MUMBAI: Southern actress Priya Anand has bagged one of the female leads in Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar’s upcoming production “Fukrey”.
The 26-year-old, recently seen as Sridevi’s niece in “English Vinglish”, will share the screen with Pulkit Samrat, Richa Chaddha and Manjot Singh.
When asked, the spokesperson of Excel Entertainment confirmed the news: “Everyone loved Priya’s performance in ‘English Vinglish’. This will be her first central portrayal in a youth-centric romantic film.”
Priya is a known name in Tamil and Telugu cinema and her work has been appreciated in movies like “Leader”, “Nootrenbadhu” and “Kazhugu” down south.