Prarthana is Maharashtrian by birth but is born and brought up in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She gained popularity through the well known Indian soap
where she plays the role of Vaishali Dharmesh-Jaipurwala. She is the youngest daughter of Karanjka family. Vaishali is a bubbly, sweet, vibrant woman who undergoes a significant change in her outlook towards life after marriage.
She appeared in Optimystix Production’s serial, Crime Patrol, wherein a story of two lovers who take to crime is portrayed. This episode was based in UP and shows the life of Farukh (
fame) and Noor (Prarthana of Pavitra Rishta fame).
Prarthana was paired with
in the dance show Nachle Ve. This dance show was hosted by renowned Bollywood choreographer,
. Earlier, in the Star One show Remix, Prarthana played the role of Pri, Prarthana has her eyes set on the big screen. She wants to move on to movies. And supposedly this is the reason for her quitting Pavitra Rishta. She has done a cameo in Suraj Barjatya’s film Love U Mr.Kalakaar and a special appearance in Bodyguard. She will be playing the lead in Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda. Prarthana has ventured into Marathi productions too. She is playing the role of a criminal lawyer Leelavati, in Mai Lek, a Marathi show by UTV productions for ETV Marathi.