A Conversation With : Piaa Bajpai, Actress talks about her journey from a small town in UP to silver screen
Updated on: 30 Jun 2016
Piaa Bajpai debuted in Bollywood with Laal Rang, but before that, she had already done over a dozen films down south. From being a part of multiple brand ad campaigns including gaana.com, to her next film, which will see her opposite Darshan Kumar of Mary Kom fame, Piaa talks about her journey from a small town in UP to silver screen. And how multiple lies helped her journey… Piaa tells us about your roots and the journey to Mumbai.
I am from Etawah, a small town in UP. I wanted to do something with my life and hence I left Etawah for Delhi. To keep myself floating I started tuition classes for a few small kids. That is a good business in Delhi and helped me. I also worked as a receptionist. Then my father told me that if I do not do something with my life soon I would remain a receptionist all my life. That thought scared me and I decided to come to Mumbai.
…and after coming to Mumbai how difficult was it to find a foothold in Mumbai