The Popular Odia television actress Pralipta Priyadarshini Samal aka Jessy who is now in police remand at Soro jail on the charge of instigating her male colleague Ranjit Patnaik alias Raja to commit suicide, began her career as a child artist in the serial Ganga-Jamuna -Saraswati in a local channel.
She met Raja on the sets of Uansi Kanya, a tele- serial where she played the role of ‘Prachi’, the sister and was cast opposite Raja. Jessy is a good actor and dancer which resulted in her gaining popularity as an actor. She was offered the role of ‘sana bohu’ in the mega serial Swabhiman , which paved her path in odia telly world and added to her popularity.
She got a big break when she was offered a role of the title character (‘Tulasi’) in the hit telly serial To Aganara Tulasi Mu. Even though 700 episodes were already completed, Jessy portrayal of ‘Tulasi’ won many hearts all over Odisha.