Prachi Desai

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Prachi Desai
Prachi Desai 'Bol Bachchan' team on the sets of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah 06.jpg
Born (1988-09-12) 12 September 1988 (age 27)[1]
Surat, Gujarat, India[2]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006—present

Prachi Desai (born 12 September 1988[1]) 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.[3] Prachi desai also a brand ambassador of Luxlyra.


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.[4][5]

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.[2] Desai had to leave Kasamh Se to act in Rock On.[4]

Her next film was Life Partner (2009).[6] In July 2010, she appeared in Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai with Ajay Devgan, Emraan Hashmi and Kangana Ranaut.[7]

Acting career[edit]


Years Title Role Language Notes
2008 Rock On!! Sakshi Hindi
2009 Life Partner Prachi Jageda Hindi
2010 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Mumtaaz Hindi
2012 Teri Meri Kahaani Mahi Hindi Special appearance
2012 Bol Bachchan Radhika Raghuvanshi Hindi
2013 I, Me Aur Main Gauri Dandekar Hindi
2013 Policegiri Sehar Hindi
2014 Ek Villain Awari Hindi Special appearance in song "Awari"
2016 Rock On!! 2 Sakshi Hindi Filming
2016 Azhar Naureen Hindi Filming


Years Title Role Language Notes
2006-2008 Kasamh Se Bani Walia Hindi
2006 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Prachi Chauhan Hindi
2007 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' Contestant Hindi Won
2010 C I D (TV series) Herself Hindi
2010 Asia Uncut with Jon Niermann (TV series) Herself Hindi


  1. ^ a b "Prachi Desai, happy birthday!". Zee News India. 12 September 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "I am lucky:Prachi Desai". Times of India. 9 December 2007. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Prachi Desai is new face of Neutrogena cosmetics in India". Mid-Day. 4 September 2009. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "I am not quitting 'Kasamh Se': Prachi Desai". MSN Entertainment. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "Prachi Desai wants to 'rock on' with Shahid and Hrithik". Indian Express. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  6. ^ "Prachi couldn't handle saree in Life Partner". One India. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  7. ^ "Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai: Movie Review". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 

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