Aalia Furniturewala Biography

Family Background

Aalia Furniturewala was born on 28 November 1997 to businessman Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala and Bollywood actress Pooja Bedi. She has one younger brother, Omar, and one half-sibling Zaan. Her maternal grandparents are veteran Bollywood actor Kabir Bedi and model and classical dancer late Protima Bedi.

Education & Extra Curricular Activities

She completed her studies at Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai and before making her Bollywood film debut, she did her diploma in acting at New York Film Academy. To avoid being confused with fellow actor Alia Bhatt she changed her name to Alaya F. She is also a trained Kathak and Contemporary Dancer.

Aalia Furniturewala's Journey

Aalia F got the public attention when she participated in a beauty contest in a reality TV show called Maa Exchange with her mother which got showcased on Sony Entertainment. She won the Balakratna Art Award during the year 2013. She also appeared in a photoshoot for the cover page of Femina with her mother Pooja Bedi.

At the age of 6, her parents separated and got divorced in 2003. Her mother got custody of Aalia and both of her brothers and raised them all on her own. She made her acting debut with an advertisement for Ponds product.

Alaia F is another new star kid on the chart and made her Bollywood debut opposite Saif Ali Khan and Tabu in Jawaani Jaaneman. She has been in the limelight ever since the trailer of her film released and viewers have adored the humility and talent that the actress possesses. In this movie, she played the role of a 21-year-old teenage girl and daughter of Saif Ali Khan a 40-year-old person who has a hatred for marriages.

Even before the release of her debut film, the actress has been offered a 3-film deal by producer Jay Shewakramani of Northern Lights Films.

Also, Read – History of Bollywood

Aalia Furniturewala Biography Summary

Profession

Model / Actress

Birth 

November 28, 1997

Age 

23 years (2020)

Nationality

Indian

Home Town 

Mumbai, India

Height

5 feet 3" (160 cm)

Weight

46 Kgs (101 lbs)

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Light Brown

Star Sign

Sagittarius

Religion

Zoroastrian

Education

IGSCE and IB from Jamnabai Narsee International School (Mumbai), Diploma from New York Film Academy.

Family

Daughter of Businessman Farhan Ebrahim and actress Pooja Bedi

Commercials

Flying Machine and Ponds

Movies

Jawani Janeman (Year 2020, Debut Movie)