Rashika Pradhan is an Indian model and TV personality. In 2017, she was awarded the Gladrags Mega-model Channel V Viewers Choice Award.
Rashika Pradhan was born on Thursday, 25 January 1996 (age 26 years; as of 2022) in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. She did her schooling at St. Joseph’s Convent Sr. Sec. Girl’s School in Jabalpur. She graduated with a B.Tech degree from Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya in Bhopal. When Rashika was studying in school, she was in National Cadet Corps. According to her official Instagram account, she was also a rifle shooter and even competed at the national level.
Rashika Pradhan (middle) during her young days
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): 30-28-30
Parents & Siblings
Her mother, Kirti Pradhan. She has a brother named Kunal Pradhan.
Rashika Pradhan with her mother
Rashika Pradhan with her brother, Kunal Pradhan
Rashika Pradhan with her family
Husband & Children
On 28 November 2021, she tied the knot with Sandeep Jain, who is a filmmaker and the writer of the Indian web series titled Kota Factory- Season 1 (2019).
Rashika Pradhan with her husband, Sandeep Jain
She follows Hinduism.
After graduating, Rashika worked as a Software engineer at Tech Mahindra Limited.
Rashika started her acting journey as a theatre artist. She has performed in many theatrical dramas including ‘Kaise Karenge ?,’ ‘Last Over,’ and ‘GB Shaw’s Candida.’
Rashika Pradhan in a still from a theatrical drama titled ‘Kaise Karenge’
She gained instant popularity after appearing in MTV Love School- season 2 (2016), an Indian youth-based reality show. She played the role of receptionist in the 2019 TV series titled The Family Man. In 2019, she also appeared in the TV series ‘BOSS: Baap of Special Services,’ ‘TVF’s Celebrities in College,’ and ‘Hostel Daze.’
In 2019, she made her television debut with the mini-series Baal Baal Bache.
Rashika Pradhan as Paro in the mini-series ‘Baal Baal Bache’ (2019)
She continued appearing in TV mini-series such as Naughty Wedding (2019), The Senti Mentals (2019), and Faltu Engineers (2022).
In 2019, she made her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Blank’ in which she played the role of Zainab.
In 2018, Rashika Pradhan made her short film debut with the film “The Playboy -Mr Sawhney” and shared the screen with Jackie Shroff. She played the lead role in the 2020 short film titled ‘Intruder.’
Rashika Pradhan in a still from the film ‘Intruder’ (2020)
Awards & Achievements
- 2017: Gladrags mega model channel V “Viewers choice award”
- 2017: Top 20 Miss Diva finalist (road to Miss Universe 2017)
- During an interview, Rashika revealed that she is half-Punjabi.
- Rashika is fond of singing and dancing.
- She is also a travel enthusiast.
- Apart from being an avid writer, Rashika also adores cooking Italian and Chinese and baking cakes.
- She has appeared in many advertisements and magazines such as Gladrags Magazine.
Rashika Pradhan featured in the Gladrags magazine in 2016