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Jaya Prada Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 3, 2022

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Short Biography

Jaya Prada was born on 03-04-1962 in Rajahmundry in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. She is an Indian Film Actress & Politician who is known for her work in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi films. On 26-03-2019, she joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Other Name: Lalita Rani, P. Jaya Prada Nahata, Lalita Rani Ravanam
Other Professions: Politician
Appearance: Telugu Tamil Bollywood Kannada Malayalam Bengali Marathi

Jaya Prada Complete Bio & Career

Jaya Prada is a renowned film actress who has worked in all South Indian language films along with Bollywood as well. She was a trained classical dancer and her dancing skills paved her way into Telugu films. She was just 14 years old when she was roped in for a dance number in the Telugu film titled Bhoomi Kosam. She initially hesitated to accept that offer but her family convinced her.
She got noticed through that 3 minutes dance number and started getting various offers. A couple of years later she made her Telugu film debut through K. Balachander’s film Anthuleni Katha.The film was a huge hit and also won her the Nandi Best Actress Award for her performance. She was cast opposite Rajnikanth in this film. The same year, she also made her Tamil film debut with the film titled Manmatha Leelai. She never looked back since then and became one of the most sought after actress in Telugu film industry in next 2-3 years.
She made her Bollywood film debut with the film called Sargam which was a remake of her Telugu film called Siri Siri Muvva. Though she did a few more films in Hindi film industry but established herself among the mainstream actress after her performance in Prakash Mehra’s superhit film Sharaabi in the year 1984. After that, she delivered hit after hit in Bollywood with films like Insaaf Kaun Karega, Ganga Tere Desh Mein, and Sanjog among others. Besides Hindi, she also kept starring in South Indian films as well. In her 4 and a half decade long career, she has worked in over 200 films including all South Indian and Bollywood films and is still going strong.
Along with films, she has been a stalwart politician as well. She made her political debut by joining TDP (Telugu Desam Party) in the year 1994. After some conflict with Chandrababu Naidu, she quit TDP and joined Samajwadi Party on the invitation of Amar Singh. She was elected as MP from Rampur constituency during the 2004 general elections. She defended her seat in the 2009 elections as well. After the conflict with Azam Khan, she along with Amar Singh got expelled from the party and the duo joined RLD in 2014. She contested from Bijnor constituency in 2014 general elections but lost with some margin. She joined BJP a month before the 2019 general elections. 

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Jaya Prada Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Krishna Rao and Neelaveni Rao. She has a brother named Rajababu. On 22-06-1986, she married film producer Shrikant Nahata. Together the has no children. She adopted a baby boy from her cousin sister and raise him.

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Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 27
Hip Size 35
Body Figure 34-27-35
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address H.No.46 District A.V.K., Near Saint Merry School Rahe Raja, Rampur, Tehsil Sadar, District Rampur (U.P.)
School Telugu Middle School, Rajahmundry
College Rajlakshmi Women College, Rajahmundry
Qualification 12th STD
B.Com. (dropped out in first year)
Hobbies Dancing, Listening to Music
Marital Status Married
Debut Telugu Film: Bhoomi Kosam (1974)
Kannada Film: Sanaadi Appanna (1977)
Hindi Film: Sargam (1979)
Malayalam Film: Iniyum Katha Thudarum (1985)
Bengali Film: Aami Sei Meye (1998)
Marathi Film: Aadhar (2000)
TV: Jayapradam (A Telugu Talk Show)
Best Movies Anthuleni Katha (1976), Sargam (1979), Saagara Sangamam (1983), Sharaabi (1984), Sanjog (1985) among ohers
Salary INR 1 Lac and Other allowances
Net Worth $4 Million
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Mercedes Benz, Ford Ikon, Xylo Mahindra, Outlander, Ford Endeavor


Favorite Color Black, Red, Yellow
Favorite Actress Rekha , Kajol Devgan
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Movie 3 Idiots (2009), Pulp Fiction (1994)
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar , Kishore Kumar
Favorite Place Goa, Dubai
Favorite Food Pulihora, Chinese Food
Favourite TV Show Kaun Banega Crorepati, Westworld

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jaya Prada

  • Her actual name is Lalita Rani.
  • She has also hosted a talk show called Jayapradam.
  • To make a career in Bollywood, she learned Hindi.
  • Her husband Shrikant Nahata married her without even divorcing his first wife Chandra Nahata.
  • She was sent to Rajya Sabha in 1996.
  • She has worked with almost all the superstars of South Indian film industry and Bollywood film industry of her generation.
  • After joining TDP, she campaigner for her good friend N.T. Rama Rao at various constituencies of Andhra Pradesh.

Jaya Prada Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

61 years, 7months, 28 days old age Jaya Prada will turn 62 on 03 April, 2024. Only 4 months, 1 days, 19 hours,38 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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