Avantika Mishra is a model turned actress was born on the 30th of May 1992 in
, India, she is the daughter of an Air Force officer M K Mishra and Savita Mishra. Avantika also has a younger brother Agnivesh. She studied at Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute and did her chemical engineering in BMS engineering college, Bangalore.
Avantika started her modelling career that required her to travel frequently hence giving her the confidence to step foot onto the big screens; Avantika has modelled for brands like Puma, Chennai brands and Femina, She was recently offered to play a role in the movie Maaya by director Neelakanta in the year 2014.
Now she has signed 2 Telugu movies one of which is named Kerintha which is under the banner Dilraju.
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‘Avantika’ was born on 30th May 1992 in New Delhi. Her full name is Avantika Mishra. Her parents are M.K. Mishra, an Air Force officer and Savita Mishra. She has a younger brother named Agnivesh. She studied in Air force Golden Jubilee Institute and pursued Chemical Engineering from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore. Since her dad was in Airforce she travelled entire India. She is more of a south Indian because she did her B.Tech from Bangalore and been there for almost 8 years before stepping into films. In childhood, she was very studious and used to be active in sports. Her life was only about studies and sports. She never felt that she could act but it actually happened.
Avantika wanted to become a model and dreamt of becoming
. Her parents being very educated never wanted other things to hamper her studies. But when modeling happened to her, they were very skeptical initially but finally agreed to go ahead. It was her Mom’s idea to see Avantika as an actress because she believed that there would not be much growth in Modeling. She suggested her to get into movies and it was only because of her blessings and support that she got to the big screen. Avantika comes from a defense background and her folks were apprehensive about her entry into showbiz. “Initially, my parents were not happy with my decision. I never planned to do films because when I started modeling, I wanted to participate in beauty pageants. When films happened, it was like a cultural shock for my parents. They were more scared about my safety in the industry. But once I started working, I met good people and they were satisfied and relaxed” she says. She is seriously considering settling down in one city because she has been shuttling between Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai and Hyderabad for the past few years that makes her feel like a gypsy. Now, she has made up her mind to move to Mumbai permanently and see how things go.