayali. Sai Pallavi made it clear that she was born and brought up in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, and that she was a true-blue Tamil girl.

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