October 30, 1992 |
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
|Years active||2010 – present|
Nikunj Malik(born October 30, 1992 in Gurgaon, Delhi, India) is an Indian film actress and TV personality . She first shot to fame with her participation on the Indian reality wedding show called "Rahul Dulhaniya le Jayega", which was aired on NDTV Imagine on 1 February 2010. She ended up as one of the final three contestants on the show. She was acting as the second female lead on the Star One show Geet hui sabse parayi as Anvesha a.k.a. Any, Maan's spoilt baby sister.She is now playing the role Maya in one of the leading shows of star plus - Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai.
Early life and background
Born (1986) to an engineer father and a Sanskrit postgraduate mother, was the first child in the family. was born in Gurgaon, spent some time in Chandigarh after that. Later the family moved and settled down in Switzerland the formative years there. Nikunj has a younger brother, Abhigyan. He is into film direction. Nikunj always wanted to become a doctor. She also cleared medical school through CPMT Nikunj did her schooling from DAV Public School (no lier). And later did her high schooling from MVN Sr sec. 11th, 12th. She completed her graduation from NIFT (National institute of fashion technology) Chennai and did specialization in Footwear & Bags designing. She also did fashion business management from NIFT (National institute of fashion technology) New Delhi. She has also designed for leading Brands like Tommy Hilfiger accessories, Guess, Swiss Gear, Lee Cooper etc. . Nikunj was a very reserved and shy as a child; she was really good with academics and high on extra curricular activities, very good at painting... love sketching portraits. Even though after getting selected for swayamwar and getting fame on television she is still active in design field. Freelance as and when gets time. Nikunj enjoys reading and cooking, is an excellent cook. Loves cooking for family and close friends, also loves animals. Always has pets at home. Loves to play with them.
Nikunj was born in Faridabad, Haryana to an engineer father and a home-maker mother. She completed her education from DAV Public School Faridabad and MVN School Faridabad. A science student, Nikunj always aspired to study medicine before a chance entrance exam for NIFT got her a seat in the National Institute of Fashion Technology, a premiere institute for Fashion studies in the country. After the completion of her 4-yr B.Des course in Fashion & Lifestyle Accessories, Nikunj went on to study Management from NIFT, a 2-yr PG course offered at NIFT Delhi.
Destiny had other plans for her and shortly after she started working for an export house in Faridabad as designer, she auditioned for the chance to become a contestant in the popular Indian reality show called Swayamvar Season2 on NDTV Imagine, also known as "Rahul Dulhaniya le jayega". The show involved the lead protagonist Rahul Mahajan, son of late BJP MP Mr. Pramod Mahajan, looking for a life partner amongst the 16 contestants. Nikunj ended up on the show as one of the final three contenders to be married to Rahul Mahajan. The show gave Nikunj fame and recognition amongst Indian television viewers and paved way for more opportunities. Nikunj is currently playing the role of Anvesha on the daily soap "Geet huyi sabse parayi" on Star One. In ek hazaaron mein meri behna hai she was just a guest member but she enjoyed it,made her stint in imagines TV`s reality show Swayamwar season 2's. Later she entered channel STAR One's Geet hui sabse parayi to play the role of Anwesha as a parallel lead on the show. Nikunj Malik is doing her first Bollywood film Revolver Rani with Kangana Ranaut.
|2010||Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayega||Herself (contestant)||Imagine tv|
|2011||Geet Hui Sabse Parayi||Anwesha||STAR One|
|2012-13||Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai||Maya||Star Plus|
|2013||24 (Indian TV series)||Simran||Colors|