Avneet Kaur is an Indian dancer, actress, musical.ly star and a social media personality. Starting as a child actress, her dedication has placed her at the peak of success both in TV serials and commercials. Now she is all set to mark her presence in the big Bollywood industry.
1) Personal life:
Avneet Kaur was born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India on 13 October 2001, in the Punjabi Sikh family of amandeep nandra and Sonia nandra. She has two siblings, brother jaijeet Singh and little sister navreet. Currently she is 17 years old (as on april2018).
She loves her grandparents Iqbal and satnaam Kaur very much and almost daily call them in Jalandhar where they runs a medical hall in sant nagar.
Her zodiac sign is Libra. As Libra sign have Venus as their ruling planet, she bound to seek balance and perfection in everything she do, whether it is at home or at her workplace. Venus is also all about love and desire, so she must be an appreciator of art and beauty and at the same time a great spender in luxurious items.
Both her parents, especially her mother, gave her the encouragement to explore the dance and acting field right from the beginning. She started dancing at the little age of three, copying and then repeating herself, every dance moves of Bollywood actress madhuri dixit. She is her idol and inspiration over all those early years and even now she loves her overall persona and avidly follow her.
She did her early schooling from police DAV Public School, Jalandhar cantt. Currently she is studying in Oxford Public School, charkop, kandivali west, Mumbai. She have mastered to perfectly manage the time between her studies and the acting career. As soon as she finishes each of her shots, she sits in a corner and read all her school books and revise each day’s school lessons. Other than that she is very grateful to her principle Jyotsana (oxford public school) and other teachers, who are so cooperative that in case she misses her tests or papers, they schedule it later for her.
She consider herself a bookworm and in an interview revealed that in school, science is her favorite subject, while she is pathetic in maths and even hate the subject to her core.
She loves reading a lot of fiction novels in her spare time. Some of her absolute favorites are –
Cecelia Ahern’s- P.S. I love you
Dan brown’s- angels and demons
John green’s- paper town
Harper lee’s- to kill a mocking bird
Chicken soup for the teenage soul
Chetan bhagat’s -half girlfriend
J.K. Rowling’s- Harry potter series
John Green’s -The fault in our stars
She also shares some of her favorite quotes that she likes from her Instagram account. Some of them are:
“A reader lives a THOUSAND lives before he dies….The man who never reads lives ONE”.
“A book is a gift you can open again and again”.
“Believe you deserve it and the universe will serve it”.
“All we do is think about the feelings that we hide”.
So all in all we can say that she is indeed a bookworm but not only for academic ones but for the imaginative ones too.
Now speaking about her likes and dislikes. In an interview, when she was asked about who is your first crush, she blushed, and then replied that though she likes Paul Wesley (Stefan Salvatore from the vampire diaries) and Ian somerhalder( Damon Salvatore from the vampire diaries ) nowadays but Harry styles from one direction was her first and forever crush.
In one of her Instagram post she posted a pic with following questions asking how well you know me. Do I like?
Cats or dogs, tea or coffee, sports or music, books or movies, sun or rain.
And the winner answers were: dog, coffee, music, books, and rain.
Apart from dancing and reading books, some of the other hobbies /recreational activities she likes includes: Singing, swimming and drawing.
She herself likes to sing very much and posted some musical.ly videos with the songs she likes. In singers, she likes Sunidhi Chauhan. From her official YouTube account, she posted many of her favourite songs, one of them was- The Great Gatsby – Young and Beautiful (Music Video).
Avneet loves to draw and occasionally posted some of her drawing from her Instagram account. She also adores and frequently posts the best fan arts paintings of her by her fans.
She was also featured as one of the top 20 young achievers in India under 20 by sutraHR, along with other notable achievers like Anushka Sen, Aashika Bhatia, Siddhartha Nigam, Rajvee Gandhi and Maithili Thakur.
She also received the “best child actress” award from Bharat icon awards.
Avneet is very active in social media especially in Instagram, musical.ly and Facebook. She has a whopping 1.5 million followers on Instagram. She is also a popular Indian musical.ly star (@Avneetkaur_13) with over 2.6 million followers and more than 19 million hearts.She is amongst the top 10 musical.ly stars of India.
2) Professional life:
Avneet Kaur started her dancing career in television as a contestant when she was 8 years old with ZEE TV’s popular dance show “DID (dance India dance) little masters season 1” in 2010. The audition was judged by Master Remo D’Souza and Master Geeta. And the season was judged by Farah khan and Sandip Soparrkar. Avneet was part of “vrushali aur mayuresh ke dhum-dhadake” team.
Then she was part of DID spin-off series called “dance ke superstars”.
Avneet then made her acting debut on television with LIFE OK channel’s drama show titled “meri maa”. The show was aired from 18 December 2011 to 22 April 2012 and has completed 100 episodes. Avneet played the role of “jhilmil” in the serial.
Then she was part of SAB TV’s comedy serial”tedhe hai par mere hai”.
In parallel with “tedhe hai par mere hai, she got the opportunity to once again compete in a dance reality show on COLORS TV called “jalak dikhla jaa” (season 5). The show is an Indian version of BBC’s “dancing with the stars”. The show aired from 16 June 2012 to 30 September 2012 and was judges by madhuri dixit, Karan Johor and Remo de Souza. Avneet Kaur was the professional dance partner to celebrity child actor “Darsheel Safary”. Dance India dance fame choreographer Jay Kumar Nair was their mentor on the show.They were eliminated at the end of august 2012 and stood at 9th place overall.
Avneet was next featured in the Punjabi song titled “Labdiyaan” from the Album “Labdiyaan”. The song was sung by “Malaa Treon” who also gave the Music & Lyrics to the song.
She then was part of LIFE OK channel’s fantasy TV series titled “savitri”. The show was aired from 18 February 2013 to 4 October 2013. Avneet Kaur was casted in the main role of young “rajkumari damiyanti” who is later born as savitri after 800 years, played by riddhi dogra.
Avneet next project was in ZEE TV’s drama series “ek mutthi aasman”, aired from 26 august 2013 to 12 September 2014. Avneet played the role of young pakhi sahil Kapoor in the serial.
During the same time (2013), she appeared in ZEE’s kids English channel ZEEQ in an entertainment segment called “the weekly rap”, as herself.
Avneet made her Bollywood debut with director Pradeep Sarkar’s 2014 crime thriller film “mardaani”. She played the role of Rani Mukherjee’s niece “meera”.
Avneet then was part of “hamari sister didi”, a drama series on SONY PAL channel. The show was an Indian adaptation of US medical TV drama series “Hawthorne”. Avneet played the role of “khushi avinash Kapoor”, daughter of lead character “amrita Kapoor”, played by Pariva Pranati. The show aired from 1 September 2014 to 13 February 2015.
She then was part of SONY entertainment channel’s popular crime series “Crime patrol satark” (episode 628 titled “Naach”- aired on 28th Feb 2016).
Avneet next project was an Indian historical fiction drama series titled “Chandra nandini”. The show was aired on star plus channel from 10 October 2016 to 10 November 2017 and was loosely based on “Chandragupta maurya”, the founder of the mauryan empire. Avneet played the role of “charumati”, first wife of “bindusar”; son of Chandragupta maurya; and played by Siddhartha Nigam.
Avneet then was part of director Suraj Chitre’s Bollywood movie “Brunie” released on February 2017. She played the role of shivani; the lead actor’s neighbour. The movie was shot in beautiful locations of Meghalaya’s and was promoted as India’s first dog romance movie. It’s a love story between two pariah dogs; brunie and kalu.
She is also part of an upcoming 2018 Indian romantic thriller film ”EKTA”, directed by Suman Reddy. The film also features Miss India 2013 title winner Navneet Kaur Dhillon.
Avneet latest 12 episodes web series is titled “Babbar Ka Tabbar”, streaming on “ZEE5”, the video on demand website run by Zee Entertainment. The show focuses on the generation gap between today’s youth and their parents in a quirky way.
In between all the dance reality shows and TV serials, avneet has also marked her presence in numerous TV commercials. Some of them were for:
Food panda ad
Hero splendour “chalta rahe tera mera milo ka yaranna”
chirag greenputers ad
Clinic plus ad with Shweta Tiwari
Clinic plus ad with Sakhsi Tanwar
clinic plus ad with social message
Knorr Italian noodles ad with Divya Dutta
Milton casserole ad
Usha Impreza plus mixer ad
Vijay sales showroom ad
Chupa chups sour belts and sour bites ad
Coca-Cola India ad
Lifebuoy hand wash ad “bunty tera hand wash slow Hai Kya?”
Himalaya neem pure face wash print ad
Avneet was also part of a half hour short film advertisement By SAAFI titled “my best friend-my mom”.
3) Other details:
|dob||13 oct 2001|
|schooling||DAV Public School, Jalandhar, Punjab
Oxford Public School, Mumbai
|Height/weight||5’4” / 45 kg|
|Fav actor||Aamir khan, Farhaan Akhtar, hritik roshan|
|Fav actress||Kangna ranaut, madhuri dixit|
|Fav movies||Veer zara, lamhe|
|Fav app||Musical.ly, Snapchat, Instagram|
|Fav food||Rajma chawal, pizza, milkshakes|
|Fav TV serials||Crime patrol, savdhaan india|
|Fav sports||Badminton, football|
|Female celebs she adores||Taylor swift
|Fav Hollywood actor/actresses||Leonardo de caprio