More about Prachi Desai

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More about Prachi Desai
Prachi Desai parents are Niranjan Desai, who works as a professor and Ameeta Desai. She has a sister named Esha Desai, who is also an actress.

Desai attended St. Joseph Convent in Panchgani, Maharashtra. She later went on to pursue Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology at the Sinhagad College in Pune but dropped out to focus on her acting career.

Real Name Prachi Desai
Nickname OTA (one-take artiste)
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 4”
Weight in Kilograms- 53 kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-26-35
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 12 September 1988
Age (as in 2017) 29 Years
Birth Place Surat, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Panchgani, Maharashtra, India
School St. Joseph Convent, Panchgani, Maharashtra
College Sinhagad College, Pune
Educational Qualifications College dropout (B.A. in Psychology course)
Debut Film Debut: Rock On!! (2008)
TV Debut: Kasamh Se (2006)
Family Father– Niranjan Desai (Professor)
Mother– Ameeta Desai
Brother– N/A
Sister– Esha Desai
Religion Hindu
Hobbies Reading, 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.
See also :  Prachi Desai on Jhalak Dikhla Ja
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Pizza, Cheese Risotto, Chocolate Mud Cake, Lemon & Arugula Rigatoni
Favourite Actor Ryan Gosling, Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Rampal
Favourite Actress Kangana Ranaut, Julia Roberts, Audrey Hepburn, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Favourite Film Bollywood: Dil Chahta Hai, Jab We Met, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Kapoor & Sons and Queen
Hollywood: Pretty Woman
Favourite TV Show Hot in Cleveland, Tyrant
Favourite Color White, Pink and Blue
Favourite Book Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, and Scion of Ikshvaku by Amish Tripathi
Favourite Perfume Gucci Envy, Chloe and Carolina Harrera 212
Favourite Restaurant Indigo Deli, Cafe Zoe and Out of the Blue in Mumbai
Favourite Destination Gstaad in Switzerland, New York and Milan
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Rohit Shetty (Director)
Husband N/A
Money Factor
Salary 1 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth Not Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Prachi Desai

  • Does Prachi Desai smoke? : No
  • Does Prachi Desai drink alcohol? : Yes
  • Prachi won many prizes for her active participation in dancing and acting competitions, during her studies.
  • During her graduation in Pune, she started her modelling, during which she sent her pictures to Balaji Telefilms who called her for an audition.
  • She left her Arts course mid-way when she was selected for TV serial Kasamh Se opposite Ram Kapoor.
  • If not an actress, she would have been a counselor.
  • She has won 8 television awards for Kasamh Se.
  • While shooting for Kasamh Se, she got a call from the director of the film Rock On!! (2008) to meet him in his studio. She never imagined that she was being called in for auditioning for a role opposite Farhan Akthar and that she was going to make her debut into Bollywood with that call.
  • Due to her prior commitment to Kasamh Se, she used to work for both Rock On!! and Kasamh Se at a time.
  • She is very close to Ekta Kapoor and her family.
  • In 2007, she entered Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 2, but got eliminated. However, she entered the contest again as a wild-card entry and eventually won the competition.
  • She considers yesteryear American actress Grace Kelly as her fashion icon.
  • She is a chocoholic.
  • Her favourite fashion brand is Michael Kors.
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