Alaya Furniturewala Wiki
Alaya Furniturewala was born on 28 November 1997 to actress Pooja Bedi and businessman Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala. Her mother converted to Islam upon marriage to Farhan Ebrahim Furniturewala – a Muslim of Parsi ancestry. She has one younger brother, Omar Furniturewala, and one half-sibling Zaan Furniturewala. She is the granddaughter of actor Kabir Bedi and former model and classical dancer Protima Bedi. She studied at Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai. Before making her film debut, she did a diploma in acting at New York Film Academy. Also, she is a trained Contemporary and Kathak Dancer.
Alaya made her Hindi film debut with Nitin Kakkar's Jawaani Jaaneman (2020), a family comedy-drama, in which she played a 21-year-old girl claiming a 40-year-old person who has hatred for marriages (played by Saif Ali Khan) to be her father. The film was produced under the banner Pooja Entertainment and received positive reviews from critics; Alaya received praise for her debut.