|Known for||'Vaishali' in Pavitra Rishta|
Prarthana Behere (Marathi:प्रार्थना बेहेरे ) is an Indian actress, well known for her role in the popular Indian soap Pavitra Rishta as Vaishali Dharmesh-Jaipurwala. Though Prarthana is a Maharashtrian, she was born and brought up in [[Gujarat], India.She has played lead roles in regional Marathi Films.She is fluent in Hindi,Marathi and Gujrati .Prarthana is also a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.
Prarthana bagged the role of Vaishali, the youngest of the three daughters in the Karanjkar family which is the lead cast in the popular serial Pavitra Rishta aired on Zee Television network in the prime time slot. She is portrayed as a sweet, chirpy woman initially who undergoes a significant change in her outlook towards life after she gets married to Dharmesh Jaipurwala played by Sumit Arora. She has always been a support system to Archana, the main protagonist and her eldest sister, played by Ankita Lokhande. She also took part in a dance show,Eka Peksha Ek Apsara Ali,Where she was amongst the five finalist.
Prarthana made her debut, though as a cameo role, in [Bollywood]] movie, Bodygurad !, starring Salman Khan. Later she went on to assist director Renuka Shahane for her Marathi Film Rita before she started her career as Lead actress in Marathi films.In 2012 Prarthana announced that she would make her debut in Marathi movie titled Jai Maharashtra Dhaba, Bhatinda directed by Avadhoot Gupte. The film was a romance story of an ambitious young man who opens a Maharashtrian dhaba in Punjab.The film became a large commercial success.
| 2011 |Bodyguard(Hindi Film) | Special appearance
| 2013 | Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda(Marathi Film) | Lead Role
| 2013 | Vakratunda Mahakaya(Marathi Film) | Produced by Anurag Kashyap
| 2014 | Coffee ani Barach Kahi (Marathi Film)( Under Post Production ) | Lead Role
- "Cast of Pavitra Rishta". Retrieved 2011-01-27.