Nidhhi Agerwal

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Nidhhi Agerwal
Nidhhi Agerwal graces the Filmfare Glamour and Style Awards 2017 (26) (cropped).jpg
Agerwal in 2017
Born
NationalityIndian
EducationChrist University
Occupation
  • Actress
  • dancer

Nidhhi Agerwal is an Indian actress and dancer who appears in Telugu and Hindi-language films. In 2017, she made her acting debut in the film Munna Michael.[1][2] She was a Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2014 finalist.[3]

Early life[edit]

Agerwal was born in Hyderabad and brought up in Bangalore. Born into a Hindi-speaking Marwari family, she can understand as well as speak Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.[4] Her schooling was at Vidyashilp Academy and Vidya Niketan School. She holds a graduation in Business Management from Christ University, Bengaluru.[5][6] She is well trained in ballet, kathak and belly dance.[7]

Career[edit]

In 2016, director Sabbir Khan confirmed that Agarwal was signed as the lead in his film Munna Michael, alongside Tiger Shroff. She was chosen among 300 candidates. About her acting passion she said, "I always wanted to be an actress. Every time I saw Aishwarya Rai on a hoarding I'd tell myself that my face would be up there too one day." Nidhhi was also asked to sign a no-dating clause till completion of the film.[8][9] She also signed a film of KriArj Entertainment which will be directed by Shree Narayan Singh. This will be her second Bollywood film & Naraayan's third directional venture after Toilet: Ek Prem Katha & Batti Gul Meter Chalu. She will also star in Akshay Kumar’s Ikka directed by Ali Khan, it will be a remake of 2014 Tamil hit Kaththi.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role(s) Language(s) Notes Ref.
2017 Munna Michael Dolly / Deepika Sharma Hindi [11]
2018 Savyasachi Chitra Telugu [12]
2019 Mr. Majnu Nikitha "Nikky"
iSmart Shankar Dr. Sarah [13][14]
2020 Bhoomi dagger TBA Tamil Filming [15][16]
Ashok Galla film dagger TBA Telugu Filming [17][18]
James dagger TBA Kannada Filming

Television[edit]

Year Show Note(s) Ref.
2019 Bigg Boss Telugu 3 As guest with Ram Pothineni

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result Ref.
2017 Zee Cine Awards Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut Munna Michael Won [19]
2019 SIIMA Awards Best Debut Actress Savyasachi Nominated [20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Confirmed! Tiger Shroff to romance Nidhhi Agerwal in are Munna Michael". Deccan Chronicle. 15 August 2016. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Munna Michael starring Tiger Shroff, Nawazuddin Siddiqui to release on 21 July". Firstpost. 21 April 2017. Archived from the original on 3 May 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Nidhhi Agerwal: Steamy pictures of the budding star". The Times of India. 8 November 2017. Archived from the original on 27 September 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  4. ^ Elina Priyadarshini Naya (16 November 2017), "Nidhhi Agerwal: I am a Tollywood buff who grew up watching Telugu films dubbed in Hindi" Archived 18 May 2019 at the Wayback Machine, Times of India. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal". Indiatimes. Archived from the original on 6 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Tiger Shroff to romance Nidhhi Agerwal in Munna Michael". Indiatimes. 21 August 2016. Archived from the original on 2 September 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  7. ^ "I always wanted to be an actor - Nidhhi Agerwal". Indiatimes. 22 October 2016. Archived from the original on 2 September 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Tiger Shroff's Munna Michael Co-Star Niddhi Agerwal Made To Sign No Dating Clause!". NDTV. 6 October 2016. Archived from the original on 21 May 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  9. ^ "Actress Nidhhi Agerwal okay with no mating clause". Indiatimes. 29 January 2017. Archived from the original on 31 January 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal photos | Nidhhi Agerwal b'day: The Munna Michael actress' style will make you want to revamp your wardrobe right away! | Entertainment News". www.timesnownews.com. Retrieved 31 May 2020.
  11. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal passed four rounds of audition to bag 'Munna Michael'". Times of India. 15 July 2017. Archived from the original on 22 July 2017. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  12. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal's role in 'Savyasachi' is far from glamorous". Times of India. 24 November 2017. Archived from the original on 13 December 2017. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  13. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal confirmed to romance Ram in 'iSmart Shankar'". Times of India. 28 January 2018. Archived from the original on 4 February 2019. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  14. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal to play a scientist in Puri Jagannadh's next". Times of India. 5 March 2018. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  15. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal to be paired opposite Jayam Ravi". Times of India. 22 May 2019. Archived from the original on 26 May 2019. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  16. ^ "Nidhhi to make K'wood debut with #JR25". Times of India. 23 May 2019. Archived from the original on 27 May 2019. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  17. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal set to romance Mahesh Babu's nephew Ashok Galla in her next". Times of India. 8 November 2019. Archived from the original on 14 November 2019. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
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  19. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2018: Sridevi, Varun Dhawan win top acting honours; Golmaal Again gets best film". Firstpost. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  20. ^ "SIIMA 2019 nominations list out: Who among Kiara Advani, Srinidhi Shetty and Nidhhi Agerwal will claim best debut award?". DNA India. 30 July 2019. Archived from the original on 17 November 2019. Retrieved 17 November 2019.

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