Kiara Advani (a.k.a Alia Advani) is an Indian actress and model who has worked in Hindi as well as Telugu cinema vehemently. She made herself known to the world through her acting debut in 2014 comedy film Fugly. Ever since then, Kiara has acted in several commercially hit movies and continues to undertake big projects one after the other. The newbie in B-town is already considered one of the hottest actresses of Bollywood with just a handful of movies in her name. Her charming and sensual looks have our hearts racing and her beauty is to die for. Let’s dig a tad bit deeper into the starlet journey as an actress.
Kiara was born on 31 July, 1992 in Mumbai, India and as of today, she is 26 years old.
Kiara is around 5’7″ tall and weighs around 55Kg. She has a slender body measuring 32-26-33. Her eye color is brown and her hair is dark brown in color. Kiara is a regular gym goer and a fitness enthusiast. She keeps her fans undated about her gym routine through her social media handles.
Kiara was born in a high class Sindhi family to businessman Jagdeep Advani and Geneviève Advani, a school teacher by profession. Kiara has She has one younger brother, Mishaal Advani who is pursuing his studies from USA. Kiara is also related to several celebrities like Ashok Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey and actress Juhi Chawla through her mother.
Kiara completed her education from Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai. She then pursued graduation in Mass Communication from Jai Hind College, Mumbai.
Kiara’s debut in Bollywood was through 2014 comedy drama film Fugly. Kiara starred opposite actors Mohit Marwah, Vijender Singh, Arfi Lamba and Jimmy Shergill. The movie is about four close friends and their frolicking and tribulations. The film was praised for its little social messages and Kiara was considered a “star material” for her role as Devi in the film.
Kiara’s next Bollywood flick was Abbas-Mustan directed romantic thriller film Machine. The film served as a launching pad for actor Mustafa Burmawalla, while it was Kiara’s second venture in the Hindi cinema. The movie revolves around the love story two racing enthusiasts, Sarah (Kiara Advani) and Ransh (Mustafa Burmawalla). Although, the movie failed at box office, Kiara was hailed as an actress.
After Kiara ventured into Bollywood in 2014, she made her debut in Telugu film industry with the movie Bharat Ane Nenu opposite superstar Mahesh Babu. Kiara played the role of Vasumathi, the love interest of Bharat (Mahesh Babu), who helps Bharat fight against corruption. The film received positive reviews and became the third highest grossing Telugu movie of all time. Kiara not only gave an outstanding performance in her first Telugu film but also impressed the audience with her looks and beauty.
She even played the short role of Sakshi Singh Dhoni in the biopic MS Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016).
Kiara’s major breakthrough came with Netflix’s short film Lust Stories, where she was cast as the lead by Karan Johar. Kiara played the role of Megha, a young school teacher who gets married to Paras (Vicky Kaushal) and tries to explore her womanhood. Kiara’s portray of a positively lovely, wide-eyed young bride was appreciated by the critics and the movie went on to be seen as a celebration of women’s sexuality in the world of patriarchy.
Kiara’s next venture was another Telugu film Vinaya Vidheya Rama where she starred in the lead role opposite actor Ram Charan.
As of 2019, Kiara will be seen in two films. The first one is the romantic comedy Good News, where Kiara will be seen alongside Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar and Diljit Dosanjh. Her next film will be Kabir Singh, a Hindi remake of Telugu film Arjun Reddy. Kiara will be seen opposite Shahid Kapoor in this film which is slated to release this year. The film is being released in the premises of Delhi as per sources.
Kiara will be seen in a guest appearance in the movie Kalank starring Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit and Aditya Roy Kapoor. The film is slated to hit the theatres in April 2019.
In 2018, Kiara starred opposite actor Shahid Kapoor in the music video Urvashi. It is a remake of the song from Prabhudheva-Nagma starrer 1994 Tamil film Kadhalan. It has been written and sung by singer Yo Yo Honey Singh.
Apart from acting, Kiara has actively done photo shoots for famous magazines like Femina and GQ. She has also walked the ramp for designers like Manish Malhotra and Rohit Bal.
Kiara has endorsed several phone and beauty brands like Oppo and Ponds.
Recently, Kiara was seen in the ad for Housing.com where she featured alongside her Lust Stories co-star, Vicky Kaushal.
Kiara is very active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter with a following of 3 million and 532K respectively. Kiara’s social media handles are filled with pictures of her, family and friends. Besides this, Kiara regularly updates her fans about her vacations ad new releases via social media.
When the Sun Shines, We Shine together You can stand under my Umbrella ❤️ pic.twitter.com/H1RRDwlT1w
— Kiara Advani (@advani_kiara) January 6, 2019
For the longest time. Kiara was linked to her Fugly co-star Mohit Marwah. The duo hung out quite often in parties and social events and were even spotted on several dates. Amidst the couple’s roaring romance came the news that Mohit had dumbed Kiara for someone else.
After the release of her film Machine, Kiara was also linked to her co-star Mustafa Burmawalla. The bonded really well on the sets of the film and became really close within a few days of shooting.
Kiara was also linked to actor Varun Dhawan after they were spotted attending many social events together. But considering Varun Dhawan to be in a happily committed relationship with designer Natasha Dalal, the rumours seemed nothing but a hoax.
As for Kiara, she is single and is concentrating on her work right now. “I am fortunate to be doing what I love (acting in films) and that is what I am concentrating on at the moment,” says the actress when asked about her love life.
Facts and Favourites
- Her favourite actors are Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Leonardo DiCaprio.
- Kiara’s favourite hobbies are watching American TV sitcoms.
- She is very close to India billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s daughter, Isha Ambani. Kiara and Isha have been friends ever since childhood.
- Her family is very close to actor Salman Khan and reportedly, Kiara’s debut in Fugly came with Salman push. Reportedly, Salman dated Kiara’s aunt, Shaheen Jaffrey a long time ago.
- Kiara was extremely bright as a student and scored 92% in class twelfth.
- Kiara is a fitness freak and never misses a day of the gym
With immense beauty and talent, Kiara is all set to take the world by storm. The 26 year old has already made her mark in B-town with immensely talented roles in the past. We now await Kiara’s performance in her upcoming movies: Good News and Kabir Singh. All the best to the starlet!