Nisha Adhikari

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Nisha Adhikari
Nisha Adhikari in Sonoma 2016 - Stierch 04.jpg
Nisha Adhikari in 2016
Born Nisha Adhikari
(1986-10-04) 4 October 1986 (age 30)
Kathmandu, Nepal
Nationality    Nepali
Occupation Actress, model, beauty pageant
Years active 2005 to present
Notable work Ascent of Mt. Everest (21 May 2013)
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)

Nisha Adhikari (Nepali:निशा अधिकारी) (born 4 October 1986) is a Nepalese actress, beauty queen, model and VJ. As an actress, she is well known for her role in the 2010-released film, First Love[1] and her appearance in music videos.[2] Before starting her acting career, Adhikari was involved in beauty contests and modelling. She is the first actress to summit Mt. Everest. She stepped on the summit at about 8 am NST dated 21 May 2013.

Beauty pageants[edit]

At the age of 21, she won the subtitle of Miss Personality as well as the main title of Miss International Nepal 2005 and, subsequently, represented Nepal in the Miss International 2005 pageant in Japan.[3] In 2008, she joined the Miss Nepal 2008 beauty contest; the pageant was cancelled because of Maoist and other group protests.[4]

Adhikari made her acting debut in a comedy programme called Gharbeti Ba on Kantipur Television. Her debut movie was Mission Paisa (2009) starring Nikhil Upreti, which was one of more successful movies of its release year in Nepal. In 2010, she appeared in the films Nainraresham and First Love.

She was appointed ambassador for the Autism Care Centre,[5] and is also member of Rotary Club of Nagarjun, where she worked for one year as director of youth service.


Television series[edit]

Television series
Year Film Role Notes
2006 Indi mini Bag
2006 Count Down Kantipur
2008 Some More
2009 Gharbeti Ba
2010 Play it On


Year Film Role Notes
2009 Mission Paisa Lead Role
2010 First Love Lead Role
2010 Nainraresham Lead Role
2012 Mayaz Bar Lead Role
2012 Apabad[6] Lead Role Patrakar Attack
2012 Dhuwa yo nasha Lead Role [7]
2012 Soongava Lead Role First Nepalese lesbian film
2013 Snow Flowers Lead Role First ever LGBT Nepali movie[8]
2013 Padmini Lead Role
2014 Mero Valentine Lead Role
2014 Mission Paisa Reloaded Lead Role
2014 Bhimdutta Lead Role
2014 Mukhauta Lead Role
2015 Aavash
2016 Jai Parshuram Biraj Bhatta comebcack film
2016 How Funny Heera
2017 Kumbhakarna [9] Primary school teacher Post -production


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