Sayali hails from the city of Nashik , in a traditional Marathi family. She studied at Fravashi Academy, Nasik, and completed her graduation in BMS from Alkesh Dinesh Mody Institute of Finance and Management Studies. The college is located inside Mumbai University campus, Kalina, Santacruz. Sayali entered the modeling industry followed by Bollywood. Her initial modeling assignments were for Dentzz, SNDT College show and Swarovski gems fashion show. The Train: Some Lines Should Never Be Crossed was her first Hindi film, co-starring Emraan Hashmi and Geeta Basra. She has acted in the Tamil film Kaatu Puli. She also appeared as a journalist from Singapore, who pretends to interview Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid on the show MTV Bakra. In 2009, she was seen in the Hindi movie named, Paying Guests, opposite Javed Jaffrey. She also appeared in a music video for the popular Punjabi song "Aish Karo" by A.S. Kang. On 10 December 2013, Bhagat married Delhi-based businessman Navneet Pratap Singh Yadav. Her upcoming movie is Antham.