Payal Rohatgi is an Indian actress and reality TV performer who appears in Hindi films. She was born on 9 November 1984 in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, India. Her father’s name is Shashank Rohatgi and her mother’s name is Veena Rohatgi. She also has a brother Gaurav Rohatgi.
Payal has an engineering degree. She is best known for being a contestant in the reality show Bigg Boss in 2008.
Further in this article, you will get to know about Payal Rohatgi age, height, weight, husband, boyfriend, family, marriage, children, daughter, mother, father, marriage pics, movies, career, net worth, biography & more.
|Real Name||Payal Rohatgi|
|Full Name||Payal Rohatgi|
|Famous For||Being the contestant in the reality show Bigg Boss (2008)|
|Date of Birth||9 November 1984|
|Age (as in 2022)||37 Years|
|Birthplace||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Current Residence||Mumbai Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hobbies||Dancing, doing yoga|
Height, Weight & Body Measurement
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters-165 cm|
in meters-1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms-55 kg|
in pounds-121 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||34-25-35|
|Bra Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
Family & Ancestor
|Mother||Veena Rohatgi (Former Supervisor Teacher)|
|Father||Shashank Rohatgi (Chemical Engineer)|
|Brother||Gaurav Rohatgi (Electronics Engineer)|
|Husband||Sangram Singh (Wrestler)|
|School||Udgam School, Ahmedabad|
|College/University||Lalbhai Dalpatbhai College of Engineering, Ahmedabad|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Technology in Computer Engineering|
- Payal Rohatgi started her career by being a part of the Femina Miss India pageant in the year along with Priyanka Chopra, Lara Dutta and Dia Mirza.
- She later represented India in the Miss Tourism World pageant internationally as Miss India Tourism.
- Rohatgi modelled for popular brands like Amul, Nirma, Nescafe, Dabur Hair Oil, Jaguar Bath Panel.
- She gained attention after appearing in a television commercial for Cadbury’s Temptation Chocolates.
- In 2002, Payal Rohatgi made her debut with Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai?
- In 2006, she appeared in 36 China Towns.
- In the same year, she was offered an item song in Madhur Bhandarkar’s film Corporate.
- She made a cameo appearance in Ugly Aur Pagli, which was released in August 2008.
- In mid-September, she appeared in Dil Kabaddi opposite Irrfan Khan.
- Payal Rohatgi made her theatre debut in 2010 with director and producer Vandana Sajnani’s play Foreplay.
- In September 2013, Rohatgi was featured in Life OK’s TV fiction show Hum Ne Li Hai Shatha.
- In 2014, Rohatgi was a part of the national anthem shot by director Rajeev Walia.
- In September 2014, Rohatgi made her television debut with Sony TV’s show Humsafar.
- In February 2022, Payal Rohatgi returned to the entertainment industry as she participated in the OTT reality show Lock Up.
|2002||Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai?||Esha||Hindi|
|2002||Refuge||Miss World Tourism 2001||English|
|2004||Police Force: An Inside Story||Item Song||Hindi|
|2005||Laila – A Mystery||Laila||Hindi|
|2005||Chetna: The Excitement||Chetna||Hindi|
|2005||Fun – Can Be Dangerous Sometimes||Natasha||Hindi|
|2006||36 China Town||Gracy||Hindi|
|2007||Heyy Babyy||Special appearance||Hindi|
|2007||Thirupachi Aruva||Item Song||Telugu|
|2008||Ugly Aur Pagli||Guest Appearance||Hindi|
|2018||Halfa Macha Ke Gail||Item Song||Bhojpuri|
|2007||Fear Factor India 2||Contestant|
|2008||Bigg Boss 2||Contestant|
|2009||Raaz Pichhle Janam Ka||Contestant|
|2010||Meethi Choori No. 1|
|2011||Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout 1||Contestant|
|2012||Survivor India 1||Contestant|
|2013||Hum Ne Li Hai-Shapath|
Welcome: Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki 1
Bigg Boss 7
|2014||Box Cricket League 1||Contestant|
|2015||Nach Baliye 7|
2025 Jaane Kya Hoga Aage
Agent Raghav – Crime Branch
|2016||Suryaputra karn||Amba / Shikhandi|
Awards & Achievements
There is no information available about Payal Rohatgi awards and achievements.
Boyfriends/Relationships/Affairs & More
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Sangram Singh (Wrestler)|
|Husband||Sangram Singh (Wrestler)|
Favourite & Beloved things
Net Worth, Cars Collection, House & More
|Net Worth||₹20 crores (in 2020)|
|Salary/Income||₹1 lac – ₹2 lac per Episode|
|Source Of Income||Acting|
- In 2012, Payal Rohatgi alleged sexual harassment by director Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap.
- She was banned from Twitter for a week for “communalizing” the 2019 Hyderabad gang rape. Rohatgi was blocked by the Mumbai Police’s Twitter handle in 2019, but later unblocked her when the chief minister’s wife Amrita Fadnavis raised her voice in support.
- During the 2018 Kerala floods, Payal Rohatgi claimed that it was God’s wrath due to cow slaughter. Her comment was called “insensitive” and she was trolled on Twitter because of her comments.
- In July 2019, she also commented on the disparity in Islam in Instagram on Zaira Wasim’s decision to quit Bollywood. A police complaint was filed against her at the Oshiwara police station in August 2019 over her remarks.
- Rohatgi described the 19th century Indian social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy as a “traitor” and a slave of the British, and accused him of defaming the tradition of Sati.
- In June 2019, NCP leader Jitendra Awadh filed a complaint against her in Mumbai and demanded his arrest over her remarks “Maratha ruler Shivaji was born in the Shudra varna and later moved up the caste hierarchy”.
- Payal Rohatgi made several obscene tweets about Muslim women participating in the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, for which Twitter suspended her account for a week in June 2020.
Social Media Accounts
Some Known Facts
- Payal is an exclusive devotee of Shirdi Sai Baba.
- She defeated contestants from 65 countries to win the title of Supermodel Miss Tourism World 2001.
- She is a fitness freak.
- She is also the brand ambassador of the International Human Rights Organisation (IHRO).
- She worked in different languages like Hindi, English and Telugu.
- She has a Youtube channel named Team Payal Rohatgi where she has uploaded approx 1500 videos.
- During a Lock Upp episode, Payal Rohatgi revealed that she and her partner Sangram Singh have been trying to have kids since 4-5 years but she cannot get pregnant.
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