Kirat Bhattal professionally known as Kirat (born January 26,in Monrovia, Liberia) is a popular Jat-Sikh Indian film actress. She debuted in modelling roles and then made a breakthrough in the Tamil film industry.

Kirat was born in Monrovia, Liberia in West Africa. She did her scholling at the elite boarding school The Lawrence School,Sanawar, some of their famous alumni are actors Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bedi, Rahul Roy, Saif Ali khan, Ness wadia politicians Maneka Gandhi, Omar Abdullah as well as the model, Feroze Gujral, and director Apoorva Lakhia.

kirat debuted in the Safi ad and then went onto to various other campaigns like Fair and Lovely, Siyaram and the Lakme adverts with a fellow Indian, Raima Sen, who has since gone on to make it big in the Bollywood film industry. Then kirat modelled for Sri Kumaran Silks in Chennai to stake her claims in South India.

Kirat debuted in Dongodi Pelli,Telugu film. She was then signed by Saran for her first major film, Vattaram after Anushka Shetty had pulled out of the project.

Vattaram also features Arya and Napolean. Vattaram tells the story of a gun seller's love. Arya expressed his desirity to work with Kirat again in the future after Vattaram.

She signed up to do the prestigious project Desiya Nedunchalai 47 with Dhanush but however, the project was delayed and later cancelled. As the film had remained inactive for about three months, Bhattal had signed a Kannada language movie titled, Geleya opposite Prajwal Devaraj which was declared a hit. Most recently, she accepted a guest role in the film Santosh Subramaniam, which is a remake of the Telugu language film, Bommarillu which stars Genelia and Jayam Ravi.She has got rave reviews for her role in the film even though it is a short one. A few reviews have said that she outshine the heroine Genilia. She has also signed a Tamil film with director Krishna of Sillunu Oru Kadhal and Dorai with Arjun Sarja in the lead role.

Kirat has also been brand ambassador for various products including Lakme, Claeres, Fair and Lovely, Motorola and Macleans.


* Actress

2011 - Yen Ippadi Mayakinai ( Tamil )

2008 - Gajendra ( Telugu )

2008 - Durai ( Tamil )

2008 - Santhosh Subramaniam ( Tamil )

2006 - Vattaram ( Tamil )