Payal Nair is an Indian actress who is popularly known for her titular role in Meher.[1] She made her film debut in Jungle (2000).[2]

Payal Nair
Mumbai, India
Years active2003–present
Known for Meher


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) and 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's also got to play the double of Meher named Shabana.

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.




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 Sapna Babul Ka... Bidaai Gayathri Cameo Role
2007 Parrivaar Ishita Chhabra / Ishita Pranay Kumar Supporting Role
2007 - 2008 Chhoona Hai Aasmaan Sunaina Arya Veer Pratap Singh Supporting Role
2009 Jaise Kitabon Mein Mile[4] Meera Main 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[5] Advocate Damini Mishra Cameo Role
2020 Anupamaa[6] Parul Sharma - School Principal Cameo Role

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2019 Parchhayee Mrs Singh ZEE5 [7]


  1. ^ "UTV show climbs TVR charts in all TV homes". Indian Television dot com.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Only if Sushant had believed his lines from Chhichhore".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Rewind & replay". Mumbai mirror. Retrieved 2009-09-01.
  5. ^ "New entries in TV shows". The Times of India.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "Paayal Kapoor Nair: Rajan Shahi always remembers me for interesting role". The Times of India.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ "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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