Amyra Dastur

Amyra Dastur (born 7 May 1993)[1][2] is an Indian actress who has starred in Hindi, Tamil, International and Telugu Films.[3][4] She started her career at the age of 16 as an Indian model and made a name for herself by endorsing big brands such as Clean and Clear, Airtel, Garnier and Micromax. She starred in Vikram Bhatt's sci-fi thriller Mr. X alongside Emraan Hashmi. She also made her Tamil debut with Anegan alongside Dhanush.

Amyra Dastur
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Amyra in 2018
Born (1993-05-07) 7 May 1993 (age 28)[1][2]
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
OccupationActress, model
Years active2009–present

Early life and careerEdit

Amyra Dastur began her education in Cathedral and John Connon School. She started her Secondary education from Dhirubhai Ambani International School but dropped out to pursue acting. Dastur is Parsi and she speaks English and Gujarati at home.[5] She is currently studying in Mumbai's HR College.[6] Dastur started her career as a model in commercials.

Dastur made her Hindi cinema-acting debut in Manish Tiwary's romantic drama[7] Issaq, alongside Prateik Babbar.[8][9]

Amyra in her first international project, Kung Fu Yoga acted alongside Jackie Chan which released in India on 3 February 2017.[10] She has also started filming for Oodi Oodi Uzhaikanum starring Santhanam.

Amyra Dastur was also seen in director Akshat Verma's next, titled Kaalakaandi, starring Saif Ali Khan. Amyra shot for a song in the film which is an upbeat dance number and has some fun lyrics. The track has been choreographed by Adil Malik of Kar Gayi Chul fame.[11] she acted in her Telugu Telugu debut in 2018 with Rajugadu opposite Raj Tarun[12] and Manasuku Nachindi acting opposite Sundeep Kishan directed by Manjula Ghattamaneni.[13]

FilmographyEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Notes
2013 Issaq Bachchi Kashyap (Juliet) Hindi Hindi Debut ; Nominated

Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress

2015 Anegan Madhumitha / Samudra / Kalyani Tamil Tamil Debut ; Nominated SIIMA Award for Best Debut Actress – Tamil
2015 Mr. X Siya Verma Hindi
2017 Kung Fu Yoga Kyra Mandarin
Hindi
English
2018 Manasuku Nachindi Nithya Telugu Telugu Debut
Kaalakaandi Neha Hindi
Raju Gadu Tanvi Telugu
Rajma Chawal Seher/Tara Chaudhary Hindi
2019 Judgementall Hai Kya Reema Hindi
Prassthanam Shivi Hindi
Made in China Roopa Hindi
2021 Koi Jaane Na Hindi
Kadhalai Thedi Nithya Nandha   TBA Tamil Filming
Bagheera   Ramya Tamil Filming

Web SeriesEdit

Year Title Role Language Platform Notes
2018 The Trip 2 Ira Hindi/

English

Bindass Originals [14][15]
2021 Tandav Ada Mir Hindi Amazon Prime
2021 Dongri To Dubai Hindi Amazon Prime

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Amyra Dastur celebrates her 22nd birthday in Thailand". Mid-Day. 12 May 2015. Archived from the original on 29 April 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b TNN (9 May 2015). "Amyra's flaunts her bikini in Thailand". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 23 April 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  3. ^ "A royal gift for Manish Tiwary". mid-day.com. Archived from the original on 6 January 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Amyra's headstrong nature helped her bag debut film". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  5. ^ "I never really wanted to act for fame: Amyra Dastur". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 22 July 2019. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  6. ^ "I am not a romantic person: Amyra Dastur". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 15 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  7. ^ Priya Sharma (18 July 2013). "Juliet comes to Benaras". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  8. ^ "Director Manish Tiwary talks about his film Issaq, Prateik Babbar and Amyra Dastur". dna. 29 June 2013. Archived from the original on 6 July 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  9. ^ "Prateik goes down on his knees for Amyra Dastur". mid-day.com. Archived from the original on 6 July 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  10. ^ "Amyra Dastur braves the cold for Jackie Chan's 'Kung Fu Yoga'". Archived from the original on 17 November 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  11. ^ Hungama, Bollywood (16 November 2016). "Amyra Dastur to do a peppy number in Saif Ali Khan starrer Kaalagandi – Bollywood Hungama". Archived from the original on 14 November 2017. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Rajugadu is almost complete". 12 December 2017. Archived from the original on 15 December 2017. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  13. ^ "'Manasuku Nachindi's' teaser to be out soon!". Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Check out Mallika Dua, Shweta Tripathi, Sapna Pabbi and Amyra Dastur's latest pictures from 'The Trip 2'". DNA India. 15 July 2018. Archived from the original on 8 July 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Amyra Dastur, Mallika Dua contribute to screenplay of their upcoming web series The Trip 2- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 28 August 2018. Archived from the original on 8 July 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.

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