Jaya was performing at her school’s annual prom when she was noticed by a director and decided to cast her in his film.
Veteran Bollywood actress Jaya Prada will celebrate her 66th birthday on Saturday. Born in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, Jaya has given many great hits to Hindi cinema. His father Krishna Rao was a film financier and his mother was a housewife. Jaya was performing at her school’s annual prom when she was noticed by a director and decided to cast her in his film.
At that time, Jaya was only 12 years old and she got the chance to perform in a movie song. The name of the film was ‘Bhoomi Kosam’ and Jaya was supposed to perform in the three minute song of this film. Jaya was hesitant to work in movies, but her family encouraged her and she got into this field. It is known that he got only 10 rupees for the first movie.
Aside from her work front, Jaya has also been in the headlines for her personal life. On February 22, 1989, Jaya married Shrikant Nahata. By the time Jaya tied the knot with Shrikant, Shrikant was already married. Srikanth did not divorce his first wife even after he married Jaya, which made this marriage much in the news. It was also worth noting that Srikanth had three children from his first wife.
What is Jaya Prada’s real name?
Please tell that Jaya Prada and Shrikant have no children. Jaya later adopted her sister’s child, who was raised by both of them. Most of her fans don’t know Jaya Prada’s real name. It is known that her real name was Lalita Rani, but as most of the actors change their name later, Jaya also changed her name for the silver screen.