Prachi Desai Age Boyfriend Husband Family Biography

Prachi Desai (born 12 September 1988), is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films and television. She started her television career as a lead in the successful TV drama Kasam Se on Zee TV. She made her Bollywood debut in the 2008 film Rock On!!. Her other notable films include Life Partner (2009), 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. Desai is also a brand ambassador of Lux Lyra. In an interview of April 2021, she opened up about her casting couch experience for a big film.

Early life and Background

Desai was born in Surat, Gujarat, to Niranjan Desai and Ameeta Desai in a Hindu family. She has one sister named Esha Desai.

Desai studied in St. Joseph Convent School, Panchgani and completed her schooling until ninth grade in Surat. She completed her higher studies in Sinhagad College in Pune.

Personal Life

Prachi Desai is a very private person and does not reveal much about her personal life to the public. However, in a few interviews, she has spoken about her family, her relationships, and her views on marriage.

Desai was born in Surat, Gujarat, India, on September 12, 1988. She has one sister named Esha Desai. Desai’s parents are very supportive of her career and have always been there for her.

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Desai has been in a few relationships in the past, but she is currently single. In an interview with ETimes, she said that she had given up on the idea of marriage and that she wouldn’t mind tying the knot if she would find someone special. She also said that her parents never bring up the topic of her marriage.

Desai is a very independent and career-oriented woman. She is passionate about her work and loves to challenge herself with new roles. She is also a very good dancer and singer.

Prachi Desai Age Boyfriend Husband Family Biography

Real NamePrachi Desai

NicknameOTA (one-take artiste)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 163 cm

in meters- 1.63 m

in Feet Inches- 5′ 4”
Weightin Kilograms- 53 kg

in Pounds- 117 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-26-35

Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 September 1988 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023)35 Years
Birth PlaceSurat, Gujarat, India
Zodiac signVirgo
HometownPanchgani, Maharashtra, India
SchoolSt. Joseph Convent, Panchgani, Maharashtra
CollegeSinhagad College, Pune
Educational QualificationsCollege dropout (B.A. in Psychology course)
DebutFilm Debut: Rock On!! (2008)

TV Debut: Kasamh Se (2006)

FamilyFather– Niranjan Desai (Professor)

Mother– Ameeta Desai

Prachi Desai with her mother Amita Desai

Brother– N/A

Sister– Esha Desai

Prachi Desai with her sister Esha Desai
HobbiesReading, yoga, dancing and sketching
Controversies She was upset with the makers of the film Rock On 2 for neglecting her role, which was why she was absent from the Rock On 2 concert.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodPizza, Cheese Risotto, Chocolate Mud Cake, Lemon & Arugula Rigatoni
Favourite ActorRyan Gosling, Shahid Kapoor, Arjun Rampal
Favourite ActressKangana Ranaut, Julia Roberts, Audrey Hepburn, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Favourite FilmBollywood: Dil Chahta Hai, Jab We Met, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Kapoor & Sons and Queen

Hollywood: Pretty Woman
Favourite TV ShowHot in Cleveland, Tyrant
Favourite Color White, Pink and Blue
Favourite BookShantaram by Gregory David Roberts, and Scion of Ikshvaku by Amish Tripathi
Favourite PerfumeGucci Envy, Chloe and Carolina Harrera 212
Favourite RestaurantIndigo Deli, Cafe Zoe and Out of the Blue in Mumbai
Favourite DestinationGstaad in Switzerland, New York and Milan
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsRohit Shetty (Director)

Prachi Desai with Rohit Shetty
Money Factor
Salary 1 crore/film (INR)

Net Worth Not Known


Television career and breakthrough (2006-2008)
In 2006, Desai 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. It was her acting debut.The show won her several awards, including the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role.

Desai then entered Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, the Indian version of BBC Strictly Come Dancing on 7 September 2007 with choreographer Deepak Singh. Desai was eliminated on 10 November 2007, but entered the contest again via a wildcard entry and ultimately won the competition. Desai was awarded the Dancing Star of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

Desai also appeared in two episodes of the Star Plus television series Kasauti Zindagi Ki in a cameo. She portrayed a student at Prerna’s school.

Film debut and success (2008-2016)

Desai then made the 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 star in Rock On. The film and her performance received critical praise and earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

Her next film was Life Partner (2009) with Tusshar Kapoor, Genelia D’Souza, Fardeen Khan, Govinda and Amrita Rao.

In July 2010, she appeared in Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai with Ajay Devgan, Emraan Hashmi and Kangana Ranaut. The film and her performance received critical praise and earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress and won the IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 2010, she shot with Rajeev Khandelwal for Vikram Tuli’s film called Main Jokerr which was to be released in 2011 but film never released due to its title problems.

In 2012, she appeared in Teri Meri Kahaani in a cameo role. Desai then appeared in a lead role in Bol Bachchan opposite Abhishek Bachchan, along with Ajay Devgn and Asin. The film proved to be Desai’s biggest box office success until date.

Desai next appeared in I, Me Aur Main (2013) with John Abraham and Chitrangada Singh. She did another film, Policegiri with Sanjay Dutt.

In 2014, she appeared in an item number for Ek Villain in a song called “Awari”.

In 2016, Desai played former cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin’s wife, Naureen in his biopic film, Azhar opposite Emraan Hashmi. She again played the wife of Farhan Akhtar in Rock On 2, a sequel to Rock On!!. The film was released on 11 November 2016.

Hiatus, return and further career (2017-present)
Desai returned to the silver screen after almost 4 years with the Zee 5 film ‘Silence…Can You Hear It?’ released on 26 March 2021 also starring Manoj Bajpai, Arjun Mathur, Sahil Vaid, Vaquar Sheikh and Barkha Singh.

She also performed in a music video, Rihaee with Mr.World 2016 Rohit Khandelwal which released on 22 June 2021. The song was sung by singer Yaseer Desai. The song was well appreciated by the audience.

On 24 June 2022 she was seen in Hindi film Forensic,a remake of Malayalam film co-starring Vikrant Massey and Radhika Apte, where she played the role of Dr.Ranjana.

At Amazon Prime Meeting in 2022 it was revealed that Desai will be making her Telugu debut with supernatural web series Dhootha with Naga Chaitanya and Parvathy.

She is even committed to star as a lead actress in the dark fantasy movie – Kosha, which is directed by Amman Advaita and produced by Abhay Raj Kanwar.



2008Rock On!!Sakshi Shroff
2009Life PartnerPrachi Jadeja / Prachi Bhavesh Patel
2010Once Upon a Time in MumbaaiMumtaaz
2012Teri Meri KahaaniRadhika Desai
Bol BachchanRadhika Raghuvanshi
2013I, Me Aur MainGauri Dandekar
PolicegiriSehar Al Ameri
2014Ek VillainDancerSpecial appearance in song “Awari”
2016AzharNaureen Azhar
Rock On 2Sakshi Shroff
2017CarbonPariShort film
2021Silence… Can You Hear It?Inspector Sanjana Bhatia
2022ForensicDr. Ranjana Gupta/Shashi
2023KoshaSonia SawantPost-production
2023Silence 2 … The Night Owl MurdersInspector Sanjana BhatiaPre-Production


2006–2008Kasamh SeBani Dixit Walia/Durga Dasgupta/Maithili Mitra/Anamika Dasgupta
2007Kasautii Zindagii KayPrachi ChauhanExtended cameo
2007Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 2ContestantWinner
2012Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah ChashmahHerselfGuest
2023Dhootha †TBATelugu Web Series

Music videos

2021RihaeeYasser DesaiPreeti

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