Desai at a promotional event for Bol Bachchan
in Mehboob Studio, 2012
12 September 1988 |
Surat, Gujarat, India
Prachi Desai (born 12 September 1988) is an Indian Bollywood film and television actress. She started her television career as the lead protagonist in successful TV drama Kasamh Se on Zee TV. She made her Bollywood career with the 2008 film Rock On!!. Her other notable features includes Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), Bol Bachchan (2012) and I, Me Aur Main (2013). She is also the endorser, spokesperson, brand ambassador and the face of Goa Tourism and Neutrogena products in India.
2006 brought a new turn in Prachi's life when she got selected to play the lead role in Ekta Kapoor's television drama Kasamh Se, she was cast as Bani, opposite TV actor Ram Kapoor.
Desai with Rock On!! team at music launch
Desai then made a transition to the film industry in 2008. Her first film was Rock On!! (2008), directed by Abhishek Kapoor, where she played the wife of Farhan Akhtar. Desai had to leave Kasamh Se to act in Rock On.
Her next film was Life Partner (2009). In July 2010, she appeared in Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai with Ajay Devgan, Emraan Hashmi and Kangana Ranaut.