Kiara Advani is a Bollywood actress and model who debuted with film Fugly in 2014. This article will give you detailed information about the actress. Read below to know about Kiara Advani’s personal and professional details.


Kiara Advani was born on July 31, 1992, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her father is Jagdeep Advani, a Businessman and her mother is Genevieve Jaffrey, a teacher of Sindhi, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish ancestry. Kiara’s real name is Alia Advani. It was Salman Khan who advised her to change her first name as Bollywood already had an actress Alia Bhatt with the same name. In an interview, she said that the name Kiara was inspired by Priyanka Chopra’s character name Kiara in the film Anjana Anjani (2010).

Kiara Advani has a younger brother Mishaal. Kiara is not an outsider, her mother is related to several celebrities. Actors Ashok Kumar and Saeed Jaffrey are her maternal step-great-grandfather and great-uncle, respectively, whereas model Shaheen Jaffrey and actress Juhi Chawla are her aunts. She is a childhood friend of Isha Ambani, daughter of Mukesh Ambani.


Kiara was born on 31 July 1992 in Mumbai, India and as of today, she is 27 years old.


Kiara did schooling from Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai. She then pursued graduation in Mass Communication from Jai Hind College, Mumbai.

Physical Appearance

Kiara weighs around 55Kg and her height is 5’7″. Her body measurement is 32-26-33. She got brown eyes and her hair is dark brown in colour.


Kiara Advani debuted with Kabir Sadanand’s comedy-drama Fugly (2014). Kiara next appeared in Neeraj Pandey-directed biographical sports drama M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) which was a biopic of Indian cricketer and former captain MS Dhoni. The following year, Advani appeared opposite newcomer Mustafa Burmawalla in Machine (2017), an action romantic thriller, this film tanked at the box office.

2018 was a critically and commercially successful period in Advani’s career, as she was cast in two successful films – Netflix film Lust Stories and superhit Telugu film Bharat Ane Nenu. Telugu action-drama Vinaya Vidheya Rama was Advani’s first release of 2019. The film met with a negative response and flopped at the box office. However, film Kabir Singh opposite Shahid Kapoor was proved to be her breakthrough. Kabir Singh emerged as the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year and Advani’s highest-grossing Bollywood release.


Kiara Advani dated her Fugly co-star Mohit Marwah for some time. Now, she is rumoured to be dating actor Sidharth Malhotra.

Social Media

Kiara is very active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter with a following of 6.7M and 6802K respectively.

Facts and Favourites

  • Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Leonardo DiCaprio are the favourite actors of Kiara Advani.
  • She likes to watch American TV sitcoms in her pass time.
  • Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s daughter, Isha Ambani is her close friend. Kiara and Isha have been friends ever since childhood.
  • Shivaay actress Sayyeshha Saigal is her first cousin. Both of their mothers are sisters.

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