Priya Anand made her debut in the Tamil film Vaamanan. After this she continued to act in Pugaipadam, 180, Vanakkam Chennai, Ethir Neechal, Arima Nambi and Irumbu Kuthirai.
Now she is regarded as one of the leading actress of Tamil film industry. The films Oru Oorula Rendu Raja and Vai Raja Vai which have Priya Anand in the female lead roles are to be released consecutively.
At this juncture, Priya Anand has approached Anand Shankar who had earlier directed the film Arima Nambi for a role in his next film. When she got the news that Anand Shankar will be directing Vikram, Priya Anand has mentioned that she will be very liberal in glamorous sequences as well as lip-locking sequences.