A young, pretty actress Niveda Thomas is a popular face in Malayalam and Tamil audience. Every viewer remembers her as the chirpy child they used to see in their television screens. She has grown with the television and movie industry from her childhood. The 19-year-old actress was born to Malayali parents in Kannur on 15th October 1995. She first appeared in the movie Uthara, as a child artist in 2003. Before coming to movies, she appeared in Tamil serials, her debut being Rajarajeshwari in 2001. She essayed the role of Nallamma, a child goddess in physical form helping and guiding the Main lead actress. She did minor roles in movies and serials after that. My dear Bhootham, a children's serial, marked her entry into Malayalam television in 2007.
In the same year, she appeared in a small role in a Tamil serial Thenmozhiyal and in 2009 in Arasi playing the character of Kaveri, the daughter of the central character essayed by
Radhika Sarathkumar. In the same year, she essayed the character of Ponni in the serial Shivamayam, a fiction based on lord Shiva. Niveda came to the limelight in movies through her award-winning performance in 2008 movie Veruthey Oru Bharya, portraying Anjana, a teenage daughter of the central character played by Jayaram. The movie highlighted the value of woman at home and their struggles to establish their identity. The movie was directed by
Akku Akbar and was a big hit. She received a Kerala state Award for Best child actress for this movie. Later on, she appeared in many Malayalam and Tamil movies in character roles.
In actor Vijay Starrer ‘Kuruvi’ she played his sister’s character, in Blessy’s Pranayam she essayed the childhood of actress Jayaprada, in
Thattathin Marayathu as Fathima opposite
Sunny Wayne. She became a mainstream actress through Chappa Kurish a multi starrer movie in which she played the love interest of
Vineeth Sreenivasan. She essayed the main lead role in Kunchako Boban starrer Romans and Fahad Fazil Starrer
Money Rathnam. Meanwhile, her Tamil projects were the 2011 film, Poraali directed by Samuthirakani featuring her as a petrol pump employee, in
Jilla playing the daughter to Mohanlal’s character and sister to Vijay’s character. She conveys that her role as
Mahalakshmi in Jilla is that of a strong-willed girl who has a positive influence on her brothers.
Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham she plays Jayashree, an aspiring singer opposite actor Jai. Her recent released movie as an actress was Money Rathnam with Fahad Fazil. She also acted with
Kamal Haasan in
Papanasam featuring as his eldest daughter, a remake of the Mohanlal starrer hit Malayalam movie Dhrishyam. She is also making an entry into Telugu industry with a movie titled Juliet - Lover of Idiot directed by Ajay Vodhirala. Apart from movies she is a badminton player and has won a gold medal in her school tournaments. She is pursuing her Engineering degree in Architecture from SRM University. She is settled in Chennai with her family.
Another version of this Bio:
Niveda, born on 15th October 1995, is an Indian film actress who acts mainly in Malayalam and Tamil movies. She began her acting career in 2003 as a child artist through the movie ‘Uthara’, in Malayalam, and the movie was focused on her character named Uthara. She was considered as a child artist for a very long and the 2008 Malayalam movie ‘
Veruthe Oru Bharya’ won her the best child artist award from Kerala government.
It was through the 2011 movie ‘Chaappa Kurish’ her image as a child artist started changing and she did a significant role in that movie. However, her roles in most of the movies, which followed, were of supporting actress and she has expressed her discontent in an interview of being portrayed as a supporting actress after the release of Tamil super hit ‘Jilla’. However, she did the role of Kamal Hassan’s daughter in the movie ‘Papanasam’, which is a remake of the Malayalam block buster ‘
She was born in Kannur, Kerala, but was brought up in Chennai and is currently pursuing her architecture degree from SRM University. She was a good student overall and has got many medals in badminton to her credits. She also loves race bikes and owns a Royal Enfield Bullet which she loves to ride.
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Niveda is an actress and a model, who has acted in many Malayalam and Tamil movies. Born in Cherupuzha, Kannur and raised in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, she had Malayali parents and did her education at Monfort Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Besides the glitz, glamor and acting in her life, she has architecture also going on as a career option that she is pursuing at SRM University. Playing the role in the movie, “Uthara” as a child actress, she started her profession in acting.
Later, she got to become Jayaram’soffspring in “Veruthe Oru Bharya” where her presentation was quite appreciated by the audience and the critics, and therefore, she is best known for this certain movie. After that, a lot of her works in the Tamil and Malayalam films had her as a supporting actress, some of which are, “Chaappa Kurish” and “Thattathin Marayathu”, which were blockbusters on the box office. In the year 2013, she acted in “Romans” which was named by Sify.com as “Blockbuster”.
In “Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham”, she was provided with the role of the female lead, an ambitious vocalist named, Jaishree. In “Jilla”, she played the role of “Mahalakshmi”, a character who is very committed to her family that includes her father and two brothers. Niveda claimed in one of her interviews that for her, it wasn’t just a sisterly role to her, but a role of a sister with a strong sense of willpower, who influenced her brother in a very progressive fashion. She has contracted a project named, “Juliet- Lover of Idiot”, directed by Ajay Vodhirala.
Further, she has been signed to depict Kamal Hassan’s oldest daughter in the Tamil re-creation of “Drishyam” named, “Papanasam”. This talented actress/model has also won “Kerala State Film Award” for the nomination of “Best Young Artist”.