Nidhi Bisht

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Nidhi Bisht
Born1984/85[1]
NationalityIndian
Alma materJamia Millia Islamia
Occupationcasting director, actress, filmmaker, lawyer

Nidhi Bisht is an Indian casting director filmmaker, lawyer and actress. She is working in The Viral Fever.[2][3]

Biography[edit]

Bisht was a student of Jamia Millia Islamia.[1] She pursued LLB degree from there. Later she began working as an associate at Singh and Singh Associates which is an intellectual property rights law firm.[3] She practiced law at Delhi High Court more than a year.[4] Later she gave up her job and decided to build her career in the entertainment arena. She joined The Viral Fever in 2013.[3] She is lone non IIT graduate in The Viral Fever.[3]

Bisht acted in Chai Sutta Chronicles in 2013.[1] She acted in Permanent Roommates in 2014.[5] She also She acted in Umrika in 2015.[5] She acted in Phillauri in 2017.[6] She also acted in Bisht, Please! in 2017.[5][7] She also acted in Bachelors.[5] She also acted in Kanika in 2018 which was a short film.[8][9] She also acted in web series like TVF Tripling, ImMature and The Making of….[10][11][12] Her film Dream Girl was released on 13 September 2019.[13][14][15]

Bisht also involved in writing in Permanent Roommates (2016), PA-Gals (2017) and Bisht, Please! (2017).[16] She also worked as director in PA-Gals.[17] She also worked as casting director of TVF Pitchers and assistant director of Permanent Roommates.[16]

Filmography[edit]

Writer, casting director, assistant director and director[edit]

Year Film Writer Casting Director Director Assistant Director
2015 TVF Pitchers Yes
2016 Permanent Roommates Yes Yes
2017 Bisht, Please! Yes
2017 PA-Gals Yes Yes

Actress[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2013 Chai Sutta Chronicles Ipsa Web series
2014 Permanent Roommates Ritu Web series
2015 Umrika Pinky
2016–19 TVF Tripling Nirmala / Bhabhisha Web series
2017 Phillauri Amrit
2017 Bisht, Please! Neetu Bisht / Neetu Web series
2017–18 Bachelors Chewingami Web series
2018 The Making Of... Jamia Roy SenGupta Web Series
2018 Kanika Mahima Short film
2019 ImMature Aishwarya Miss Web series
2019 Dream Girl Roma

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Meet Nidhi Bisht, the casting director who spotted leading web series stars". Hindustan Times. 24 December 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Nidhi Bisht waits to strike". Deccan Chronicle. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d "TVF's Nidhi Bisht is breaking stereotypes and making it viral". Outlook Business. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  4. ^ "All the Bisht to a TVF star". The Asian Age. 7 November 2015. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d "Meet Nidhi Bisht- The Creative Genius at TVF". IWMBUZZ. 5 May 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Phillauri Cast & Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Bisht, Please! TVF's first show with a woman protagonist is all about men". Firstpost. 4 April 2017. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  8. ^ "Girliyapa releases their first short film under Girliyapa Ciné". Glamsham. 24 November 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  9. ^ "Girliyapa releases a powerful short film "KANIKA" to create awareness on Child Sexual Abuse". IWMBUZZ. 24 November 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  10. ^ "5 things that make TVF Tripling the blockbuster web series that it is". India Today. 5 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  11. ^ "'ImMature' Season 2 renewal details revealed". The Times of India. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  12. ^ "Web actor Nidhi Bisht deserves more attention. Here's why". IWMBUZZ. 7 July 2019. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  13. ^ "'Dream Girl': Ayushmann Khurrana introduces 'Pooja Ki Pujaran No.3'". The Times of India. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  14. ^ "Dream Girl: An attempt at a comedy of errors that makes you laugh... and forget why you did, immediately after". The Telegraph. 14 September 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  15. ^ "Sexist and homophobic: Why Ayushmann Khurrana's Dream Girl pulls us back a decade in cinema". India Today. 18 September 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  16. ^ a b "Nidhi Bisht – Actor, Director, And Writer; The Backbone Of TVF". Rhapsode. 17 April 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  17. ^ "Had pitched PA-Gals to TVF six years ago, says Nidhi Bisht". Mid Day. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2019.

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