Pragya Jaiswal, born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, studies at the Symbiosis Law School, Pune. During her college days, she took a part in Miss Pune Contest, won the competition, and surprisingly got a direct wild card entry into Femina Miss India 2008 where she got the title of Miss Fresh Face, Miss Dancing Queen, and Miss Friend Of The Earth. After completing her graduation, she decided to join a law firm in Mumbai, but as she couldn’t be there on time, she started modeling for advertisement campaigns for big brands. Pragya also received the Symbiosis Sanskritik Puraskar Award on 22 January 2014 for her work in the field of art and culture. Pragya made her debut in 2014 in the Bollywood movie Titoo MBA. Her maiden film was Virattu (a Tamil film), also scripted in Telugu as Dega.
She also got the lead role over
in Children’s fiction film A Little Heaven In Me, directed by
. Pragya auditioned for the movie
Gabbar Is Back
, directed by Krish, but wasn’t able to get a role in that film. Seeing her acting skills and ambitions, director Krish gave her a lead role in the movie Kanche. In 2015, she also starred in the movie Mirchi Lanti Kurradu, in which she played the role of Vasundara. Currently, she is working for the film Yevado Okadu, which is all set to release by this year (2016). Jaiswal is also seen in many commercials like Dabur Vatika Anti-Dandruff shampoo, Reliance Digital, Fashion At Big Bazaar, millennium hypermarket for Dubai and UAE, etc.