Amrita Prakash Bakshi, professionally known as Amrita Prakash, is a renowned Indian actress and model who has made significant contributions to both Bollywood and Malayalam films. The Bollywood actress she began her acting career at the tender age of four and has since been seen in a myriad of Bollywood films, TVCs, and television reality and fiction shows.
Early Life and Upbringing
Born on May 12, 1987, in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, Amrita Prakash was introduced to the world of acting at a very young age. She started her career with advertising, her first TVC being for a local footwear company in Kerala.
Over the course of her childhood, she appeared in over 50 commercials for prominent brands including Dabur, Glucon-D, Ruffles Lays, Rasna, Pepsi, and more. She was also the face of Lifebuoy Soaps packaging for over two years.
Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign
|Full Name||Amrita Prakash Bakshi|
|Alternative Names(s) (also known as)||Amrita Prakash|
|Date of Birth||12 May 1987|
|Age (as of 2023)||36 Years|
|Birthplace||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|Hometown||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|Current Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Education Qualification||Master’s Degree in Commerce and Business Administration|
|Hobbies and Interests||Traveling, Hiking, Swimming, Photography, Writing, Reading, Baking|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English, Malayalam|
|Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)||Facebook, Instagram|
|Wikipedia Profile link||Amrita Prakash|
|IMDb Profile link||Amrita Prakash|
Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements
|Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)||34-30-34 inches|
|Height in feet, inches, cm||5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm|
|Weight in kg, lbs||58 kg or 128 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Black (She often tends to dye her hair in different shades)|
|Hairstyle||Medium length, wavy or straight|
|Distinctive Features||Sharp features, cheerful smile|
Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs
Amrita Prakash is the daughter of Dr. Prakash Bakshi, who served as the chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. She holds a master’s degree in Commerce and Business Administration from The University of Mumbai.
As of 2023, she is unmarried and has been rumored to be in a relationship with actor Vivian Dsena.
|Spouse – Husband||N/A|
|Father||Dr. Prakash Bakshi (Chairman of NABARD)|
|Affairs – Boyfriend(s)||Vivian Dsena (Actor, Rumored)|
Rise to Stardom
Amrita Prakash’s journey to stardom began with her role as a host in the show “Fox Kids” from 1999 to 2004. Her character as Miss India gained colossal fame, especially amongst kids.
She made her film debut as a child artist in Anubhav Sinha’s directorial debut movie “Tum Bin” in 2001, where she played the character ‘Milli’. Her performance was highly acclaimed by critics and the public, and she even got nominated for Best Child Artist through several lobbies.
Debut Film – Tum Bin
Successful Film – Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai
Career, Awards, and Achievements
After the success of “Tum Bin”, Amrita continued with television and co-hosted a show “Kya Masti Kya Dhoom” with Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre for two years. She has worked in a dozen TV shows and soaps, and took a break from the industry for two years.
At 16, she went on to do one of her life’s biggest projects, a Malayalam Film “Manjupoloru Penkutty” directed by Kamal, which was widely critically acclaimed. She was nominated by the State for the National Awards as Best Actress.
One of her most defining roles was with Rajshri Films, playing the character of Chhoti in Sooraj Barjatya’s “Vivah”. Her performance in “Vivah” was hugely appreciated by critics
|Debut Film||Tum Bin (2001)|
|Notable Roles||Milli in Tum Bin, Chhoti in Vivah, Anjali in Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi, Shalini in Patiala Babes|
|Recent Films – New Movies||N/A|
|Popular Television Series||Fox Kids, Kya Masti Kya Dhoom, Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai, Shakti – Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki, Patiala Babes|
|Awards and Achievements||Nominated by the State for the National Awards as Best Actress for Manjupoloru Penkutty1, Won the Indian Telly Award for Best Child Artiste (Female) for Kya Masti Kya Dhoom, Won the Star Parivaar Award for Favorite Behen for Vivah|
|Endorsements/Brand Collaborations||Rasna, Ruffles Lays, Glucon-D, Dabur, Lifebuoy, Sunsilk, Gitts Processed Foods, etc.|
|Training and Education||Master’s degree in Commerce and Business Administration from The University of Mumbai|
|Production Company||Rajshri Productions Pvt.|
|Box Office Success – Hit Movies||Tum Bin, Vivah, Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi|
|Critical Acclaim Movies||Manjupoloru Penkutty, Vivah|
Assets and Finances – Net Worth
|Net Worth in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 10 Crore (approx.) or $1.3 Million (approx.)|
|Per Movie Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 50 Lakh (approx.) or $67,000 (approx.)|
|Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 10 Lakh (approx.) or $13,000 (approx.)|
|Sponsorship Deals||Rasna, Ruffles Lays, Glucon-D, Dabur, Lifebuoy, Sunsilk, Gitts Processed Foods, etc.|
|Investments||Mutual Funds, Fixed Deposits, Stocks, etc.|
|Real Estate Holdings||A flat in Mumbai|
|Luxury Items/Properties Owned||Jewelry, Designer Clothes, Artworks, etc.|
|Cars Collection||Hyundai Creta, Honda City|
Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Madhuri Dixit|
|Favorite Music Bands||Coldplay, Maroon 5, One Republic|
|Favorite Books||The Book Thief, The Kite Runner, The Alchemist|
|Favorite Color||Pink, Blue, Yellow, Red|
|Favorite Food||Pancake, Pizza|
|Things s/he like||Traveling, Hiking, Swimming, Photography, Writing, Reading, Baking|
|Things s/he dislike||Dishonesty, Violence, Negativity|
Top 5 Best Films – Amrita Prakash
|Film Name||Year of Release||Character Played|
|Maine Dil Tujhko Diya||2002||N/A|
|We Are Family||2010||N/A|
Controversies – Amrita Prakash
As of now, there are no known controversies involving Amrita Prakash.
Interesting Facts – Amrita Prakash
- Amrita Prakash started her acting career at the tender age of four with advertising.
- She was seen in over 50 commercials during her childhood for brands like Dabur, Glucon-D, Ruffles Lays, Rasna, Pepsi, etc.
- She had been the face of Lifebuoy Soaps packaging for more than two years.
- From 1999 to 2004, she had been the host of the show “Fox Kids” where her character as Miss India got a colossal fame, especially amongst kids.
- She starred in Anubhav Sinha’s directorial debutant movie “Tum Bin” as ‘Milli,’ for which she got many critics and public acclaims.
- At 16, she went on to do one of her life’s biggest projects, a Malayalam Film “Manjupoloru Penkutty” directed by Kamal, a widely critically acclaimed film.
Amrita Prakash’s journey from a child artist to a successful actress is truly inspiring. Her dedication and passion for her craft have made her a beloved figure in the Indian film industry.
As she continues to charm audiences with her performances, we look forward to seeing more of her work in the future.