Furniturewala promoting Jawaani Jaaneman in 2020
|Born||Alaya Furniturewala |
28 November 1997
Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala
|Relatives||Kabir Bedi (maternal grandfather)|
Protima Bedi (maternal grandmother)
Alaya Furniturewala, also known as Alaya F or Alaya Ebrahim (born on 28 November 1997), is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films. She is the daughter of Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala and actress Pooja Bedi. Her maternal grandparents are veteran actor Kabir Bedi and late dancer Protima Bedi. She made her film debut in 2020 through a leading role in the comedy Jawaani Jaaneman.
Alaya Furniturewala was born on 28 November 1997 to actress Pooja Bedi and businessman Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala. She has one younger brother, Omar Furniturewala, and one half-sibling Zaan Furniturewala. She is the granddaughter of actor Kabir Bedi and former model and classical dancer Protima Bedi. She studied at Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai. Before making her film debut, she did a diploma in acting at New York Film Academy.
Furniturewala made her Hindi film debut with Nitin Kakkar's Jawaani Jaaneman (2020), a family comedy-drama, in which she played a 21 year-old girl claiming a 40 year-old person who has hatred for marriages (played by Saif Ali Khan) to be her father. The film was produced under the banner Pooja Entertainment and received positive reviews from critics; Furniturewala received praise for her debut.
|2020||Jawaani Jaaneman||Tia Singh|||
|2011||Maa Exchange||Herself||Sony Entertainment Television|||
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