Kiara Advani


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Kiara Advani
NameKiara Advani
Real NameAlia Advani
Full NameKiara Alia Advani
ProfessionIndian actress
Years Active2014-Present
Date of BirthJuly 31, 1992
Age (In 2024)31 Years 9 Month(s) 16 Days
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
EthnicityMixed (Indian-British-Scottish-Irish-Portuguese-Spanish)
Mother TongueEnglish
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5ft 5in
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorBrown
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseSidharth Malhotra (Actor)
Kiara Advani with her husband Sidharth Malhotra
Marriage DateFebruary 7, 2023
FatherJagdeep Advani (Businessman)
Kiara Advani with her father Jagdeep Advani
MotherGenevieve Jaffrey (Teacher)
Kiara Advani with her mother Genevieve Jaffrey
Brother(s)Mishaal Advani
Kiara Advani with her brother Mishaal Advani
Cousin(s)Ishita Advani
Kiara Advani with her cousin Ishita Advani
Ishan AdvaniAnissa Malhotra Jain
Nadya Aggarwal
Nirvaan Aggarwal
Jamila Wilkinson
Cassius Kumar Wilkinson
Aditiya Singh
Sidharth Singh
Arshaan Jaffrey
Other Relative(s)
Grandfather (Paternal)Sahibsingh Nagasingh Advani
Grandfather (maternal)Hameed Jaffrey
Grandmother (maternal)Valerie Salway
Bharati Jaffrey (step-grandmother)
Great Grandfather (maternal)Ashok Kumar (Actor)
Grand UncleSaeed Jaffrey (Actor)
Waheed Jaffrey
Uncle(s)Sahil Jaffrey (Theatre artist)
Kanwaljit Singh (Actor)
Gareth Bocarro
Vikram Aggarwal
Francis Wilkinson (Journalist)
Harish Advani
Aunt(s)Shaheen Aggarwal (Teacher)
Anooradha Patel (Actress)
Zasha Maria Mogul Bocarro
Sakina Jaffrey (Actress)
Meera Jaffrey (Music teacher)
Zia Jaffrey (Author)
Karuna Thadani Jaffrey
Sumita Advani
Brother-in-law(s)Harshad Malhotra
Karma Vivan
Armaan Jain
Father-in-lawSunil Malhotra
Mother-in-lawRimma Malhotra
Education Details
SchoolCathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
CollegeJai Hind College, Churchgate, Mumbai
Educational QualificationDegree in Mass Communication
Debut MovieFugly (2014)
MoviesSatyaprem Ki Katha (TBA)
RC15 (Telugu, TBA)
Govinda Naam Mera (2022)
Jugjugg Jeeyo (2022)
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022)
Shershaah (2021)
Indoo Ki Jawani (2020)
Laxmii (2020)
Guilty (2020)
Good News (2019)
Kabir Singh (2019)
Kalank (Cameo, 2019)
Vinaya Vidheya Rama (Telugu, 2019)
Lust Stories (2018)
Bharat Ane Nenu (Telugu, 2018)
Machine (2017)
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
Fugly (2014)
Web seriesMasaba Masaba (Cameo, 2018)
Music VideosMuskurayega India (Vishal Mishra, 2020)
Kudi Nu Nachne De (Vishal Dadlani, Sachin–Jigar, 2020)
Urvashi (Yo Yo Honey Singh, 2018)
Super Stylish Actor (Female) at Pinkvilla Style Icons Awards, 2022
Maharashtrian of the Year at Lokmat Stylish Awards, 2022
Best Actress-Critics Choice for ‘Shershaah’ at Hello! Hall of Fame Award, 2022
Favourite Movie Actor (Female) for ‘Shershaah’ at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, 2022
Best Supporting Actress for ‘Good Newwz’ at International Indian Film Academy Awards, 2020
Best Find of the Year – Female for ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’ at Zee Cine Awards – Telugu, 2019
Contact/Social Media Details (2.7m followers) (14m followers) (27m followers)
Other Details
Favorite ActorsSalman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan 1
Favorite ActressAlia Bhatt 1
Favorite ColorWhite
Favorite FoodJunk Food
HobbiesGym, Watching American TV serials 1
Family Picture
kiara advani with her family
Kiara Advani is an Indian actress. Her real name is Alia Advani but she was advised by Salman Khan, who was the producer of her debut movie Fugly (2014) to change her name to Kiara as there was already an Alia (Bhatt) in the film industry. 2
Kiara was born on 31 July 1992 to Jagdeep Advani, a businessman and Genevieve Jaffrey, a teacher in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She also has a younger brother Mishaal Advani, who is a musician.
Her father, Jagdeep Advani is a Sindhi Hindu, while her mother, Genevieve Jaffrey, who was raised as a Catholic was born to a Muslim father from Lucknow and a Christian mother of Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish ancestry. 3
Her maternal grandfather, Hamid Jaffrey was the brother of veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey. Kiara’s maternal grandmother, Valerie Salway was his first wife and after divorcing Valerie, he married Bharati Ganguly, the eldest daughter of the veteran actor Ashok Kumar. 4
Kiara’s step-aunt, Shaheen Jaffrey has worked as a model and she is said to be the first girlfriend of actor Salman Khan. 4
Actress Juhi Chawla shares a close bond with her parents and Kiara addresses Juhi as her aunt.
kiara advani with juhi chawla
Ishita Advani and Ishan Advani are her cousins.
Armaan Jain‘s wife and fashion designer Anissa Malhotra is her cousin as Kiara’s aunt Sumita Advani is the younger sister of Anissa’s father Sanjeev Kumar Malhotra. 5 6
Her cousin, Ishita Advani is married to Karma Vivan.
Kiara did her schooling at Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai, and later graduated with a degree in Mass Communication from Jai Hind College, Churchgate, Mumbai. She was a very bright student during her school days and she scored 92% in her 12th standard board exams. She also did two short courses in acting at Anupam Kher‘s school of acting and Roshan Taneja’s institute. 7
She got her debut film Fugly (2014) through her step-aunt Anuradha Patel, who sent her pictures to her friend Kabir Sadanand, who was making a film with newcomers. Kiara Auditioned for the role and was selected for ‘Fugly’ also starring Jimmy Sheirgill, Mohit Marwah, Vijender Singh and Arfi Lamba. The film underperformed at the box office. 7
She was featured on the cover page of Maxim magazine’s February 2015 edition.
Kiara Advani on the cover of Maxim magazine February 2015
In 2016, she portrayed the role of MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi Rawat in ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. The film was a big success and it earned over ₹216 crores at the box office.
In 2017, she starred in Abbas–Mustan’s action thriller ‘Machine’ opposite debutant Mustafa Burmawalla. The film was a big flop.
She starred opposite Vicky Kaushal in Karan Johar’s anthological film Lust Stories (2018).
Kiara starred opposite Mahesh Babu in the Telugu film Bharat Ane Nenu (2018). The film was a big success and it earned over ₹200 crores at the box office.
In September 2018, Kiara Advani was featured with Shahid Kapoor in the music video of the ‘Urvashi’ song by Yo Yo Honey Singh.
Kiara Advani rose to stardom after starring in Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s romantic drama Kabir Singh (2019) opposite Shahid Kapoor. The film was a big success and it earned over ₹378 crores at the box-office. In the same year, she starred in the comedy film ‘Good Newwz’ alongside Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh. ‘Good Newwz’ was also a big hit and it earned over ₹318 crores at the box office and Kiara won the IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the film.
In March 2020, she was seen with Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Janhvi Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, and Radhika Madan in “Kudi Nu Nachne De” song from the movie Angrezi Medium (2020).
In 2021, she starred opposite Sidharth Malhotra in ‘Shershaah’, based on the life of army officer Vikram Batra. Kiara’s performance as Vikram Batra’s girlfriend Dimple Cheema was appreciated and she was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
She was featured on the cover page of the Filmfare magazine’s March 2021 edition.
Kiara Advani on the cover of Filmfare March 2021
In August 2021, Kiara was featured on the cover page of Femina magazine and she was also featured with Sidharth Malhotra on the cover page of Filmfare magazine.
Kiara Advani on the cover of Femina magazine August 2021
Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra on the cover of Filmfare magazine August 2021
She loves watching American TV serials like The Blacklist, Castle, and Revenge. 4
Kiara appeared as a baby in the Wipro Baby Soap TV commercial along with her mother. 8
Isha Ambani and Kiara Advani are childhood friends.
Kiara Advani with Isha Ambani in childhood days
In October 2022, she was awarded the Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year award. 9
Kiara Advani awarded Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year award
Kiara Advani got married to actor Sidharth Malhotra on 7th February 2023 at Jaisalmer’s Suryagarh hotel. 10
Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra marriage picture
According to reports, the estimated net worth of Kiara Advani is around ₹23 crores. She charges about ₹4 crores for a film and ₹1.5 crores for brand endorsements. Her car collection includes an Audi worth ₹1.58 crore, a Mercedes Benz worth ₹71 lakhs and a BMW X5 worth more than ₹77 lakhs. 11


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