Paoli Dam started her acting career with the Bengali film Agnipariksha in 2006 and she became popular with director Gautam Ghose's Kaalbela. She created a stir in the Tollywood with her bold scene in the movie Chatrak in 2011. Now, she is debuting in Bollywood through Hate Story.
However, the story of the film Hate Story, which is directed by Vivek Agnihotri, revolves around a woman's vengeance and how she uses her sexuality as a weapon. Nikhil Dwivedi and Gulshan Devaiah are playing the leads in the film. Paoli Dam is the girl, who is sitting on a guy's thighs with only wearing blue jeans pants. She has two tattoos on her bare back one of which reads, “Love Killed her soul. Her body seeks revenge...”