Amyra Dastur is an actress in the Indian film industry who has starred in many Hindi movies and also is quite famous in the South film industry too. She made her debut in the Bollywood industry with Manish Tiwary’s film Issaq opposite Prateik Babbar and gained a lot of fame.
Wiki | Biography:
She started her career as a model at a very young age in the commercials including Clean and Clear, Dove, Vodafone and Micromax. She was born on 7th May 1993 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She was born in a Parsi family. Her father is a doctor while her mother is a businesswoman. She also has a younger brother who is a professional chef.
Amyra Dastur Career & Education –
Amyra did her schooling from Cathedral and John Cannon School in Mumbai and went to Dhirubai Ambani International School for further studies. She is presently studying in HR college in Mumbai. She made her debut in Bollywood industry with the film ‘Issaq’ and in the Tamil industry with ‘Anegan’ alongside Dhanush. She has done many films since then while includes Mr. X, Kaalakaandi, Oodi Oodi Uzhaikanum. Amyra was also featured in Stanley Tong’s film Kung Fu Yoga alongside Jackie Chan, Disha Patani and Sonu Sood. Her recent movie ‘Mental Hai Kya’ alongside Kangana Ranaut and Rajkkumar Rao was a massive thriller too. She has also appeared in Sonu Nigam’s music video ‘Aa Bhi Jaa Tu Kahin Se’. One of her upcoming movie includes ‘Made in China’.
Amyra Dastur Appearance:
Amyra also known as Amy is almost 5’5 feet tall and weighs around 53 kgs.
Eye Color : Brown
Hair Color – Brown
Hobbies and Likings –
- Her hobbies include travelling which mainly includes Paris, she loves gyming too.
- She loves to watch plays and ‘Kau’ is among her favourites directed by Abhishek Bacchan.
- She is a huge Game Of Thrones fan like the rest of us.
- Thai cuisine is one of her favourites among a few like sushi, pizza and brownies.
In 2018, during the #MeToo movement, Amyra claimed of being sexually harassed in both South and Bollywood film industry but she did not reveal any names as being scared of the consequences that it will bring, which included ending her career as an actor.
Some Interesting facts About Amyra Dastur –
✓ She belongs to Parsi, Zoroastrian community.
✓ She started her career in modelling at the age of 16.
✓ She made her debut in the Bollywood industry with the film Issaq under Manish Tiwary’s direction.
✓ She is presently studying in HR college in Mumbai.
✓ She likes to read and write during her free time, proves her to be a nerd.
✓ She is very fond of playing guitar as well.
✓ She has turned vegan because she wanted to stop animal cruelty.
✓ In 2018, she was the first woman to appear on the Just Urbane magazine cover.
✓ She dislikes onion and would never have them, no matter what.
✓ She is scared of darkness and also has a flight phobia.
✓ She is very fond of roller coasters.
✓ She is an avid animal lover.
✓ She once smashed her wrists against a glass table because her mom didn’t respond to her call. She also went through physiotherapy for the same in England.