Patralekha Paul's 34th Birthday: Her Life and Accomplishments

Patralekha Paul, Indian actress known for "CityLights," celebrates her 34th birthday. From her debut to web series, her journey unfolds. Personal life includes marriage to actor Rajkummar Rao in 2021.

By Sonali Pandey
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Wishing a very happy birthday to Patralekha Paul! Born on 20th February 1990, this Indian actress has carved her niche in Hindi films. Known mononymously as Patralekhaa, she stepped into the limelight with her debut in the drama film 'CityLights' (2014), earning her the Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Female.


Early Life and Education

Patralekha hails from a Bengali family in Shillong, born to a Chartered Accountant father and a homemaker mother. Her academic journey took her to The Assam Valley School in Assam, a boarding school, and later to graduate from the Bishop Cotton Girls' School in Bangalore. Despite her father's wish for her to follow in his footsteps, Patralekha's passion for acting led her to Mumbai, where she pursued her graduation at H.R. College of Commerce and Economics.

Acting Journey Begins


While in Mumbai, Patralekha ventured into commercials for Blackberry and Tata Docomo. Her formal training in Bharatnatyam added to her artistic repertoire. The breakthrough came with her film debut in 'CityLights,' a compelling story directed by Hansal Mehta about a struggling couple in Mumbai. Despite its low budget, the film became a commercial success and earned her acclaim from critics.

Love, Games, and More

Patralekha continued her cinematic journey with 'Love Games,' an urban-thriller directed by Vikram Bhatt and produced by Mukesh Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt. This venture showcased her versatility alongside Gaurav Arora and Tara Alisha Berry.


Web Debut and Nuptial Bliss

Expanding her horizons, Patralekha made her web debut with 'Bose: Dead/Alive' (2017), earning her an iReel Award nomination for Best Actress (Drama). She further graced the big screen with 'Nanu Ki Jaanu' (2018) and showcased her talent in web series like 'Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu' (2021) and 'Aar Ya Paar' (2022).

Personal Life: Love and Marriage


In the realm of personal life, Patralekha's love story with actor Rajkumar Rao began in 2010, culminating in a joyous union on November 15, 2021, in a traditional Hindu wedding at The Oberoi Sukhvilas Spa Resort in Chandigarh, India.


As we extend warm wishes to Patralekha on her birthday, her journey in the world of cinema continues to captivate audiences, promising more tales of talent, love, and success in the years to come. Cheers to the actress who brings stories to life on and off the screen!