Priya Banerjee is a Canadian born Indian actress known for her work in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil films.
She belongs to a Hindu Bengali family and was born on 16 April 1990 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Her family background is from Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Her father is an engineer and her mother is a homemaker.
Priya Banerjee is dating Aman Bhopal.
She has a degree in International Marketing and Computer Science.
She started her career as a model in Canada. She participated in Miss World Canada 2011 where she ended up as one of the top 6 finalists and won the sub-title, Miss Photogenic. In January 2012, she went to Mumbai to pursue her career in acting and did an acting course from Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares. She then got selected for WeChat advertisement with Varun Dhawan and Parineeti Chopra.
In 2013, Priya did her first Telugu film, Kiss, in which she played the lead role of Priya. She made her Bollywood debut in 2015 by playing the role of Sia Chowdhury in the film, Jazbaa. After that, she has acted in a number of Bollywood films like 2016 The End (2017), Dil Jo Na Keh Saka (2017), 3 Dev (2019), etc. She has also acted in a Tamil film, Chithiram Pesuthadi 2 (2019) as Nanditha.
Priya Banerjee is a trained Kathak dancer.
She is also trained in classical music, Rabindra Sangeet.
She has given several live performances during shows in Canada.
Priya has appeared on several magazine covers including Stuff.
She is a big foodie.
She is an avid dog lover and has a dog named Abby.