Payal Rajput, who is busy shooting for a slew of Telugu and Kannada films, is now officially a Hyderabadi. Tired of living out of a suitcase, she has bought a house in the city and has decided to settle here.
“I completed the registration formalities a couple of days back and I am so excited,” says a beaming Payal. “I had some challenges in getting a house that suits my taste. But I am glad that I could finally gift myself one,” the actress says, adding, “I really like this house. I believe if you want something deeply the whole universe will conspire and make it happen for you.” She is planning a small pooja ceremony within a week and will have a party for her near and dear ones after her shooting schedules are done.
The actress already has a house in Mumbai. “I have been shooting constantly so I am not getting enough time to shift completely,” she says, and thanks her staff who have been managing things for her.
The Disco Raja star says that Hyderabad has given her a lot. “I could have taken a house anywhere but I have immense love for Hyderabad,” she shares.
So what does a new house mean to her? “Hyderabad has now become my main city. Staying in your own house and being with your family gives you a lot of contentment. I will bring my mother here soon,” she says, adding that she has been living in service apartments whenever she travels for shooting.
One important plus point about having her own house is food - “Thank God! I can now binge on some home-cooked food,” she smiles, revealing that sometimes she cooks for herself.
Ask her what her boyfriend (Saurabh Dhingra) has to say about the new house, and she replies, “Right from talking to developers to getting the paperwork done, Saurabh had done everything, I contributed only one percent for this new house.”
The RX 100 star says Covid-19 has taught her to be level-headed.
“The pandemic has changed me a lot as a person. Perhaps the difficult time I went through (she lost her aunt) has transformed me into a stronger individual, mentally,” shares the actress.