Tejasswi Prakash

Tejasswi Prakash Wayangankar (born 10 June 1993) is an Indian television actress. She is known for playing the lead role of Ragini Maheshwari in Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur (2015–16). In 2020, she participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10.[2][3] Currently, she is a contestant in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 15.

Tejasswi Prakash
Tejasswi Prakash in 2018 (cropped).jpg
Prakash in 2018
Born (1993-06-10) 10 June 1993 (age 28)[1]
Alma materMumbai University ([Bachelor of Engineering,B.E.])[3]
Years active2012–present
Known for

Early lifeEdit

Prakash was born and raised in a Marathi speaking musical family. She is an engineer by education. She graduated in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Mumbai University.[3]


Prakash began her acting career in 2012, with Life OK's 2612. In 2013, she played Dhara in Sanskaar - Dharohar Apnon Ki. From 2015 to 2016, she portrayed the lead role of Ragini Gadodia in Colors TV's Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur opposite Namish Taneja.[4][5]

In 2017, she played Diya Singh in Sony TV's Pehredaar Piya Ki opposite Affan Khan.[6] After Pehredaar Piya Ki ended, Prakash was re-cast as Diya Singh in Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya opposite Rohit Suchanti.[7][8] In 2018, she portrayed Uruvi in Star Plus's Karn Sangini opposite Aashim Gulati.[9]

In 2019, Prakash portrayed Mishti Khanna in Voot's Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka opposite Kunal Jaisingh.[10] In 2020, she participated in Colors TV's Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10.[11]

In 2021, she participated as a contestant in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 15.

Tejasswi is waiting for the release of her Marathi movies which are Rohit Shetty & Vihan Suryavanshi's "School College Ani Life" and Sanket "Man Kasturi Re".



  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Ref.
2020 School College Ani Life   Indu Marathi [12]


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2012–2013 2612 Rashmi Bhargava
2013–2014 Sanskaar — Dharohar Apnon Ki Dhara Vaishnav
2015–2016 Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur Ragini Maheshwari [13]
2016 Box Cricket League 2 Contestant [14]
2017 Pehredaar Piya Ki Diya Singh
2017–2018 Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya
2018 Swisswale Dulhania Le Jayenge 2 Simran [15]
2018–2019 Karn Sangini Uruvi [16]
2019 Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka Mishti Salgaonkar
Shaadi Ho Toh Aisi Jiya
2020 Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 Contestant Quit(6th place) [17]
Ladies vs Gentlemen Panelist
2021 Zee Comedy Show Comedian
2021–present Bigg Boss 15 Contestant

Special appearancesEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2013 Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon Guest (as Dhara) Special appearance in crossover special
2014 Beintehaa Dance performance for Jazbaat Ki Rang Holi Special [18]
2015 Comedy Nights with Kapil Guest (as Ragini) Special appearance [19]
2015–2016 Sasural Simar Ka [20]
2016 Krishnadasi Crossover special appearance [21]
Balika Vadhu
Ishq Ka Rang Safed
Thapki Pyar Ki
Comedy Nights Live Guest Along with Namish Taneja [22]
Comedy Nights Bachao Along with Namish Taneja [23]
2019 Ace Of Space 2 Guest Special appearance
Kitchen Champion 5 Episodic
2020 Bigg Boss 13 Guest Special appearance in Grand Finale
2021 Chala Hawa Yeu Dya Guest Special appearance to promote Zee Comedy Factory

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform Ref.
2019 Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka Mishti Khanna Voot [24]

Music videosEdit

Year Title Singer(s) Ref.
2020 Intezaar THEMXXNLIGHT, Ikka
Sunn Zara JalRaj
Ae Mere Dil Abhay Jodhpurkar
KalaKaar Kulwinder Billa
2021 Fakira Amit Mishra [25]
Mera Pehla Pyaar Javed Ali, Nikhita Gandhi [26]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Show Result
2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress In Negative Role (Popular) Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur Nominated
2018 Gold Awards Best Actor Female (Popular) Karn Sangini Nominated
2019 Best Actor Female Popular (OTT) Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka Nominated

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "This is how Tejaswi Prakash celebrated her birthday". The Times of India. 11 June 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  2. ^ a b "That's how they run a show". The Pioneer. 28 February 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "You don't get these suji wala golgappas in Mumbai: Actress Tejaswi in Noida". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Dear makers, please kill us before giving these twists to your shows". indiatoday.com. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  5. ^ Niyogi, Shreejata. "Tejasswi Prakash Wayangankar refuses to turn negative in Swaragini; to quit?". TellyChakkar. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Tejasswi Prakash in Shashi-Sumeet's next for Sony TV". The Times of India. The Times Group. 14 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Exclusive: My new show with same star cast will have a better story, says Pehredaar Piya Ki producer". Times of India. 29 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Tejasswi Prakash pulls off stunts 'really well' on her new show with Pehredaar Piya Ki cast". Hindustan Times. 6 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Tejasswi Prakash to make her mythological debut". The Times of India.
  10. ^ "Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka 2: Aneri Vajani, Kunal Jaisingh, Tejasswi Prakash's promo piques Twitterati's interest". DNA India. 1 March 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  11. ^ DelhiAugust 1, Indo-Asian News Service New; August 1, 2019UPDATED; Ist, 2019 14:11. "Here's how Tejasswi Prakash is preparing for Khatron Ke Khiladi 10". India Today. Retrieved 2 August 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  12. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Tejasswi Prakash on School College Ani Life, choosing Marathi film over Bollywood supporting role | PINKVILLA". www.pinkvilla.com. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  13. ^ "Swaragini actor Tejaswi Prakash Wayangankar's new show is inspired by Lamhe?". The Indian Express. 16 April 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  14. ^ "Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2016 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities". 13 March 2016.
  15. ^ Nathan, Leona (4 February 2018). "Priyank Sharma Is Romancing Tejasswi Prakash In Switzerland And Fans Can't Keep Calm". India News, Breaking News | India.com. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
  16. ^ "Tejasswi Prakash: Karn Sangini is a contemporary take on a mythological tale". The Indian Express.
  17. ^ "Exclusive - Khatron Ke Khiladi 10: Tejasswi Prakash injures her eye while performing a stunt; but hasn't quit the show". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  18. ^ "This Holi is a special day on TV". 16 March 2014.
  19. ^ "'Comedy Nights With Kapil' special episode for Mahashivratri". 6 February 2016.
  20. ^ "Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor to appear on Swaragini and Sasural Simar Ka". 5 November 2015.
  21. ^ "Ragini to be jailed in Colors' Swaragini". 21 March 2016.
  22. ^ "'Swaragini' actors Tejaswi aka Ragini and Namish aka Lakshya to appear on 'Comedy Nights Live'". 10 March 2016.
  23. ^ "'Swaragini' actors Tejaswi aka Ragini and Namish aka Lakshya to appear on 'Comedy Nights Bachao'". 30 June 2016.
  24. ^ "Watch: Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka 2's promo introduces promising star cast". India Today. Ist. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  25. ^ "Check Out Latest Hindi Song Music Video - 'Fakira' Sung By Amit Mishra | Hindi Video Songs - Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 18 October 2021.
  26. ^ Hungama, Mera Pehla Pyaar, retrieved 18 October 2021

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