Actress Nikesha Patel is a British Indian model and film actress. Born in the Birmingham, United Kingdom, Actress Nikesha Patel was part of several BBC TV shows, before moving to India and entering the film industry. Actress Nikesha Patel debuted in the 2010 Telugu film Puli and later went on to work in Kannada and Tamil cinema.
Actress Nikesha Patel was born to a Gujarati family in the Birmingham, United Kingdom and raised there. Actress Nikesha Patel was a finalist in the 2006 Miss Wales beauty pageant. 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.
Actress Nikesha Patel moved to the Kannada film industry. Her next three releases were Kannada films: Narasimha, for which she was nominated for SIIMA Award for Best Female Debutant, Dakota Picture and Varadhanayaka, a remake of the Telugu film Lakshyam (2007).Although Narasimha and Varadanayaka were successful at the box office, she said that these films “were unsatisfying for me as an actress”.
Actress Nikesha 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. She has been signed for two more Tamil projects besides Narathan, Yennamo Yedho co-starring Gautham Karthik and Rakul Preet Sing.
|Born||Birmingham, United Kingdom|
|Other names||Nikeesha, Nikisha, Nikki|
|Occupation||Film actress, model|