Jaya Prada – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Jaya Prada Indian Actress

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 34-27-35 Inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 1 inches (1.55 m)
Weight 65 kg (143 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Jaya
Gender Female
Age 62 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 3 April 1962
Full Name Lalita Rani
Profession Actress
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
Religion Hinduism
Published on June 5, 2024 on 05:58 PM
Zodiac Sign Aries

Jaya Prada is a legendry Indian movie actress as well as a politician. Jaya Prada is the receiver of 3 Filmfare Awards and has appeared in a number of Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and Malayalam movies. She had been considered amongst the most successful & influential personalities in both Hindi & Telugu film industry and ruled over the mega screen in late 1970s and1980s in both South Indian and Hindi and movies. She left Indian film industry when she was on the apex of her career, as she enrolled herself for Telugu Desam Party in the year 1994 and come in politics. Jaya Prada was also an active Member of Parliament from Rampur from the years 2004-2014.

A few of her memorable movies involve Seeta Kalyanam, Sargam, Kaamchor, Tohfa, Sharaabi, Maqsad, Sanjog, Aakhree Raasta, Simhasanam, Sindoor, Samsaram, Elaan-E-Jung, Aaj Ka Arjun, Thanedaar, Maa, Devadoothan, Pranayam, and Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna. She received Best Actress Filmfare Award Telugu for her wonderful performance in the movie Sagara Sangamam. Jaya Prada has also been honored with Filmfare Special Award for her outstanding performance in the movies Anthuleni Katha and Siri Siri Muvva.

Jaya Prada has been regarded by numerous as the most captivating face ever adorned Indian cinema. She was born in Rajahmundry, India on 3rd April 1962. Her father named Krishna Rao was a financier for Telugu movies whereas her mother named Neelaveni was a housewife. The beautiful Jaya Prada joined Telugu medium school Rajahmundry and was also joined for dancing and music classes at her early age.

In the year 1986, she married to film producer Srikanth Nahata, who was previously married and had 3 kids. This marriage enthused lots of controversy, specifically since Nahata did not divorce his first wife and had kids with his first wife once marrying to Jaya Prada. Nahata and Jaya Prada have no kids together, even though she had expressed her wish to have kids.

Jaya Prada enrolled for Telugu Desam Party in the year1994 on the request of its co-founder N. T. Rama Rao, a night before of assembly elections, and rose hurriedly all through the ranks. At that moment there were assumptions that Jaya Prada would also run for assembly elections, but she favored not to make her democratic debut, though she was presented a seat by Rao. She campaigned in numerous constituencies in the year 1994.



Jaya Prada Education

Qualification: 12th Standard B.com (dropped out in first year)

School: Telugu Middle School in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh

College: Rajlakshmi Women College, Rajahmundry

Jaya Prada Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Famous for starring in Sargam movie


  • Telugu Film: Bhoomi Kosam (1974)
  • Kannada Film: Sanaadi Appanna (1977)
  • Hindi Film: Sargam (1979)
  • Tamil Film: Ninaithale Inikkum (1979)
  • Malayalam Film: Iniyum Katha Thudarum (1985)
  • Bengali Film: Aami Sei Meye (1998)
  • Marathi Film: Aadhar (2000)
  • TV: Jayapradam (A Telugu Talk Show)

Net Worth: INR 22 Crore approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Krishna Rao

Mother: Neelaveni

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Shrikant Nahata

No. of Children: 3

Daughter: Siddhu (step-son)

Facts You Never Knew About Jaya Prada

  • When she was a kid, she had an extraordinary interest in dancing.
  • A Telugu film director offered her a dancing number role in a movie titled Bhoomi Kosam when she was only 14 years old; after noticing her remarkable performance. He paid her only ₹10 for her brilliant performance in the movie.
  • Jaya Prada initiated her acting career with South Indian movies.
  • At the age of 17, she became a big star of South Indian movies.
  • She campaigned for N. T. Rama Rao in numerous constituencies when he became the Chief Minister of the state Andhra Pradesh.
  • Jaya Prada also seized the position of Mahila President of TDP (Telugu Desam Party).

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Who is Jaya Prada?

Jaya Prada is an Indian actress, born on 03 April, 1962 in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India.

How old is Jaya Prada?

Jaya Prada is 62 years old as of June 2024.

How tall is Jaya Prada?

Jaya Prada is 5 feet 1 inches (1.55 m).

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