Preetika Rao Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Preetika Rao Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Preetika Rao, an Indian actress, model, and columnist for movies, specializes in Hindi television commercials. the Tamil film Chikku Bukku, in which she made her acting debut. (2010). The role of Aaliya Zain Abdullah in Rao's television debut Beintehaa (2013–2014) earned her numerous accolades, including the Gold Award for Best Debut–Female and the ITA Award for GR8! Couple with Harshad Arora onscreen.
Rao was born in Mangalore, Karnataka, in his early years. She is a Hindu who hails from a Konkani-speaking family. She earned a history major degree from Sophia College as well as a certification in journalism and advertising. She contributed to the Asian Age, Deccan Chronicle, and Bangalore Mirror. Bollywood actress Amrita Rao is her sister.

After making her acting debut, she relocated to the US to enroll in the New York Film Academy's diploma program in broadcast journalism.



In the 2010 Tamil film Chikku Bukku, where she co-starred with Arya as Meenal "Ammu," she made her acting and cinematic debut. She then made her Telugu film debut in Priyudu (2012), playing Madhu Latha opposite Varun Sandesh.

In 2013, Rao made the switch from regional film to television with Beintehaa, costarring Harshad Arora. She played Aaliya Ghulam Haider/Aaliya Zain Abdullah, and for her portrayal, she was honored with numerous honors, including the Gold honors for Best Debut-Female


Rao made her music debut in 2015 with the song "Na Tum Humein Jano." In the same year, she made her Kannada film debut with Aditya in the part of Preetika in Rebel. She was a contestant in the Box Cricket League in 2016.

Love Ka Hai Intezaar marked Rao's return on television in 2017. In contrast to Mohit Sehgal, she played Mohini Mathur Ranawat/Mohini Ayaan Mehta. Later, she co-starred with Yunus Khan in the short film Metro Mulaqat as Priya. In the same year, she and Siddharth Basrur released their second song, "Yaad Kiya Dil Ne."

In the episode "Gudiya" of Laal Ishq in 2018, she co-starred with Priyank Sharma and Niti Taylor as Mahima "Mahi" Malhotra. Additionally, she appeared in the music videos "Surilee" (2017), "Tere Vede" (2018), and "Tenu Bhul Na Pavagi" with Shaan. (2018).


The next time we'll see Rao is in a Shreyas Sudhindra-directed Kannada movie with Achyuth Kumar, Balaji Manohar, and Naveen Suvarnahalli.

Preetika Rao started a successful career as a video producer and creator on YouTube after launching her channel in June 2022.

Media citations

Rao has over 200 TVC and print campaigns to her name, including one in which she co-starred with Amitabh Bachchan in an advertising for Cadbury Dairy Milk.

Rao was honored at the Sinema Zetu International Festival in Dar es Salaam for her enormous popularity in Tanzania as a result of her program Beintehaa. She came up at number six on Rediff's list of the top 10 television actresses of 2014.




Films that have not yet been releasedDenotes films that have not yet been released
2010Chikku BukkuMeenal "Ammu"Tamil
2012PriyuduMadhu LathaTelugu
2017Metro MulaqatPriyaHindiShort film


2013–2014BeintehaaAaliya Zain Abdullah
2017Love Ka Hai IntezaarMohini Mehta
2018Laal IshqMahima "Mahi" MalhotraEpisode: "Gudiya"

Special appearances

2013Bigg Boss Season 7Aaliya Zain Abdullah
2014Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7
Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi

Music videos

2018Tenu Bhul Na PavagiShahid Mallya, Neelam Batra


2015Na Tum Humein Jano-
2017Yaad Kiya Dil NeSiddharth Basrur

Awards and nominations

Television awards

2014Indian Television Academy AwardsGR8! On-screen Couple Of The Year
with (Harshad Arora)
Best Actress - PopularNominated
Indian Telly AwardsFresh Face (Female)Won
Best Actress PopularNominated
Gold AwardsBest Debut ActressWon
Best Onscreen Jodi with (Harshad Arora)Won
Asian Viewers Television AwardsFemale Actor Of The YearNominated
Real NamePreetika Rao
Famous RoleAaliya Zain Abdullah in TV serial Beintehaa (2013-2014)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 51 kg
in Pounds- 112 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-25-34
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 May 1988
Age (as in 2022)34 Years
Birth PlaceMangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownMangalore, Karnataka, India
SchoolConvent Girls High School, Prabhadevi, Mumbai
CollegeSophia College for Women, Mumbai
New York Film Academy, Burbank, California
Education QualificationsGraduate
Diploma course in broadcast journalism
DebutFilm: Chikku Bukku (Tamil, 2011), Priyudu (Telugu, 2012), Rebel (Kannada, 2016)
TV: Beintehaa (Hindi, 2013-2014)
FamilyFather- Deepak Rao (Owner of an advertising agency)
Mother- Name Not Known (Homemaker)
Brother- N/A
Amrita Rao (Actress)
HobbiesSinging, writing, cooking
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorAli Zafar
Favourite CuisinesThai, French
Favourite FoodSushi
Favourite ColoursWhite, neon colours
Favourite RestaurantOut of The Blue in Mumbai
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affair/BoyfriendNot Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Preetika Rao

  • Does Preetika Rao smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Preetika Rao drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Preetika is the sister of famous actress Amrita Rao.
  • She was crowned Miss Asia 2011 at the 37th International World Beauty Awards held on 22 June 2011.
  • She started her career as a model with an advertisement for ‘Cadbury Dairy Milk’, alongside Amitabh Bachchan.
  • She got a breakthrough role in 2011 in the Tamil film ‘Chikku Bukku.’
  • She won several awards for her role of ‘Aaliya Zain Abdullah’ in the TV serial ‘Beintehaa’ (2013-2014), such as Zee Gold Awards (2014) for Best Jodi with Harshad Arora & for Best Debut Actor, Indian Television Academy Award (2014) for GR8! ON-Screen Couple Of The Year with Harshad Arora, and 23rd Kalakar Award (2015) for Best Actor.
  • In 2016, she also participated in sport-reality entertainment show ‘Box Cricket League’ (BCL).
  • She is a pure vegetarian.

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