Nivetha Pethuraj

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Nivetha Pethuraj
Nivetha Pethuraj.jpg
Nivetha in an interview
Born (1991-11-30) 30 November 1991 (age 29)[1][2]
Alma materHeriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Occupation
  • Film actress
  • model
Years active2016 – present

Nivetha Pethuraj (born on 30 November 1991 in Thoothukudi) is an Indian actress and model who appears in Tamil and Telugu films. She made her acting debut with Oru Naal Koothu (2016).[3]

Early life[edit]

Nivetha Pethuraj was born in Madurai to a Tamil family.[4][5] Immediately after her birth, she moved to Thoothukudi, where she did her early schooling.[6]

At the age of 11, she left the country for Dubai, UAE along with her parents and studied in Crescent English high school.[7][4] She has lived in Dubai for about 10 years.[7][8][9] [10]

In 2015, she won the Miss India UAE pageant.[11]

Career[edit]

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.[12][13]

In 2019, she signed major Tamil movie Sangathamizhan starring Vijay Sethupathi directed by Vijay Chander, which opened to mixed reviews from critics.[14]

In 2021, Nivetha appeared in Red, directed by Kishore Tirumala, co-starring Ram Pothineni, Malvika Sharma, Amritha Aiyer.[15]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role(s) Language(s) Notes Ref.
2016 Oru Naal Koothu Kavya Tamil Tamil debut [16]
2017 Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam Leelavathi Tamil [17]
Mental Madhilo Swecha Telugu Telugu debut [18]
2018 Tik Tik Tik Swathi Tamil [19]
Thimiru Pudichavan Madonna Tamil [20]
2019 Chitralahari Swecha Telugu [21]
Brochevarevarura Shalini Telugu [22]
Sangathamizhan Thenmozhi ”Thenu" Tamil [23]
2020 Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Nandhini “Nandhu” Telugu [24]
2021 Red Yamini Telugu [25]
Virata ParvamFilms that have not yet been released TBA Telugu Filming [26]
Paagal Films that have not yet been released Theera Telugu Filming [27]
TBA Pon Manickavel Films that have not yet been released Geetha Tamil Delayed [28]
Party Films that have not yet been released Kalki Tamil Delayed [29]
Untitled project directed by Chandoo Mondeti Films that have not yet been released TBA Telugu Filming [26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj's fan tattooes [sic] her name on his hand - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  2. ^ "I will be seen as an upright cop in Red, says Actor Nivetha Pethuraj". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj is Vishnu's heroine - Times of India". The Times of India.
  4. ^ a b "Exclusive Interview with Nivetha Pethuraj". YouTube. Sun Music. Retrieved 13 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj is born in Kaadampuliyur". Dinamalar. 11 January 2017.[unreliable source?]
  6. ^ "I would love to work with Mani Ratnam". Deccan Chronicle. 9 June 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Beauty call with Miss India UAE Nivetha Pethuraj". Khaleej Times. City Times. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Miss India UAE Nivetha Pethuraj". Filmibeat. Retrieved 13 February 2020.
  9. ^ "Nivetha to club up with Prabhu Deva!". Top10Cinema. 11 June 2018. Archived from the original on 8 August 2019. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  10. ^ http://www.crescentschooldubai.com
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj angry over fake bikini photos going viral". The Times of India. 7 May 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  13. ^ "'We had no Indian references for Tik Tik Tik'". The New Indian Express.
  14. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi's next is a love story!". The Hindu. 12 March 2019. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Spotted: Ram Pothineni, Nivetha Pethuraj, Malvika Sharma, Amritha Aiyer, and Kishore Tirumala at the pre-release event of RED - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  16. ^ "Oru Naal Koothu: like a little dance of life". The Hindu. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  17. ^ "PODHUVAGA EN MANASU THANGAM". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  18. ^ "'Mental Madhilo' review: Keeping it real". The New Indian Express. 25 November 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  19. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj: We had no references in India for Tik Tik Tik". Cinema Express. 25 June 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  20. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj roped in for Vijay Antony's 'Thimiru Pudichavan'". The News Minute. 7 February 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  21. ^ "Kalyani Priyadarshan and Nivetha Pethuraj to star in Sai Dharam Tej's 'Chitralahari'". The News Minute. 22 November 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  22. ^ "'Brochevarevarura' will see Sree Vishnu, Nivetha Thomas and Nivetha Pethuraj". The Times of India. 29 December 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  23. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj teams up with Vijay Sethupathi for Vijay Chander film". The News Minute. 27 February 2019. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  24. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj roped in for Allu Arjun's film with Trivikram Srinivas". The Times of India. 7 June 2019. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  25. ^ "Nivetha's with Ram". Deccan Chronicle. 5 June 2019. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  26. ^ a b Pecheti, Prakash. "Larger-than-life roles give Nivetha 'ultimate high'". Telangana Today. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  27. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj introduced as Theera in Vishwak Sen starrer Paagal". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
  28. ^ "Nivetha Pethuraj joins Prabhudheva for a cop film". India Today. 10 June 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  29. ^ "Party teaser: The stage is set for a Venkat Prabhu hangover". Indian Express. 13 December 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2020.

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