Priya Anand is one of the leading actresses of Bollywood industry. She is a professional model and actress, famous for playing the role of Priya in the comedy movie Fukrey.
Born on 17th September 1986, Priya starred in the movies like English Vinglish, Rangrezz and several Tamil and Telugu movies. Besides this, she also did few commercials Ads for famous brands. This actress has worked with the stars like Sridevi Kapoor, Jackky Bhagnani, and Pulkit Sharma.
Priya Anand: Early Life and Personal Life
Priya Anand was born in the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She is the only daughter of a Tamil mother, Radha and a half-Telugu and half-Marathi father, Bharadwaj Anand. Priya spent most of her childhood in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana, and Spain. She speaks fluently in Bengali, English, Hindi, Marathi, and Spanish.
This young model turned actress is about 5 feet 4 inch tall with the weight of 119 Ibs. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She is an Indian and practices Hindu culture and religion. Priya graduated from the University of Albany, New York.
Well, Priya is still single and unmarried. Most of the guys have a crush on her due to her single relationship status. Somehow, this actress is currently focusing on her career rather than involving in love life.
Priya Anand: Career and Achievement
Priya Anand always dreamed of working in the technical field of movie industry but never dreamed of being an actress. After her graduation, she returned to India and began her modeling career. Moreover, she made appearances in the TV commercials such as Cadbury Dairy Milk, Nutrine Maha Lacto, Prince Jewellery and few others.
After several TV ads, she got an opportunity to work in the Tamil movie, Pugaippadam. Due to certain reason, the movie got delayed until 2010 and the movie Vaamanan become her first release in the cinema hall. Next, she appeared in Leader, Nootrenbadhu, 180 and few others.
Although she played several roles in movies, her role Radha in comedy-drama movie, English Vinglish rose her name in the B-Town. She played supporting role alongside Sridevi in the movie. Likewise, she got nominations for Zee Cine Awards and Star Guild Award for her role. The movie received much appreciation and earned around $1.4 million, becoming the second highest grossing movies in Japan.
Likewise, her most successful hit movie, Fukrey is a directorial movie of Mrighdeep Singh Lamba in 2013. She shared the screen with actors like Pulkit Sharma, Ali Fazal, Manjot Singh, Varun Sharma and Richa Chadda in the movie. After the huge success, she along with her crew member returned to the sequel, Fukrey Return in 2017.
Priya Anand: Net Worth and Lifestyle
Priya Anand is one of the successful actresses in the Indian cinema who has worked in Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu cinema. She makes most of her money from acting, modeling and endorsing brands. As of 2018, she enjoys her net worth in millions though her net worth is not revealed yet. Additionally, she is a brand ambassador for the Save the Children campaign in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
Similarly, she loves to dance in her leisure period. Likewise, she is a great fan of Sridevi. Her favorite actor is Brahmanandam. She is an animal lover and believes that pets also should have a free-living life as humans.