It is Aditi Rao Hydari’s 31st birthday today! This Padmavati actor made her debut in Bollywood with a supporting role in Sonam Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan starrer Delhi 6 in 2009 and has been on a roll ever since. Aditi gained popularity with her roles in films like Fitoor, Yeh Saali Zindagi and Rockstar. She was last seen playing Sanjay Dutt’s daughter in the revenge drama Bhoomi but just like most of the other projects, it failed to impress fans at the box office. But there is no doubt that Aditi’s performance has stood out in all of the films that she has chosen to act in. Here are some interesting facts that you need to know on the star’s birthday:
1. Royal connections
Aditi’s great grandfather was Akbar Hydari, the Prime Minister of Hyderabad state before independence and she is also the grandniece of Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari, the former Governor of Assam.
2. Marriage Woes
Aditi was married to Satyadeep Mishra, a former Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax and Indian Revenue Service Officer at the age of 21. After denying their relation for a couple of years, Aditi recently revealed in an interview that they are separated now.
3. Kiran Rao’s cousin
Yes, Aditi Rao Hydari is the first maternal cousin of Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao.
4. Animal Lover
Aditi is fond of animals. And no, we are not talking of pets like dogs and cats, Aditi also shares a love for wild animals like cheetah and python. She is also a part of PETA and had earned herself the title of ‘daredevil’ on the sets of Murder 3.
5. Professional Dancer
Aditi has been learning the beautiful dance form of Bharatnatyam since the tender age of 6. Her Tamil debut ‘Sringaram’ saw her in the role of a devdasi where Aditi wowed everyone with her fabulous dancing skills. Maybe we will witness the same in Padmavati too!
6. Melodious singer
Aditi debuted as a singer in her movie ‘London, Paris, New York’ opposite Ali Zaffar with not one but two songs, ‘Woh Dekhnay Mein’ and ‘Theree Si Zindagi’. Aditi’s mother is a ‘thumri’ singer and it is said that Aditi learned singing from her.