Niharika Konidela

Niharika Konidela (born 18 December 1993) is an Indian actress and television presenter who predominantly works in Telugu films. She made her debut with the film Oka Manasu (2016).[2] She also produces under her banner "Pink Elephant Pictures".

Niharika Konidela
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Konidela in 2018
Born (1993-12-18) 18 December 1993 (age 27)[1]
Years active2015–present
Chaitanya Jv
(m. 2020)
FamilySee Allu–Konidela family

Early and personal lifeEdit

Niharika Konidela is the daughter of actor and producer Nagendra Babu.[3] She is the niece of actors Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan. Her brother Varun Tej and cousins Ram Charan, Sai Dharam Tej, Allu Arjun, Allu Sirish, and Vaisshnav Tej are also actors in Telugu cinema.

She married Chaitanya Jonnalagadda on December 9, 2020 at Udaipur's Oberoi Udaivilas.[4][5]


Konidela worked as an presenter on Telugu language television before pursuing a career as an actress.[6][7] She has hosted Dhee Ultimate Dance Show for Segments Dhee Junior 1 and Dhee Junior 2 aired on ETV Network.[8]

She acted and also produced the Telugu web-series Muddapappu Avakai under her banner Pink Elephant Pictures. This series was released on YouTube and was well received by the audience.[9]

In September 2015, she signed for a film titled Oka Manasu which marked her debut as an actress.[10] Her 2019 film, Suryakantham, performed poorly at the box office, grossing 3 crore.[11] Later that year, she played a minor role in the historical action film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy.

Pink Elephant PicturesEdit

In 2015, Konidela launched her film production company, Pink Elephant Pictures.[12]



  • All films are in Telugu, unless otherwise noted.
Year Title Role(s) Notes Ref.
2016 Oka Manasu Sandhya Telugu debut [13]
2018 Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren Soumiya (Abhaayalakshmi) Tamil debut [14]
Happy Wedding Akshara Telugu [15]
2019 Suryakantham Suryakantham Telugu [16]
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy Bhagyam Telugu

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2016 Muddapappu Avakai Aasha Also producer [17]
2018 Nanna Koochi Tara ZEE5 series, also producer [18]
2019 Madhouse Meena Also producer


  1. ^ "Pics From Newlywed Actress Niharika Konidela's Birthday Are All Things Nice". Archived from the original on 27 January 2021. Retrieved 24 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Waiting for Niharika"
  3. ^ "My father is my biggest strength : Niharika Konidela". Times of India. Archived from the original on 24 October 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  4. ^ K., Janani (6 December 2020). "Niharika Konidela turns bride for her Udaipur wedding with Chaitanya. Unmissable pics". India Today. Archived from the original on 8 December 2020. Retrieved 8 December 2020.
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  6. ^ "Ram Charan keep teasing me about my TV show : Niharika". Times of India. Archived from the original on 4 April 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  7. ^ "Niharika Konidela: I will act in movies but I need some more time". Times of India. Times News Network. 15 July 2015. Archived from the original on 14 October 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  8. ^ "NagaBabu's Daughter Niharika has the desire to act in films". Archived from the original on 21 February 2016. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  9. ^ "'Muddapappu Avakai' series set to cross 2 million views on YouTube; Chiranjeevi's niece Niharika impresses audience"
  10. ^ "Mega debut in Tollywood".
  11. ^ "Niharika Konidela: Niharika Movie Rakes In Crores At Box Office". Sakshi Post. Sakshi Post. 3 April 2019. Archived from the original on 2 December 2020. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  12. ^ "Konidela Niharika Launches 'Pink Elephant Pictures' | RITZ". Ritz. 30 October 2015.
  13. ^ "'Oka Manasu' star Niharika says Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan encouraged her to pursue her dream". Ibtimes. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019.
  14. ^ "My role in Oru Nalla Naal… is substantial: Niharika". DeccanChronicle. Archived from the original on 13 July 2020.
  15. ^ "Niharika Konidela's 'Happy Wedding' to hit screens this summer". TmesofIndia. Archived from the original on 2 April 2019.
  16. ^ "Niharika Konidela preps for the pre-release event of Suryakantham by humming Po Pove song from the movie". TmesofIndia. Archived from the original on 6 April 2019.
  17. ^ "'Muddapappu Avakai' series set to cross 2 million views on YouTube; Chiranjeevi's niece Niharika impresses audience [Videos]". Ibtimes. Archived from the original on 27 February 2021.
  18. ^ "Niharika Konidela and Nagababu's web series' 'Nanna Koochi' trailer is out and trending at #2". TmesofIndia.

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