Prachi Shah Wiki, Age, Husband, Bio & More

Prachee Shah Paandya, better known as Prachi Shah, is a well-renowned Indian Kathak dancer and actress who predominantly appears in Bollywood films and television soap operas. Prachi is best known for her characters in television soap operas such as Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Ek Shringaar-Swabhiman. Prachi is very active on social media and always shares her beautiful images and videos on her Instagram account, where she has more than 239k followers.

Prachi Shah Age


Prachi Shah was born on 7 February 1980 (Thursday) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India and she was brought up in Mumbai. She did her schooling in a Private school in Mumbai, and after completing her schooling she went to attend the University of Mumbai, and from there she completed her graduation.

Actress Prachi is Gujarati Jain by birth but Prachi’s family has lived in Maharashtra for 3 generations. In an interview, Prachi admitted that Prachi did not know how to speak Gujarati, but was fluent in Marathi due to her upbringing. She has a brother named Tejas Shah. There is not much information available about Prachi’s family.

Personal Life

Talking about her personal life, Prachi has been married to filmmaker Vishwas Paandya on 9 December 2005 (Friday). Prachi gave birth to their daughter Khiana in 2009 and thereafter took a year break from work.

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Prachi Shah Bio

Full NamePrachi Shah Paandya
NicknamePrachi, Prachee
ProfessionActress, Kathak Dancer
DebutFilm Debut: Isi Life Mein (2010)
TV Debut: Rangoli (1989)
Date of Birth (DOB)7 February 1980 (Thursday)
Age (As of 2023)43 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac SignAquarius
HobbiesDancing, Traveling
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
SchoolPrivate School in Mumbai
College/UniversityThe University of Mumbai
Education QualificationGraduate

Physical Attribute

Height (approx.)163 (in centimeters)
1.63 (in meters)
5′ 4″ (in feet & inches)
Weight (approx.)55 (in kilograms)
121 lbs (in pounds)
Figure Measurements (approx.)36-32-36
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack

Family & Husband

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Husband/SpouseVishwas Paandya
Marriage Date9 December 2005 (Friday)
ChildrenDaughter- Khiana (Born in 2009)
FatherNot Known
MotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
BrotherTejas Shah

Social Media Info

If you Like Prachi Shah and want to know more about her, You can follow her on platforms such as Instagram, and Twitter.

Prachi Shah Instagram: @prachee_shah_paandya

Prachi Shah Twitter: @PracheePaandya

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She is a prepared Kathak dancer and has performed in dance programs nationally and internationally, Shah prepared in dance with her guru named Ganesh Hiralal Ji, the 7th generation of the Hiralal family of the Jaipur Gharana, and Shah has the Guinness World Record for completing 93 spins in a minute. In the year 2015, Prachi was appointed as the Kathak Ambassador by the Government of India. In the year 2019, Prachi Shah Paandya enrolled in the Cannes Film Festival and moderated a session concerning women in global cinema.

In the year 2000, Prachi Shah made her acting debut in the film “Hey Ram”, which was directed by Kamal Haasan and starred Rani Mukerji, while Prachi Shah appeared as a Lavani dancer. In the same year, she made her TV debut with the serial “Koshish Ek Asha”. In the year 2001, Prahi made an appearance in the soap opera “Manzilein Apani Apani”. From the year 2000 to the year 2001, Prachi also performed in “Kundali” as Vidhi Viraj Agarwal. In 2002, Prachi also appeared in the film “Namaste Say Hello” in which Pachi appeared as a dancer.

Prachi Shah Wiki

In the same year, Prachi Shah performed in “Kahin Diyaa Jale Kahin Jiyaa”. In the year 2003, Prachi also performed in “Piya Ka Ghar” and the most-watched soap opera “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”. Some of her well renowned Television shows such as “Bhabhi” (2002-2008), “Karan-The Detective” (2003-2005), “Rangoli” (2006-2008), “Kesar” (2006-2007), “Kayamath” (2007-2009), “Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam” (2009-2010) and many more.

While among movies, “Pak Pak Pakaak” (Marathi movie) was released in 2005, “Isi Life Mein” (Hindi movie) was released in the year 2010, “Haunted – 3D” was released in the year 2011, “Student of the Year” was released in the year 2012, starring Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, and Sidharth Malhotra.


  • Hey Ram, As Lavani Dancer, Tamil, 2000.
  • Pak Pak Pakaak, as Bhutya/Sakharam’s wife, Marathi, 2005.
  • Isi Life Mein, as Pragriti Khandelwal, Hindi, 2010.
  • Haunted – 3D, as Mrs. Stephens, 2011.
  • Ichar Tharla Pakka, as Radhika, Marathi, 2012.
  • Student of the Year, as Mrs. Shah, Hindi, 2012.
  • Akaash Vani, as Vani’s Maami, 2013.
  • Raja Natwarlal, as Raghav’s wife, 2014.
  • ABCD 2, as Padmashri Durga Devi, 2015.
  • Shubh Aarambh, as Manasvi, Gujarati, 2017.
  • Judwaa 2, Ankita Malhotra, Hindi, 2017.
  • Mulk, as Choti Tabassum, 2018.
  • Laxmii, as Girija’s wife, 2020.
  • Hum Do Hamare Do, as Rupa Mehra, 2021.
  • Rashtra Kavach Om, as Yashvi, 2022.
  • Chhatriwali, as Nisha Kalra, Hindi, 2023.


  • Koshish Ek Asha, as Bhavna, 2000–2002.
  • Manzilein Apani Apani, as Priya, 2001.
  • Kundali, as Vidhi Viraj Agarwal, 2000–2001.
  • Kahin Diyaa Jale Kahin Jiyaa, as Payal, 2002.
  • Piya Ka Ghar, as Yashoda Rakesh Sharma, 2003.
  • Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, as Pooja Hemant Virani, 2003.
  • Bhabhi, as Seema, 2002-2008.
  • Karan-The Detective, as Namita, 2003-2005.
  • Rangoli, as Herself / Host, 2006–2008.
  • Kesar, as Kesar, 2006–2007.
  • Kayamath, as Premlata Shah, 2007–2009.
  • Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam, as Mrs. Brijbhushan Mathur, 2009–2010.
  • Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Ek Baar Phir, as Kalindi Kirloskar, 2013–2015.
  • Ek Shringaar-Swabhiman, as Sharda Solanki, 2016–2017.
    Modi: Journey of a Common Man, as Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi, 2019.

Some Interesting Facts About Prachi Shah

  • Does Prachi Shah smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Prachi Shah drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She acted in multiple T television soap operas but got popular with the Star Plus soap opera “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”.
  • Prachi is a prepared Kathak dancer.
  • Prachi is the first Kathak dancer to make a Guinness World Record for doing 93 rounds in a minute.

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