Shivani Bafna is an Indian-American influencer, entrepreneur and YouTuber. He worked as a TV host on Asian variety shows and interviewed everyone from movie stars to big filmmakers. He also founded Behind Har Sapne which is a community where people share and celebrate their success stories with him on his podcast. She calls herself the second generation of the Indian American Bafna family and has over 1,74,000 subscribers and 33.3 million views for her YouTube channel. He is also a TEDx speaker and his talk was broadcast on 21 January 2021.
Shivani Bafna was born on Friday, 5 January 1996.age 26 years; by 2022) in Houston, Texas. She stayed there for only six months and shifted with her family to another city.
As a child, she was crazy about Bollywood and wanted to become a Bollywood actress or a doctor. He was fond of dancing and learned it. She also worked as a dance teacher at the age of 15. For education, she went to Solan High School in Solan, Ohio. Thereafter, she went on to graduate in Arts, Communications, and Media Studies at the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts.
Height (approx.): 5′ 2″
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: dark brown
parents and siblings
She is the daughter of Shiamak and Shalini Bafna. Her father was born and bought in the United States and is in the residency business. He also has a younger brother named Shreyansh. She is the granddaughter of Kailash Bafna, who moved to the United States of America for just $7.5 from Gopalpur, a small town in India. He laid the foundation for a fruitful future for Shivani’s father, who was also born in America.
husband and children
Shivani met Shyam in college and they joined when he was made a dance partner in his college Diwali show.
After this friendship happened and after four months of being friends, both of them finally started dating. Two years later, when she moved to Mumbai and things did not go well between them. So they broke up which didn’t last long. Six months later, they decided to give up on the long distance relationship and were once again engaged. A year later, in January 2020, Shyam proposed Shivani in a classy Bollywood style in Paris.
Their marriage was postponed due to Kovid and finally they got married on 25 December 2021 in Mumbai. It was a big fat Indian wedding all centered on Hindu rituals. After marriage, he moved to America and settled there with Shyam’s parents.
Shivani was born in a Jain family and she herself also believes in Jainism. In a Q&A video on her channel, she talked about her thoughts and said,
I think my parents have done a great job of presenting religion in a way that doesn’t feel too coercive. My father is an agnostic. As much as he believed in Jainsim, his core philosophy was always to be a good person every single day. So the value that I think Jainism definitely sets at a fundamental level.’
He followed Miss Malini Publishing and in February 2014, he learned that he was recruiting interns. She put together her resume and sent it to the company email with some samples of what she had written. He didn’t get a response, so he tweeted the company and didn’t respond again. He followed the page of the company and saw that the name of the founder is Malini Agarwal. He tried every possible combination that came to his mind with Miss Malini Agarwal’s domain name missmalini.com. He tried all these combinations and sent an email to all these combinations until his email was gone and finally he got a response. He then started his career in June 2014 as a blogger in Mismalini Publishing Pvt Ltd. Ltd., Mumbai, and worked here for nine months till February 2015.
As an intern she had a lot of responsibilities which included covering press events, launching trailers, interviewing Bollywood celebrities and writing content for Miss Malini’s blog. After being in this internship for several weeks, she covered an event with one of her favorite actor Sharukh Khan and took a selfie with him.
During this time she also did several fashion catalog shoots in Mumbai. In July 2015, she started working as a
I look up the boss of AVS TV on Facebook and I see that he is really good friends with this other guy. I will not divulge names as it is a matter of privacy. So Shivani, 19, thinks, hey if I am not going to join AVS TV, why not apply for an internship at Friends PR firm. Hopefully do a good job and get a good referral and then maybe I like to work my way into AVS TV. If he was looking for an intern for his PR company and that was for the New York Film Festival, I’d contact a friend who just had a two week stint in New York.’
Rajkumar Hirani, Nitesh Tiwari, Nikhil Advani, Rajkumari, Badshah, Armaan and Amaal Malik etc.
On 19 April 2018, she started her YouTube channel and started sharing her experience working in Bollywood. On this channel, she shares her journey as a Bollywood TV host, influencer, actress and model. Here she also shares every aspect of her life, which includes everything from her travel vlogs to relationship videos. She left her job at AVS in March 2020 and started her own project. In July 2020, she founded BFN Agency, which runs end-to-end influencer marketing campaigns and now has a network of over 250+ influencers. In January 2021, she founded Behind Every Dream, a popular podcast available to listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iTunes.
- Meal: Spicy Sevpuri, Pickle and Rajma Rice with Raw Onion
- dessert: Chocolate Strawberry and Cupcakes
- city: Mumbai and New York
- Movies: sometimes happy sometimes sad
Facts / Trivia
- She calls herself a person who always feels cool and loves summer.
- He is also trained in Kathak and has learned it for six years. Second he learned piano and practiced it for seven to eight years.
- She was in the sixth grade when she went to Mumbai, India alone and spent the summer living with her aunt (aunt) and maternal grandmother.
- She can speak English with both Indian and American accents.
- She calls herself strange, prankster and likes to sleep for long periods of time.