Niharika Konidela

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Niharika Konidela
Born (1993-12-18) 18 December 1993 (age 26)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm producer, actress
Years active2015–present
Spouse(s)Chaitanya J V
Parent(s)Nagendra Babu
Padmaja Konidela
FamilySee Allu–Konidela family

Niharika Konidela is an Indian film actress, dancer and television presenter known for her works in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. She made her debut with the film Oka Manasu in 2016.[1] She also produces under her banner "Pink Elephant Pictures".

Early life[edit]

Niharika Konidela is the daughter of actor and producer Nagendra Babu.[2] She is the niece of actors Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan. Her brother Varun Tej and cousins Ram Charan, Sai Dharam Tej, Allu Arjun and Allu Sirish are also actors in Tollywood.

Career[edit]

Niharika Konidela was an anchor on Telugu language television[3][4] before pursuing a career as an actress. She has hosted Dhee Ultimate Dance Show for Segments Dhee Junior 1 and Dhee Junior 2 aired on ETV Network.[5]

She acted and also produced the Telugu web-series Muddapappu Avakai under her banner Pink Elephant Pictures. This series was released on YouTube and was well received by the audience.[6]

In September 2015, she signed for a film titled Oka Manasu which marked her debut as an actress.[7] Her latest film, Suryakantham, did not do well at the box office, earning only 3 crores.[8]

In October 2019, she acted in her cousin produced movie Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, a history based action thriller. She played a very small role without almost no dialogue delivery and appeared for a total of 2-3 minutes in the entire movie.

Pink Elephant Pictures[edit]

Niharika Konidela is the owner of a film production company, Pink Elephant Pictures. She is the producer for her own web series.

Web Series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2016 Muddapappu Avakai Aasha Also producer [9]
2017 Nanna Koochi Tara Also producer [10]
2019 Madhouse Meena Also producer

Filmography[edit]

  • All films are in Telugu, unless otherwise noted.
Year Title Role(s) Notes Ref.
2016 Oka Manasu Sandhya Telugu debut [11]
2018 Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren Soumiya (Abhaayalakshmi) Tamil debut [12]
2018 Happy Wedding Akshara [13]
2019 Suryakantham Suryakantham [14]
2019 Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy Bhagyam

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waiting for Niharika"
  2. ^ "My father is my biggest strength : Niharika Konidela". Times of India. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Ram Charan keep teasing me about my TV show : Niharika". Times of India. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Niharika Konidela: I will act in movies but I need some more time". Times of India. Times News Network. 15 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  5. ^ "NagaBabu's Daughter Niharika has the desire to act in films". tollywoodshow.com.
  6. ^ "'Muddapappu Avakai' series set to cross 2 million views on YouTube; Chiranjeevi's niece Niharika impresses audience"
  7. ^ "Mega debut in Tollywood". deccanchronicle.com.
  8. ^ "Niharika Konidela: Niharika Movie Rakes In Crores At Box Office". Sakshi Post. Sakshi Post. 3 April 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  9. ^ "'Muddapappu Avakai' series set to cross 2 million views on YouTube; Chiranjeevi's niece Niharika impresses audience [VIDEOS]". Ibtimes.
  10. ^ "Niharika Konidela and Nagababu's web series' 'Nanna Koochi' trailer is out and trending at #2". TmesofIndia.
  11. ^ "'Oka Manasu' star Niharika says Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan encouraged her to pursue her dream". Ibtimes.
  12. ^ "My role in Oru Nalla Naal… is substantial: Niharika". DeccanChronicle.
  13. ^ "Niharika Konidela's 'Happy Wedding' to hit screens this summer". TmesofIndia.
  14. ^ "Niharika Konidela preps for the pre-release event of Suryakantham by humming Po Pove song from the movie". TmesofIndia.

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