A true Virgo at heart, Prachi Desai was born at Surat, Gujarat, on the 12th of September, 1988 in a traditional Anavil family. She studied from St.Joseph’s Convent, Panchgani and presently resides in Mumbai with her mother and two siblings. Acting flowed in the family as her father and uncle were active participants in Gujarati plays. Prachi’s hobbies include acting, sports, listening to music and sketching.
She is the brand ambassador for cosmetic producing company- Neutrogena. Prachi shares a close relationship with friend and mentor Ekta Kapoor.
Prachi made her debut on television with the highly acclaimed role of Bani Dixit/Walia in the serial Kasamh Se aired on Zee TV. Thereafter she featured in the serial Kasautii Zindagi Kay and as a contestant on the Dance Reality Show – Jhalak Dikhla Jaa. In this contest, she was eliminated in one of the rounds but later re-entered the show via a Wild-card Entry. Thereafter she went on to be declared the winner of the show. Later she entered another dance reality show – Yeh Hai Jalwa. Prachi mentored five college students in this show and trained the “Masti Ki Paathshaala” team.
For her television career, Prachi won several awards. She won 8 television awards for Kasamh Se including Indian Telly Awards 2006 for Best Couple Of The Year with co-star Ram Kapoor and Fresh New Face Of The Year for Kasamh Se.
Prachi Desai got her break in films with Rock On (2008) with Farhan Akhtar in the male lead role. She played the character of his wife. The film was highly acclaimed. It won the National Award For Best Feature Film in Hindi and Prachi won the award for Best Debut in this movie. She also won the Successful Bollywood Breakthrough Award in the Indian Telly Awards for Rock On.
Thereafter, Prachi acted in other Hindi movies such as Life Partner (2009), Once Upon A Time In Mumbai (2010), Teri Meri Kahaani etc. Again for Once Upon A Time In Mumbai, she received several awards including Zee Cine Awards, Lions Gold Awards, Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards and Stardust Awards for Best Actress In Supporting Role (Female).
In the coming few months, Prachi will be seen in I,Me Aur Main, directed by comedian turned director Kapil Sharma having John Abraham as the male lead.

Preeti Gupta

Preeti Gupta is and Indian actress. She has worked in few movies and TV soaps. She was born on 27th April 1986. She has worked in movies like Mere Haule Dost in 2013 and Unfreedom in 2015 as Leela Singh. The latter movie got banned in India because of the storyline depicting the lesbian love story and the sexual content.  Preeti is still unmarried. Her television debut was in the famous TV soap Kahani Ghar Ki as the daughter of the main lead Sakshi Tanwar, also known as Parvati. It was broadcasted on the channel Star Plus. Her TV series was Kasturi. She went to New York to learn to act at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. She has been in the news because of the leak of her photos from the movie Unfreedom in 2015. Another Version Bio Added : Some stars rise to fame from their debut, but constant controversies don’t let them live their dream of being an actor for a longer duration. Preeti Gupta is one such actress who rose to fame very early but was in controversies because of her selection of work. Born on April 27, 1986, Preeti Gupta always aspired to be an actress and her this dream was well supported by her parents. When she turned 19, she landed in Mumbai and started working as a model. She was also auditioning for various roles side by side. She got a big break was she got a role in the famous sitcom of all times ‘Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki.’ She essayed the role of Mayuri Shikhar Mehra. Her this role made her a household name and helped her earn recognition and also more work. She got a handful of serials after ‘Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki’ ended. She worked in ‘Kaisa Yeh Pyaar Hai’ as Anita Bhasin, Kasturi as Allana and Kavach as Natasha. She also was seen in a small role in the serial ‘Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh.’ After working in all these shows, she took a small break and went on to focus on her dream of acting in films. She went to New York and joined Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. After doing a professional course in acting, she made a comeback in Bollywood. She signed her first film ‘Mere Haule Dost’ that hit the silver screen in 2013. This film failed to make any mark, and Preeti’s work also went unrecognized. She was them offer the role of Leela in 2014 flick ‘Unfreedom.’ But this flick never got released and was banned. Preeti gave many nude scenes in this movie which were leaked and surfaced all over the internet. These pictures went so viral that ‘Unfreedom’ was banned. Some sources reveal that the film revolved around the topic of homosexuality and Preeti’s character was a lesbian. Preeti was also very vocal about her views on homosexuality that didn’t go well with the audience and invited even more criticism for her. After these two films and especially the controversy, no director-producer offered roles to Preeti. She has been away from the limelight from quite a few years. Recently there was news that she might be a part of a serial in a supporting role, but there is no official confirmation.

Preeti Gupta Hindi Actress