Navya Nanda is no stranger to the world of social media influence. This enterprising philanthropist was entrusted with the responsibility of influencing others at a very tender age. Being the granddaughter of the iconic Amitabh Bachchan surely doesn’t make it any easier in terms of expectations, but Navya has consistently managed to surpass what the audience anticipates from a young influencer through her remarkable platform. Most recently, Navya achieved another milestone in her already impressive journey – she made her debut on the runway at Paris Fashion Week, alongside her illustrious aunt and Bollywood superstar, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

Navya Naveli Nanda has steadfastly adhered to her singular goal: advancing gender equality through entrepreneurship and social activism. Whether it’s through her non-profit initiative, Project Naveli, which empowers women by providing resources and opportunities for social and economic independence, or her startup, Aara Health, India’s pioneering women’s health and wellness platform, Navya has ceaselessly striven to realize her overarching mission through her entrepreneurial endeavours.

Navya Nanda L'Oreal Paris Paris Fashion Week 2023

Navya & L’Oreal Paris

This week, Navya graced the international fashion stage for L’Oreal Paris as part of Paris Fashion Week, participating in a campaign centered on the theme of “walking your worth.” She interprets this as “being confident, being beautiful, no matter who you are, where you come from, or what you look like.” In a recent Instagram post, Navya eloquently elucidated her motivation for walking the ramp for L’Oreal Paris, emphasizing that it’s about “owning your beauty” and acknowledging your inherent worth. See her Instagram post below:

When the 25-year-old entrepreneur represented the global fashion platform, her mother, Shweta Bachchan, shared the ramp walk video on her social media account. Doesn’t she look like a vision in that striking red dress? Navya donned a fiery red ensemble with off-the-shoulder detailing, ruffles, and cinched cuffs, completing the look with minimal accessories, black peep-toe stilettos, and a bold makeup palette, accentuated by centre-parted wavy hair. Navya had the honour of sharing the renowned platform with other esteemed L’Oreal representatives, including Eva Longoria, Elle Fanning, and Kendall Jenner. Check out her runway look below:

Navya & Entrepreneurship 

Coming from a family deeply rooted in business, Navya Nanda has always been transparent about receiving unwavering financial and emotional support from her parents, Shweta Bachchan Nanda and Nikhil Nanda, as she ventured into entrepreneurship. She co-founded ‘Project Naveli,’ a non-profit initiative in India dedicated to empowering women in areas such as economic independence, health, domestic violence, and education. Navya also holds the role of Co-Founder and CEO at ‘Aara Health,’ a women’s health and wellness platform. Through these ventures, she remains steadfast in her commitment to making a positive impact on women’s health and gender equality in India.

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Navya & Content Creation

With seemingly more hours in her day than us mere mortals, Navya Nanda has also ventured into podcasting. She actively seeks diverse ways to connect with her audience, notably through her podcast titled “What The Hell, Navya,” where she has even featured her mother and grandmother as guests. Her podcast garnered acclaim when she received an award at the India Audio Summit in January 2023. Clearly, she’s a winner in every sense! Watch her podcast below:

This year, she also collaborated with L’Oréal Paris and Yuvaa, a youth media organization, to embark on a pan-India roadshow titled “You Grow Girl!” Spanning 25 esteemed colleges in seven Indian cities, the roadshow aimed to provide young individuals with opportunities for personal and professional growth. As the brand ambassador for L’Oréal Paris, Navya actively engaged with students during the roadshow, sharing her experiences as a young entrepreneur. The event encompassed seminars on various topics, including entrepreneurship, mental health, gender equality, and career guidance, leaving an indelible impact on the lives of participants.

What’s Next For Navya?

As Navya Naveli Nanda continues her inspiring journey, one can only anticipate that she will continue to break barriers and champion causes close to her heart. Her dedicated commitment to gender equality, entrepreneurship, and social activism serves as an inspiration to many, and her future endeavours are bound to make an even more significant impact on the world. With each step she takes, she reaffirms her place as a beacon of empowerment for the generations to come. 

In an interview with, Navya was quoted saying, “People keep talking about my last name and legacy, and I love reminding people that everyone has a last name. It is not just my responsibility to live up to mine but everyone has a last name that means something that demands value and respect.” With such profoundly beautiful values and big goals propelling this remarkable young influencer and entrepreneur, we eagerly anticipate the impact she will undoubtedly forge upon India’s future.