Riva Arora Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Riva Arora

Riva Arora is an Indian child actor and model who predominantly works in the Bollywood film industry. Riva’s performance in the films like ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ (2019) and ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ (2020) was appreciated by the viewers. 

Wiki/Biography

Riva Arora was born on Monday, 1 February 2010 (age 12 years; as of 2022) in Delhi.

Newborn Riva Arora

Newborn Riva Arora

Physical Appearance

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Riva Arora

Family

Riva Arora belongs to a family from Delhi.

Parents & Siblings

Riva Arora’s mother, Nisha Arora, is an advocate. Riva Arora lost her father when she was very young. She has a sister, Muskan Arora.

Riva Arora with her mother, Nisha

Riva Arora with her mother, Nisha

An image from Riva's childhood with her father

An image from Riva’s childhood with her father

Riva Arora with her sister, Muskan (right)

Riva Arora with her sister, Muskan (right)

Religious Views

According to Riva, she would prefer to call herself an Indian rather than mention her religion. [1]Riva Arora – YouTube

Career

Film

Bollywood

In 2011, Riva Arora made her debut with Imtiaz Ali’s musical romantic drama film “Rockstar.” Later, Riva appeared in many films including ‘Mom’ (2017) as Piyaa Sabarwal, ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ (2019) as Suhani Kashyap, ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ (2020) as young Gunjan, and many more.

Riva Arora as Suhani Kashyap in the film 'Uri - The Surgical Strike' - a snip from the film

Riva Arora as Suhani Kashyap in the film ‘Uri – The Surgical Strike’ – a snip from the film

Riva as (young) Gunjan in the film 'Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl'

Riva as (young) Gunjan in the film ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ (2020)

Short Films

In 2018, Riva made her debut in the Bollywood short film titled ‘Naina.’ She played the role of Naina, a girl suffering from Tourette Syndrome. In 2019, she appeared in another short film titled ‘Rakshak.’

Riva Arora as Naina in the film 'Naina' (2018)

Riva Arora as Naina in the film ‘Naina’ (2018)

Hollywood

In 2018, Riva appeared for the first time in the Hollywood film ‘Best Friends.’

Riva Arora in the film 'Best Friends'

Riva Arora in the film ‘Best Friends’ (2018)

Riva Arora on the sets of the Hollywood film 'Best Friends'

Riva Arora on the sets of the Hollywood film ‘Best Friends’ (2018)

Television

Riva Arora made her debut in the television industry with ‘Mere Papa Hero Hiralal’ in 2018. She played the role of ‘Gungun’ in the daily soap opera. Reportedly, Riva has appeared in many television commercials as well.

Riva Arora (as Gungun), along with co-star, Sarwar Ahuja (as Hiralal), in 'Mere Papa Hero Hiralal'

Riva Arora (as Gungun), along with co-star, Sarwar Ahuja (as Hiralal), in ‘Mere Papa Hero Hiralal’

Controversy

Trolled for featuring romantically with 38-year-old Karan Kundrra in a promotional music video

Reportedly, Riva Arora was criticised for being appeared with Karan Kundrra in a romantic video considering her age; the video got viral in October 2022. [2]Hindustan Times The netizens trolled Karan Kundrr and targeted Riva’s parents for allowing her to feature in such videos and claimed that Riva’s real age is being kept a secret. Riva’s mother, Nisha, however, took it to Instagram and declared all such allegations false. Nisha Arora wrote,

I was calm, but not anymore. The allegations on my daughter’s age are completely false and it’s a saying that false news travels faster then ever and many reputed social media channel proved it. It is sad to see and disheartening for me. Atleast you should have cross checked with me before upload on reputed pages. My daughter is an actor and working in industry since years (sic).” [3]Hindustan Times

Award

In 2021, Riva won the most popular actress of the year award. [4]Riva Arora – Instagram

Riva Arora with her award of the most popular actress of the year - 2021

Riva Arora with her award of the most popular actress of the year – 2021

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Facts/Trivia

  • According to some sources, Riva was merely one and a half years old when she was selected for her debut film ‘Rockstar’ (2011).
  • Reportedly, she has been a brand ambassador of the ‘Biba’ clothing brand twice.

    Riva Arora as the face of 'Biba' clothing

    Riva Arora as the face of ‘Biba’ clothing

  • Riva’s mother, Nisha, revealed that Riva was so active in her school curricular activities that she won the title of ‘Miss Mother’s Pride.’

    An image from the time when Riva won the title of 'Miss Mother's Pride'

    An image from the time when Riva won the title of ‘Miss Mother’s Pride’

  • According to Riva’s mother, Riva loves Dal Makhani so much that she once ate it for forty-five days during her shoot for a film. [8]Riva Arora – YouTube

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