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Alia Advani, known professionally as Kiara Advani, is an Indian actress who appears predominantly in Hindi films. After making her film debut with the 2014 poorly received comedy Fugly, Advani had her first commercial success with a brief role in the 2016 sports biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.

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Real NameAlia Advani
ProfessionActress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-26-34
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutFilm (Hindi): Fugly (2014)
Film (Telugu): Bharat Ane Nenu (2018)
Web Series: Lust Stories (2018)
Personal Life
Date of Birth31-Jul-92
Age (as in 2019)27 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolCathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
College/UniversityJai Hind College for Mass Communication, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
ReligionSindhi Hindu
Caste/Ethnicity• Sindhi- from her father's side
• Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish- from her mother's side
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesSnorkeling, Doing Burpees, Zip Lining, Rock Climbing
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Jagdeep Advani (Businessman)
Mother- Genevieve Jaffrey (Teacher)
SiblingsBrother- Mishaal Advani (younger)
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodTacos, Seaweed Salad, Cupcakes, Sushi
Favourite Fashion DesignerManish Malhotra
Favourite ActressGrace Kelly, Sridevi
Favourite ActorSalman Khan
Favourite Travel DestinationNew York City
Favourite CafeCaffe Habitu, Hong Kong
Favourite BookNot That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
Favourite AthleteUsain Bolt
Favourite HotelThe Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kiara Advani

  • Does Kiara Advani smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kiara Advani drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Kiara was born into a modest family in Mumbai.
  • Kiara Advani belongs to the Sindhi Community.
  • The noted veteran actors, Ashok Kumar and Saeed Jaffrey are her step-great-grandfather and great-uncle, respectively.
  • Kiara was always passionate about acting since her childhood. She had developed a good dressing sense even at a very tender age.
  • She was also very good at studies during her school days and had scored 92% in class 12th.
  • The baby Kiara appeared in Wipro Baby Soap TV commercial along with her mother.
  • Kiara Advani and Isha Ambani are childhood friends.
  • Kiara is the niece of model Shaheen Jaffrey. In an interview, Kiara said that her aunt Shaheen had dated Salman Khan in their 20’s.
  • Kiara and her family are very close to Salman Khan, and Kiara was launched in films from “Fugly” in 2014, which was produced by Salman Khan.
  • When she made her Bollywood debut in 2014, she changed her name from Alia to Kiara; as one Alia (Alia Bhatt) was already there in the industry. On her change of name, she says-
    Kiara’ was chosen by me. We were brainstorming with lots of names and I remembered watching Anjaana Anjaani, and the way Priyanka Chopra introduces her character: ‘Hi, I am Kiara.’ I loved the way she said it. I had loved it so much that I thought if I ever have a daughter, I would name her Kiara. So when I wanted a name, I used it for myself.”
  • On people’ conjecture that she might have got an easy entry in Bollywood; owing to her family relations with Salman Khan, Kiara says-
    It was not easy. My mother told me that I must work hard; if I sit at home, no one will come home to say that they have a script for me.”

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