Ria Nalavade Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Ria Nalavade


Ria Nalavade is an Indian actress, model, director, and writer, who is best known for playing the role of Antari in the JioCinema web series UP65.


Ria Nalavade was born on 11 July in Bengaluru, India. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. She did her schooling at Delhi Public School, Bangalore East. She has done graduation from Indira Gandhi University, Delhi.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 7″

Weight (approx.): 50 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): 34-26-34


Parents & Siblings

Her father’s name is Nitin Nalavade and her mother’s name is Pushpa Nalavade.

Ria Nalavade with her family

Husband & Children

She is unmarried.



After completing her studies, Ria shifted to Mumbai to try her luck in modelling. She has done ramp walks for various celebrity fashion designers like Neeta Lulla, Ashwini Reddy, and many more. She has also done commercials for various brands like OPPO Phones, Lifestyle Fashion, Max Fashion, Havells, Bajaj Almond Drops, and many more.

Ria Nalavade at Bombay Times Fashion Week (2018)



As an actor, she has done several ad films and short films.

Writing and Direction

Ria has written and directed several short films. As a director and writer, she made a debut with the short film Kas Ke Pakad (2021).

A scene from Kas Ke Pakad (2021)

One of her short films Mogra won the second position for fiction short at Aakruti-My Creation International Film Festival in May 2023.

Web Series

In 2023, she made a debut with the web series UP65 which aired on JioCinema.

UP65 (2023)


  • Best Film Award as Debut Film, India Film Project, Kas Ke Pakad (2021)
  • Best Sound Design Award, India Film Project, Kas Ke Pakad (2021)


  • Food: Appam and Fish Curry
  • Quote(s): Life is too short to be finding answers. Instead, go and enjoy the questions by Paulo Coelho; Feet, what do I need them for, when I have wings to fly? by Frida Kahlo


  • Ria has two pet cats. One of her cats’ names is Dulhari.
  • She is a trained skater and is often seen skating on various occasions.
  • Ria Nalavade follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • She is also an expert painter and is often seen posting pictures of her beautiful paintings and artwork on her various social media accounts.
  • She considers herself a bookworm.
  • She is a fitness expert and often goes to the gym to maintain her fitness.
  • She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.
  • At the age of 18, when Ria was studying in school, she received the honour to be a TEDx speaker.

    Ria Nalavade as TEDx speaker

  • On June 23, 2023, Ria shared an Instagram post with the caption revealing that she missed her board exams in Bangalore for a contest in Mumbai. However, she won the contest and grabbed the title of OPPO Times Fresh Face 2016.
  • After completing her schooling, she decided to forego her decision of going to the New York Film Academy because she received an offer of playing a role in a Kannada film. However, just a few days before shooting commenced, she was replaced by some other actor.
  • In an Instagram post, Ria revealed that before getting selected for the role of Antari in the web series UP65, she had auditioned more than 3000 times but was always replaced with well-known faces in the industry before the shooting began.
  • Ria entered the entertainment industry at the age of 16.
  • As a director and filmmaker, she was one of the finalists for TakeTen, a group of storytellers,  in May 2022. In 2022, she said that she was inspired to be one of India’s first virtual reality filmmakers.
  • Ria has also participated in Campus Princess 2018.
  • In one of her interviews, she said that she takes inspiration from Priyanka Chopra and Barack Obama.