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Alaya Furniturewala is an Indian Model and Actress, also known as Alaya F. or Alaya Ebrahim Furniturewala. She made her film debut in the recent comedy film “Jawaani Jaaneman” as the lead actress, co-starring with Saif Ali Khan, released in 31st January, 2020. However, she was a popular and well known in India even before the release of the film, for being the daughter of former actress Pooja Bedi, the grand-daughter of veteran legendary actor Kabir Bedi and former model, classical dancer Protima Bedi.©ibollynews

She was born on 28th November, 1997 to Pooja Bedi and her former husband, businessman Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala. Pooja Bedi is the popular actress, talk show host and Newspaper columnist of the 90’s.  She and her husband separated when Alaya was only 5 years old. Alaya’s younger brother is Omar Furniturewala and she also has a young half-brother Zaan Furniturewala.© ibollynews

Alaya completed her schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School. And then opted for a diploma in acting from New York Film Academy.

She became a star after her debut, and was highly appreciated for her candid nature among the audience.

Personal Life

Original/Real Name Alaya Furniturewala
Other/Nickname Alaya F./ Alaya Ebrahim Furniturewala
Profession/Occupation Actress
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra , India
Nationality Indian
Age (as in 2020) 23 years (as of 2020)
Date of Birth 28th November, 1997
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Caste/Religion Hindu
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Current career status Active


Physical Appearance

Height (Centimeters) 160 cm (5’03”)
Weight (Kilograms) 50 kgs
Body Measurements 32-26-32
Hair Color Black
Eye’s Color Light Brown


Family, Relatives & Siblings

Father’s name Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala
Mother’s name Pooja Bedi
Brother’s name Omar Furniturewala , Zaan Furniturewala(step-brother)
Sister’s name N/A© ibollynews
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Marital Status, Affairs, Boyfriends, Kids & Relationship

Boyfriend Harshavardhan Kapoor(rumored)
Dating Harshavardhan Kapoor(rumored)
Marital Status Unmarried
Spouse/Husband N/A
Son N/A
Daughter N/A


Education Qualification and Schooling/College

School Jamnabai Narsee School
College/ University New York film Academy.
Educational Qualification Graduate

Favorite Things and Likes & Dislikes

Controversies Alaya revealed that people have assumed she had got a lip-job done before entering the industry, and had been brutally trolling her on social media. However She denies all the claims of doing anything like that©ibolly news
Favorite Food French fries, burger, Jalebi, fruits
Favorite Movie Not known
Favorite Actor Shahrukh Khan, Kartik Aryan, Hrithik Roshan
Favorite Actress Alia Bhatt
Favorite Color Not Known
Favorite Hobbies Swimming, hiking and gardening
Favorite Pet Cats
Favorite Destination Las Vegas


Money/Net Worth

Salary N/A
Net Worth 3 crore (approx.)

Contact Information

Official Website  N/A
E-Mail Address  Not Known


Phone Number  Not Known
House Address Mumbai, Maharashtra

Social Media

Wikipedia Alaya Furniturewala
Twitter @AlayaF___
Facebook Official Facebook account
Instagram Official Instagram account


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Early Life and Career:

Alaya previously made her screen presence by participating in a reality TV show with her mother and brother called “Maa exchange”, which was aired on Sony entertainment television.

She made her Bollywood debut with Nitin Kakkar’s “Jawaani Janemaan”, a comedy drama, where she played a role of 21 year old girl, who pops up in the life of a 40 year old person, played by Saif Ali Khan, and claims him to be her father. The film received good feedback from the critics and Alaya’s performance was really appreciated.

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Current life/Events:

Alaya has bagged her next film with the makers and Production Company (Pooja entertainment) of “Jawaani Janemaan” again, which is scheduled to be shoot after the lockdown.


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An interview of Alaya F. with Anupama Chopra

Jawaani Janemaan trailer


Here’s some interesting, lesser known facts about Alaya Furniturewala.

  • In 2013, Alaya was awarded the “BalakRatna National Art Award (gold medal) for excellence in art.
  • Her real name is Aalia. She changed her name before entering the industry, because there was already one actress named Alia Bhatt.
  • Despite of having a Bollywood background, she gave many auditions and didn’t get any role for two years straight, she did a lot of struggle before she got selected for Jawaani Jaaneman.
  • Before being seen on her movie she was spotted in a ponds advertisement. She was also the new face of “Flying Machine”.©ibollynews
  • She is trained in Western contemporary and Kathak dance from Kathak institute of Late Natraj Gopi Krishna.
  • Alaya has several tattoos done on her body. ‘Still I rise’ and ‘Angel wings’ on her back and ‘Positivity’ on her left arm.
  • She has a very strong opinion on nepotism that won audience’s hearts. According to her, the struggle an outsider goes through cannot me matched with anything.
  • Alaya makes fun, useful hacks videos on Instagram and named the series ‘Alaya af’.
  • In 2016, she was featured on the cover page of the magazine ‘Femina’, along with her mother.
  • She was only 5 years old when her parents divorced. But she does not have any bad memory of it. Both of her parents are on good term, and are in relationship with other persons.©ibollynews


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