Preeti Jhangiani

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Preeti Jhangiani
Preeti jhangiani Bollywood & TV actors at Ekta Kapoor's birthday bash.jpg
Born (1980-08-18) 18 August 1980 (age 41)
OccupationModel, actress
Years active1997–present
m. 2008)

Preeti Jhangiani (born 18 August 1980) is an Indian model and actress. Jhangiani first appeared in Rajshri Productions music album Yeh Hai Prem in 1997. She is known for her work in Mazhavillu and her Bollywood debut with super-hit multi-starrer film Mohabbatein in 2000 opposite Jimmy Shergill.


Preeti Jhangiani was born into a Sindhi Hindu family.[1] She first appeared in a Rajshri Productions music album Yeh Hai Prem opposite Abbas. This made them—as well as the koala symbol used in the album—famous. Thereafter, she appeared in Nirma Sandal soap ads and also various other ads

Her first film was in Malayalam alongside Malayalam star Kunchacko Boban which was called Mazhavillu. she then acted in two Telugu films, Thammudu opposite Pawan Kalyan and Narasimha Naidu opposite Balakrishna. She made her Bollywood debut in 2000 with Mohabbatein. Her next film was the comedy Awara Paagal Deewana. She also acted in Punjabi films such as Sajna ve Sajna and Bikkar Bai Sentimental.

Her latest release was the Rajasthani film Taawdo The Sunlight (Rajasthani Film) for which she won the Best Actress award at the Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF),[2] and won special jury award for best actress in Rajasthan Film Festival 2017, Film was successful at boxoffice,[3] Recently she appeared in The Pushkar Lodge.[4][5]

Her latest release was the Bengali Movie Mistake directed by S.K Bangalore in the year 2013 and it was based on Mistakes of our society which effect the student career. Good written script and Direction was superb. It was released globally.

Preeti stated in 2012 that she'd be making a comeback in the film industry after matrimony and motherhood.[6]

Personal life[edit]

She is the daughter of Gobind Jhangiani and Menka Jhangiani. She completed her schooling from G D Somani Memorial School, Mumbai and partially attended Jai Hind College, Mumbai but never graduated. She married actor Parvin Dabas on 23 March 2008 and had her first child, a son Jaiveer, on 11 April 2011. She gave birth to her second child Dev on 27 September 2016. She lives in Bandra, Mumbai, with her family.

Music videos[edit]

Year Album Music Video Other notes
1997 Yeh Hai Prem Yeh Hai Prem Trilogy actress


Year Title Role Language Other Notes
1999 Mazhavillu Veena Malayalam
Hello Swetha Tamil
Thammudu Janaki / Jaanu Telugu credited as Preeti Zingania
2000 Mohabbatein Kiran Hindi
2001 Narasimha Naidu Anjali Telugu
Adhipathi Telugu
2002 Na Tum Jaano Na Hum Hindi Special Appearance
Awara Paagal Deewana Preeti Hindi
Waah! Tera Kya Kehna Meena Hindi
Annarth Preeti Hindi
2003 Baaz: A Bird in Danger Preeti Rastogi Hindi
LOC Kargil Balwan Singh's girlfriend Hindi
2004 Apparao Driving School Anjali Telugu
Aan: Men at Work Janki Hindi
Anandamanandamaye Maheshwari Telugu
Omkara Divya Kannada
2005 Sauda - The Deal Devika Hindi
Ssukh Sushila Chandraprakash Sharma Hindi
Chehraa Dr. Reena Hindi
Chaahat – Ek Nasha Rashmi S. Jaitly Hindi
2006 With Love Tumhara Anuradha B. Singh Hindi
Jaane Hoga Kya Suchitra Hindi
Chand Ke Paar Chalo Nirmala / Garima Hindi
2007 Sajna Ve Sajna Punjabi
Godfather: The Legend Continues Naheed Urdu A Pakistani movie
Victoria No. 203 Devyani / Mona Hindi
Yamadonga Urvashi Telugu Special song
2008 Visakha Express Suchitra Telugu
2009 Haseena: Smart, Sexy, Dangerous Tina Hindi
2010 Tejam Telugu Item number[7]
As The River Flows Hindi co-starring Sanjay Suri[8]
2011 The Masterpiece Preeti Hindi Short Film
Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande Shalini Mehta Hindi Also producer
2013 Dekho Ye Hai Mumbai Real Life Hindi
Tony Kannada
Kash Tum Hote Hindi
Mistake Bengali Directed by S.K
Bikkar Bai Sentimental Punjabi
2017 Taawdo The Sunlight (Rajasthani Film)[9] Paalki Rajasthani

See also[edit]


  1. Leena Mulchandani, ET Bureau (11 July 2009). "Sindhi film industry striving hard to revive fading culture - Page 2 - Economic Times". Retrieved 5 August 2014.
  2. "Preeti Jhangiani wins best actor award for 'Taawdo' at RIFF - Times of India".
  3. "DPK NEWS".
  4. "पुष्कर लॉज फिल्म की शूटिंग शुरू". 16 November 2017.
  5. "पद्मावती विवाद पर बाेली ये एक्ट्रेस- फिल्म नहीं देखी, अभी कुछ कहना जल्दबाजी". 22 November 2017.
  6. "Preeti Jhangiani to make a comeback". 14 June 2012.
  7. "Preeti Jhangiani tried southern pastures". 26 March 2009. Archived from the original on 30 March 2009. Retrieved 16 May 2011.
  8. "Preeti to make Bollywood comeback". 3 July 2009. Retrieved 16 May 2011.
  9. "राजस्थानी फिल्म तावड़ो 31 मार्च को होगी रिलीज". 29 March 2017. Archived from the original on 19 July 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2018.

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