Yashika Anand (born 4 August 1999) is an Indian born actress, model and television personality, who works predominantly in Tamil films.

Aannand was born in a Punjabi family on 4 August 1999 in New Delh

After her family moved to Chennai, she completed her schooling in Sherwood Hall school in Nungambakkam.

Aannand began acting after being an Instagram model.[4] At 14, she was filmed for Inimey Ippadithan (2015)

alongside Santhanam but her role was later deleted after she could not attend a song shoot

She then portrayed a swimming instructor in Kavalai Vendam (2016), which became her first theatrical release

Aannand's breakthrough was in the 2016 film, Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru. Shot on a small budget, the film was successful and won recognition for its cast member

She then appeared in Paadam (2018) and Thambi Ramaiah's Maniyaar Kudumbam (2018).

In 2018, Aannand appeared in the second season of the Bigg Boss Tamil reality show hosted by Kamal Haasan

She had earlier been approached to be in the inaugural season, but she refused the offer