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Payal Ghosh Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Smoke: Yes
Hometown: Kolkata
Age: 31 Years

Payal Ghosh

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)Model, Actor, Politician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourMedium Golden Brown
Career
DebutTelgu Film: Prayanam (2009, as Harika)
Payal Ghosh in the movie Prayanam

British Telefilm: Sharpe's Peril (2009, as the daughter of a revolutionary freedom fighter )

Kannada film: Varshadhaare (2010, as Mythili )
Payal Ghosh in the movie Varshadhaare

Tamil Film: Therodum Veedhiyile (2014, as Pavalakodi )
Payal Ghosh in the movie Therodum Veedhiyile

Bollywood: Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi (2017, as Pooja)
Payal Ghosh in the movie Patel ki Punjabi Shaadi

Televison: Saath Nibhaana Saathiya (2016, as Radhika)
Payal Ghosh in the show Saath Nibhaana Saathiya
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Mumbai City Icon Award (2018) in the category of Promising debut in the entertainment industry
Mumbai City Icon 2018

• Times Leading Icon Award (2019)

• Icon of the Year Award (2019)

• Aspiring she magazine award (2020) for the 'Most fascinating face of the year'
Politics
PartyRepublican Party of India (Athawale)
Republican Party of India (Athawale) Flag
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 November 1989 (Monday)
Age (as in 2020) 31 Years
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownKolkata, West Bengal, India
School St. Paul's Mission School, Kolkata
College/University Scottish Church College, Kolkata
Educational Qualification(s)• Bachelor of Arts Hons. Political Science
• Diploma in fashion technology [1]The Hindu
ReligionHinduism [2]Instagram
EthnicityBengali [3]The Times Of India
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [4]The Health Site
ControversyIn September 2020, Payal Ghosh accused Anurag Kashyap, a famous Bollywood director, of sexual harassment. The alleged incident took place in 2014 when Payal visited the director's house. While giving her a house tour, Anurag Kashyap suddenly stripped naked in front of the actress and molested her. Payal also claims that Kashyap told her that Bollywood actresses like Huma Qureshi, Richa Chadda, and Mahie Gill frequently indulged in such sexual encounters with him. [5]YouTube Payal politely refused the offer and left the house giving an excuse of unwellness. Anurag Kashyap, through a series of tweets, dismissed the sexual assault allegations and intended to pursue the matter legally. [6]Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Payal Ghosh with her father
Mother- Name Not Known
Payal Ghosh's mother
SiblingsSister- Name Not Known
Payal Ghosh's sister
Favourite Things
FoodChinese food (Mainland China and Chinoiserie at Taj Bengal)
ActorShah Rukh Khan

Payal Ghosh

 

Some Lesser Known Facts About Payal Ghosh

  • Does Payal Ghosh smoke?: No (She quit smoking in the year 2019) [7]NewsKarnataka
  • Does Payal Ghosh drink alcohol?: Yes
    Payal Ghosh
  • Payal Ghosh is an Indian actress of Bengali origin. After establishing her name in South Indian film industry, she made her debut in Bollywood with the movie, Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi (2017).
  • During her teenage days, Payal took part in various stage shows and dramas and was much appreciated for her performances. She belonged to a conservative family, and her father did not support her desire to become an actress. At the age of 17, she ran away from her home in Kolkata and went to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting. She stayed at her eldest sister’s house in Mumbai where she shot a couple of advertisements with Tata Indicom and Docomo.
  • In 2009, she accompanied her friend to an audition for Sharpe’s Peril, a British telefilm, and secured a part in the movie for herself. She played the part of a village girl, the daughter of a revolutionary freedom fighter from Bengal.
  • Later, she pursued an acting course in Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute, Mumbai. Thereafter, in 2009, she had an encounter with Chandra Sekhar Yeleti, a movie director who was auditioning for the Telugu movie, Prayanam. Payal made her debut in Telugu film industry with the movie, Prayanam, in which she was the lead actress. Her other Telugu movies are, Oosaravelli (2011) and  Mr. Rascal (2011).
  • Payal Ghosh prioritizes portraying roles which highlight her performance. In an interview, she said,

    I look at roles that provide scope for performance. If I had to choose between a big project in which my role is not substantial and playing a brilliant character in a small film, I would probably opt for the latter. I want my skill to be appreciated”

  • In 2017, she made her debut in Bollywood with the movie, Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi, opposite Vir Das, and shared screen with veterans like  Rishi Kapoor and Paresh Rawal.
  • She is the brand ambassador of Nutramantra, a Hyderabad based company.

  • On 26 October 2020, she joined the Republican Party of India (Athawale), which is led by the Union Minister Ramdas Athawale. Reportedly, she was also named as the vice president of the party’s women’s wing. While welcoming Ms. Ghosh into the party, Athawale said,

    I told her RPI(A) is Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s party. It helps all sections of society, be it Dalits, Adivasis, OBCs, villagers, slum dwellers. The RPI will get a good face if you join the party. After I discussed this with her, she was ready to join the party.”

    Payal Ghosh joining the Republican Party of India (Athawale)

    Payal Ghosh joining the Republican Party of India (Athawale)

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