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Niharica Raizada

Niharica Raizada is a European-born film actress who has worked in Indian films.[1][2] She was crowned as Miss India UK 2010 and was runner-up at Miss India Worldwide 2010.[3] She is the granddaughter of former Bollywood musician O. P. Nayyar.

Niharica Raizada
  • Actress
  • Scientist
Years active2013– present
TitleMiss India UK 2010,
Runner up-Miss India Worldwide 2010
FamilyO. P. Nayyar (Grand Father)

She has worked in films like Masaan, 6-5=2, Damadol[4][5] and Total Dhamaal (2018) along with Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit.


Early lifeEdit

Niharica is the granddaughter of music composer O. P. Nayyar.[6][7] She was born and raised in Luxembourg, Europe. Her mother tongue is French. She has a sister Nirekhna Raizada and a brother Avneesh Raizada.[8] She is a researcher by qualification[9] and studied MRes in Translational Medicine at Imperial College London,[10] and then did research in Cardiology at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore), under a Fulbright scholarship. She got training in acting from New York Film Academy. She is trained in western classical music and ballet. Niharica was crowned Miss India UK 2010[11] and was also the first runner-up of Miss India Worldwide 2010.[12] Niharica released one song for the brand Chambor in French. She was ranked 45 in the list of Times 50 Most Desirable Women of 2013, and rose to 44 in 2015.[13]

Niharica made her film debut in a Bengali film Damadol in 2013.[14] Niharica has also appeared in several parody songs on the Youtube Channels- Shudh Desi Gaane and What's Trending India. She acted in a Gujarati film Var to NRI J in 2016.[15] Niharica has done a film titled Full 2 Jugaadu in 2016 with Krushna Abhishek.[16][17]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2013 Damadol Bengali
2014 6-5=2 Priya Hindi
2015 Masaan Traveller Girl Hindi
2015 Alone Anu Hindi
2015 Baby Reporter Hindi
2015 Ek Kali Hindi Short film[18]
2016 Waarrior Savitri Savitri Hindi
2016 Var to NRI J Tejasvini Gujarati
2017 Dwaraka Telugu Special appearance in the song "Allabi Allabi" [19]
2019 The Perfect Murder Carol Hindi Short film[20][21][22]
2019 Total Dhamaal Dream Girl Hindi
2020 Sooryavanshi TBA Hindi [23]


  1. ^ "Niharica Raizada: I like to be in the limelight"
  2. ^ "Niharica Raizada shares her style secrets".
  3. ^ "Miss India UK Niharica Raizada bags Madhuri Dixit, Ajay Devgn starrer Total Dhamaal"
  4. ^ "She's no item girl!".
  5. ^ "OP Nayyar's granddaughter Niharica to act in a comedy film".
  6. ^ "'Waarrior Savitri' gets a release date".
  7. ^
  8. ^ "Niharika Raizada Biography". CrunchWood.
  9. ^ "Musician O P Nayyar's cardiologist grand-daughter Niharica Raizada in an item number".
  10. ^ "Page 21 Niharica Molecular Biosciences 2011 Postgraduate Awards" (PDF).
  11. ^ "Is this the start to a new chapter in Shekar Kapur's life March 2010".
  12. ^ "Niharica Raizada: I like to be in the limelight".
  13. ^ "Deepika Padukone: 2013's Most desirable woman".
  14. ^ "Tollywood gets a new item girl".
  15. ^ "Var To NRI J being shot in Vadodara".
  16. ^ "कृष्णा और उनकी लीड एक्ट्रेस निहारिका रायजादा ने मीडिया से बातचीत की".
  17. ^ "Photos: Krushna Abhishek Starts Shooting for His Film Full2 Jugadu!".
  18. ^ "Ek Kali - Short Film (HD) | Feat : Niharica Raizada"
  19. ^ "Allabi Allabi|Niharica Raizada"
  20. ^ "'Doctoring' a perfect murder!". Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  21. ^ Quest Mercury (29 January 2019), The Perfect Murder - Crime Drama Short Film, retrieved 1 March 2019
  22. ^ TellyTalkIndia (28 January 2019), The Perfect Murder short film screening | Hiba Nawab, Rohan Gandotra, Niharica Raizada & more, retrieved 1 March 2019
  23. ^ "रोहित शेट्टी की फिल्म में नजर आएंगी निहारिका रायजादा?". 11 May 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2019.

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