Nikita Dutta
Nikita Dutta

Nikita Dutta

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Nikita Dutta (born 13 November 1990) is an Indian actress who primarily works in Hindi films and television. After participating in Femina Miss India 2012, she made her acting debut with the romantic drama Lekar Hum Deewana Dil (2014). Dutta made her television debut with Dream Girl (2015) and achieved recognition with Ek Duje Ke Vaaste (2016).Dutta returned to films with the period sports film Gold (2018) and then appeared in the romantic drama Kabir Singh (2019). Dutta has since portrayed the leading lady in the crime drama The Big Bull, the supernatural horror Dybbuk, both in (2021) and the web series Khakee: The Bihar Chapter (2022).

Early life

Dutta was born on 13 November 1990 into a Punjabi family in Delhi. Dutta's father is a retired Rear Admiral of the Indian Navy. She has spent most of her childhood in Visakhapatnam and Mumbai. She has completed her graduation in Economics from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.

Career

Dutta participated in Femina Miss India 2012 and landed up as one of the finalists. After this, Dutta made her acting debut with the romantic comedy ''Lekar Hum Deewana Dil'' in 2014. The film emerged as a commercial failure. She played a sweet and smart girl opposite Sudeep Sahir.Dutta made her television debut in 2015 with ''Dream Girl''. She played Lakshmi, an aspiring actress opposite Mohsin Khan. She quit the show in November 2015. Dutta career marked a turning point with her portrayal of strongheaded women Suman in ''Ek Duje Ke Vaaste'' opposite Namik Paul. The show culminated in October the same year. From 2017 to 2018, she played a lawyer opposite Zayed Khan and Vatsal Sheth in ''Haasil''. The show marked her last TV appearance. With global earnings of 1.5 billion, ''Gold'' emerged as a commercial success. ''Bollywood Hungama'' noted, "Nikita Dutta is cute and does fine." The same year, Dutta appeared opposite Neil Bhoopalam, in Zoya Akhtar's segment of the anthology film ''Lust Stories''. The film met with positive reviews from critics.In 2019, Dutta made her web debut with MX Player's ''Aafat'', portraying the role of Titli, a divorcee. In the same year, she portrayed a film actress in the romantic drama ''Kabir Singh'', opposite Shahid Kapoor. It received mixed reviews but became the 26th highest-grossing Indian film of all time, grossing more than worldwide. ''Bollywood Hungama'' found her "sweet" in the supporting role. In 2020, Dutta portrayed an aspiring actor opposite Prit Kamani in ''Maska''. In 2020, Dutta portrayed an aspiring actor opposite Prit Kamani in ''Maska''. ''India Today'' stated that she "stands out", among the young actors. ''Firstpost'' noted, "Dutta does the struggling actor representation quite well, but her character is given the shorter end of the stick." Dutta had two releases in 2021. She first portrayed a housewife opposite Abhishek Bachchan in ''The Big Bull'', a fictionalized biographical film about 1992 stock market scam accused broker Harshad Mehta. Dutta had two releases in 2021. She first portrayed a housewife opposite Abhishek Bachchan in ''The Big Bull'', a fictionalized biographical film about 1992 stock market scam accused broker Harshad Mehta. ''Deccan Herald'' wrote, "Nikita tries to add some life to a one-dimensional character but this counts for little in the larger scheme of things." She next portrayed a pregnant women opposite Emraan Hashmi in the supernatural horror ''Dybbuk''. ''Rediff.com'' found her to be "strictly okay", while ''The Week'' wrote, "With her performances, Nikita has sustained the aura of fear."In 2022, Dutta appeared opposite Aditya Seal in the musical supernatural comedy ''Rocket Gang''. ''Times of India'' noted, "Nikita Dutta fits right in but her on-screen chemistry with Aditya Seal falls flat." She also portrayed a resolute wife opposite Karan Tacker in the web series ''Khakee: The Bihar Chapter''. ''The Telegraph'' noted, "Nikita Dutta as Tanu, turn in an impressive performances despite little screen time."Dutta played a medical student opposite Ehan Bhat in her first release of 2024, ''Dange''. Titas Chowdhury of ''News18'' noted, "Nikita Dutta as Rishika impresses. Her Rishika is no nonsense, sometimes loud and still holds a lot of empathy." Dutta will next make her Marathi film debut with ''Gharat Ganpati''. Dutta will next make her Marathi film debut with ''Gharat Ganpati''.

Debut and success in television (2012-2017)

Dutta participated in Femina Miss India 2012 and landed up as one of the finalists. After this, Dutta made her acting debut with the romantic comedy ''Lekar Hum Deewana Dil'' in 2014. The film emerged as a commercial failure. She played a sweet and smart girl opposite Sudeep Sahir.Dutta made her television debut in 2015 with ''Dream Girl''. She played Lakshmi, an aspiring actress opposite Mohsin Khan. She quit the show in November 2015. Dutta career marked a turning point with her portrayal of strongheaded women Suman in ''Ek Duje Ke Vaaste'' opposite Namik Paul. The show culminated in October the same year. From 2017 to 2018, she played a lawyer opposite Zayed Khan and Vatsal Sheth in ''Haasil''. The show marked her last TV appearance.

Femina and bollywood debut (2012-2014)

Dutta participated in the 2012 edition of Femina Miss India and landed up as one of the finalists. Later, she made her silverscreen debut with a brief role in the romantic comedy ''Lekar Hum Deewana Dil'' (2014). Produced by Saif Ali Khan, the film failed to perform well at the box office.

Film comeback and further career (2018-2021)

With global earnings of 1.5 billion, ''Gold'' emerged as a commercial success. ''Bollywood Hungama'' noted, "Nikita Dutta is cute and does fine." The same year, Dutta appeared opposite Neil Bhoopalam, in Zoya Akhtar's segment of the anthology film ''Lust Stories''. The film met with positive reviews from critics.In 2019, Dutta made her web debut with MX Player's ''Aafat'', portraying the role of Titli, a divorcee. In the same year, she portrayed a film actress in the romantic drama ''Kabir Singh'', opposite Shahid Kapoor. It received mixed reviews but became the 26th highest-grossing Indian film of all time, grossing more than worldwide. ''Bollywood Hungama'' found her "sweet" in the supporting role. In 2020, Dutta portrayed an aspiring actor opposite Prit Kamani in ''Maska''. In 2020, Dutta portrayed an aspiring actor opposite Prit Kamani in ''Maska''. ''India Today'' stated that she "stands out", among the young actors. ''Firstpost'' noted, "Dutta does the struggling actor representation quite well, but her character is given the shorter end of the stick." Dutta had two releases in 2021. She first portrayed a housewife opposite Abhishek Bachchan in ''The Big Bull'', a fictionalized biographical film about 1992 stock market scam accused broker Harshad Mehta. Dutta had two releases in 2021. She first portrayed a housewife opposite Abhishek Bachchan in ''The Big Bull'', a fictionalized biographical film about 1992 stock market scam accused broker Harshad Mehta. ''Deccan Herald'' wrote, "Nikita tries to add some life to a one-dimensional character but this counts for little in the larger scheme of things." She next portrayed a pregnant women opposite Emraan Hashmi in the supernatural horror ''Dybbuk''. ''Rediff.com'' found her to be "strictly okay", while ''The Week'' wrote, "With her performances, Nikita has sustained the aura of fear."

Television debut and success (2015-2018)

Dutta made her television debut in 2015 with Life OK's drama series ''Dream GirlEk Ladki Deewani Si''. She starred alongside Shraddha Arya and Mohsin Khan, portraying Lakshmi Mathur, an aspiring actress who falls in love with Khan's character. She quit the show in November 2015.In 2016, Dutta was cast in Sony Entertainment Television's ''Ek Duje Ke Vaaste'' opposite Namik Paul. The show culminated in October the same year.Dutta's next television show the romantic thriller ''Haasil''–which aired for 4 months (October 2017 to February 2018). Cast opposite Zayed Khan and Vatsal Sheth, she played Aanchal Srivastava, a lawyer who dares up against a rich family, the Raichands, and engages in a love triangle with the family's two step-brothers. The show culminated in October the same year.Dutta's next television show the romantic thriller ''Haasil''–which aired for 4 months (October 2017 to February 2018). Cast opposite Zayed Khan and Vatsal Sheth, she played Aanchal Srivastava, a lawyer who dares up against a rich family, the Raichands, and engages in a love triangle with the family's two step-brothers.

Recent work and expansion (2022-present)

In 2022, Dutta appeared opposite Aditya Seal in the musical supernatural comedy ''Rocket Gang''. ''Times of India'' noted, "Nikita Dutta fits right in but her on-screen chemistry with Aditya Seal falls flat." She also portrayed a resolute wife opposite Karan Tacker in the web series ''Khakee: The Bihar Chapter''. ''The Telegraph'' noted, "Nikita Dutta as Tanu, turn in an impressive performances despite little screen time."Dutta played a medical student opposite Ehan Bhat in her first release of 2024, ''Dange''. Titas Chowdhury of ''News18'' noted, "Nikita Dutta as Rishika impresses. Her Rishika is no nonsense, sometimes loud and still holds a lot of empathy." Dutta will next make her Marathi film debut with ''Gharat Ganpati''. Dutta will next make her Marathi film debut with ''Gharat Ganpati''.

Film comeback and further career (2018-present)

Dutta returned to films in 2018 with ''Gold'', a sports film written and directed by Reema Kagti and based upon the national hockey team's title at the 1948 Summer Olympics. Co-starring with Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, and Sunny Kaushal, she played the supporting role of Kaushal's girlfriend. With a worldwide gross of over , ''Gold'' emerged as a critical and commercial success. She also appeared in Netflix's ''Lust Stories'' as the male protagonist's fiancé in a segment written and directed by Kagti's friend Zoya Akhtar.In 2019, Dutta made her web debut with MX Player's original series ''Aafat'', playing the role of Titli, a divorcee. The same year, she starred as a film actress Jia Sharma in Sandeep Vanga's action romantic drama ''Kabir Singh'',, ''Gold'' emerged as a critical and commercial success. She also appeared in Netflix's ''Lust Stories'' as the male protagonist's fiancé in a segment written and directed by Kagti's friend Zoya Akhtar.In 2019, Dutta made her web debut with MX Player's original series ''Aafat'', playing the role of Titli, a divorcee. The same year, she starred as a film actress Jia Sharma in Sandeep Vanga's action romantic drama ''Kabir Singh'', an adaptation of Vanga's Telugu romance ''Arjun Reddy'' (2017) and co-starring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani. ''Kabir Singh'' received mixed reviews from critics but proved one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time, grossing more than worldwide. Dutta received praise for her chemistry with Kapoor in the second half, and followed up the success of ''Kabir Singh'' with a central role in Neeraj Udhwani's ''Maska'', a drama about an aspiring actor who is caught between his own dream and his mother's ambitions of seeing him take over the family Irani cafe.In 2021, Dutta starred opposite Abhishek Bachchan in Kookie V. Gulati's ''The Big Bull'', a fictionalized biographical film about 1992 stock market scam accused broker Harshad Mehta, playing Priya Patel Shah. Her next film, ''Dybbuk'', was released the same year on Amazon Prime Video, starring her opposite Emraan Hashmi in a remake of writer-director Jay Krishnan's own debut film, the 2017 Malayalam horror drama ''Ezra''.Dutta is slated to star opposite Aditya Seal in the Zee Studios dance musical drama ''Rocket Gang'', which is to mark the directorial debut of choreographer Bosco Martis. worldwide. Dutta received praise for her chemistry with Kapoor in the second half, and followed up the success of ''Kabir Singh'' with a central role in Neeraj Udhwani's ''Maska'', a drama about an aspiring actor who is caught between his own dream and his mother's ambitions of seeing him take over the family Irani cafe.In 2021, Dutta starred opposite Abhishek Bachchan in Kookie V. Gulati's ''The Big Bull'', a fictionalized biographical film about 1992 stock market scam accused broker Harshad Mehta, playing Priya Patel Shah. Her next film, ''Dybbuk'', was released the same year on Amazon Prime Video, starring her opposite Emraan Hashmi in a remake of writer-director Jay Krishnan's own debut film, the 2017 Malayalam horror drama ''Ezra''.Dutta is slated to star opposite Aditya Seal in the Zee Studios dance musical drama ''Rocket Gang'', which is to mark the directorial debut of choreographer Bosco Martis. worldwide. Dutta received praise for her chemistry with Kapoor in the second half, and followed up the success of ''Kabir Singh'' with a central role in Neeraj Udhwani's ''Maska'', a drama about an aspiring actor who is caught between his own dream and his mother's ambitions of seeing him take over the family Irani cafe.In 2021, Dutta starred opposite Abhishek Bachchan in Kookie V. Gulati's ''The Big Bull'', a fictionalized biographical film about 1992 stock market scam accused broker Harshad Mehta, playing Priya Patel Shah. Her next film, ''Dybbuk'', was released the same year on Amazon Prime Video, starring her opposite Emraan Hashmi in a remake of writer-director Jay Krishnan's own debut film, the 2017 Malayalam horror drama ''Ezra''.Dutta is slated to star opposite Aditya Seal in the Zee Studios dance musical drama ''Rocket Gang'', which is to mark the directorial debut of choreographer Bosco Martis.

Other work and media image

She has also done charity work with "Hemkunt Foundation", during COVID-19 and has walked the ramp for "Global Peace Initiative". Dutta is a celebrity endorser for brands and products including White Tone and Malabar Gold and Diamonds.
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