Payal Nair

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Payal Nair
Mumbai, India
Years active2003–present
Known for Meher, Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar

Payal Nair is an Indian actress who is popularly known for her titular role in Meher. She made her film debut in Sorry Bhai! (2008).[1]

Early life and education[edit]

She was born in Mumbai. And she completed her post graduation there before entering TV and Movies.


She is best known for her roles in films like ‘Sorry Bhai!’ (2008) and for television appearances in series such as ‘Do Saheliyaan... Kismat Ki Kathputaliyaan’ (2010), ‘Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar’ (2005), ‘Chand Chupa Badal Mein’ (2010). In ‘Sorry Bhai’ (2008), she played the role of ‘Sandy’. The movie got critical acclaim and she too started getting offers.

She always wanted to act in the films and movies and wanted to make a name for herself in the industry. She initially did some struggle, but soon she got some small roles in serials like ‘Saat Phere’ and ‘Do Saheliyan’.

Since then she got to play the titular role of Meher / Shabana in Meher.

She played a prominent role of ‘Chanchal’, aunt of the lead character ‘Siddharth Sood’ (played by Abhishek Tiwari), in the serial called ‘Chand Chupa Badal Mein’ (2010). She was also seen in the serial called ‘Parrivaar..Kartavya Ki Pariksha’. This was a middle class family drama, which earned her a lot of attention of the viewers. She doesn’t mind playing elderly roles and wants to explore some challenging roles which could hone her acting skills.



Year Show Role Notes
2004 - 2005 Meher Meher / Shabana Lead Role
2004 - 2005 Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa Vandana Supporting Role
2005 Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar Negative Role
2005 - 2007 Bhabhi Manju Chatterjee (After Plastic Surgery) / Meenakshi Chatterjee / Meenakshi Tilak Chopra Negative Role
2007 - 2008 Parrivaar Ishita Supporting Role
2007 - 2008 Chhoona Hai Aasmaan Sunaina Arya Veer Pratap Singh Supporting Role
2009 Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai Keralite Wife Cameo Role
2010 Do Saheliyaan... Kismat Ki Kathputaliyaan Supporting Role
2010 - 2011 Chand Chupa Badal Mein Chanchal Jawahar Sood Negative Role
2015 Phir Bhi Na Maane...Badtameez Dil Devki Purohit Supporting Role
2017 Rishton Ka Chakravyuh Daamo Supporting Role
2019 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Advocate Damini Mishra Cameo Role

Web Series[edit]

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2019 Parchhayee Mrs Singh ZEE5 [2]


  1. ^ "Payal Nair (Actress) Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More » StarsUnfolded". StarsUnfolded. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
  2. ^ "Payal Nair to feature in ZEE5's series, Ghost Stories by Ruskin Bond". IWM Buzz. 2019-01-09. Retrieved 2019-10-02.

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