Tejaswini Prakash is an Indian Actress who predominantly appears in Kannada and Telugu language films. She is best known for her performance of the role with Dr. Vishnuvardhan in Mathad Mathad Mallige and received several award honors to her fame. She contested in the 5th season of the popular television reality show Bigg Boss Kannada hosted by Sudeep.
Tejaswini Prakash (Tajaswini, Teju) was born in a film-lineage family to Vinaya Prakash and Prakash. Both her parents are working as contributing artists in Kannada language films.
Her mother Vinaya Prakash appeared in up to 10 Kannada Soap Operas; her father was a fighter who has worked for 150 movies till date. Tejaswini has a bachelors in Psychology.
Tejaswini made her acting debut through Masanada Makkalu (2007). Her role in this film was critically acclaimed earning several best actress awards. She rose to fame with prominent roles Mathad Mathad Mallige, Gaja, Aramane, Goolihatti.
She also stepped into Telugu Film Industry with her appearances in Prathikshanam, Kannullo Nee Roopame to name a few.
She is commonly referred to as Niharika among common folk for her small screen debut in Vinu Balanja directorial Niharika.
She appeared as a contestant in the 5th season of Bigg Boss Kannada hosted by Sudeep.