Pranitha started her career with the Kannada remake of the Telugu blockbuster Pokkiri, opposite Challenging star Darshan. The movie was titled ‘Porki’. After the success of Porki, she refused several offers from Kannada films and became choosy about her projects, before signing the Telugu film Baava , a love story where she starred opposite Siddharth. She was praised unanimously for her portrayal of a telugu village belle in this movie. She went on to appear in her first Tamil film, Udhayan starring Arulnidhi.
She was then signed up for her second Tamil project Saguni opposite Karthi which released in both Tamil and Telugu.