Nikita Dutta is an Indian actress and model who primarily works in the Hindi film industry. She is known for portraying Jia Sharma romantic drama film “Kabir Singh” (2019) and Simran in sports drama film “Gold” (2018).
In 2014, she made her Bollywood debut as a supporting actress in the film “Lekar Hum Deewana Dil”.In 2012 she participated in Femina Miss India and emerged as finalist. She also worked in Indain television serial “Dream Girl – EkLadkiDeewani Si” as Lakshmi Mathur, directed by starring Shraddha Arya.
Nikita Dutta Wiki/Biography
Born on 13 November 1990, Nikita Dutta’s age is 30 years as of 2021. She was born and brought up in educated family from New Delhi, India. Since her father is a Navy Officer, she spent most of her childhood in Kochi, Mumbai, and Vishakhapatnam.
Nikita Dutta Childhood Photo
After finishing her early schooling, she began graduation in Economics from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai. During her graduation days, she had discovered her growing interest in acting and modeling.
Hence, after completing her graduation, she gave up studies and started pursuing a career in modeling and acting.
Date of Birth
13 November 1990
New Delhi, India
Actress and Model
College / University
St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Graduation in Economics
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Nikita Dutta belongs to a well-to-do Hindu family from New Delhi, India.
Her father’s name is Anil Kumar Dutta who is a retired naval officer of Indian Navy.
Nikita Dutta Father
Her mother’s name is Alka Dutta who is a home maker.
Nikita Dutta Mother
She has one sibling, her elder sister’s name is Ankita Dutta.
Nikita Dutta’s marital status is unmarried and there are no reports of her dating yet.
Anil Kumar Dutta
She is a stunning and beautiful actress with an amazing personality. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 60 kgs. Her gorgeous figure makes her a perfect fit as a model and television actress.
Nikita Dutta’s success as a model is remarkable. Within a few years of modeling, she became the finalist of the prestigious Femina Miss India event in 2012.
After becoming the finalist in the Femina Miss India 2012, Nikita Dutta did not take a long time to receive her first offer for a Bollywood film. Her first Bollywood film Lekar Hum Deewana Dil, produced by Saif Ali Khan, was released in 2014. Though the film failed in terms of box office performance, Nikita had received appreciations of viewers.
After her first film, she did not find any major offers from Bollywood. Thus, she moved to TV serials. In 2015, she registered her first television debut with Life OK’s drama series Dream Girl – EkLadkiDeewani Si. In this TV series, she had played a major role. The name of the character she portrayed was Lakshmi Mathur. In November 2015, she quit the show.
In 2016, she joined another TV series named “Ek Duje KeVaaste” produced by the Sony Entertainment Television. In this television show, she played an ambitious girl who loves cooking and wants to have her restaurant. Her chemistry with the show’s male protagonist, Namik Paul, was loved and appreciated by the audience. Along with Paul, Nikita Dutta won the Lions Gold Award for Jodi No. 1. In October 2016, the show was terminated due to poor TRP rating.
In 2017, Nikita Dutta was the cast opposite Vatsal Sheth and Zayad Khan for another TV serial of Sony Entertainment Television. The name of this romantic thriller TV series was Haasil. In this TV show, Nikita played a lawyer who engaged in a legal fight against a rich and powerful family. Critics and viewers appreciated her performance. For her role in this TV show, she had also received Lions Gold Award for the Best Actress. In the same year, she also signed a contract for a TV show Laal Ishq produced by &TV. However, she quit the show after a few days.
In 2018, Nikita Dutta returned to Bollywood. She played a small role in the ReemaKagti’s film Gold, which is a sports-based film. Akshay Kuma, Mouni Roy, Sunny Kaushal, and Amit Saad are notable co-stars in this film with Nikita Dutta. The film proved to be a huge box office success with a worldwide collection of 21 million USD.
In 2019, Nikita Dutta played a major role in Kabir Singh, a film directed by Sandeep Vanga. Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani were the lead cast in this film. The film has been noted as one of the highest-grossing Indian films in the box-office. For her cameo in this film, Dutta was praised by viewers and critics of the film.
She is the lead cast opposite Abhishek Bacchan in “The Big Bull” directed by Kookie V. Gulati. The film is based on the biography of 1992 stock market scam accused Harshad Mehta. In this film, Dutta will be playing the role of a journalist. The film will; be released on the Hotstar, a popular Indian OTT platform.
Nikita Dutta stepped into the television industry in 2015 as the lead actress in “Dream Girl – EkLadkiDeewani Si”, a TV show produced by Life OK. Along with the TV show, Dutta’s acting was appreciated by the viewers. In 2016, she signed another TV show “Ek Duje KeVaaste” produced by the Sony TV Network. She worked for another TV Show “Haasil” by Sony TV Network in 2017. After a short break, she returned to the small screen in 2019 for “Aafat” – an MX Player web series.
Nikita Dutta registered her Bollywood film debut in 2014 for the movie “Lekar Hum Deewana Dil”. Saif Ali Khan produced the film. However, the project did not prove to be a commercial success. In 2015, Dutta stepped into small screen projects. TV serials gave her more popularity and recognition than her debut film. After spending 4-5 years in TV serials, she made her comeback to Bollywood again with a big-budget project “Gold” released in 2018. In this Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy starred film, Dutta had played a cameo role.
In 2019, Sahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani starred “Kabir Singh” was released. Dutta played the second lead actress in this movie, which proved to be one of the most commercially successful films in Bollywood. In 2020, Nikita Dutta was seen in two movies named “The Big Bull” and “Maska”. In The Big Bull, Dutta played the role of lead actress opposite to lead actor Abhishek Bacchan. Rocket Gang is her upcoming release in 2021.
For her acting in TV serials, Dutta has received some notable awards. For Ek Duje KeLiye, she was conferred with Lions Gold Award for “Jodi No 1” category in 2017. A year later, she again received Lions Gold Award for the best actress in “Haasil”. On the same year, she was awarded the “Best Emerging TV Actor of the Year” by The Iconic Achiever’s Award.
Facts and Information
Nikita belongs to a family that has served the country immensely. Her father is a retired Navy officer. Her parental uncle is retired Major General in Indian Army.
At the age of six, she had a crush on Hrithik Roshan.
In 2011, she performed at Navy Ball. Her performance fetched “Navy Queen” title to her.
Dutta is a fitness enthusiast. She like yoga and other fitness activities.
Despite being a fitness freak, she loves eating. On her cheat days, she loves eating golgappa, sweets, etc.