Riva Arora is an Indian child actor and model who predominantly works in Bollywood. Riva’s performance in the films like ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ (2019) and ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ (2020) was appreciated by the viewers.
Riva Arora was born in Delhi. Her age has been a subject of controversy. In 2022, some sources claimed that she was 12 years old; however, Riva and her family never revealed her actual age. In February 2023, Riva, during an interview, dismissed the claim that she was 12 years old and said that her age will be revealed soon. The Indian Express
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
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.
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.
In 2018, Riva made her debut with 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.’
In 2018, Riva appeared for the first time in the Hollywood film ‘Best Friends.’
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. Riva has appeared in many television commercials as well.
Trolled for featuring romantically with 38-year-old Karan Kundrra in a promotional music video
Riva Arora was criticised for appearing alongside Karan Kundrra in a romantic video considering her age; the video got viral in October 2022. Hindustan Times The netizens trolled Karan Kundrra and targeted Riva’s parents for allowing her to feature in such videos and claimed that Riva’s real age was 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).” Hindustan Times
- 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.
- In an interview, 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.’
- 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. Riva Arora – YouTube