Kiran Dembla is an Indian female fitness trainer, classical singer, mountaineer, DJ, and photographer. She was a classical singer during her youth and joined a gym after suffering health ailments and went on to become a fitness trainer in her mid-30s. She has represented India in one bodybuilding championship and trained various celebrities.
Kiran Dembla was born on Sunday, 10 November 1974 (age 48 years; as of 2022) in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She was interested in music since childhood and gave her first stage show at the age of four years. She finished her intermediate in 1992 at the Shri Ratan Muni Jain Inter College, Loha Mandi, Agra. She gave various stage shows when she was in college and attained her master’s degree in Bharatiya Shastriya Gayan. She moved to Hyderabad from Agra after her marriage; however, she gained significant weight after the birth of her children and weighed 75 kg. In late 2003, she suddenly lost her speech and ability to move her head, which the doctor diagnosed as a result of a blood clot in her brain. She was prescribed medications, which made her lethargic, and she purchased a Harmonium and a table to give music classes at her home; however, she stopped giving music classes after 2 years. Then, in 2007, she joined yoga classes nearby her house to lose weight; however, it got shut after a few months, and she joined a swimming academy in her neighbourhood. She went there for one year and then, she decided to join a gym.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): 36″ 28″ 36″
She belongs to a Sindhi family.
Parents & Siblings
Not much is known about his parents; however, her father is a retired banker, and her mother is a homemaker.
Kiran Dembla (standing) with her parents
Wife & Children
She got married to Ajit Dembla, an IT professional, in 1997. Her daughter Priyanka Dembla was born on 4 February 1999 and her son Kshitij was born on 11 August 2002. She posted a photo on Facebook in which she wrote that she is a single mother.
Kiran Dembla (centre, in green) with her husband Ajit, son Kshitij (left), and daughter Priyanka (right)
She was shy when she started going to the gym, and sometimes, she would go wearing a salwar kameez and try to work out alone. She made friends in the gym and lost 24 kgs in the first 7 months of going to the gym. She found an online course offered by American Muscle and Fitness Personal Trainer Institute and did that course to become a fitness trainer. She told her husband that she wanted to open a gym and sold her jewellery and took a loan, and she opened a small gym in a rented flat in her locality. She started training people in her gym and met an Indian actor Ram Charan Teja, who was impressed by her transformation. He asked her to train his wife Upasana after which she became popular as a gym trainer. She trained actress Tamannah Bhatia, Rakul Preet Singh, Taapsee Pannu, Deeksha Seth, Prakash Raj, S. S. Rajamouli, Anushka Shetty and several other popular figures. At the age of 37, she got inspired to make six-pack abs and achieved it after 8 months of rigorous training. Although she never participated in any bodybuilding competition in India, she was invited by the Indian Body Building Federation to participate in a World Bodybuilding Championship in Budapest, Hungary. She won 6th position and the title for best figure overall. She opened a gym Sweatzone Gym in partnership with Laxman Reddy in Begumpet, Hyderabad.
Transformation journey of Kiran Dembla
Kiran Dembla (right) with Taapsee Pannu
In 2017, she gained an interest in Disc Jockeying (DJ) and completed a six-month course. She has hosted various national and international events as a DJ. Her DJ name is DJ KD Belle.
Kiran Dembla as a DJ
She is also an avid mountaineer and has done several treks. She has trekked to the base camp of Mount Everest thrice and has completed Winter Kuari Pass Trek in Uttarakhand and the Zanskar Gorge trek in Ladakh.
A certificate presented to Kiran after completing Winter Kuari Pass Trek
At the age of 45, she gained an interest in photography and completed a photography course at Photriya Academy, Hyderabad.
Kiran Dembla after purchasing a camera
Awards, Honours, Achievements
- Debut Female DJ Award by the Telangana Chamber of Events Industry in 2017
Kiran Dembla with Debut Female DJ Award in 2017
- Telangana Women brand leadership award in the Telangana Best Brand Awards in 2019
Kiran Dembla’s Telangana Women brand leadership award 2019
- Women’s leadership award in 2021
Kiran Dembla with Women’s leadership award 2021
- A photoshoot was done by Sarath Shetty showcasing her six-pack abs and toned physique and the photos were displayed in an exhibition named Super Mom in the Muse Art Gallery in Hotel Marriott. It was inaugurated by Indian film director S. S. Rajamouli and actress Anushka Shetty.
- Her father-in-law passed away 15 days before the World Bodybuilding Championship in Budapest, Hungary; however, she followed the diet she can get hands-on with and went on to participate in the championship.
- She walked down the ramp as a model during the Hyderabad Fashion Week’, held at Hyderabad International Convention Center, in Hyderabad on July 31, 2013.
- She met with an accident with a two-wheeler when she was driving the car once, and the person started abusing her. She stepped out of her car and seeing her, the person became silent. She slapped the person and told him to never abuse women.
- She has a pet dog Arya, and she has tattooed Arya on her left forearm.
Kiran Dembla with her dog Arya
- She appeared as a guest in an episode of the TV show Singing Superstar 2 aired on Sony TV and various other TV shows.
Kiran Dembla (left) with Indian singer Udit Narayan during the episode of Singing Superstar 2
- She was a guest speaker at the Women’s conference on 20 March 2021 conducted by the Bahrain Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (BCICAI).
- She gave a TEDx talk on 5 August 2017.
TED award presented to Kiran Dembla
- A renowned producer, Dr. Deepak Singh announced in September 2022 that he will produce a movie about her life. The movie will be an adaptation of the book written by the producer himself.
- Her pushup record is 49 pushups in a row.
- She wakes up at 6 am and goes to bed around 11 pm.
- She always does breathing exercises and Pranayam in the morning. She also does face yoga.
- When she is training, her biceps are 14.5 inches, and when she is not training, her biceps are 13 inches.
- Her favourite body part to train is the biceps.
- She has a team of 4 doctors, who help her plan workouts for her clients.
- She participated in Hyderabad 10k run in 2017.
Kiran Dembla after finishing Hyderabad 10k run
- She likes to ride motorcycles.
Kiran Dembla riding a motorcycle