(born 31 July 1992), known professionally as
is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Hindi films. After making her debut in the comedy film
she played a supporting role as MS Dhoni's wife in the sports biopic
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Advani's career advanced with a critically praised role in the Netflix anthology film
leading lady in the Telugu political thriller
Bharat Ane Nenu
(2018), and the Hindi films
Kiara Advani was born to Jagdeep Advani, a Sindhi Hindu businessman and Genevieve Jaffrey, a teacher whose father was a Muslim
Born as Alia Advani, she changed her first name to Kiara prior to the release of her first film,
, in 2014.
Her choice of the name was inspired from Priyanka Chopra's character Kiara in the film
She has stated that it was Salman Khan's suggestion to change her name, as Alia Bhatt was already an established actre
The elder of two siblings, Advani has a younger brother, Mishaal. She is also related to several celebrities through her maternal family.
Yashika anandh sunning recent photo shoots