Priya Anand is an Indian film actress and model who mainly appears in Tamil and Telugu films. She has worked in many commercials like Nutrine Maha Lacto, Prince Jewellery, Cadbury Dairy Milk and many more. 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.
Priya Anand was born on 17 September 1986 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She is proficient in English, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi and Spanish languages as well. She describes herself as "naturally extremely hyperactive". Since 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. However, she then ventured into modelling and has appeared in various Television advertisements.