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 (1993-08-17) 17 August 1993 (age 28)
EducationChrist University
Occupation
  • Actress
  • dancer

Nidhhi Agerwal (born 17 August 1993) is an Indian actress and dancer who primarily appears in Telugu and Tamil-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] She made her Telugu debut with Savyasachi (2018), and Tamil with Eeswaran (2021)

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]

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 Hindi debut [10]
2018 Savyasachi Chitra Telugu Telugu debut [11]
2019 Mr. Majnu Nikitha (Nikky) [12]
iSmart Shankar Dr. Sarah [13]
2021 Eeswaran Poongodi Tamil Tamil debut [14]
Bhoomi Shakthi Released on Disney Plus Hotstar [15]
Untitled Magizh Thirumeni project dagger TBA Filming [16]
Hero dagger TBA Telugu Filming [17]
2022 Hari Hara Veera Mallu dagger Panchami [18]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Language Film Result Ref.
2017 Zee Cine Awards Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut Hindi Munna Michael Won [19]
2019 SIIMA Awards Best Female Debut (Telugu) Telugu 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. ^ Nayak, Elina Priyadarshini (16 November 2017). "Nidhhi Agerwal: I am a Tollywood buff who grew up watching Telugu films dubbed in Hindi". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 18 May 2019. 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 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.
  11. ^ "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.
  12. ^ R, Manoj Kumar (26 January 2019). "Mr Majnu movie review: This Akhil Akkineni film is watchable". The Indian Express. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
  13. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal to play a scientist in Puri Jagannadh's next". Times of India. 5 March 2018. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  14. ^ "STR's next with Susienthiran titled Eeswaran; first look out - Times of India". The Times of India. 26 October 2020. Retrieved 26 October 2020.
  15. ^ "Jayam Ravi's 'Bhoomi' to premiere for Pongal 2021". The News Minute. 13 November 2020. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  16. ^ "Udhayanidhi Stalin begins shooting for his film with Magizh Thirumeni". The Times of India. 7 December 2020. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  17. ^ "Nidhhi Agerwal's birthday poster from her next film with Ashok Galla released". The Times of India. 17 August 2020. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  18. ^ "'Hari Hara Veera Mallu': Pawan Kalyan looks flamboyant as a heroic outlaw". The Times of India. 11 March 2021. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  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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