Prajakta Mali is a Marathi actress popularly known for her role as Meghana from Zee Marathi’s serial ‘Julun Yeti Reshimgathi’.
Prajakta was born on 8th August 1989 in Pune. She completed her Graduation and Masters from Lalit Kala Kendra of Pune University. She was a brilliant student and always stood topper in the University. Apart from acting Prajakta is also a trained in Bharatnatyam. From the age of 7, she learned Bharatnatyam from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidhyalay and got distinction in all her Bharatnatyam exams. Later in 2008 she performed in Pune Navratri Festival at Shanivar Wada Mahotsav.
First Assignment/First Major Break
Prajakta’s debut on television was from ‘Dhokichya Talawar’, however, she became popular since ‘Julun Yeti Reshimgathi’.
Journey in the Industry
Prajakta started her television career as a child artist. When she was in 6th standard as she performed on a show named ‘Dholkichya Talawar’ which aired on DD Shayadri. Later, she choreographed and performed on Diwali Special episode of dance reality show ‘Dum-Duma-Dum’, once again for DD Shayadri. Later she also participated on Star Plus’s talent hunt show ‘Kya Masti Kya Dhoom’ and stood at first position. The show was hosted by Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre.
However as an actress, Prajakta started her career from Marathi serials. She acted in Star Pravah’s serial ‘Suvasini’ where she played a character of Saavi. This continued other serials like ‘Bandh Reshmache’ where she portrayed the role of Aditi and ‘Phiruni Navin Janmen Mee’ for Mi Marathi. Meanwhile, she also hosted Zee Marathi’s show ‘Good Morning Maharashtra’ and ETV Marathi’s ‘Gane Tumache Aamache’. She was also a part of a cookery show named ‘Sugaran’ which aired on Saam Marathi.
In 2013, Prajakta made her debut in Marathi movie from ‘Kho-Kho’. She was paired opposite Bharat Jadhav, while the movie was directed by Kedar Shinde. Later is acted in ‘Sangharsh’ opposite Rajesh Shringarpure. She even performed a Lavani in a movie ‘Golaberij’. Apart from acting, she has also worked as a Choreographer for the movie ‘Mhais’.
Prajakta has also acted in few plays like ‘Nimma-Shimma Rakshas’, where she played a role of Queen of Bagdhad and ‘Shivaputra Shambhuraje’, where she played Rani Yeshubai.
Currently, Prajakta is seen on Zee Marathi’s popular serial ‘Julun Yeti Reshimgathi’, where she portrays the role of Meghana. She is paired opposite Lalit Prabhakar, who plays the role of Aditya in the serial. The pair of Meghana-Aditya has become the popular television couple.