Birthdate: 7 June 1988
Birth Place: Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
Height in feet: 5 Feet 4 Inches
Eye Color: Brown
Sun Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Model, Tollywood Actress
Marital Status: Single
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She was born on 7, Jun1988 in Mangalore, India. She belong to Konkani-speaking family. She is a model, film journalist, writer and South Indian actress. Her career as a model, later she switched her modeling career and started working as a movie Journalist. She has acted in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film.
She has graduated majoring in history from Sophia College, Mumbai. While acquiring a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism.
Her father Deepak Rao, owns an advertising company in Mumbai. Her mother is a homewife. She is the grand daughter of Guru Dutt. She is the sister of the beautiful actress Amrita Rao.
Her career as a model, later she switched her modeling career and started working as a movie Journalist. When she made her appearance in an advertisement for Cadbury Dairy Milk . She has also contributed a Bollywood column with South Side movie magazine in Chennai. As a journalist she has wrote articles in the Mumbai Mirror, Bangalore Mirror, Deccan Chronicle and the Asian Age Mumbai.
Currently she holds a post with the Bangalore Mirror. On 22 June 2011 she was crowned Miss Asia 2011 at The 37th International World Beauty Awards. She started her acting career in 2010 with a Tamil romantic film Chikku Bukku in which she played the role of a Tamil Brahmin girl. In 2012 she quit South Indian movies for a diploma course in screenplay writing from the New York Film Academy.
Preetika debuted in a Tamil romantic film in 2010 called Chikku Bukku. Her second film was a Telugu movie called Priyudu, a romantic movie, which was followed by ‘Rebel’. in 2012, Currently, She playing the lead role of Aaliya in "Beintehaa" serial on Colors TV. Her upcoming movie "Rebel" in 2016 Kannada.