Patralekha Mishra Paul (born 20 February 1990 in Shillong, Meghalaya) is an Indian film actress.
Her father, a chartered accountant, wanted her to follow in his footsteps, but she was interested in acting. She made her debut with director Hansal Mehta's Hindi film CityLights, alongside Rajkumar Rao.
Patralekha was born in Shillong, Meghalaya, to a charted accountant father and a homemaker mother Papri Paul. She is in a relationship with actor Rajkumar Rao .She also has 2 siblings Parnalekha Mishra Paul and Agnish Paul.
Patralekha made her film debut with a leading role in the drama CityLights, opposite Rajkumar Rao. Directed by Hansal Mehta, the film tells the story of a poor couple living in Rajasthan, who moves to Mumbai in search of livelihood. Made on a low budget, the film became a commercial success and earned her positive reviews from critics. Her next film, Love Games, was an urban-thriller directed by Vikram Bhatt and produced by Mukesh Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt. The cast of the film included Patralekha, Gaurav Arora and Tara Alisha Berry. It was released on 8 April 2016 and received negative reviews, however her performance was better received.