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Pragya Jaiswal is an Indian film actress and model. [1] She has appeared in Telugu cinema .

Early life

Jaiswal was born and brought up in

Jabalpur , Madhya Pradesh. [citation needed ] She completed her study at the Symbiosis Law School at Pune.

During her initial days at the Symbiosis University, she participated in various beauty pageants and became a successful model. On January 22, 2014 she received the Symbiosis Sanskritik Puraskar for her achievement in the field of art and culture.


Jaiswal made her acting debut in a South Indian bi-lingual film named Virattu / Dega Tamil and Telugu released in 2014. In 2015, she starred in the Telugu film Mirchi Lanti Kurradu and later in the period drama Kanche directed by Krish. Jaiswal had previously auditioned for a role in Krish's Gabbar Is Back . She did not land that role but Krish later offered her the lead role in Kanche.[5] She portrayed Seetha Devi, the daughter of a wealthy landlord, who falls in love with Hari Babu (Varun Tej) who later goes on to fight in World War II . She received generally positive remarks for her performance, with most critics, in particular, complimenting her on her looks. [6][7][8] wrote, "She looks stunning and should thank Krish for her big break. Pragya has amazing screen presence and is a star to watch out for".[9] The film went on to bag the 63rd National Award for the

Best Feature Film in Telugu.[10] she played a cameo in Jaya Janaki Nayaka movie,starring Bellamkonda Sreenivas,

Rakul Preet Singh, Jagapathi Babu.

She was the brand ambassador for South India Shopping mall and R.S. Brothers for years 2016–2017.

She made a cameo appearance for the song "Anandam" in Devotional,

Biographical film of Hathiram Bhavaji , directed by K. Raghavendra Rao for

Akkineni Nagarjuna 's Om Namo Venkatesaya in 2017.



Denotes films that have not yet been released

Year Title Role(s) Langua(s)

2014 Virattu /

Dega Mavi Tamil


Titoo MBA Gulshan Hindi

2015 Mirchi Lanti Kurradu Vasundara

Telugu Kanche Sita Devi

2017 Om Namo Venkatesaya Bhavani

Gunturodu Amrutha

Nakshatram Kiran Reddy IPS

Jaya Janaki Nayaka Falguni

2018 Achari America Yatra Renuka

Awards and Nominations

Year Film Award Category

2016 Kanche Filmfare Awards South Best Femal Debut

South Indian International Movie Awards Best Femal Debutante

CineMAA Awards Best Femal Debut

18th Ugadi Puraskaralu Awards Best Femal Debut

Zee Telugu Apsara Awards Find of the Year

TSR – TV9 National Film Awards Best debut actress

2019 Jaya Janaki Nayaka TSR – TV9 National Film Awards Special Appreciati Award


1. ^ "Pragya Jaiswal interview" . FHM India. Retrieved 16 June 2015.

2. ^ Sashidhar AS. "Pragya Jaiswal in Varun Tej's film" . The Times Of India. Retrieved 16 June 2015.

3. ^ Anjali Shetty (22 January 2014).

" 'I am pleasantly surprised' - City-Pune" . DNA . Retrieved 23 July 2016.

4. ^ "Alumini Newsletter-2014" (PDF). . Retrieved 23 July 2016.

5. ^ " 'Kanche' transported me to a different era, says Telugu actress Pragya Jaiswal" . Indian Express. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2016.

6. ^ "Kanche: Breaking the fence" . 23 October 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2016 – via The Hindu.

7. ^ "Kanche Movie Review" . The Times of India. Retrieved 23 July 2016.

8. ^ "Movie review 'Kanche': Love reigns in war zone" . Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 23 July 2016.

9. ^ "Kanche Telugu Movie Review – Varun Tej Kanche Movie Review" . . Retrieved 23 July 2016.

10. ^ "National Award for 'Kanche' truly deserving: Director Krish" .

IBNLive. Retrieved 6 April 2016.

11. ^ "Nishant Dahiya and Pragya Jaiswal - faces of Titoo MBA" .


12. ^ "Pragya Jaiswal's 'pinch me' moment" . TimesofIndia.

13. ^ "Pragya Jaiswal in Nagarjuna's Namo Venkatesa" .

DeccanChronicle .

14. ^ "Pragya Jaiswal to don the khaki" . DeccanChronicle .

15. ^ "Kanche girl Pragya Jaiswal all set don Khaki" . TheNewsMinute.

16. ^ "Pragya Jaiswal is going places!" . DeccanChronicle .

17. ^ "It's a mass film: Pragya Jaiswal" . DeccanChronicle .

18. ^ "Sai Pallavi, Pragya Jaiswal share Best Debut Actress award at 63rd Britannia Filmfare Awards South 2016" . The Times of India. 18 June 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016.

19. ^ "Archived copy" . Archived from the original on 14 July 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2017.

20. ^ "CineMAA Awards 2016 Winners List" . RITZ Magazine. 13 June 2016. Retrieved 17 December 2019.

21. ^ "Zee Apsara Awards 2016: Kajal Aggarwal, Regina Cassandra, Rashi Khanna, Lavanya walk pink carpet [PHOTOS]" . International Business Times. 15 March 2016. Retrieved 17 December 2019.

22. ^ "TSR TV9 National Film Awards 2015, 2016 Winners lists: Baahubali, Srimanthudu, SOS bag maximum awards" . International Business Times. 9 April 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2019.

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