Payal Shetty is an Indian model and actress who is known for being the girlfriend of Indian television actor Vishal Kotian.
Payal Vijay Shetty was born on 18 May (age not known) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She attended a local school in Mumbai for her primary and secondary education. She had interest in dancing since childhood, and she use to participate in every dancing program held in her school.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Parents & Siblings
Payal Shetty was born in a middle class family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her father’s name is Vijay Shetty and mother’s name is Priyanka Shetty, who was a professional dancer.
She has an elder sister Pooja Shetty. Pooja is a fitness trainer and a zumba instructor.
Payal Shetty shares a romantic relationship with Vishal Kotian, who is known for his performance in television shows like Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal (2014), Mahabharat (2013), Shree Adi Manav (2001), etc.Payal and Vishal are known to be dating each other for more than 8 years.
He rose to fame after he appeared as a contestant on Salman Khan hosted Indian reality television game show ‘Bigg Boss Season 15.’ Although he attracted a large audience with his entry in the show but he got evicted with in a few weeks, After coming out of the Bigg Boss house, when questioned about his eviction, he said,
I was the only one playing the game with my brain. Almost every contestant and the audience would agree that I played intelligently. Some of the guests who came on the show spoilt my game. Even before I could play my game, people were told about it. I feel that was unfair to me. Many others are also playing their game, but every time my plan was revealed.”
In one of his interviews, Vishal revealed that he will getting engaged to his girlfriend Payal Shetty in 2022. Although Vishal has made an announcement about the engagement, but the couple doesn’t seem to talk about their relation publically. When asked about it, Vishal Kotian replied,
Pyaar jab hota hai toh dikhane ki zarurat nahi. We both are very private people. We never deny our relationship, but never go out and talk about it. I don’t discuss things with Payal; she is an individual and has her body of work. I leave it to her what she wants to talk about. I can only talk about myself.”
Payal Shetty, as a model, has walked the runway for various renowned designers of India. In terms of acting, she has bagged a lead role in a Sanskrit language historical film ‘Sakuntalam.’ The Dushyanth Sridhar directed film features Shubham Sahrawat and Payal Shetty in the leading roles. The film is based on Kalidasa’s work Abhigyaan Shakuntalam. Payal Shetty is playing the character of Shakuntala, the daughter of sage Vishvamitra and damsel Menaka.
- Actress: Rekha
- Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
- Payal Shetty refers Marilyn Monroe as her inspiration.
- She is a trained Kathak dancer.
- Her hobbies include travelling and dancing. According to Payal Shetty, she got inclined towards dancing as she saw her mother practising the classical Indian dances during childhood. Her mother is a professional dancer.
- On 2 February 2022, Shetty shared a picture of herself with the Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on her social media profiles, where Salman was seen giving a peck on the head. She caption the pictures as,
आयी ऐसी रात है जो बहुत खुशनसीब है चाहे जिसे दूर से दुनिया वो मेरे क़रीब है ||@beingsalmankhan thank u soooo much for your gracious hospitality, your kind words and love warmed my heart..I am eternally grateful..♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️”
The picture gabbed the media attention after Payal’s boyfriend Vishal Kotian commented on the picture as,
Lagta hai ab mujhe AJAY DEVGAN banna padega.”
He jokingly referred to the 1999 hit film ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ where Ajay’s character Vanraj realises that his wife Nandini (Aishwarya) is in love with Sameer, played by Salman, and he takes her to Italy to reunite the couple.
आयी ऐसी रात है जो बहुत खुशनसीब है चाहे जिसे दूर से दुनिया वो मेरे क़रीब है || @BeingSalmanKhan thank u soooo much for your gracious hospitality, your kind words and love warmed my heart..I am eternally grateful♥️#SalmanKhan #payalvijayshetty pic.twitter.com/UvdzlYKXQy
— Payal vijay shetty (@shettypayal09) February 1, 2022