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.