Avani Modi is an Indian model and a film actress, who got noticed for her role in Madhur Bhandarkar's drama film
Calendar Girls. Her father, Vinod Modi, had worked with Kajol’s dad,
Shomu Mukherjee at Filmalaya studio, suburban Mumbai, before shifting base to Gujarat.
Later, his father moved his base as a bureaucrat in Narendra Modi’s (who was Gujarat chief minister) office in the publicity and information office but still had his heart in creative pursuits. Vinod encouraged Avani to create a mark in the world of entertainment, glamour and fine arts. Avani was also a model before making a foray into films.
However, her dream seems to have got fulfilled as she was noticed as one of the calendar girl from Pakistan in Madhur’s latest flick (Calendar Girls). She played the role of Nazneen in it. Being a modeler, she had the grace and charm to take her role seriously.
She had to face severe competition among 1,500 contestants to grab the part of a Calendar girl. Earlier, she was noticed in a Tamil flick ‘Naan Rajavaga Pogiren’ in which she was cast opposite Nakul Kumar. She also got an offer to act a few more south Indian films like ‘
Strawberry’ (Tamil) and a couple of Telugu films too. Before getting to movies, she had endorsed various brands in TV commercial advertisements.
She also appeared in TV serials that were aired on Sony and Zee TV. She also featured in one of the videos by
Altaf Raja. She wants to become a global icon and promises to change every rule of the game for perfection. She is natural in front of camera and audience. She is soon to capture the hearts with her magical spell in tinsel town.