After Kiara marries Sidharth, her real name goes viral, read how she is related to Juhi Chawla and Ashok Kumar

Bollywood is India’s film production industry based in Mumbai. Hindi Cinema is one of the biggest industries in film production across the world. There are several actresses who have made a great contribution to the film industry.

Kiara Advani is one of the most glamorous actresses of Bollywood at present. Her performance in Kabir Singh has been appreciated a lot. Every producer and director wants to cast her in their movies.

Kiara Advani kickstarted her film career in Bollywood with the movie, Fugly. She has given outstanding performance in many movies including M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Kabir Singh and Good Newwz.

Kiara was seen alongside Akshay Kumar in a comedy-horror movie ‘Laxmi’, directed by Raghava Lawrence, which was a remake of the 2011 Tamil film Muni 2: Kanchana.

On the other hand, she has also made his Tollywood debut by featuring in Mahesh Babu’s film Bharat Ane Nenu, which was released in the year 2018. The movie became a sensational hit at the office and Kiara drew plaudits for her acting.

What is Kiara Advani’s real name?

You would be really surprised to note that Kiara Advani’s real name is Alia Advani. She preferred to change her name because superstar Salman Khan had suggested that doing so would be good.

The veteran actor had advised Kiara to change her name because Alia Bhatt was already a famous name in the industry. As a result, before making her debut in the industry via Fugly (2014) she had changed her name to Kiara.

How is she related to Juhi Chawla and Ashok Kumar?

Interestingly, she has some crazy connections with Ashok Kumar and Juhi Chawla. Talking about the same in an interview Kiara shared as we quote, “Basically, my grandfather got married and my nani–who he got remarried to, is the daughter of Ashok Kumar. So by marriage, I am related to Ashok Kumar. My grandfather’s brother is Saeed Jaffrey. But the sad part is, I have never met either of them. I got to know more about them, once I told my parents I wanted to get into films.”

She further added, “My parents are childhood friends with a couple of actors, I had never even met… except for Juhi aunty (Juhi Chawla), who is my father’s childhood friend. She was the only person I met. She is very grounded. I never felt that she was a huge film star, and she was just like my parent’s friends. We would meet at birthday parties.”

Kiara concluded by saying, “I would be dancing and choreographing dances with her kids. I was one of those kids. All of them would be my backup dancers. That would be the extent of the filminess”.