Vijayta Pandit is an Indian film actress and playback singer, most famous for her first film Love Story. Born August 25, 1967, Vijayta comes from a musical family originating from Pili Mandori Village in the Hisar district of Haryana state. Pandit Jaraj is her uncle. Her older sister is Sulakshana Pandit, and like her, is an actress and playback singer. Her brothers are music directors Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit, better known as Jatin-Lalit. For her debut film, Rajendra Kumar cast her alongside his son Kuamr Gaurav in Love Story, which became a blockbuster at the box office. She and Gaurav played star-crossed lovers, and they also developed a relationship off screen. After the film became a hit ,she turned down other film offers, as she only wanted to be with Gaurav. However, their relationship soon ended due to family tensions. Vijayta then went back to films and had another hit Mohabbat. Later, she was briefly married to film director Sameer Malkan who directed her in the flop Car Thief. She then went on to act in several other films. Some films where Vijayta played the lead role include Jeete Hain Shaan Se, Deewana Tere Naam Ka, Zalzala, Pyar Ka toofan, etc. After a few more films, Vijayta quit acting and decided to focus on playback singing. Her next husband, composer Aadesh Shrivastava produced a pop album titled Propose – Pyaar Ka Izhaar which marks Vijayta’s debut as a pop singer. Actress Madhuri Dixit launched that album for the press in February 2007. She also sang for various films like Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Saazish, Dev, and Chingar. Apart from HIndi films, she has also starred in the blockbuster Bengali film Amar SAngi along with Prasenjit directed by Sujit Guha.
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