Navya Naveli Nanda is an Indian celebrity model. She is the granddaughter of notable Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan and prominent actress Jaya Bachchan. The late Indian actor Raj Kapoor was the grandfather of her father, Nikhil Nanda.
Navya Naveli Nanda was born on Saturday, 6 December 1997 (age 25 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She completed her school education at Sevenoaks School, London. From 2016 to 2020, she pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Technology & UX Design from Fordham University, New York.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): 32-24-33
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Nikhil Nanda, and he is the Managing Director of Escorts Group. Her mother’s name is Shweta Bachchan Nanda, and she is the daughter of Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan. She has a brother named Agastya Nanda.
Navya Naveli Nanda with her parents and brother
She is not married.
In 2017, she was in a relationship with Mizaan Jaffrey.
Mizaan Jaffrey with Navya Naveli Nanda
In 2022, it was rumoured that she was dating Indian actor Siddhant Chaturvedi.
Siddhant Chaturvedi with Navya Nanda at a party in 2022
Navya Naveli Nanda joined Facebook Marketing Co. at Menlo Park in California, United States to pursue her internship in Product Marketing in May 2018. She completed the internship in September 2018. In December 2019, she founded a non-profit organisation named Project Naveli in which she started providing opportunities and resources including economic independence, mental and physical health resources, protection from domestic violence, and educational possibilities to the needful.
Navya Naveli while drawing a picture related to women’s health issues
In the following year, she started another venture and a health and wellness organisation called Aara Health for women. This organisation was set up by her in partnership with 100+ healthcare experts and organisations such as Cleveland Clinic, which aims to facilitate information regarding menopause, mental health, fertility, and nutrition to its consumers. On 15 July 2022, she appeared in a television commercial of a branded hair-care range of L’Oreal Paris in which she was seen portraying a corporate woman talkng about self-worth. On one of her social media accounts, she uploaded the teaser of the commercial video following which she received numerous congratulatory messages for her screen debut. The renowned Indian actresses and Navya’s friends Shanaya Kapoor, Ananya Panday, and Suhana Khan congratulated her on her debut. Ananya wrote,
Omg!!!! Love you, so excited for you my nav.”
Navya Naveli in the advertisement of L’oreal Paris
- She also goes by the name Nav.
- Navya Naveli Nanda likes playing the piano in her leisure time. She was once noticed by her grandfather when she was playing different tunes on the piano without a music master. The incident left Amitabh Bachchan surprised.
Navya Naveli Nanda while playing the piano as Amitabh Bachchan looks at her
- In 2015, a ball event titled Le Bal des Débutantes was announced to be organised in Paris, and Navya Naveli enrolled her name in the event as one of the participants. It was announced to be organised on 28 November; however, due to some terrorist attacks in the city prior to the event cancelled the event, and eventually, she could not attend the event.
- Navya and Shah Rukh Khan‘s son Aryan Khan are good friends, and they studied in the same school.
A childhood picture of Navya Naveli
- Reportedly, Navya Naveli is a huge fan of an English professional football club named Chelsea Football Club, which is based in Fulham, London.
- In March 2021, Navya responded to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat after he commented during a workshop organised by the Uttarakhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights in Dehradun that the wearing of ripped jeans by Indian women could set a negative example to children and society. Soon after the statement from Rawat, Navya Naveli posted her picture while wearing ripped jeans on one of her social media accounts, and in the caption, she stated that the comment made by Rawat was shocking. Navya wrote,
Change your mentality before changing our clothes because the only thing shocking here is the message comments like this send to society.”
A picture posted by Navya Naveli while responding to the Uttarakhand Chief Minister
- Navya Naveli Nanda is an avid dog lover. She regularly posts pictures and videos of her pet on social media.
The pet dog of Navya Naveli
- Navya Naveli often posts her pictures and videos on various social media platforms. Over 666k people follow her Instagram handle. More than 73k people follow her Facebook page.