Alaya Furniturewala, also known as Alaya F, is a popular Indian model and actress. She was born on 28th November 1997. Her hometown is Mumbai, Maharashtra. She did her schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai. She went to
for her further graduation studies, but she dropped out of college in one year. After that, she joined the New York Film Academy to get a diploma in Acting. She had also done acting workshops with
and Ritesh Kant.
, is a popular Bollywood actress and a model. Her father, Farhan Furniturewala, is the MD of Furniturewlla FW. She has a younger brother named Omar Furniturewala and a stepbrother named Zaan Furniturewala. Her parents got separated when she was six years old, and their divorce finalized in 2003. She is the granddaughter of the well-known actor
and classical dancer and former model Late Protima Bedi. Alaya is also trained in Contemporary and Kathak dance forms. She, with her mother, participated in a Sony Entertainment reality show called ‘
.’ She made her Bollywood debut with Nitin Kakkar’s movie ‘Jawani Jaaneman,’ a family comedy-drama, opposite and Tabbu, which released in January 2020.
Before the release of her debut movie, she was already signed by the makers of the movie for their next three projects. She has also made her appearances in many soap operas with her mother before making her debut with Bollywood. In 2016, she appeared on the front page of Femina magazine next to her mother, Pooja Bedi. She had won Balakratna National Art Award in 2013.
She can be seen in TV advertisements too like the ad of Ponds. She also became the face of the ‘Flying Machine’ opposite
Sushant Singh Rajput
. Although she is a star kid, she was never approached by any director with a film. She had to go for auditions and faced many rejections. She is thankful for all those rejections as they helped her improve and made her a better person. She is a fitness enthusiast and loves working out and maintaining a routine.
Other than that, she loves dancing, listening to songs, and traveling to new places. She also likes to paint and write. She is prominently active on all her social media handles.