She then acted in the Kannada film Jarasandha directed by Shashank Raj. She then acted in the Om Prakash Rao directed Kannada film, 'Bheema Theeradalli' opposite Duniya Vijay which was a massive hit in Karnataka, especially north Karnataka. It was based on the real life story of a Naxalite. Pranitha was praised for her portrayal of Bheemavva by critics. It has been her most intense role so far. Her most recent release is Mr 420 in which she starred opposite Ganesh.
Pranitha started her career with the Kannada remake of the Telugu blockbuster Pokiri, opposite 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