Nihaar Pandya is an Indian actor and model. He was the Ex-boyfriend of Deepika Padukone. Let’s have a look at Nihaar Pandya’s biography and some interesting facts about him.
Biography/Wiki & Career
Nihaar was born on 28 March 1982 (age 37; as in 2019) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He went to Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. Since childhood, he was not into studies that much but was very enthusiastic about sports. He was a sprint athlete and represented Maharashtra in sprint competitions as well. He was passionate about cricket and used to miss college for it. He played cricket at school and college levels and also represented Mumbai in this and this cricket teams.
He got to act in Salman Khan‘s movie “Marigold” for the first time, when he accompanied his uncle to a film shoot who worked as a doctor there, as the actors suffered heatstroke. His inclination towards acting made him sure that he wanted to pursue this career and so, he joined Anupam Kher‘s institute Actor Prepares to polish his acting skills. He worked hard and learned Kathak from Veeru Krishna to resolve rhythm issues, as suggested by Priyanka Chopra. Along with Kathak, he mastered Hindustani Classical Music as well.
Nihaar made his Bollywood entry with a historical biographical film based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi” (2019) paired opposite Kangana Ranaut, in which he portrayed the character of Baji Rao II.
Height: 5’ 9”
Weight: 75 kg
Body Measurements: 42′ Chest, 32′ Waist, 16′ Biceps
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Girlfriends
Nihaar hails from an upper-middle-class Gujarati Family. His mother is Dipti Pandya. He has a brother, Paarth Pandya.
Nihaar and Deepika Padukone were in a live-in relationship when she was working as a model in Mumbai.
He was going out with actress Gauhar Khan.
He also dated the talented actress and singer, Neeti Mohan for some-time. Nihaar and Neeti tied the knot on 15 February 2019 at Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad.
- Actress: Priyanka Chopra
- Film: Dangal
- Author: Paulo Coelho
- Restaurant: Royal China in Mumbai.
- While shooting for an action sequence of “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi,” he had hurt Kangana Ranaut; as a result of which she got 15 stitches on her forehead.
- Sania Mirza, the Indian tennis Sensation, is one of his close friends.
- He likes adventure sports, dancing, singing, reading, and doing gymnastics in his leisure time
- Being a dog lover, he gives charity to an animal welfare NGO.