Nikitin Dheer is the sharp and sleek city boy who has played many rustic characters in Bollywood movies. He is son of TV actor
, who played the role of Karna in B R Chopra’s Mahabharata. The actor is also known as Mr. Tangabali of the super hit movie
. The actor is totally amazing and given a mesmerizing performance in films like Dabangg-2, Ready and
The actor has been very choosy in signing films since his debut in Jodha Akbar. Recently, he has married renowned TV actress
. He has played a few evil men in his acting career, but his role in Chennai Express as Mr. Tangabali stands out as the best of the baddies. For this movie, he had to gain 20 kgs extra weight so that he could play the vast and intimidating 'Tangabali'. The actor is right now doing negative roles in many films. He added drama and depth to a character of Sharifuddin Hussain, Akbar's brother-in-law in the film Jodha Akbar, whose notoriety earned him a place of grudging respect to the audience’s mind.
The actor has appeared in the most expensive movies to be produced by Bollywood in 2014, and he took the villain character to a whole new level. Audiences have known and loved the charismatic Nikitin Dheer ever since the first iconic movie Jodha Akbar hit the theaters. Then came the mind blowing Apoorva Lakhia's unremarkable action thriller Mission Istanbul, where he played the role of villain Al Gazni. His acting, looks suaveness, nuances, and his personality clicked so well in Ready and Dabangg-2, that he fetched role in Chennai Express soon. The actor is now the hotter modern day villain who keeps getting, the harder scripts.
He knows we are supposed to hate him on screen and but even admire when we look them as the actor. The actor is indeed truly charming in his look but when he portrays the role of villain he looks so deadly too. Nikitin Dheer had always been a fan of anti-heroes in cinema. He loves portraying them on screen too. In 2015, he was seen in movies such as Kanche (Telugu), Kick 2 (Telugu), Gabbar Is Back(Hindi) where the cold-hearted Nikitin Dheer did not scare us or threaten even. Instead he stole our hearts.