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    Priya Anand Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

    Priya Anand is an Indian model and actress who appears in Bollywood and South Indian films. She is known for her films “Leader,” “180,” “Fukrey,” “Ezra,” “Orange,” “LKG,” “Adithya Varma,” and many more.

    Priya Anand is an Indian model and actress who appears in Bollywood and South Indian films. She is known for her films “Leader,” “180,” “Fukrey,” “Ezra,” “Orange,” “LKG,” “Adithya Varma,” and many more.

    Wiki/Biography

    Priya Anand was born as ‘Priya Bharadwaj Anand’ on Wednesday, 17 September 1986 (age 33 years; as in 2019) in Chennai. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She was raised in Chennai and Hyderabad. Her family moved to the USA, around 19 years back. She did her Major in Communications (minor in business, journalism and African studies) from the State University of New York at Albany (SUNY Albany). She came to India in 2008, and since then, she has been staying with her grandparents in Chennai.

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    Priya Anand with her Grandmother

    Physical Appearance

    Height (approx.): 5′ 4″

    Eye Colour: Dark Brown

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    Hair Colour: Black

    Family, Caste & Husband

    Priya Anand’s father’s name is Bharadwaj and her mother’s name is Radha. Her father is a Tamil, and her mother is half-Telugu and half-Marathi.

    Priya Anand with her mother

    She is the only child of her parents.

    Career

    Being fascinated by movies, since her childhood, she wanted to get into technical aspects of filmmaking and wanted to work as an assistant director to S. Shankar. Instead, she got into modelling and worked on a few advertisements such as Natural Maha Lacto (with Mahendra Singh Dhoni), Prince Jewellery Diamond Collection (Bharati Raja voice-over), Cadbury Dairy Milk (Diwali special), etc.

    Priya was supposed to make her acting debut with the Tamil Film “Pugaippadam” (2010), but the film released 2 years later. Her first release came with the film “Vaamanan” (2009), in which she played the role of ‘Divya.’

    Priya Anand- Vaamanan

    Priya Anand made her Telugu debut with the film “Leader” (2010), in which she played the role of ‘Ratna Prabha.’

    Priya Anand- Leader

    She made her Bollywood debut with the film “English Vinglish” in 2012, in which she played the role of ‘Radha.’

    Priya Anand in a scene from English Vinglish

    She made her Malayalam debut with the film “Ezra” (2017) in the role of ‘Priya.’

    Priya Anand-Ezra

    She made her Kannada debut with the film “Raajakumara (2017)” as ‘Nandini.’

    Priya Anand-Raajakumara

    Controversy

    Favourite Things

    • Food: Iranian Barbeque, Cotton Candy
    • Actor: Akshay Kumar, Brahmanandam
    • Film(s): Kshana Kshana (2007), Agni Natchathiram (1988)
    • Anime Character: Po (Kung Fu Panda)
    • Travel Destination: Italy

    Facts

    • She likes dancing and travelling.
    • She is fluent in 7 languages, which include Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi, Hindi, English, and Spanish.
    • Sekhar Kammula spotted ‘Priya Anand’ on Facebook and invited her for an audition. After going through three auditions, she was selected for the lead role of ‘Ratna Prabha’ in the film “Leader” (2010).
    • On 20 June 2011, she was appointed as the brand ambassador of ‘Save the Children’ campaign for Tamil Nadu and Arunachal Pradesh.

      Priya Anand during Save the Children Campaign

    • She is an animal lover and owns a dog named ‘bumblebee.’

      Priya Anand with her dog

    • The song “Aedho Saigirai,” the song from her debut film  “Vaamanan” (2009), which featured her became an instant hit. The song was dubbed as the ‘Priya Song.’
    • She is a foodie and likes ice-creams.
    • In 2013, she campaigned for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India.

      Priya Anand on as the brand ambassador of PETA

    • Priya is the brand ambassador of Deafenabled Foundation, which aids in to provide literacy in Indian sign languages.

    Never Has Learning A Language Been More Exciting!

    Please Download The DEF-ISL App And Join Me In Learning The Indian Sign Language!

    Thank You L&T For Developing This App Along Side @deafenabled pic.twitter.com/Cq2xftlGrb

    — Priya Anand (@PriyaAnand) April 10, 2019

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