Priya Anand WikiPriya Anand is an Indian Tamil film actress and model. She mainly appears in Tamil and Telugu films. She has worked in many commercials like Nutrine Maha Lacto, Prince Jewellery and Cadbury Dairy Milk. Her first release was a Tamil movie "Vaamanan", which was an average movie. After that she has acted in another Tamil movie Pugaippadam. Her role in Telugu movie Leader gained overwhelming response and she become well known actress in Telugu Cinema. After that she appeared in Telugu movie "Rama Rama Krishna Krishna" in 2010. She made her Bollywood debut with Sridevi's comeback movie English Vinglish.
BiographyPriya was born on 17 September 1986 Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Besides her mother tongues, she is proficient in English, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi and Spanish languages as well. She describes herself as "naturally extremely hyperactive", became fascinated by films and developed an interest in cinema, since childhood and noted that she has been dreaming of getting into the film industry and working on technical aspects of film making, but confesses she never thought of becoming an actor. She moved to the U. S., where she pursued her higher studies. Keeping her later career in mind, she studied Communications and Journalism at University of Albany. After completing her education, she returned to India in 2008 and stayed with her grandparents in Chennai. However, she then ventured into modeling, appearing in various Television advertisements.
Personal ProfileName : Priya Anand
Sex : Female
Place of Birth : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Birthday(date of birth) : 17 September 1986
Age : 27 years
Height : 5'4"
Education : Graduate in Communications and Journalism at University of Albany
Occupation : Model-turned-film actress
Debut Film : Vamanan(2009),Tamil
Marital Status : Single
Nationality : Indian
Hair Color : Black
Eye Color : Brown
FamilyPriya, the Vamanan girl is the only child to a half Telugu, half Marathi father Bharadwaj Anand and a Tamil mother Radha. Because of her mixed regional background, she was brought up in both her parent hometowns, Chennai and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. So she become fluent in both launguages tamil and telugu.
Actress Priya has denied the reports that she is dating actor Siddharth her co-star in the film 180. It was being rumoured earlier that she was seeing the actor. But she told that they are just good friends and they have not seen each other for a long time. Her denial of her relationship with Siddharth came when she was quizzed about her secret love affair at a promotional event for English Vinglish. The actress said that they worked together in Nootrenbadhu. She has not seen him for the past few months but admited that he is a good friend of her.
In English VinglishPriya has made her debut in Bollywood with Sridevi's comeback flick English Vinglish. The film is a 2012 Indian drama directed by Gauri Shinde. Priya Anand played the role of Sridevi's niece Radha. The superstar Rajnikanth liked the film and reportedly said that she had done a great job.
Priya Anand in Fukrey (Hindi)After her first moive English Vinglish, Priya was seen in Farhan Akhtar's 2013 comedy film Fukrey. She was seen playing a Punjabi girl as Priya for the first time. Despite a poor opening, the film has went on to become a hit.
Upcoming Movies2014 Vai Raja Vai Tamil
2014 Arima Nambi Anamika Tamil
2014 Irumbu Kuthirai Tamil
2014 Oru Oorla Rendu Raja Tamil
2014 Podiyan Tamil