Kiara Advani Height, Age, Family, Biography, Spouse, Movies, Facts

Kiara Advani

Indian actress who gained fame for her portrayal of Sakshi Singh Dhoni in the Bollywood film M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. Kiara Advani has also starred in films like Fugly, Machine, Kabir Singh, Good Newwz, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Jugjugg Jeeyo, and Satyaprem Ki Katha. In 2018, she appeared in the Netflix anthology film Lust Stories, and the Telugu political drama Bharat Ane Nenu. She won the IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Monika Batra in Good Newwz in 2019. She was included in The Times of India’s “Most Desirable Woman” multiple times and ranked 30th in GQ India’s listing of the 30 most influential young Indians in 2022. Here’s everything you need to know about actress Kiara Advani.

Kiara Advani Biography

Kiara Advani was born on the 31st of July 1992, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. According to her birthday, she is 31 years old, as of 2024.

Birth NameAlia Advani
NicknameAlia, Kiara Advani
Date of BirthJuly 31, 1992
Place of BirthMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age31 years old
Sun SignLeo
ProfessionActress, Model
EthnicitySindhi Hindu, Punjabi, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese and Spanish

Family and Education

Kiara Advani is the oldest of two children of Jagdeep Advani, a Sindhi businessman, and Genevieve Jaffrey, a teacher of Punjabi, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish ancestry. She has a younger brother, Mishaal. Actor Ashok Kumar is her step-great-grandfather while actor Saeed Jaffrey is her great-uncle. Her aunts are model Shaheen Jaffrey and actress Juhi Chawla.

Kiara Advani attended Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai and went on to graduate from Jai Hind College for Mass Communication, Mumbai.

Kiara Advani Husband

Kiara married her longtime boyfriend and actor Sidharth Malhotra on February 7, 2023. They had a simple traditional Hindu wedding in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 5 inches
Centimeters – 165 cm
Meters – 1.65 m
WeightKilograms – 55 kg
Pounds – 121 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Advani had her first theatrical release with Kabir Sadanand’s comedy-drama film, Fugly in 2014. The film earned her rave reviews which helped her to bag lead roles in┬áM. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Bharat Ane Nenu, and Bombay Talkies 2.

Television Debut

In 2018, she played a cameo as herself in the TV series Masaba Masaba.

Famous For

Playing Sakshi Singh Dhoni in the biopic, M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.

Favorite Things

Kiara Advani Facts

Her celebrity crush is Leonardo DiCaprio.

Hailing from a show business family, her great-grandfather, Ashok Kumar, and her aunt, Juhi Chawla, both were acclaimed actors.

Her mother is a Catholic and is of Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish ancestry.

Her family shares a close bonding with Bollywood star Salman Khan. Her debut film was produced by Salman Khan.

Her performance in Fugly was praised by both film critics and moviegoers.

In 2018, she made her Telugu debut with the movie Bharat Ane Nenu co-starring Mahesh Babu and also appeared in Bombay Talkies 2.

She won the Emerging Star of the Year award at the 2019 Asiavision Awards.

In 2020, she played a cameo in the TV series Masaba Masaba.

She secured spots in The Times of India’s “Most Desirable Woman” list, ranking sixth and fourth in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

In 2022, she was recognized as one of the 30 most influential young Indians by GQ India, securing the 30th position on their prestigious list.

Advani, alongside Kriti Sanon and AP Dhillon, graced the opening ceremony of the Women’s Premier League in March 2023 with an enthralling performance.

In 2023, she won Zee Cine Awards for her performance in the movies Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and Jugjugg Jeeyo.