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Biography for Priya Anand

Priya Anand

Birthdate: 17 September 1986

Birth Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Height in feet: 5 Feet 4 Inches

Eye Color: Brown

Sun Sign: Virgo

Occupation: Model, Tollywood Actress

Marital Status: Single

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Priya Anand is an Indian film actress and model in Tamil and Telugu films. she was brought up in both her parents' hometowns, Chennai and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, becoming fluent in Tamil and Telugu. She is proficient in English, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi and Spanish languages as well. Childhood she was fascinated by films and developed an interest in cinema. She confesses that she has never thought of becoming an actor.


She moved to 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.

Family Background

Her mother Radha and a half Telugu, half Marathi father Bharadwaj Anand. Because of her mixed regional background, she was brought up in both her parent's hometowns, Chennai and Hyderabad.

Acting Career

In 2009, her first Tamil movie was "Vaamanan", which was an average movie. After that she acted in another Tamil movie Pugaippadam. Her role in Telugu movie Leader gained overwhelming response and thus became a well known actress of Telugu Cinema. After that she appeared in Telugu movie 'Rama Rama Krishna Krishna' in 2010. She made her Bollywood debut with Sridevi starrer movie English Vinglish. She was also seen in 2013 comedy film 'Fukrey' playing a Punjabi girl. On 20 June 2011, Priya was chosen as the ambassador for the "Save the Children" campaign for both Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.

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