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Nikesha Patel is a British-born- Indian film actress. She was part of several

BBC TV shows, before moving to India and entering the film industry. She debuted in the 2010 Telugu film Puli and later went on to work in more than 30 films in Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam cinema as a lead. Nikesha is now signed with London based agency Gilbert and payne.

Early life

Nikesha Patel was born to a Gujarati family in the United Kingdom and raised there. [1] She is born and brought up in Wales Cardiff and her parents still reside in Pontypridd, Wales. She was a finalist in the 2006 Miss Wales beauty pageant. [1] and won 5 titles for miss India UK. She called herself "a terrible actor" and said that she was rejected six times by Peter Woolridge’s acting school in three years, but she finally made a diploma in acting. [2] Since she was 15, she has been part of BBC TV shows like Casualty, Tracy Beaker and

Doctor Who .


Patel then moved to India planning to work in Bollywood. She got an offer from actor and filmmaker Dev Anand , who was a friend of her father, to act in his film Beauty Queen , but it was shelved. [2] She made her film debut in the 2010 Indian Telugu language film,

Puli, playing the lead female role. [3] This film was the biggest launch pad starring pawan Kalyan and directed by SJ.Surya with a huge technical team of AR Rahman, Binod pradhan and Ahmed Khan. [4] and she moved to the Kannada film industry. Patel had also got offered Hollywood actor-director Steven Seagal's film and had also not materialised. Her next three releases were Kannada films: Narasimha , [5] for which she was nominated for SIIMA Award for Best Female Debutant,

Dakota Picture and Varadhanayaka, a remake of the Telugu film Lakshyam (2007). [6] Although Narasimha and

Varadanayaka were successful at the box office, she said that these films "were unsatisfying for me as an actress". [4] 2013 she was seen in her second Telugu film Om 3D too, [7][8] which she called "the most satisfying so far". [4] She had stated in 2012 that she would make her Malayalam debut in Newsmaker opposite Mammootty, playing a reporter. [9] She was also reported to have been signed for

Rosshan Andrrews ' Malayalam film

Mumbai police with prithviraj .[10] While the former did not materialize, the latter film did not feature her.

Patel started working in the Tamil film industry too. Her first Tamil offer was

Amali Thumali (initially titled as Nanba ) opposite Nakul which she said "did not come through", but she was signed for another Tamil film opposite Nakul titled Narathan .[11] She has been signed for two more Tamil projects besides Narathan , Yennamo Yedho co-starring Gautham Karthik and Rakul Preet Singh[12] and Thalaivan . She has signed her next films in Kannada,

Namaste Madam opposite Srinagar Kitty[13] and in Telugu, RUM , directed and produced by MS Raju. [14] In 2016, she became busy in all languages with

Araku Road Lo with Telugu hero Sai stating to release in September and also Tamil film 7 Naatkal with hero Shakthi Vasu. She then signed K.C. Bokadia's Tamil-Telugu first bilingual, directed by himself with popular actor Srikanth and Kasturiraja’s film called

Paandi Muni , directed by actor Dhanush's father co-starring Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff. She had signed on to play the lead in Tamil film Sigandi with Vijay Vasanth, which did not take off. Till date, she has worked in more than 25 films in Tamil Telugu Malayalam and Kannada, reaching heights or success and moments of failure. It was stated by her that she would be shifting to Los Angeles to start working in Hollywood. Patel eventually signed with the topmost agency in the United Kingdom called Regan management and now is currently working in India and the UK simultaneously. After many Hindi offers coming to her plate and after rejecting many Hindi offers she has once said in an interview she was "choosey" with her Hindi debut.


Year Title Role(s) Dir

2010 Puli Madhumathi S.

2012 Narasimha Varsha S.

Dakota Picture Radha O Pr Ra

2013 Varadhanayaka Sirisha Ay P.

Om 3D Rhea Su Re

2014 Thalaivan Anusha Ra Sel

Yennamo Yedho Kavya Ra Ty

Namaste Madam Rukmini R. Ra

2015 Alone Priya JK

2016 Karaioram Priya JK

Narathan Maya/Swetha Na Ve

Luv U Alia In La

Araku Road Lo Roja W

2017 Guntur Talkies 2 Suvarna Ra

7 Naatkal Pooja Ga VR

2018 Bhaskar Oru Rascal Kalyani Si

2019 Market Raja MBBS Steffany Sa

TBA Aayiram Jenmangal TBA Ez.


1. ^ a b "Biography" . 16 Reels.

2. ^ a b c

3. ^ "Nikisha Patel debuts with Puli" . Sify .

4. ^ a b c

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6. ^ "Nikesha wants to work with Puneeth Rajkumar" . The Times Of India. 11 July 2011.

7. ^ "Nikesha Patel's bikini act in Om" .

8. ^ "sizzles in OM" .

9. ^ Manigandan, K. R. (22 July 2012). "No full stops" . The Hindu. Chennai, India.

10. ^ "Nikesha Patel hits a jackpot in Tamil" . The Times Of India .

11. ^ "Nikesha's next with Nakul - The Times of India" . The Times Of India.

12. ^ "Nikesha's next with Gautham Karthik - The Times of India" .

The Times Of India.

13. ^ "Kitty helps Nikesha Patel with her Kannada" . The Times of India. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014.

14. ^ "Nikesha signed her next Telugu flick - The Times of India" . The Times Of India.

15. ^ "Komaram Puli (2010)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

16. ^ "Narasimhaa (2012)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

17. ^ "Dakota Picture (2012)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

18. ^ "Varadhanayaka (2013)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

19. ^ "Om (2013)" . MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

20. ^ "Thalaivan (2014)" . MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

21. ^ "Yennamo Yedho (2014)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

22. ^ "Namasthe Madam (2014)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

23. ^ "Alone (2015)" . MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

24. ^ "Karaiyoram (2016)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

25. ^ "Narathan (2016)" . MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

26. ^

27. ^ "Araku Roadlo (2016)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

28. ^ "7 Naatkkal (2017)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

29. ^ "Baskar Oru Rascal (2018)" .

MovieBuff . Retrieved 2 November 2019.

External links

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Nikesha Patel on Facebook.

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