Payal Rajput is a popular model and television actress who came from Delhi. During her 9th grade, she used to watch the Balaji Telefilms’ drama soap, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and since then, she aspired to become a popular actress someday. Her family supported her dream and soon after, she started anchoring local events before she went to Mumbai. Luckily, she got work after her first 20 days of stay in Mumbai. During her first audition, she applied too much make up thinking that she will look good on that. The casting director saw her and asked her to wash her face. The actress recalls those times and find it very embarrassing.
She initiated her career through the Indian soap, Sapno Se Bhare Naina on STAR Plus. Afterwards, she bagged the role of Ishaani on Life OK’s
. But later, she quit the show because her character was shaping up as a negative one and she doesn’t want to essay negative roles, so she decided to stepped out. In 2013, she was starred as Siya in the drama soap, Aakhir Bahu Bhi Toh Beti Hee Hai on Sahara One. Her character as Siya is a bubbly and a happy-go-lucky girl, from which she says, it is more like her in real life. Recently, she appeared in the Hindi supernatural, mytho-thriller show, Mahakumbh – Ek Rahasaya,
on Life OK. She played the role of Maya opposite Rudra (played by
). Payal considered this serial as her first major appearance in a big channel and the true beginning for her as an actress. Payal also donned an episodic as a simple girl who became a dangerous suicide bomber in the television series,
Yeh Hai Aashiqui
on Bindass channel, opposite
of Singham 2.
The actress is also set to appear in the upcoming Tamil romantic musical film,
under the direction of
. She was roped in to do the role of Parvathi in her debut film, opposite Karthik (played by Vinay Rai).
Besides acting, Payal has done several advertisements for i-Next iPods, Country Inn Hotel, MDH, Sony Ericsson, Maxx Mobiles, Bingo, Fair N Lovely, Lipton Ice Tea, Ring Cutter, Olay, Kara Wipes, Mirinda, Grl Tires and more. She also dreams of entering the Bollywood industry soon. Payal doesn’t have any plans on marrying yet, but her dream guy should be a typical Punjabi guy and should also be handsome and understanding.