Jaya Prada Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Biography & More



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Real Name Jaya Prada
Profession Politician, Actress
Famous Role(s)/Famous For Acting in films of various languages
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 155 cm
in meters- 1.55 m
in feet inches- 5’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms-64 kg
in pounds- 141 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-25-35
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 April, 1962
Age (as in 2018) 56 Years
BirthplaceRajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAeries
Nationality Indian
HometownRajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
SchoolTelugu Middle School in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationDid her schooling in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh

DebutFilm: Bhoomi Kosam (1974)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Political InclinationBharatiya Janata Party
AddressHyderabad, Andra Pradesh, India
HobbiesListening to Music
AwardsTwo South Filmstar Awards
Controversies•In 1986, Jaya married producer Srikanth Nahata, who was already married and had 3 children. Srikanth did not divorce his first wife and had three children from her after marrying Jaya.

•Prada passed was accused of passing indecent remarks on the Samajwadi Party for which she was expelled from it.

• She accused the Samajwadi Party of not respecting women.
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
AffairShrikant Nahata
Husband/SpouseShrikant Nahata
ParentsFather- Krishna Rao (Telegu Film Financer)
Mother- Neelaveni
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Pulihora
Favourite ActorAkshay Kumar
Favourite ActressPreity Zinta
Favourite FilmBollywood- 3 Idiots (2009)
Hollywood- Pulp Fiction (1994)
Favourite SingerShreya Ghoshal
Favourite TV ShowsIndian: Kaun Banega Crorepati
American: Westworld
Favourite ColourGolden
Style Quotient
Car CollectionToyota Fortuner, Audi, BMW,
Assets/PropertiesShe owns a house in Hyderabad and Jaya Prada Theater in Chennai,besides many other properties
Money Factor
Salary₹69,67,438 Lacs
Net Worth (Approx) ₹324 Crore





Some Lesser Known Facts About Jaya Prada

  • Does Jaya Prada smoke? Yes
  • Does Jaya Prada drink alcohol? Yes
  • The childhood name of Jaya was Lalita Rani.
  • As a child, she had a special interest in dancing.
  • At the age of 14, a Telegu film director offered her a ten-minute dance number in a film named “Bhoomi Kosam” after seeing her marvellous performance.
  • The dance number gave this actor turned politician the popularity that was required to start her career in the film industry.
  • During her film days, she has starred in many South films, most of which proved to be hit at the box office.
  • Jaya has acted in Telugu, Kanada, Malayalam as well as  Hindi movies .
  • She has worked with big actors like Kamal Haasan, Mohan Lal, Rajnikanth and Amitabh Bachchan.
  • In 1994, one of the film co-stars and a good friend N .T.Rama Rao suggested her to enter politics.  She was also to join the Telugu Desam Party.
  • In 1996, Prada was elected to Rajya Sabha and represented Andra Pradesh.
  • She also held the position of the Mahila president of Telugu Desam Party. Later on, under the leadership of Chandrababu Naidu, she quitted the TDP and joined the Samajwadi Party. Her name came up in two major controversies while she was a member of this party. In 2009, she was issued a notice from the election commission for distributing bindis among the women of Rampur’s Swar locality.
  • She was considered to be very close to the Samajwadi leader and MP Amar Singh. In 2010, both of them were expelled from the party.
  • She along with Amar Singh joined the RLD in March 2o14 and contested the general election from Bijnor in Utter Pradesh.
  • Prada has openly expressed her willingness to join the Bhartiya Janta Party. She said that she would make clear her final decision at a later stage.
  • Jaya entered into a war of words with Samajwadi leader Azam Khan on his calling her a ‘naachne waali’,
  • There was a healthy competition between her and Sridevi.
  • Some of her films have been banned on Doordarshan due to some erotic content.
  • Late Hindi superstar Raj Kapoor appreciated her appreciated her songs and said that she would become a big superstar one day.

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