|Real Name||Prachi Desai
|Nickname||OTA (one-take artiste)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 4”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 53 kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||12 September 1988 (Monday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||35 Years|
|Birth Place||Surat, Gujarat, India|
|Hometown||Panchgani, Maharashtra, India|
|School||St. Joseph Convent, Panchgani, Maharashtra|
|College||Sinhagad College, Pune|
|Educational Qualifications||College dropout (B.A. in Psychology course)|
|Debut||Film Debut: Rock On!! (2008)
TV Debut: Kasamh Se (2006)
|Family||Father- Niranjan Desai (Professor)
Mother- Ameeta Desai
Sister- Esha Desai
|Hobbies||Reading, yoga, dancing and sketching|
|Controversies||She was upset with the makers of the film Rock On 2 for neglecting her role, which was why she was absent from the Rock On 2 concert.|
|Favourite Food||Pizza, Cheese Risotto, Chocolate Mud Cake, Lemon & Arugula Rigatoni|
|Favourite Actor||Ryan Gosling, Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Rampal|
|Favourite Actress||Kangana Ranaut, Julia Roberts, Audrey Hepburn, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley|
|Favourite Film||Bollywood: Dil Chahta Hai, Jab We Met, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Kapoor & Sons and Queen
Hollywood: Pretty Woman
|Favourite TV Show||Hot in Cleveland, Tyrant|
|Favourite Color||White, Pink and Blue|
|Favourite Book||Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, and Scion of Ikshvaku by Amish Tripathi|
|Favourite Perfume||Gucci Envy, Chloe and Carolina Harrera 212|
|Favourite Restaurant||Indigo Deli, Cafe Zoe and Out of the Blue in Mumbai|
|Favourite Destination||Gstaad in Switzerland, New York and Milan|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Rohit Shetty (Director)
|Salary||1 crore/film (INR)
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Prachi Desai
- Does Prachi Desai smoke? : No
- Does Prachi Desai drink alcohol? : Yes
- Prachi won many prizes for her active participation in dancing and acting competitions, during her studies.
- During her graduation in Pune, she started her modelling, during which she sent her pictures to Balaji Telefilms who called her for an audition.
- She left her Arts course mid-way when she was selected for TV serial Kasamh Se opposite Ram Kapoor.
- If not an actress, she would have been a counselor.
- She has won 8 television awards for Kasamh Se.
- While shooting for Kasamh Se, she got a call from the director of the film Rock On!! (2008) to meet him in his studio. She never imagined that she was being called in for auditioning for a role opposite Farhan Akthar and that she was going to make her debut into Bollywood with that call.
- Due to her prior commitment to Kasamh Se, she used to work for both Rock On!! and Kasamh Se at a time.
- She is very close to Ekta Kapoor and her family.
- In 2007, she entered Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 2, but got eliminated. However, she entered the contest again as a wild-card entry and eventually won the competition.
- She is a chocoholic.
- Her favourite fashion brand is Michael Kors.