Diyali Chauhan was born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh and currently she resides in New Delhi Click to look into! >> Read More... New Delhi . She gained her education in the Central Academy in Vikas Nagar, Lucknow, Amity University and Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute and is an undergraduate of journalism and mass communication. Diyali showed interest and passion in adventure, travelling and exploring new places ever since she was a young girl, when she climbed an active volcano together with her father. She loved to watch the popular MTV India show called Roadies, and being a part of that show became her dream. Diyali couldn't wait to turn 18 years of age to participate in the auditions, and she was lucky enough to be selected as one of the 13 contestants in the 9th season of MTV Roadies. The show was broadcast on MTV India from 7 January 2012 and lasted until 30 June 2012 and the audience could watch Diyali in 11 out of 16 episodes. She was the 9th contestant that was eliminated from the show, but even though she didn't come out as a winner, she gained a lot of popularity among the audience. Diyali participated in the tenth season of MTV Roadies called MTV Roadies X : Battle for Glory and was the 2nd eliminated contestant in this show. Currently Diyali acts in an Indian suspense thriller television series called in which she plays the role of Kangana Goenka. She is interested in politics as well, and is an active fighter for women equality in India.