Nikki Galrani is an Indian film actress, model and fashion designer who featured in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada Films. In 2014, She made her debut in Malayalam film 1983 as Manjula Sasidharan, for which she won three awards. She made her Tamil debut in the horror film Darling in 2015. After seeing her performance in the film, She popularly came to be known as Darling Devil in the media. Nikki Galrani engages with actor Aadhi Pinisetty on March 24 and made their relationship official in the presence of their families.
Nikki Galrani was born on 3 January 1993 as the youngest daughter of Manohar Galrani and Reshma at Bangalore. She has an elder sister, Archana Galrani aka Sanjjanaa who is also an actress and model. Nikki Galrani did her PUC from Bishop Cotton Girls College in Bangalore and later took up a course in fashion designing.
Also, she did science in PUC because her parents and sister wanted her to become a doctor but they later let her pursue fashion designing. She then did modeling and appeared in many advertisements. Galrani attributes her sister Sanjjanaa as being an integral part of her success. She said in one interview that
“If not for my sister, Sanjjanaa, who’s already in the film industry, I would surely have struggled to get a foothold in cinema.”Galrani explained that her sister helped her make contacts and get jobs in what Galrani described as an “otherwise very competitive industry … I would hang around her during her shoots and people would see me. I got into modelling without even a portfolio!”
In 2014, Nikki Galrani started her film career in the Malayalam film 1983. She made her acting debut at the age of 18 in August 2013 and signed for her first film and played a lead role with Ajith for the Kannada movie, a remake of the Tamil film Paiyaa.
After the film, she quickly enters the Tamil film industry and signed her next project, Yagavarayinum Naa Kaakka, and a few weeks later, her first Malayalam film, 1983. The film became her debut film, was her first major box office hit.
Even before the release of her first Kannada film, she had been signed for three more Kannada projects – Jamboo Savari, Obiraya, and Paravashanadenu. The delay of Yagavarayinum Naa Kaakka meant that the horror comedy Darling that she began shooting for much later became her debut Tamil release, which was a commercial success.
She starred with Suresh Gopi in Malayalam movie Rudra Simhasanam. Her next Kollywood film Ko 2 was successful at the box office. In 2016, She starred with Vishnu Vishal in the Tamil film Velainu Vandhutta Vellaikaaran.
Her next Tamil film was with G. V. Prakash Kumar again in Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru. After she earned some Tamil audience, she continued to do Tamil films. In 2017, She acted in Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva with Raghava Lawrence.
She has established a career in South Indian film industry as a leading actress, and she is a recipient of several awards. Kochi Times placed her fifth on their list of the “25 Most Desirable Women of 2015”. In 2016, Galrani was described as the most searched celebrity in Tamil cinema by McAfee Intel Security and also IBTimes called her the most successful actress in Malayalam cinema.
- SIIMA Film Award for Best Debut (Female)
- Best Female Debut
- Vanitha Film Award for Best Debut (Female)
- Asianet Film Award for Best New Face of the Year (Female)
- Edison Award for Best Debut Actress
|Real Name||Nikki Galrani|
|Profession||Indian film actress|
|Date of Birth||3 January 1992|
|Age||30 (as of 2022)|
|Father Name||Sumeet Saigal|
|Mother Name||Shaheen Banu|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign||Not Known|
|Educational Qualification||IB in Science|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Boy Friend||Aadhi Pinishetty – Engaged|
|Current City||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|2014||Ohm Shanthi Oshaana||Thennal K Warrier||Malayalam|
|2015||Oru Second Class Yathra||Lakshmi||Malayalam|
|2015||Yagavarayinum Naa Kaakka||Kayal||Tamil|
|2015||Rudra Simhasanam||Thamburatti Haimavathy||Malayalam|
|2015||Rajamma @ Yahoo||Sherin||Malayalam|
|2016||Ko 2||Priya Dharshini||Tamil|
|2016||Velainu Vandhutta Vellaikaaran||Archana||Tamil|
|2016||Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum||Thresiama Punnoose||Malayalam|
|2016||Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru||Priya||Tamil|
|2017||Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva||Jaanu||Tamil|
|2017||Hara Hara Mahadevaki||Ramya||Tamil|
|2018||Kalakalappu 2Films that have not yet been released||TBA||Tamil|
|2018||Charlie Chaplin 2Films that have not yet been released||TBA||Tamil|
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