Ananya gained lot of popularity with her Tamil movie "Nadodigal". The actress is now a part of Major Ravi's film "Kandahar". There were reports earlier that Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will be part of the movie. The movie is based on the Kandahar hijack. The movie meanwhile stars the Malayalam Superstar Mohanlal in the lead, who plays the role of a commando.