|Kiara Advani Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||July 31, 1992|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Kiara Advani is an Indian actress who is best known for her Hindi and Telugu silver screen appearances in films such as M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), Machine (2017), and Bharat Ane Nenu (2018). Kiara is also well known for her appearance in Netflix’s drama Lust Stories (2018). She also has a huge fan base of more than 18 million followers on Instagram, more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter, and more than 10 million followers on Facebook.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Kiara completed her schooling from Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai. Later, she graduated from Jai Hind College, Mumbai.
She also attended Anupam Kher‘s Actor Prepares as well as the Roshan Taneja School of Acting.
- Father – Jagdeep Advani (Entrepreneur)
- Mother – Genevieve Jaffrey (Teacher)
- Siblings – Mishaal Advani (Younger Brother)
- Others – Ashok Kumar (Maternal Great Grandfather) (Actor), Saeed Jaffrey (Maternal Grand-Uncle) (Actor), Shaheen Jaffrey (Maternal Aunt) (Actress) Juhi Chawla (Aunt) (Actress), Bharti Jaffrey (Maternal Grandmother) (Actress)
Kiara is represented by Viniyard Films.
5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kiara has dated –
- Sidharth Malhotra (2018-Present) – Actor Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani were rumored to be dating after they met at one of Karan Johar‘s parties in 2018. However, when Sidharth was asked if the rumors were true, he denied them. They were still continued to be spotted together even in 2021. In January 2021, they were found together at Mumbai airport returning from the Maldives. They later appeared together in the movie Shershaah (2021). However, in April 2022, they were separation rumors. In August 2022, Sidharth confirmed on the chat show Koffee With Karan that he was still in a relationship with Kiara. In December 2022, it was revealed that the couple was looking to get married on February 6, 2023, in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. Their bodyguards and security staff would be sent to the venue on February 3 for the marriage-related functions on February 4, 5, and 6. Their marriage actually happened on February 7, 2023, at the Suryagarh Palace in Jaisalmer. On February 9, 2023, the couple hosted a wedding reception at The Leela Palace in Sidharth’s hometown in Delhi. Later, a reception was also held in Mumbai.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Asian, White, and Hispanic)
She is of Sindhi descent on her father’s side and has Punjabi, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish ancestry on her mother’s side.
- Petite figure
- She has a beauty spot on the left side of her chin.
Kiara has done endorsement work for several brands such as –
- Wipro Baby
- The Rose
- 7 Up
- Spanish fashion giant, Mango. Advani had endorsed Mango’s Spring-Summer-22 collection of India
- In May 2022, she was made the brand ambassador of Finolex Cables Limited along with Kartik Aaryan.
In August 2018, Kiara launched the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in Bangalore, India.
Best Known For
Starring in several films such as Fugly (2014), M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), Machine (2017), and Bharat Ane Nenu (2018)
Kiara made her theatrical film debut as Devi in the comedy film Fugly in 2014.
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance in the Filmy Murder episode of C.I.D. in 2017.
Her workout regime involves functional training, cardio exercises such as dance and boxing.
In order to burn away excess fat from the stomach area, she performs several floor exercises such as leg raises and V crunches.
To maintain a healthy lifestyle, her diet begins with a glass of warm water mixed with lemon. Here is her meal plan –
- Breakfast – Oats along with apples, berries or kiwi slices
- Lunch – She prefers to eat mostly food cooked at home with some green vegetables.
- Evening Snack – Peanut butter and apples
- Dinner – Lean meat such as chicken along with some sautéed vegetables and spinach
Apart from her meals, her diet also includes seafood and chia seeds. She also avoids fried food and sugary drinks or juices.
Kiara Advani Favorite Things
- Holiday Spot – New York
- South Indian Dish – Dosa
- Song – Best Friend by Sofi Tukker
- Color – White
- Hollywood Celebrity – Meryl Streep
- Attire – Athleisure
- Fruits – Kiwi, Blueberries
- Dessert – Dark Chocolate mix
- Food – Sushi, Seafood
Source – TeluguFilmNagar.com, The New Indian Express
Kiara Advani Facts
- Since childhood, she shared a passion for acting as she recited lines from movies of her favorite actors while she stood in front of a mirror.
- Just before the release of Fugly in 2014, she had her birth name “Alia” changed to “Kiara” after Salman Khan advised her to do so because actress Alia Bhatt had already made her film debut which would have made her less recognizable by the first name Alia.
- Her first Bollywood crush was Hrithik Roshan after she watched his film Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000).
- In the Netflix show Lust Stories (2018), she faked the use of a s*x toy that was praised for being morally realistic.
- In 2018, she made a lead appearance alongside Shahid Kapoor in a music video titled “Urvashi” sung by rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh.
- She does not like the taste of eggs.
- Kiara likes to binge-watch American TV shows like The Blacklist, Castle, and Revenge.
- She is fond of actors Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan.
- In December 2021, Kiara had purchased an Audi A8L car worth INR 1.6 crore. At that time, she also owned BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and BMW 530d.
- For her wedding to Sidharth Malhotra in February 2023, she wore a custom ombre Manish Malhotra lehenga which featured embroidery detailing Roman architecture.
- Kiara’s wedding sangeet lehenga took 4,000 hours (more than 150 days) to make and had 98,000 Swarovski crystals as per designer Manish Malhotra.
- The wedding reception of Kiara and Sidharth was also held in Mumbai in February 2023 which was attended by Captain Vikram Batra’s twin brother Vishal Batra and his family. A film titled Shershaah (2021) was made, in which the actor couple starred, which was based on Captain Vikram Batra’s life.
- On March 4, 2023, Advani performed at the opening ceremony of the debut Women’s Premier League.
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