celebrates the birthday of the beautiful Dancing Diva
, Prachi Desai!
Desai was born in
Surat, Gujarat. She studied at St. Joseph Covent and completed her education
from Surat. Desai's fortunes changed dramatically when her photos landed at
Balaji Telfilms and she got called for an audition. She was just 17 when she
auditioned for Kasamh Se, a television show that aired on Zee
TV. This gorgeous lady also participated in Season 2 of the dance reality show Jhalak
Dhikhhla Jaa, which she further won and escalated her ladder to success.
Desai's most memorable
performances till date include Rock On!! (2008),
Once Upon a Time Mumbaai (2010) and an item song
performance "Awari" in Ek Villian (2014).
Rock On!! was her debut movie
alongside Farhan Akhtar. Desai plays Farhan's wife in the film and was lauded
with praise for her performance in her first film. Next followed Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai starring Ajay
Devgan, Emraan Hashmi and Kangana Ranaut. This leggy lass was nominated for every Supporting Actress Award that
season and she won almost all of them. Desai also tried her hands on comedy and did Life Partner (2009) opposite Tusshar Kapoor, but she only got noticed in a comic role as Ajay Devgn's sister in Rohit Shetty's Bol Bachchan (2012). Alongside these, Desai played a beautiful girl-next-door in the romantic drama I, Me Aur Main (2013). Most recently, she showed off her dancing skills in "Awari", Ek
Villian's item song. Her performance fetched her rave reviews from critics
Desai's upcoming films
include 1920 London (2014) and Udyan Express (2015)
On her birthday, here is
a playlist of some popular songs from Desai's movies:
1."Yeh Tumhari Meri
Baatein" - Rock On!! (2008)
2. "Pee Loon"
- Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai (2010)
3."Nach Le" - Bol Bachchan (2012)
4. "Na Jaane"
- I, Me Aur Main (2013)
5. "Awari" - Ek
Did You Know?
1. Desai was eliminated
in Jhalak Dhikhhla Jaa before she came back into the show via
a wild-card entry, and subsequently won the show.
2. Till 8th grade, Desai was a excellent student. But later on she lost interest in studying.
her school years, Shahid Kapoor was Desai's favorite hero. Now, it is Hrithik Roshan.
4. Desai enrolled
into a BA course in Mithibai College.
5. Ekta Kapoor
refers Desai as her "blue-eyed baby".
of BollyCurry and it's entire team, here's wishing our very own "Bani"
of Kasamh Se aka Prachi Desai a very happy birthday with the hope of
immense success in all her upcoming projects!
Writer: Nisha M.
Editor(s): Alina S. and Sonia R.
Graphics: Virina R.
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