Mishaal Advani is an Indian rapper, composer, producer, and music director who is the brother of the Indian actress Kiara Advani.
Mishaal Advani was born on Sunday, 19 September 1995 (age 27 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His zodiac sign is Virgo. Mishaal completed his schooling at the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai. He pursued his graduation at Brown University in the United States.
Childhood picture of Mishaal Advani (middle) with his maternal grandfather Hameed Jaffrey
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Mishaal Advani with Kiara Advani
Parents & Siblings
Mishaal’s father, Jagdish Advani, a Sindhi, is a businessman. His mother, Genevieve Jaffrey, a British Muslim, is a teacher, who runs a play school in Mumbai. Mishaal has an elder sister, Kiara Advani, an Indian actress, known for her appearance in Bollywood and Telugu films.
Mishaal Advani with his mother Genevieve Jaffrey (extreme left), sister Kiara Advani, and father Jagdish Advani (extreme right)
Mishaal Advani is unmarried.
Mishaal is the great-grandson of Ashok Kumar, a veteran Indian actor, and Shobha Devi.
His maternal grandfather’s name is Hameed Jeffery, and his maternal grandmother’s name is Valerie Salway. Later, Hameed got married to Ashok Kumar’s daughter, Bharati Jaffrey, an Indian actress.
Mishaal is the grand-nephew of the British-Indian actor Saeed Jaffrey.
Mishaal is the nephew of the Indian model Shaheen Jaffrey, who is said to have dated Salman Khan in her 20s.
At the age of thirteen, Mishaal wrote his first song. While completing his graduation at Brown University, he performed his composed songs around New York City. After completing his graduation, Mishaal worked as a software engineer, until he met American rapper A$AP Rocky in Los Angeles, who motivated him to pursue a career in music. On 25 November 2022, he released his first music video “Know My Name” on YouTube.
Mishaal Advani in a still from his debut music video Know My Name (2022)
- In an interview, Mishaal talked about his 14-year-long musical journey and said,
I’ve been in the studio for more nights than I’ve not, and this year marks 14 years since my first attempt at recording. I’ve really been blessed with being able to put together the right kind of music productions.”
- Mishaal Advani launched an online self-titled merchandise website, where he used to deal in phone cases, candles, and clothing items like caps, shirts, and sweatshirts.
- During his childhood days, Mishaal and Kiara used to fight a lot, which made their mother Genevieve Jaffrey angry and frustrated. To avoid the fights, Genevieve used to bribe them with extra television watch time or extra pocket money.
- In February 2023, during Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara’s sangeet ceremony in Rajasthan, Mishaal dedicated a special song to the couple.
- Mishaal is often spotted consuming alcoholic beverages occasionally.
Mishaal Advani holding a bottle of Champagne