Prachi Tehlan: The basketball star who turned into a glamorous diva

Updated: 03 October, 2020 11:02 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Prachi Tehlan, born in Delhi on October 2, 1993 is an Indian professional basketball player, netball player as well as an actress.

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  • Prachi Tehlan is a B.Com Graduate and also holds a PG Diploma in Marketing Management which she completed from Institute of Management Technology in Ghaziabad.

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  • While she was still studying in school, Prachi Tehnal played basketball at national level.

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  • Prachi Tehlan completed her Masters in Business Administration (HR and Marketing) from Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies, GGSIP University, Delhi.

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  • Prachi Tehlan is the former captain of the Indian netball team that was part of the Commonwealth Games in 2010.

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  • Prachi Tehlan has represented the Indian national team from 2008 onwards. She has appeared in 24 games.

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  • At the 34th National Games of India in 2011, Prachi Tehlan won a gold medal.

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  • In the same year (2011), Prachi Tehlan won a silver medal at the South Asian Beach Games.

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  • From 2011 to 2017, Prachi Tehlan was named the Brand Ambassador for Netball Development Trust India.

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  • Prachi Tehlan appeared on the television shows Diya Aur Baati Hum in 2016.

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  • From 2017-2018, Prachi Tehlan appeared on the television show Ikyawann as main cast opposite Namish Taneja.

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  • Prachi Tehlan has appeared in  Punjabi films Arjan and Bailaras, both in 2017.

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  • Prachi Tehlan then went on to make her Malayalam debut with the film Mamangam in 2019 opposite legendary actor Mammootty.

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  • Prachi Tehlan's bold statement: Fashion, style and looking hot is never about wearing less clothes. I have always believed in carrying myself with a lot of grace and elegance. It's never about the brand you wear and how expensive your clothes are.. it’s always about your self confident and the smile on your face that makes you stand out from the crowd.

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  • Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Prachi Tehland did a photoshoot and shared stunnig photos from it. Sharing her experience she said, "First shoot this year was full of excitement and terror of corona at the same time! Shooting wearing masks.. wasn’t fun at all! Hope the pandemic gets over soon!!!"

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  • In 2012, Prachi Tehlan began dating Rohit Saroha, who is a Delhi-based businessman as well as a wildlife conservationist

     

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  • In August 2020, Prachi Tehlan married Delhi-based businessman Rohit Saroha in Delhi and shared a glimpse of their wedding celebrations.

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  • Sharing a candid photo with her mother on her wedding day, Prachi Tehlan wrote, "When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know. My mother loved wearing this elegant saree from @real_weaverstory"

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  • Prachi Tehlan also shared a photo of her bridal wear as well as flaunting her red lehenga. She certainly looked elegant on her most special day.

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  • Be it the sports or the entertainment industry, Prachi Tehlan has surely learned how to create an impact.

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About The Gallery

Prachi Tehlan is a professional basketball and netball player, who represented India. Prachi, over the years, stepped into the entertainment industry appearing on television shows and movies. As she celebrated her 27th birthday on October 2, 2020, we take a look at her journey in the sports and entertainment world along with some stunning pictures of her on Instagram. Pictures Courtesy/ Prachi Tehlan Instagram.

First Published: 03 October, 2020 07:50 IST