Prachi was born close-knit family in Gujarat, India . She was born in 1988 and is just 18 years old. She studied in St Joseph’s convent, Panchgani, and completed her schooling from Surat in Gujarat. She is currently doing her HSC in Arts from Singhad College, Pune. As for her realationship statzz. Guys shes single. In an interview she gave in early feburary she stated,"I don't have time for any guys, Kasamh Se takes up all my time!" She lives in Lokhandwala with her mother, Ameeta Desai. Her hobbies are acting, sports, listening to music and sketching. She has an elder sister, Esha, who is in college in Pune.
Acting was her passion since childhood - her father and uncle have done Gujarati plays - though she started with a short modelling workshop with Bunty, Prashant and Deepali and got her portfolio done. She went to Pune for higher studies and had almost finished her junior college when she her pictures were sent to Balaji and she got a call for an audition for Kasamh Se. "I got an offer to act in Kasmh Se when I was in my 12 th standard. Though I was forced by somebody to give an audition but today I am happy to be here," she said in a chat with IndiaTimes. She is a very bright, intelligent and well centered young woman according to Ram Kapoor her co-star. " She has a bright future before her " he added.
Kasamh Se is the Zee TV serial that Desai starred in and got her to fame. She has captured many a hearts with this program acting as innocent but strong willed Bani Dixit (Now Bani Walia). In the serial Bani goes through many trials leading from forcefull marriage to the adultry of her husband. Through it all Bani learns to love her husband again. The show is still proceeding and has millions of viewers world wide. The serial's stars have won many awards in the Indian Television Awards 2006 and bagged Best Serial at the Sansui Television Awards 2007. The show started in January 2006 and is expected to finish around the year 2009.
The Sixth Indian Telly Awards:
Couple of the year - Prachi Desai and her co-star Ram Kapoor won the award for their on screen chemistry in the show.
Fresh New Face of the Year (Female) - Prachi won the award and beat Zee TV's Saat Phere lead Rajshree Thakur
Sansui Television Awards:
Best Actress - Bani Walia For Kasamh Se