Priya Anand is an Indian Tamil film actress and model. She appears in tamil & telugu films. Priya was born to a half telugu, half marathi father Bharadwaj Anand & a tamil mother Radha. She is the only child of the couples & she was brought up in both Chennai & Hyderabad so become fluent in tamil & telugu. She studied communications & journalism at University of Alany.
Career: She has an interest in cinema from her childhood so she entered into modelling on 2008. She also appeared in television ads for Nutrine Maha Lacto, Prince Jewellery & Cardbury Dairy Milk. She was initially signed for the movie Pugaipadam but its release was delayed. In the same year she got a oppurtunity in the movie 'Vaamanan' which had Jai in the lead role. The movie released on 2009 & it was a musical hit & the movie did a average business. Songs made her popular among Tamil audience. In 2010, her long wait movie "pugaipadam' released & it dint went well. Then she stared in her first telugu film under AVM Production's Leader with new comers Rana & Richa. After the success of Leader, she acted in another telugu movie Rama Rama Krishna Krishna. Her most recent release is '180' which is a billingual tamil telugu movie has Siddharath & Nithya Menon alongside & directed by Jayendra.