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] 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 Source
2008 Rock On!! Sakshi
2009 Life Partner Prachi Jageda
2010 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Mumtaaz
2012 Teri Meri Kahaani Mahi
2012 Bol Bachchan Radhika Raghuvanshi
2013 I, Me Aur Main Gauri Dandekar
2013 Policegiri Sehar
2014 Ek Villain Awari Special appearance
2016 Rock On!! 2 Sakshi Filming[8]
2016 Azhar Naureen Azhar Filming[9]


  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. 
  8. ^ "'Rock On!! 2' shoot to begin this August". The Times of India. 
  9. ^ staff (21 May 2015). "Azhar first look: Emraan Hashmi dons blue for Azharuddin biopic". India Today. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 

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