Jhangiani - born 18 August 1980 in Mangalore, Karnataka is an Indian
actress and model. She is fluent in Sindhi, Hindi, Telugu, English. She
is cusp-born (Leo/Virgo) and stands 5'5" in height. She studied in St.
Xavier's College, Ahmedabad.
Preeti first appeared in a Rajshri Music Video 'Chui Mui' opposite
Abbas, this made them as well as the Koala bear symbol - famous.
Thereafter she has appeared in Nirma Sandal soap ads. Her first film was
in Malayalam which was called Mazhavillu. She made her Bollywood debut
in 2000 with Mohabbatein. The film starred Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh
Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Jugal Hansraj as well as four other debutantes
(Uday Chopra, Shamita Shetty, Kim Sharma and Jimmy Shergill). The film
was a huge hit and started her film career. Her next hit was the comedy
Awara Paagal Deewana, but she did not really have much of a role.
After the release of Mohabbatein, she received about a dozen offers, but
before she could commence filming, she became so ill, that she was on
anti-biotics - which altered her visage and caused weight fluctuations.
She did recuperate and went on to act in some more movies, but has yet
to make her mark on Bollywood. She has since been acting in mostly B
grade movies. She earlier had an image of a homely girl but later on she
started showing her skin rampantly, like in her movies Chhahat ek nashaa
She has been romantically linked with Bollywood actor, Aftab Shivdasani,
also a Sindhi; model Gautam Rodha, and married actor Parvin Dabbas on
March 23rd, 2008. She lives in Bandra (West), Bombay 400049.
Sajna Ve Sajna(2007)... (Punjabi)
Yamadonga (2007)... Rambha (telugu)
Jaane Hoga Kya (2007)... Suchitra
With Love Tumhara (2007)...Anuradha
Victoria No. 203 (2007)... Devyani
Chand Ke Paar Chalo (2006) ... Nirmala / Garima
Ssukh (2005) ... Sushila Chandraprakash Sharma
Chaahat Ek Nasha (2005) ... Rashmi Jaitly
Chehraa (2005) ... Dr. Reena
Aan: Men at Work (2004) ... Janki
LOC Kargil (2003) ... Balwan Singh's girlfriend
Baazi: A Bird in Danger (2003) ... Preeti Rastogi
Annarth (2002) ... Preeti
Waah! Tera Kya Kehna (2002) ... Meena
Awara Paagal Deewana (2002) ... Preeti
Na Tum Jaano Na Hum (2002) ... Special Appearance
Mohabbatein (2000) ... Kiran
Thammudu (1999) ... Janaki (Telugu)
Mazhavillu (1999) (Malyalam)