How Kiara Advani get into acting and got success in Hindi film industry

Kiara Advani

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Kiara Advani , byname of Alia Advani is an Indian actress who has appeared in several Bollywood , Hindi films, and Telugu movies.

Kiara Advani is also famous for her role of real-life character of Sakshi Rawat as Shakshi, a hotel manager in Neeraj Pandey’s sport biopic “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” and Netflix anthology “Lust Stories”.  

Alia Advani  known professionally as Kiara Advani born 31  July 1992 to a Sindhi Hindu businessman Jagdeep Advani, and a teacher Genevieve Jaffrey teacher who has Portuguese, Scottish, Irish, and Spanish origins. 

Salman Khan and Juhi Chawla was a childhood friend of Kiara’s mom, Genevieve Jaffrey, as they grew up together in Mumbai in Bandra.

Aaliya to Kiara

She changed her name to Kiara before her debut in Bollywood. Aaliya is her first name. Salman Khan suggested her to change Aaliya to other name because of Alia Bhatt. There can’t be two Indian actress with the same name in film industry.

They were brainstorming with lots of good names. One day she was watching Anjaana Anjaani Hindi film, and in this movie, Priyanka Chopra introduces her character: ‘Hi, I am Kiara.’ Aaliya loved the way she said it.

Salman Khan suggested another name, but Kiara is the name that she chose. Today her parents call her “Kiara”.

She is the grandniece of Late Sayeed Jaffrey, great-granddaughter of the veteran Bollywood actor Late Ashok Kumar, and niece of the model Shaheen Jaffrey.

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Kiara Advani completed her school education from the Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai. She was good at studies and scored 92% in Class 12.

She completed her graduation in Mass Communication from Jai Hind College, Mumbai. After graduation, Kiara did short term acting courses. She learnt acting with Roshan Taneja and Anupam Kher. She has a younger brother, Mishaal. She and her brother would often fight in childhood.

Kiara Advani developed a good dressing sense at a very young age. Since her childhood days, Advani was always passionate about acting. Kiara is appears mostly in Hindi films.

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Kiara Advani started his carrier in 2014. She seen in the movie ‘Fuggly’ with the Bollywood action star Akshay Kumar.

Then she appeared in the sport biopic M.S Dhoni The Untold Story- starer Sushant Singh Rajput.

Even the film was a big success and earned  with gross earnings of over 2.16 billion worldwide on the Box-office but it didn’t help her professionally.

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In 2016, Kiara Advani had her first  success with a brief role in the biopic of the Indian Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” as her wife, Sakshi Dhoni.

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In 2017, she appeared in Machine, another Bollywood film with debutant actor Mustafa Burmawalla. She followed by a starring role in Netflix anthology film Lust Stories in 2018.

The sport biopic “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” starer Sushant Singh Rajput  with Disha Patani  was a huge commercial success office but it didn’t help her professionally.

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In 2018, she subsequently played the love interest of the male protagonists in the highest grosser Telegu Films  “Bharat Ane Nenu”  the Telegu political drama along with Mahesh Babu. It was one of the highest grosser Telegu Films.  

In 2019, she played the role in the romantic drama Kabir Singh, one of the highest-grossing Hindi films.

Kiara Advani is also known for her performances in the films- Good News the story revolves around two married couples –Diljit Dosanjh with Kiara and Akshay Kumar with Kareena Kapoor Khan, both trying to conceive a baby through In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Kalank, Kabir  etc.

She played the lead role in “Machine, a film by Abbas Mustan.” She cast opposite Ram Charan in Vinaya Vidheya Rama (a Telugu Film).

Kiara came into the limelight when she got a role in ‘The Lust Stories’, Karan Johar’s short web film.

But it was her performance in Kabir Singh (Sandeep Reddy Vanga) that catapulted her into a whole new level of fame. Kiara credits Karan Johar for her commercial success in Hindi film industry.

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She did an advertisement for “Wipro Baby Soft” TV Commercial with her mother. She loves to watch American TV serials. She had a huge crush on Leonardo DiCaprio, the Hollywood actor.

Isha Ambani, the daughter of Asia’s richest man and Indian successful entrepreneur – Mukesh Ambani is a Kiara’s childhood friend. She takes care of her beauty by natural ways.

In 2014, Kaira Advani was voted as one of the ‘Most Desirable Women Of The Year.’ She won Asia Vision Award for Emerging Star of the Year and Zee Cine Awards Telugu for Best Find Of The Year for the movie Bharat Ane Nenu in 2019.

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Short Biography of Kaira Advani

  • Full name: Alia Advani
  • Born: 31 July 1992, Mumbai
  • Height: 1.57 m
  • Parents: Jagdeep Advani, Genevieve Advani
  • Food: Dosa, Cupcakes, Tacos, Sushi, Seaweed Salad
  • Actors: Salman Khan
  • Actress: Grace Kelly, Sridevi
  • Book: ‘Not That Kind Of Girl’ by Lena Dunham
  • Fashion Designer: Manish Malhotra
  • Travel Destination: New York City
  • Cafe: Caffe Habitu, Hong Kong
  • Childhood friend: Isha Ambani.
  • Affairs/Boyfriends: Sidharth Malhotra (rumored)
  • Hobbies: Zip Lining, Snorkeling, Rock Climbing, Doing Burpees
  • Education: Graduate in Mass Communication
  • Net Worth: USD 3 million, or INR 21 crores.


Fugly: Role – Devi

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story: Role – Sakshi Rawat

Machine: Role – Sarah Thapar

Bharat Ane Nenu(Telugu film): Role – Vasumathi
Lust Stories (Netflix film): Role – Megha

Vinaya Vidheya Rama (Telugu film ): Role – Seetha
Kabir Singh: Role – Preeti Sikka
Good Newwz: Role – Monika Batra
Kalank: Role – Lajjo            

Angrezi Medium:  Role – Guest appearance in the song “Kudi Nu Nachne De”
Guilty (Netflix film) Role –  Nanki Dutta
Indoo Ki Jawani: Role – Indira Gupta (Indoo)
Laxmii: Role – Rashmi Rajput

Shershaah: Role – Dimple Cheema

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