Prathibha's performances have been televised many a time both at home and abroad. She is featured in the award winning documentary on Belur titled Nectar in Stone. Prathibha has also acted in a couple of television series. She is the devadasi dancer in Nupur, a dance serial by Hema Malini. Prathibha is seen in the titular role in Shruti, a serial based on a dancer's life produced by Prasiddha Foundation. She has also acted in Jogi Anjappana Koli Kathe directed by M.S. Sathyu.
Prathibha Prahlad, a Top Grade artist of Karnataka has performed on the national programmes many times. She was awarded the junior fellowship at a very young age by the Department of Culture, Government of India to study the Devadasi system of dance that prevailed in north-Karnataka. She is now a senior fellow of the Department of Culture. Prathibha is a frequent contributor to the leading newspapers of India. Her articles such as 'Feminist Nayika', 'The Third Eye', 'Whither the Steps', 'Why I don't like to be judged by you', 'Whine and Dance in the USA.,' besides her dissertation on 'Treatment of Classical Dance in Indian Cinema' are widely acclaimed in academic circles for intelligent observation, keen perception and felicitous _expression.
One of the most articulate dancers to have emerged in the recent years, Prathibha speaks and writes with passionate feeling on the subject closest to her heart.
- June Gaur, Mysore Fortnightly