|Real Name||Alia Advani|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-26-34|
|Eye Colour||Light Brown|
|Debut||Film (Hindi): Fugly (2014)
Film (Telugu): Bharat Ane Nenu (2018)
Web Series: Lust Stories (2018)
|Date of Birth||31 July 1992|
|Age (as in 2019)||27 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai|
|College/University||Jai Hind College for Mass Communication, Mumbai|
|Caste/Ethnicity||• Sindhi- from her father's side
• Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish- from her mother's side
|Hobbies||Snorkeling, Doing Burpees, Zip Lining, Rock Climbing|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Jagdeep Advani (Businessman)
Mother- Genevieve Jaffrey (Teacher)
|Siblings||Brother- Mishaal Advani (younger)
|Favourite Food||Tacos, Seaweed Salad, Cupcakes, Sushi|
|Favourite Fashion Designer||Manish Malhotra|
|Favourite Actress||Grace Kelly, Sridevi|
|Favourite Actor||Salman Khan|
|Favourite Travel Destination||New York City|
|Favourite Cafe||Caffe Habitu, Hong Kong|
|Favourite Book||Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham|
|Favourite Athlete||Usain Bolt|
|Favourite Hotel||The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai|
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 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.”