Kiara Advani

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kiara Advani

  • Does Kiara Advani smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kiara Advani drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Kiara was born into a modest family in Mumbai.
  • Kiara Advani belongs to the Sindhi community.
  • The noted veteran actors, Ashok Kumar and Saeed Jaffrey are her step-great-grandfather and great-uncle, respectively.
  • Kiara was always passionate about acting since her childhood. She had developed a good dressing sense even at a very tender age.
  • She was also very good at studies during her school days and had scored 92% in class 12th.
  • The baby Kiara appeared in the Wipro Baby Soap TV commercial along with her mother.
  • Kiara Advani and Isha Ambani are childhood friends.
  • Kiara is the niece of model Shaheen Jaffrey. In an interview, Kiara said that her aunt Shaheen had dated Salman Khan in their 20’s.
  • Kiara and her family are very close to Salman Khan, and Kiara was launched in films from “Fugly” in 2014, which was produced by Salman Khan.
  • When she made her Bollywood debut in 2014, she changed her name from Alia to Kiara; as one Alia (Alia Bhatt) was already there in the industry. On her change of name, she says-

    Kiara’ was chosen by me. We were brainstorming with lots of names and I remembered watching Anjaana Anjaani, and the way Priyanka Chopra introduces her character: ‘Hi, I am Kiara.’ I loved the way she said it. I had loved it so much that I thought if I ever have a daughter, I would name her Kiara. So when I wanted a name, I used it for myself.”

  • On people’ conjecture that she might have got an easy entry in Bollywood; owing to her family relations with Salman Khan, Kiara says-

    It was not easy. My mother told me that I must work hard; if I sit at home, no one will come home to say that they have a script for me.”

  • In 2014, Kiara was voted one of the most desirable women of the year.
  • The model Shaheen Jaffrey and actress Juhi Chawla are her aunts.
  • In an interview, Kiara revealed that she had a huge crush on the Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • Kiara is a passionate biker.
  • She earned laurels for the portrayal of an innocent girl in the 2019 Bollywood film Kabir Singh.
  • On all her success in Bollywood, Kiara gives credit to Karan Johar. She says about Karan Johar-

He is special in my life because he saw it in me before everybody else did.”

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