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cOVER STORY Advani made her debut in the Telugu film industry with Bharat Ane Nenu, in which she got a chance to appear opposite Mahesh Babu. She also appeared in the movie MS:the untold story as Mrs. Sakshi dhoni. It is the biopic of the Indian cricket captain Mahendran singh dhoni. Kiara Advani was born to Jagdeep Advani, a Sindhi businessman and Genevieve Jaffrey, a teacher of Punjabi, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish ancestry. Born as Alia Advani, Advani changed her first name to Kiara prior to the release of her first film, Fugly. The elder of two children, Advani has a younger brother, Mishaal. She is also related to several celebrities via her maternal family. Actors Ashok Kumar and Saeed Jaffrey are her step-great-grandfather and greatuncle, respectively, whereas model Shaheen Jaffrey and actress Juhi Chawla are her aunts. Advani made her acting debut in Kabir Sadanand's comedy drama film, Fugly, opposite newcomer Mohit Marwah, Vijender Singh, 86

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Arfi Lamba and Jimmy Shergill. The film opened to mixed reviews. For her performance however, Advani received generally positive reviews, with Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama saying she "catches you completely unaware" and has the "combination of looks and talent". Mehul S Thakkar of Deccan Chronicle noted her performance as being "very striking" and said she "shows a lot of promise," along with praising her versatility and range as an actor. After playing the leading lady in Abbas-Mustan's action film Machine, Advani made her debut in the Telugu film industry with Bharat Ane Nenu, in which she got a chance to appear opposite Mahesh Babu. She also appeared in the movie MS:the untold story as Mrs. Sakshi dhoni. It is the biopic of the Indian cricket captain Mahendran singh dhoni. The movie was a huge success. She later appeared as a shy bride in the Netflix anthology film Lust Stories. Her masturbation scene in the film, using a vibrator, was praised for its frank portrayal of women's sexuality. Advani played the female lead beside Ram Charan in Vinaya Vidheya Rama, a Telugu film. She has committed to feature alongside Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, and Diljit Dosanjh in the romantic comedy Good News, and had featured in a music video Urvashi alongside Shahid Kapoor. She will also play the lead female role opposite Shahid Kapoor in Kabir Singh, a Hindilanguage remake of the Telugu film Arjun Reddy. The movie releases in June. She recently joined the sets of Akshay Kumar's next which is the remake of Tamil film Kanchana franchise.

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In this edition, we have brought you some of the amazing insights about Kiara Advani and everything that you need to know about the eternal...

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