Kiara Advani was born on 31st July 1992, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, into a Sindhi family. Her zodiac sign is Leo. Currently she is 26 years old (as of August 2018).
The “Kabir Singh” Star is 5 feet 6 inches tall with black hair and beautiful brown eyes. She weighs 54 kg with body measurements of 33-26-34. Her real name is “Alia Advani”, but on Salman Khan’s advice she changed it to “Kiara”.
Wiki – Biography:
|Profession||Actress / Model|
|Height||5 Ft 6 Inches|
Kiara Advani Early Life & Family:
Her Father’s name is “Jagdeep Advani”, who is a Sindhi Hindu Businessman. Her Mother “Genevieve Jaffrey” is half- British and half-Muslim. She runs her Play School in Mumbai.
She also has a Younger Brother “Mishaal advani”, who graduated from Brown University, this year.
Her maternal grandfather, “Hameed Jaffrey” (brother of the famous British Indian actor “Saeed Jaffrey”) was married twice.
His first wife was “Valerie Salway”, a Catholic woman of Scottish, Irish, Portuguese and Spanish ancestry.
He had two daughters from the first marriage, (Kiara’s mother) “Genevieve Jaffrey” and her (mausi/Aunt) model “Shaheen Jaffrey”.
After he divorced “Valerie Salway”, he married “Bharati Ganguly” (Kiara’s step-grandmother), eldest daughter of the veteran actor “Ashok Kumar”. So, “Ashok Kumar” was her great grandfather, in a sense.
Kiara Advani and Salman Khan Story:
Her mother “Genievev Advani” and Salman Khan have been friends for a long time. She introduced her sister “Shaheen” and “Salman Khan”, and they both dated each other in their early twenties.
Kiara Advani’s aunt “Shaheen Jaffrey” was reported to be Salman Khan’s first girlfriend, by the media.
Salman is invested emotionally in mentoring Kiara’s career and even wanted to launch her himself. From her debut film “Fugly” till now, he helps her to choose right projects.
She did her schooling from “Cathedral and John Connon School”, Fort, Mumbai, and her graduation in BMM (Bachelor of Mass Media) from “Jai Hind College”, Mumbai, Maharashtra .
Kiara was a brilliant student all her academic life and has secured 92% marks in her XII standard board exams.
After her graduation she did small acting courses from “Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares” and “Roshan Taneja School of Acting”.
Kiara Advani Movies and Web Series
In 2014, Anuradha Patel ( Kiara’s step grandmother “Bharati Patel’s” daughter) forwarded some of her pictures to one of her friends, director “Kabir Sadanand”, who was making a film titled “Fugly” with newcomers at that time. After the auditions Kiara got the role of “Devi” in the film.
She then played the role of “Sakshi Rawat”, in the 2016 biopic film “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story”, directed by Neeraj Pandey.
“Sushant Singh Rajput” played the role of “Dhoni” whereas “Disha Patani” played the role of “Priyanka Jha”, Dhoni’s girlfriend, in the film.
After the film release “Sakshi dhoni” congratulated her for portraying her character in such a beautiful and realistic way.
She then got the lead role of “Sarah Thapar”, in the 2017 romantic thriller film “Machine”, directed by “Abbas–Mustan”.
Though the film was a disaster at the Box-Office but the song “Tu cheez Badi hai mast mast”, sung by “Udit Narayan” & “Neha Kakkar”, featuring Kiara was a massive hit.
In April 2018, Kiara made her Tollywood debut with Telugu thriller film “Bharat Ane Nenu” opposite superstar “Mahesh Babu”. She played the role of “Vasumathi” in the film.
The film received positive reviews and became the 3rd highest-grossing Telugu movie of all time.
In 2018, she played the role of “Megha” in “Lust Stories”, a Netflix Indian anthology film. The film consist of 4 short film segments and explores the perspective of Indian women.
Kiara was the main female lead in director “Karan Johar’s” segment.
Currently she is busy with her upcoming untitled Telugu film with mega star “Ram Charan”.
She is also finalized as the female lead opposite “Shahid Kapoor”, in the Bollywood remake of 2017 superhit Telugu film “Arjun Reddy”.
She got the role after actress “Tara Sutaria” has decided to move out from “Arjun Reddy”, due to delay in her yet another project “Student of the year 2”.
Kiara also bagged a key role opposite “Diljit Dosanjh”, in the upcoming comedy film “Good News”. The films also casts “Akshay Kumar” and “Kareena Kapoor Khan” as a married couple and is produced by “Karan Johar”.
Kiara’s TV commercials:
1. Kiara Advani Ponds Ad :
2. VIVO Smartphones- This Diwali with Kiara Advani:
Kiara Advani Modelling Career:
|Cover Page of “Femina Wedding Times” Magazine- India||August 2014 Issue|
|Cover Page of “The Sindhian” Magazine||July – September 2014 Issue|
|Jewellery collection with Pipa+Bella!||December 2014 Issue|
|Cover Page of “Maxim India” magazine||February 2015 Issue|
|Cover Page of “The Art of Jewellery” Magazine- India||December 2015 Issue|
|Cover Page of “Femina Wedding Times” magazine||February 2017 Issue|
|Cover Page of “Max” Magazine||Spring/Summer 2017 Issue|
|Cover Page of “The Lifestyle Journalist” Magazine -India||August 2017 Issue|
|Cover Page of “TMM” Magazine- India||September 2017|
|Cover Page of “Savvy” Magazine||November 2017 Issue|
|Cover Page of “FHM” Magazine- India||December 2017 Issue|
|Cover Page of “RITZ” Magazine||February 2018 Issue|
|Cover Page of “Cinesprint” Magazine||May 2018 Issue|
|Cover Page of “Exhibit” Magazine Cover- India||August 2018 Issue|