Amyra Dastur (born 7 May 1993[1][2]) is an Indian actress who prominently works in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Punjabi films.[3][4]

Amyra Dastur
Dastur in 2023
Born (1993-05-07) 7 May 1993 (age 30)
Occupation(s)Actress, model
Years active2013–present

Early life edit

Dastur is Parsi and she speaks English and Gujarati at home.[5] She holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from Mumbai's HR College.[6]

Career edit

Dastur started her career as a model in commercials. She made her Hindi cinema-acting debut in Manish Tiwary's romantic drama[7] Issaq, alongside Prateik Babbar.[8][9] Amyra Dastur made her Tamil cinema debut through Anegan directed by K. V. Anand, and co-starring herself with actor Dhanush.

In her first international project, Kung Fu Yoga, Amyra acted alongside Jackie Chan and it released in India on 3 February 2017.[10]

Amyra Dastur was 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 debuted in Telugu cinema with Mahesh Babu's sister's first directorial venture, Manasuku Nachindi. Also in 2018, Amyra had her second Telugu release with Rajugadu opposite Raj Tarun.[12]

Filmography edit

Key
Denotes films that have not yet been released

Films edit

Year Title Role Language Notes
2013 Issaq Hindi Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
2015 Anegan Madhumitha/Samudhra/Shenbagavalli/Kalyani Tamil Nominated – SIIMA Award for Best Female Debut
2015 Mr. X Siya Verma Hindi
2017 Kung Fu Yoga Kyra Mandarin/Hindi/English
2018 Manasuku Nachindi Nithya Telugu
Kaalakaandi Neha Hindi
Raju Gadu Tanvi Telugu
Rajma Chawal Seher/Tara Chaudhary Hindi
2019 Judgementall Hai Kya Reema Agnihotri Kumar Hindi
Prassthanam Shivi Hindi
Made in China Rupali "Rupa" Bansal Hindi
2021 Koi Jaane Na Suhana Hindi
2022 Jogi Kammo Hindi
2023 Influencer Life Kareena Hindi [13]
Bagheera Ramya Tamil
Any How Mitti Pao Nimmi Punjabi [14]
Chidiyan Da Chamba Candy Dhillon Punjabi

Television edit

Year Title Role Language Ref.
2018 The Trip 2 Ira Hindi/English [15][16]
2021 Tandav Ada Mir Hindi [17]
2023 Bambai Meri Jaan Pari Patel Hindi [18]

Music videos edit

Year Title Singer(s) Ref.
2022 Kaali Car Asees Kaur and Raftaar [19]
2023 Kya Loge Tum B Praak [20]

References edit

  1. ^ "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. ^ 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'". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 17 November 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Amyra Dastur to do a peppy number in Saif Ali Khan starrer Kaalagandi". Bollywood Hungama. 16 November 2016. 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. ^ "Influencer Life trailer: Amyra Dastur' film sees the darker side of social media".
  14. ^ "Amyra Dastur flies to Chennai for Prabhu Deva's 'Bagheera'". The News Minute. 17 September 2020. Archived from the original on 20 September 2020. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  15. ^ "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.
  16. ^ "Amyra Dastur, Mallika Dua contribute to screenplay of their upcoming web series The Trip 2". Firstpost. 28 August 2018. Archived from the original on 8 July 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Every character of Tandav is real and relatable: Amyra Dastur". The Indian Express. 15 January 2021. Archived from the original on 3 July 2022. Retrieved 3 July 2022.
  18. ^ "Mirzapur 3, Paatal Lok 2 to Made in Heaven 2, Amazon Prime Video announces 40 new titles". India Today. 28 April 2022. Archived from the original on 26 May 2022. Retrieved 3 July 2022.
  19. ^ "अमायरा ने बिखेरा हुस्न का जलवा, हिट हुआ काली कार". Hindustan (in Hindi). Retrieved 22 May 2023.
  20. ^ "Akshay Kumar, B Praak team up for heartbreak song 'Kya Loge Tum'". Tribune India. 12 May 2023. Archived from the original on 13 May 2023. Retrieved 13 May 2023.

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