Tara Sutaria Biography – an Indian Actress Famous for Big Bada Boom

Tara Sutaria is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films. She began her career as a singer in Disney India's Big Bada Boom and transitioned to acting with the channel's sitcoms The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir and Oye Jassie.

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Real Name: Tara Sutaria
Profession: Indian actress
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Figure Measurements: 32-26-34
Age: 27

Tara Sutaria (born 19 November 1995) is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films, She began her career as a singer in Disney India’s Big Bada Boom and transitioned to acting with the channel’s sitcoms The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir (2012) and Oye Jassie (2013), Sutaria made her film debut in 2019 with Student of the Year 2, for which she won Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut.

Tara Sutaria Biography
Tara Sutaria Biography

She has since played the leading lady in the romantic dramas Marjaavaan (2019), Tadap (2021), Heropanti 2 (2022), and Ek Villain Returns (2022).

Tara Sutaria Biography
Born 19 November 1995 (age 27)

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Alma mater St. Andrew’s College
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present

Early life

Tara Sutaria was born on 19 November 1995 into a Parsi Zoroastrian family in Mumbai. She has a twin sister named Pia. Both trained in classical ballet, modern dance, and Latin American dances at the School of Classical Ballet and Western Dance, Royal Academy of Dance, United Kingdom, and the Imperial Society for Teachers of Dancing, United Kingdom. She has been a professional singer since she was seven years old, having sung in operas and competitions since then. She received a bachelor’s degree in Mass Media from St. Andrew’s College of Arts, Science, and Commerce.


Television career (2010–2013)

Sutaria started her association with Disney Channel India as a video jockey and continued to be associated with them, having two successful sitcoms to her credit. She has also been recording music in India and abroad for films, advertisements, and her own original work. Her song “Slippin’ Through My Fingers” is part of the Ashwin Gidwani Production of Bharat Dhabholkar’s Blame It On Yashraj. She has also played the lead role of Sandy in Raell Padamsee’s production of the musical Grease.

She has recorded and performed solo concerts in London, Tokyo, Lavasa, and Mumbai. She has performed with Louiz Banks, and Mikey McCleary and has also been a soloist for the Stop-Gaps Choral Ensemble, singing at the NCPA for over a decade. She was one of the top seven finalists of the 2008 “Pogo Amazing Kids Awards” in the singer category. She received recognition for her roles of Vinnie in The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir and Jassie in Oye Jassie.

Film career (2019–present)

Sutaria was among two actresses selected for the part of Princess Jasmine in the American fantasy film Aladdin (2019) but lost the role to Naomi Scott. She made her film debut later that year with Punit Malhotra’s coming-of-age teen film Student of the Year 2 alongside Tiger Shroff and Ananya Panday. Produced by Karan Johar, it served as a standalone sequel to Student of the Year (2012) and narrates the story of a college student (portrayed by Shroff) who competes to win an annual school championship. Reviewing the film for The Indian Express, Shubhra Gupta wrote, “Tara Sutaria is perfectly put together and yet looks assembly-line produced”. She received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. It did not perform well commercially.

Tara Sutaria with Her Boyfriend
Tara Sutaria with Her Boyfriend

Later in 2019, Sutaria played the role of Zoya, a mute music teacher, alongside Sidharth MalhotraRiteish Deshmukh, and Rakul Preet Singh, in Milap Zaveri’s action film Marjaavaan. The film was decently successful having a worldwide gross of ₹65.35 crores. In a scathing review for The Hindu, Namrata Joshi found the film to be “loud, overcooked and overdone” and wrote that Sutaria was reduced to “smiling and weeping alternately”.

In 2021 Sutaria and debutante Ahan Shetty starred in the Milan Luthria-directed romantic thriller Tadap, a remake of the Telugu film RX 100 (2018). It received mixed reviews from critics. Rachana Dubey of Times of India wrote, “Tadap unabashedly plays to the gallery with action, music, and well-shot visuals, she further praised the performances of Shetty, Sutaria, and Shukla”.

In her first release of 2022, she reunited again with Shroff in Ahmed Khan‘s actioner Heropanti 2 which received negative reviews from critics and was a commercial failure. In July 2022 the same year, she starred as Aarvi Malhotra opposite Arjun Kapoor in Mohit Suri’s psychological suspense action thriller film Ek Villain Returns which also starred John Abraham and Disha Patani. The film received mixed reviews from critics. Sukanya Verma of opined that “Tara Sutaria is exactly how she was in her previous film”.

Sutaria will next star in the thriller Apurva.

In the media

Sutaria was ranked in The Times Most Desirable Women at No. 13 in 2019, at No. 12 in 2020.



Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2019 Student of the Year 2 Mridula “Mia” Chawla
Marjaavaan Zoya Ahmed
2021 Tadap Ramisa Nautiyal
2022 Heropanti 2 Inaaya Saran
Ek Villain Returns Aarvi Malhotra
2023 Apurva dagger Apurva post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Big Bada Boom Herself
2011 Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega Contestant Season 4
2012 Best of Luck Nikki Nina / Tina Cameo
The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir Vinita “Vinnie” Mishra Recurring role
2013 Oye Jassie Jaspreet “Jassie” Singh
Shake It Up Herself Cameo
Tara Sutaria Biography
Tara Sutaria Biography

Music videos

Year Title Singer(s)
2020 Masakali 2.0 Tulsi Kumar, Sachet Tandon


Year Album Song Co-singer(s)
2021 Non-album single “Hum Hindustani” Various
2022 Ek Villain Returns “Shaamat” Ankit Tiwari

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2019 Screen Awards Best Female Debut Student of the Year 2 Nominated
2020 Filmfare Awards Best Female Debut Nominated
Zee Cine Awards Best Female Debut Won

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