Nanditha Raj

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Nanditha Raj
Born (1994-08-30) 30 August 1994 (age 24)
Mumbai, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012—present

Nanditha Raj is an Indian actress. She made her debut in the Telugu film industry with the film Neeku Naaku Dash Dash, directed by Teja.[1][2] She rose to prominence with the success of her second film Prema Katha Chitram, which bagged her a Filmfare Award for Best Actress nomination.

Personal life[edit]

Nanditha was born in Mumbai. Her father colonel Raj Kumar is an army officer. She studied in various army schools, including Army Public School (R.K. Puram) and graduated from St. Francis college in Hyderabad.[3][4]

After winning a beauty contest she started her acting career. Though she didn't plan her career in entertainment industry it was her mother who encouraged her to take up modeling as a career.


Nandita started her film career with Neeku Naaku Dash Dash under the direction of Teja in 2012.[5] She was reportedly selected for the role from a statewide hunt where she beat around 70,000 other aspirants.[6] Her second film Prema Katha Chitram, with Sudheer Babu as her co-star, released on 7 June 2013. She played a college student in the film, who is a big fan of a renowned dancer (Sudheer Babu).[7] wrote "Nandhita is the real star of the film. She is simply brilliant. There are certain sequences where she is required to exhibit dramatic changes in behaviour and she has excelled in those scenes".[8] It became a box-office blockbuster.[9][10] She was next seen in a Malayalam film London Bridge with Prithviraj Sukumaran. She played a Malayali girl in the film who goes to London for a job, and falls in love with the character played by Prithviraj.[11]


Year Title Role Language Notes
2012 Neeku Naaku Dash Dash Gayatri Telugu
2013 Prema Katha Chitram Nanditha Telugu Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
2014 London Bridge Merin Malayalam
Lovers Chitra Telugu
2015 Ram Leela Sasya Telugu
Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini Radha Telugu
Sankarabharanam Happy Telugu
2016 Savitri Savitri Telugu
2017 Jai Lava Kusa Sandhya Telugu
Kathalo Rajakumari Telugu Cameo appearance


  1. ^ Karthik Pasupulate, TNN Sep 28, 2012, 12.00AM IST (2012-09-28). "Tollywood stars to watch out for - Times Of India". Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  2. ^ "Nandita: I never imagined I would be an actor - Movies". 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  3. ^ "Interview: Nandita speaks about Prema Katha Chitram >> Tollywood Star Interviews". 2013-06-02. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  4. ^ "Prince Nanditha | Director Teja | Visakhapatnam | Neeku Naaku Dash Dash Telugu Movie - Interviews". 2012-04-17. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  5. ^ : Shekhar (2012-11-20). "Photos: Actresses who debuted in Telugu movies in 2012 - Oneindia Entertainment". Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  6. ^ Vishnupriya Bhandaram (2012-08-18). "Finding her feet". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  7. ^ "Nanditha is going places - Times Of India". 2013-05-14. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  8. ^ "Review : Prema Katha Chitam – A Very Entertaining Thriller". 2013-06-07. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  9. ^ "Box office report". 1998-01-01. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  10. ^ "'Prema Katha Chitram' Completes 100 Days - Telugu Movie News". 2013-09-13. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
  11. ^ "Nandita joins Prithviraj in London Bridge - Times Of India". 2013-06-03. Retrieved 2013-10-10.

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