Prachi Desai’s first role in television was with Balaji Telefilms Kasam Se on Zee TV as Bani. She was part of the serial until 2008. She became the surprise winner of Jhalak Dikhla Ja 2 after returning back to the show as a wild card entry.

In Vodafone’s Yeh Hai Jalwa she was seen as a mentor for the team ‘Masti Ki Paathshaala’.

She won the Sabse Favourite Kaun’s Best Newcomer Award as as well as Best Actress on Television at the Kalakar’s Awards.

Prachi Desai’s debut in movies was in the role of Sakshi in Rock On (2008) opposite Farhan Akhtar. She was convincing in her portrayal of a wife who is trying to make their marriage work.

Her upcoming movies are a comedy Life Partner with Tusshar Kapoor and Once Upon A Time In Mumbai with Emraan Hashmi.Televisio’s golden girl, Prachi Desai’s demure and pretty looks catch the eye at first sight. She showed that she was an actress to watch out for in Rock On.


Film Done By Prachi Desai

  • 2008 Rock On!! Sakshi
  • 2009 Life Partner Prachi Jadeja
  • 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
  • 2014 Ek Villain Dancer Special appearance in song “Awari”
  • 2016 Azhar Naureen Azhar
  • 2016 Rock On 2 Sakshi
  • 2017 Carbon Pari Short film
  • 2020 Kosha Sonia Sawant Post-production


Television Done By Prachi Desai

  • 2006–2008 Kasamh Se Bani Dixit (Bani Jai Walia) / Durga Dasgupta / Maithili Mitra / Anamika Dasgupta Lead role
  • 2006 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Prachi Chauhan Extended cameo
  • 2007 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Contestant Winner
  • 2010 C.I.D. Herself Episodic guest
  • 2010 Asia Uncut with Jon Niermann Herself] Guest
  • 2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Herself Guest
  • 2016 The Kapil Sharma Show Herself to Promote film Azhar Guest


Awards and nominations Received By Prachi Desai

  • 2006 Indian Telly Awards Best Fresh New Face (Female) Kasamh Se Won
  • 2007 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Bhabhi-Nanand Rishta (Shared with Ashwini Kalsekar) Won
  • 2007 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role Won
  • 2008 Special Recommendation Won
  • 2009 Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer – Female Rock On!! Nominated
  • 2009 Stardust Award Superstar of Tomorrow – Female Nominated
  • 2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards Star Debut of the Year – Female Nominated
  • 2011 Anandalok Puraskar Awards Best Actress (Hindi) Won
  • 2011 Best Supporting Actress Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Nominated
  • 2011 International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
  • 2013 Stardust Awards Best Actress in an Ensemble Cast Won
  • 2013 Zee Cine Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Female Won
  • 2013 Stardust Award Best Breakthrough Performance – Female Bol Bachchan