Dancer par excellence Prateeksha Kashi was born to an artistic family in Karnataka. She is the daughter of Kuchipudi dancer, Vyjayanthi Kashi and Vijaya Kashi, who is a television and theatre artist. She was a grade ‘A’ artist on Doordarshan. Also, she also had the privilege of appearing on many dance production shows on various television media channels.
She had appeared in a Sanskrit movie” Priyamanasam” which was directed by
. It was the third Sanskrit film to be made in our country. She got a lead role to play in this movie that was showcased in many international film festivals held in Chennai, Pune, Jaipur and even Goa.
Earlier, she even acted in a Kannada film “Prakruthi’. It was a narrative tale of families living in the Western Ghats before Independence. The dancer also had appeared as “Mohini" in a Kannada serial named “Kadambari Kanaja” which is aired on Udaya TV. This TV series had revolved around two sisters and their life within which depicts a lot of hurdles and problems and the two sisters how to overcome forms the other part of the story. Prateeksha Kashi also has the special credit of appearing in another telefilm “Hejjegurthugalu” where she played a pivotal role of Akkamahadevi. She was also a choreographer her dance works many times. Currently, she is also the present chairperson of Karnataka Sangeetha Nritya Academy in Bengaluru. Dancing since her childhood, she has been receiving rave reviews for her performances in India and even in abroad.
Gifted with a pretty and sensitive face, she has a flawless footwork and scintillating grace in her dance art. She is indeed a first rate danseuse and today is considered as one of the most established artists of dance form Kuchipudi. Her dance dramas and stage shows are still regarded as brilliant by many art critics. On stage or screen, she has a very captivating presence with the right aptitude for rhythm and expressions. Dance is a skill that she had inherited from her parents.