Nikitin Dheer is a professional Indian film and television actor widely recognized for his role of Thangaballi in the Bollywood film Chennai Express directed by Rohit Shetty.
His other popular films are Shershaah, Sooryavanshi, Antrim: The Final Truth, Dabangg 2, and Housefull 3. He has also appeared in several TV series including Raktanchal.
Nikitin Dheer Birth & Family
Nikitin Dheer was born on 17th March 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
His father is Pankaj Dheer, an actor and film director, famous for his role of Karna in the Indian epic TV series Mahabharata in the year 1988 and his mother is Anita Dheer who is a costume designer.
He has a sister named Nitika Shah. He married Hindi TV actress Kratika Sengar on 3rd September 2014. The couple has a daughter named Devika Dheer.
Nikitin Dheer Education
Nikitin Dheer Physical Stats
Nikitin Dheer Career
He made his professional debut in the year 2008 with Ashutosh Gowariker’s movie Jodha Akhar starring alongside Hritik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
He portrayed the role of Sharfuddin Hussain, Akbar’s brother-in-law in the historical movie. The same year, he acted in Mission Istanbul.
He came into the limelight with Rohit Shetty’s action comedy Chennai Express for the role of Thangaballi in the year 2013.
He has worked in several Hindi movies like Ready (2011), Dabangg (2012), Housefull 3 (2016), Shershaah (2021), and more.
Apart from working in Bollywood, he has worked in Tollywood. His first Telugu movie was Kanche released in the year 2015. He appeared as Colonel Eeshwar Prasad.
His other Telugu movies are Gautham Nanda and Mister in the year 2017. His movie Khiladi is all set to be released on 11th February 2022.
He made his professional debut in the TV industry in the year 2011 with his special appearance of King Kalyavan in Dwarkadheesh- Bhagwan Shree Krishna.
He was seen in other tv series namely Nagarjun-Ek Yodha, Ishqbaaz, Naagin 3, and Raktanchal.
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Some Unknown Facts About Nikitin Dheer
- He is fond of dogs.
- He was born and raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- His grandfather C.L. Dheer was a producer of almost 20 films.
- Although he is a fitness freak, he likes to have midnight snacks.
- He has done black cat commando training in unarmed combat and black belt.
- If not an actor he would have either joined the army or done a Ph.D. in Sanskrit.
- He was a contestant in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 5 and ended up as a 2nd runner-up.
- He likes to watch movies in his free time and Gunga Jumna, Mujhe Jeene Do, Arjun, and Shiva are his favorite movies.