Nikhil is an actor hailing from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was born on 25 th November 1978. Nikhil’s father being a bank professional kept moving to different cities in Uttar Pradesh and later settled in Mumbai where Nikhil completed his school years. He did his graduation from Sherwood College in Nainital followed by MBA from Symbiosis, Pune. After completing his graduation and post-graduation, he got placed in American Express Bank. Being from a service class family getting into the field of acting wasn’t easy. But Nikhil’s passion for acting overpowered the difficulties; he gave up his entire career to pursue his dream.
His debut movie was My Name is Anthony Gonsalves in 2008 which is a Shahrukh Khan’s Red Chillies production. He played the role of Anthony Gonsalves and was very appreciated for his skills. The most interesting part was that he didn’t let his family know about it. It was the Filmfare Magazine which featured an article about the movie, and his family got to know that he had actually done a film. The movie was both critically and commercially acclaimed. Next he bagged the role of Lakshman in Mani Ratnam’sRaavan where he worked alongside Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
His role in Shor and the City as Ramesh was also much admired critically, and the movie was commercially successful as well. His next flick was Hate Story, which welcomed a packed a theater and was highly praised. His most recent venture Tamanchey co-starring Richa Chadda was his one of the most critically acclaimed movies. He married Gauri Pandit, a model in 2011.
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