- Birthday: 03. April 1962
- Birthplace: Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
- Awards: Nandi Special Jury Award – Anthuleni Katha (1976), Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress – Saagara Sangamam (1983), Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South (2007)
Jaya Prada is an Indian film actress and politician. She has starred in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi films.
Jaya Prada was born as Lalita Rani in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. Her father Krishna Rao was a Telugu film financier. Her mother Neelaveni enrolled her in dance and music classes at an early age.