Amyra Dastur is an Indian Parsi film actress. She was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is model and also an actress. Amy made her Hindi cinema-acting debut with Issaq, released on July 26, 2013, opposite Prateik Babbar, in which she plays a role named Bachchi Kashyap. The film was directed by Manish Tiwary. Amyra started her career as model in few commercials including Clean & Clear, Dove , Airtel and Micromax.
Amyra Dastur, born Amy Dastur, began her education in Cathedral and John Connon School. She started her Secondary education from Dhirubhai Ambani International School but dropped out to pursue acting. Dastur is Parsi and she speaks English, Tamil, French and Gujarati at home. She got herselt studying B.A in Mumbai’s HR College.
When asked about the story behind her name, she said, “I was named after my paternal grandmother, my dadi. She died before I was born, which is why my parents named me Amy. My dad’s side of the family was very poor while growing up, but my dadi raised three kids, got my dad through medical school, sent my uncle to America where he wanted to work and helped my aunt become an accountant because that’s what she wanted to do.”
She was seen in Mukesh Bhatt’s sci-fi thriller Mr. X alongside Emraan Hashmi. She had also acted in a Tamil movie, Anegan alongside National Award Winner Dhanush and Nominated for SIIMA Award for Best Debut Actress — Tamil.
Amyra has finished shooting for her first international project, Kung Fu Yoga alongside Jackie Chan which is released in India on 3 February 2017. She has also started filming for Oodi Oodi Uzhaikanum starring Santhanam.
Name: Amyra Dastur
Other name: Amy Rohinton Dastur, Amy Dastur
Born: May 7, 1993
Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (Approx)
Education: H.R. College of Commerce and Economics
Profession: Actress, Model
Family of Amyra Dastur
Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Brother: Jehangir Dastur
Amyra Dastur Filmography
- Mr. X (2015)
- Anegan (2015)
- Issaq (2013)