Sai Pallavi hates people calling her 'Mallu girl'; here's why

First Published 27, Jun 2020, 12:47 PM

Sai Pallavi may have gained recognition with the Malayalam film Premam, but she hails from Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore

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

<p>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'.</p>

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'.

<p>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. </p>

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. 

<p>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.' </p>

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.' 

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

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

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<p>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.</p>

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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