Nivetha Pethuraj

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Nivetha Pethuraj
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Native name
Nivetha Pethuraj
Born (1991-11-30) 30 November 1991 (age 28)
OccupationFilm actress, model
Years active2015 – present[1]

Nivetha Peturaj is an Indian film actress, and model who appears primarily in Tamil and Telugu films. She made her acting debut with Oru Naal Koothu (2016).She was born in a Tamil family and raised in Dubai[2]

Early life[edit]

Nivetha Pethuraj was born in Kovilpatti to Tamil parents[3] and left for Dubai at a very early age along with her parents. She did her early schooling in Thoothukudi[4], finished high school at crescent English school Dubai and then lived in Dubai for over 20 years.[5] In 2015, she won the Miss India UAE pageant.[6]


Nivetha made her acting debut in the Tamil drama, Oru Naal Koothu (2016). Her subsequent releases include Podhuvaga Emmanasu Thangam (2017) and the space fiction thriller Tik Tik Tik, which earned her critical acclaim.[7][8]

In 2019, she signed major Tamil movie starring Vijay Sethupathi directed by Vijay Chander. [9]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2016 Oru Naal Koothu Kavya Tamil Debut Tamil Film
2017 Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam Leelavathi
Mental Madhilo Swecha Telugu Debut Telugu Film
2018 Tik Tik Tik Swathi Tamil
Thimiru Pudichavan Sub-Inspector Madonna
2019 Chitralahari Swecha Telugu
Brochevarevarura Shalini
Sangathamizhan Thenmozhi Tamil
2020 Ala Vaikuntapuramlo TBA Telugu Post-production
Red TBA Filming
Party Kalki Tamil Post-Production
Jagajala Killadi TBA Post - Production
Pon Manickavel TBA Post - Production


  1. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj". filmistreet. 20 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj is Vishnu's heroine".
  3. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj is born in Kaadampuliyur". Dinamalar. 11 January 2017.
  4. ^ "I would love to work with Mani Ratnam". Deccan Chronicle. 9 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Nivetha to club up with Prabhu Deva!". Top10Cinema. 11 June 2018.
  6. ^ Kumar, Pradeep (6 April 2019). "Nivetha Pethuraj: Anyone who thinks they're the next Nayanthara are fools". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj angry over fake bikini photos going viral". The Times of India. 7 May 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  8. ^ "We had no Indian references for Tik Tik Tik".
  9. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi's next is a love story!". The Hindu. 12 March 2019. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 27 July 2019.

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