Payal Kapadia Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Biography & More

Payal Kapadia is an Indian filmmaker. She won the Golden Eye award for best documentary film at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival for her film A Night of Knowing Nothing. In 2017, her film Afternoon Clouds was the only Indian film that was selected for the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

Payal Kapadia Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Biography & More

Payal Kapadia Biography

Full NamePayal Kapadia
Nick NameNot Known
Profession(s)Film Director, Writer
Known ForDirecting and Writing the script of the film A Night of Knowing Nothing (2021)
Date of BirthYear, 1989
Payal Kapadia Age36 years (as of 2024)
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac SignNot Known
HometownRishi Valley, Andhra Pradesh
SchoolRishi Valley School, Andhra Pradesh
College/University1. St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
2. Sophia College, Mumbai
3. The Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, Maharashtra
Education Qualification1. Bachelor’s Degree from T. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
2. Master’s Degree from Sophia College
3. Film Direction Course from The Film and Television Institute of India

Payal Kapadia Family

ParentsFather:- Name Not Known
Mother:- Nalini Malani
SiblingsBrother:- Not Known
Sister:- Name Not Known

Payal Kapadia Husband

Marital StatusNot Known
Marriage DateNone
Affairs/BoyfriendNot Known


DebutShort Film:- Watermelon, Fish and Half Ghost (2014)
Film:- A Night of Knowing Nothing (2021)

Physical Stats

Height (Approx)In centimeters:- 167 cm
In meters:- 1.67 m
In feet & inches:- 5’6” feet
Weight (Approx)Not Known
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown

Favourite Things

ActorShah Rukh Khan
ActressNot Known
HobbiesWriting, Movie Editing
DestinationNot Known
Cricket PlayerVirat Kohli
Football PlayerNot Known
DrinksNot Known

Payal Kapadia Net Worth

Net Worth in 2024$2 Million (Approx)
Net Worth in Indian RupeesINR- 15 Crore (Approx)
Payal Kapadia Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Biography & More

Some Lesser Facts About Payal Kapadia

  • Payal participated in a protest lasting 4 months in 2015 opposing the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as FTII Director.
  • An FIR was also filed against Payal and 34 others for holding the then director of FTII Prashant Pathrabe in his office as students challenged his decision to go ahead with the assessment of incomplete projects of students from the 2008 batch.
  • She was initially denied scholarships as a disciplinary action but after her short film “Afternoon Clouds” was selected to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017 the FTII supported the filmmaker.
  • The short film ‘Afternoon Clouds’ (2017), which was part of her student project at FTII, had its premiere at Cinefondation during the Cannes Film Festival. It was the only Indian film to be officially selected for that year.
  • Payal Kapadia’s fictional film, All We Imagine As Light, was selected to be released at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival on 14 May 2024, making it the first Indian film in nearly three decades to be selected as a contender for the Palme d’Or award.
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