Coming from a family of lawyers and doctors, Prabha Sinha herself too, excelled in academics. She holds a first class first Honors degree in Sociology. She entered the world of TV and movies after she had two daughters who are now both employed in the U.S. Born on 16th April 1960, Prabha is fondly called Puttu by family members. She enjoys doing social work.
She played the role of a wife to a man already married, in Aashiqui against
and in Swabhimaan written by Shobha De and directed by
in 1995. She is also part of the serial Sanskruti.
Prabha played a vital role in Choti Bahu- Sindoor Bin Suhagan which is the story of young girl who is ill- treated all her life because she is adopted. Prabha featured in Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan which dealt with the theme of a healthy relation between husband and wife and the ups and downs of familial bonds.
She portrayed the character Sheela in Swabhimaan opposite
, aired on DD. She was also part of the first daily soap aired on DD – Itihaas. Thereafter she was on DD for Parampara and Aurat which was a B.R.Chopra production.
cast Prabha in her directorial venture Palchin. She also acted in Zameer aired on Zee TV and Parampara on the same channel.
Her first venture in comedy was 9Gold’s Chonch Ladi Ke Chonch. She was honored by getting the opportunity to be cast against yester year superstar
in Ittefaq on Zee TV. She played the character of mother –in- law in Kundali on Star Plus opposite Sai Bilal. Kahani Nahin Jeevan Hai also showcased her talent.
Television aside, Prabha has featured in several movies too. Her first movie role was in Mother 98 opposite Jeetendra directed by Saawan Kumar. Thereafter, she did a role in Subhash Ghai Production Good Boy Bad Boy where she played Emraan Hashmi’s mother. Prabha also bagged a coveted NFDC film – Amrita.