Kiara Advani is one of the famous Indian bollywood actress. Her real name is Alia Advani but known professionally as Kiara Advani in bollywood industry. She appears mostly in hindi and some telugu films. She came in limelight after the movie ‘ M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’. Here is some information about her.

Real Name : Alia Advani
Nick Name : Kiara Advani
Age : 28 Year
Occupation : Actress
Film Debut : Fugly (2014)
Birth Place : Mumbai
Hometown : Mumbai
Religion : Sindhi Hindu
Nationality : Indian
School : Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
College : Jai Hind College, Mumbai
Education : Graduate in Mass Communication
Hobbies : Rock Climbing, Snorkelling
Spouse : N/A
Children : N/A
Relatives : Jagdeep Advani (Father), Genevieve Jaffery (Mother), Mishaal Advani (Brother)
Kiara Advani
Kiara Advani

Kiara was born on 31 July 1992 to Jagdeep Advani (a Sindhu Hindu Businessman) and Genevieve Jaffery’s home in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her maternal grandfather, Hameed Jaffrey was the Punjabi Muslim from Lucknow and brother of actor Saeed Jaffrey. Kiara has one brother Mishaal Advani. She completed her school from Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai. She got 92 % in class 12th, after that she went to Jai Hind College Mumbai to Complete Graduate in Mass Communication course. From childhood, she wanted to be an actress since she was only 2 year old.

Before come to bollywood she changed her name Kaira from her real name Alia. Salman Khan suggested to change her name from Alia to Kiara, because at the same time Alia Bhatt was alread upcoming actress in the bollywood. She said that the name ‘Kiara’ was inspired from Priyanka Chopra’s character of Kiara in the fim ‘ Anjaana Anjaani’.

Before entering the bollywood industry. Kiara took acting training from Anupam Kher’s and Roshan Taneja’s acting institute. Finally she debuted wiht Kabir Sadanand’s comedy-drama ‘Fugly’ in the year 2014. Movie got mixed reviews and Kiara got positive reviews for her performance from the critics.

Kiara Advani
Kiara Advani

Her second movie was ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’. In this movie she played a role of Sakshi Rawat, with co-starring Sushant Singh Rajput (Late). Movie got highly success in box office and earned 2.16 billion worldwide. She got popularity from this movie. She also worked in telugu movies name ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’ and ‘Vinaya Vidheya Rama’.

In the year 2019 She played a role of Preeti Sikka in the movie ‘Kabir Singh’ with co-starring Shahid Kapoor. She also worked in movie like Kalank, Good News, Angrezi Medium and etc. She also worked in web series namely ‘Lust Stories’.


Year Award Name Movie Name
2019 Zee Cine Awards Telugu for Best Find of the Year Bharat Ane Nenu
2019 Asiavision Awards for Emerging Star of the Year

Some Facts about Kiara Advani

  • Kiara Advani drinks alcohol.
  • Kiara Advani and Isha Ambani are childhood friends.
  • Kiara was voted one of the most desirable women of the year in 2014.
  • Actress Juhi Chawla and Model Shaheen Jaffery are her aunts.
  • She is a passionate biker

Some of favourite Things about Kiara Advani

  • Favourite Food: Dosa, Tacos, Seaweed Salad, Sushi
  • Favourite Actor: Salman Khan
  • Favourite Actress: Sridevi, Grace Kelly
  • Favourite Fashion Designer: Manish Malhotra
  • Favourite Destination: New York
  • Favourite Cricketer: M.S.Dhoni
  • Favourite Athlete: Usain Bolt
  • Favourite Hotel: The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai