About Amyra Dastur
Enchanting looks, breathtaking smile, and exquisite personality, we are talking about none other than Amyra Dastur. Since her debut movie Issaq with Prateik Babbar, she has captivated the entire audience with her stunning beauty and strong performance.
Her other popular films include Judgemental Hai Kya with Rajkummar Rao, Kangana Ranaut and Jimmy Shergill and Prassthanam with Sanjay Dutt and Ali Fazal, which established her as the Bollywood Diva of scintillating appearance and charm.
She is also a prominent face of Telugu and Tamil cinema as she has acted in different hit films like Anegan, Manasuku Nachindi, and Raju Gadu.
She has also starred in the disputed web series titled Tandav featuring Saif Ali Khan, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, and Kritika Kamra in the lead roles.
She will be seen, in the upcoming psycho-thriller Tamil film Bagheera starring opposite dance icon Prabhu Deva.
Biography of Amyra Dastur
Name: Amyra Dastur
Known For: Played the role of Kyra in the Chinese comedy film ‘Kung Fu Yoga’ alongside Jackie Chan,
Sonu Sood, Lay Zhang and Disha Patani
Date of Birth of Amyra Dastur: 7 May 1993
Age of Amyra Dastur: 28 Years (as of 2021)
Height of Amyra Dastur: 170 cm, 1.70m, 5’7” ft
Weight of Amyra Dastur: 53 kg (117 lbs)
Body Measurements of Amyra Dastur: 34-27-35
Eye Colour: Dark brown
Hair Colour: Black
Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Taurus
Known Languages: Gujrati, Hindi, and English
Profession: Actress and Model
Favourite Actors: Aamir Khan and Emraan Hashmi
Favourite Actresses: Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra and Angelina Jolie
Favourite Films: Guzaarish, Amadeus and Syriana
Favourite TV Show: Game of Thrones
Favourite Directors: Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Sunil Shanbag
Favourite Destination: Paris
Favourite Play: ‘Kaumudi’ by Abhishek Majumdar
Favourite Restaurant: Kitchen Garden by Suzette, Mumbai
Favourite Cuisine: Thai
Favourite Food: Pizza, Sushi, and Chocolate Brownies
Favourite Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Dancing, and Playing the Guitar
Net Worth of Amyra Dastur: $2 Million (approx.)
Marital Status: Unmarried
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Currently Living: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Controversies of Amyra Dastur
1. In an Instagram video, Luviena Lodh demanded a divorce from her husband Sumit Sabharwal, who is the nephew of famous filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. She claimed that her husband was in the business of drugs and used to supply women to various directors. She further claimed that he had supplied drugs to popular faces of the industries like Amyra Dastur and Sapna Pabbi.
Amyra’s legal team responded to these claims as baseless and stated that Luviena has tried to tarnish their client’s image and impose harm to her reputation.
2. While talking to a news website, Amyra shared her sexual harassment experience which she faced in the Bollywood and South cinema, though she refused to name any individual as she didn’t feel safe and secure.
However, she revealed that while filming for a song, her co-star tried to press his body against her will and when she complained, the makers of the films wanted her to apologize to the actor for creating an unnecessary scene.
Interesting Facts about Amyra Dastur
1. Amyra belongs to a Parsi family. Her father is a doctor and her mother is a businesswoman.
2. She is a dropout from the prestigious Dhirubhai Ambani International School as she wanted to follow her dreams of becoming an actor.
3. Her initial assignments as a model involved endorsing popular brands like Clean and Clear, Airtel, Garnier and Micromax.
4. She has also worked with action megastar Jackie Chan in the Chinese comedy film Kung Fu Yoga, which also starred Disha Patani, Sonu Sood, and Lay Zhang as the main cast.
5. She enjoys doing mass-entertainer films like Mr. X with Emraan Hashmi and Arunoday Singh in the main roles, Kaalakaandi with Saif Ali Khan, Isha Talwar, and Sobhita Dhulipala in the lead roles and Made in China starring Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy in the main roles.
6. For her phenomenal performance in the debut movie Issaq, she received the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress.
7. According to her, the OTT platforms have expanded the horizon for skill-based actors where quality content and fabulous performances get applauded. She has acted in web series like The Trip 2 and Tandav. And, her upcoming web series, will feature on Amazon Prime titled Dongri To Dubai.
8. She is quite terrified of heights and flying, while shooting for Koi Jaane Na along with Kunal Kapoor, she tried to overcome her fear to make her performance look real.
9. She has also been featured in a Punjabi music video titled ‘Wah Ji Wah’, sung by Gurnazar Chattha. She mentioned that the vibe and lyrics of the songs were strong and melodious which instantly made her say yes.
10. Her alluring and sizzling fashion choices have made her one of the most elegantly dressed actresses in the industry.
11. She is one of the most followed celebrities on Instagram with more than 2 million followers.
Movies of Amyra Dastur
Issaq – 2013
Anegan (Tamil) – 2015
Mr. X – 2015
Kung Fu Yoga – 2017
Kaalakaandi – 2018
Raju Gadu (Telugu) – 2018
Rajma Chawal – 2018
Judgementall Hai Kya – 2019
Prassthanam – 2019
Made In China – 2019
Koi Jaane Na – 2021
Bagheera (Tamil) – Upcoming
The Trip 2 – 2018
Tandav – 2021
Dongri To Dubai (Upcoming)
Awards Won by Amyra Dastur
Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress.
Family of Amyra Dastur
Father: Gulzar Dastur (Surgeon and Director of Bhatia Hospital)
Mother: Delna Dastur (Advertising Professional)
Brother: Jehangir Dastur (Younger; Chef)
Social Media Profiles of Amyra Dastur
Education/Qualification of Amyra Dastur
School: Dhirubhai Ambani International School
College: H.R. College of Commerce & Economics