Jawaani Jaaneman hit the theatres today. Directed by Nitin Kakkar the
film is a comedy drama starring Saif Ali, Tabu and debutante Alaya
Furniturewala. The makers of the film released the trailer a few days
ago which went viral over the internet. Netizens were all praise for
the young actress making her debut with the film. As her movie
releases today, we bring to you 7 unknown facts about the debutante
1. Her real name is Alaia Ebrahim Furniturewalla.
2. Alaya first rose to fame when she participated in a beauty contest
with her mom in a reality TV show called Maa Exchange at Sony
3. Alaya has featured on cover of the Femina with her mother Pooja Bedi
in the year 2016.
4. Despite being a daughter of actress Pooja Bedi, she got rejected
several times and scored her debut movie after a lot of struggle on
her own merit.
5. She was felicitated with the Balakratna National Art Award for
excellence in art in 2013.
6. She is a trained Contemporary and Kathak dancer.
7. The 22 year-old actress has done a course in acting from the New
York Film Academy.