Nivetha Pethuraj is an Indian actor and a model. She predominantly works in the Tamil film industry. She is a young actress who is the face of the modern Tamil cinema. Her good looks and elegance have made her a rising star in the South Indian film industry.
She took birth in Madurai, Tamil Nadu on 30th November 1991. She has worked in over five Tamil movies and has won awards like Best Debut Actress award. She became popular among the youth with her acting skills and appealing character. In 2015, she won the Miss India UAE title. She took birth in Madurai, Tamil Nadu on 30th November 1991.
She has a younger brother, Nishant Pethuraj. She spent her childhood in Madurai before she left for Dubai, UAE. She completed her schooling in Dubai; she went to the Crescent English High School. She pursued a degree in Human Resource from the Heriot-Watt University, Dubai. Nivetha stayed in Dubai for over eighteen years. Side by side she also did modeling. In 2015, she won the Miss India UAE title; she outshined fifteen other contestants.
In 2016, she returned to India and made her acting debut in the film
Oru Naal Koothu. Directed by Nelson, Nivetha got the leading role of Kavya in the comedy movie. It dealt with the struggles of three young Tamil women in the society.
She got noticed from Oru Naal Koothu and earned a fan-following; she also got the Best Debut Actress award and fresh face of the year award. In 2017, she acted in Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam; directed by
Thalapathy Prabhu, the action-comedy featured Nivetha as Leelavati.
In the same year she acted in
Mental Madhilo, Nivetha played the role of Swetcha in the romantic drama. Directed by Vivek Athreya, it also featured Sree Vishu in the lead role and Shivaji Raja in supporting. In 2018, she became a part of
Tik Tik Tik. Tik Tik Tik- directed by
Shakti Soundar Rajan, it revolved around the theme of space calamity in a town in Tamil Nadu; even it got promoted as India’s first space film.
Tik Tik Tik earned a lot at the box office. Her two other works
Jagajala Killadi and Party are in the post-production phase. She is a young actress who is the face of the modern Tamil cinema. Her good looks and elegance have made her a rising star in the South Indian film industry. Though she often got criticized for her dress sense, Nivetha surely is set to become a star in South India.