Priya Rajvansh was born Vera Singh and was an Indian film actress who made movies from 1964 to 1986. Her father was on a UN assignment and she mostly stayed abroad before coming to India in the early 1960's. She is known to have trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, UK  Chetan Anand, ( brother of Dev Anand and Vijay Anand) cast her in his film Haqeeqat. He had just separated from his wife; Priya was many years younger and very beautiful and the two grew close to each other. She starred only in Chetan Anand films. Priya Rajvansh and Chetan Anand had a personal relationship. After Chetan Anand's death, in 1997, she inherited a part of his property along with his sons from his first marriage. She was murdered on March 27, 2000 in her home in Juhu, Mumbai, India. Police charged Chetan Anand's sons Ketan Anand and Vivek Anand along with their employees Mala Choudhary and Ashok Chinnaswamy with her murder . Their motive was thought to be rights to her inheritance of Chetan Anand's property. The four accused were convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in July 2002 .