Nikamma is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action romantic comedy film starring Shilpa Shetty, Abhimanyu Dassani and Shirley Setia.[1] It is directed by Sabbir Khan and produced by Shabbir Khan Films & Sony Pictures.[2] Filming started in July 2019 and wrapped up in November 2020.[3] Nikamma is Setia's debut film and also marks the comeback of Shetty after her 14-year sabbatical.[4] Initially scheduled for a June 2020 release, it was indefinitely postponed due to production halt and theatres shutdown owing to COVID-19 pandemic.[5]

Directed bySabbir Khan
Produced bySony Pictures
Shabbir Khan Films
StarringShilpa Shetty
Abhimanyu Dassani
Shirley Setia
Music by
CinematographyHari K. Vedantam
Edited byManan Ajay Sagar
Sony Pictures
Shabbir Khan Films



Nikamma was announced in June 2019.[6] It marks the comeback of Shilpa Shetty into films after a sabbatical of 14 years.[7] Principal photography kicked off in July 2019, and Shetty joined the sets next month.[2] The shooting was stopped in March 2020 owing to COVID-19 pandemic in India, before resuming in October 2020 and wrapping up in first week of November 2020.[8]


  1. ^ "All you need to know about 'Nikamma' debutant Shirley Setia - Times of India". The Times of India.
  2. ^ a b "Abhimanyu Dassani and Shirley Setia to star in 'Nikamma'". Times of India. 22 July 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  3. ^ a b Taran Adarsh [@taran_adarsh] (21 August 2019). "Shilpa Shetty returns to the big screen after a hiatus... Starts filming for #Nikamma... Stars Abhimanyu Dassani and Shirley Setia... Directed by Sabbir Khan... Produced by Sony Pictures Intl Prod and Sabbir Khan Films... Summer 2020 release." (Tweet) – via Twitter. Invalid |number= parameter (help)
  4. ^ "Abhimanyu Dassani to star opposite Youtube sensation Shirley Setia in Sabbir Khan's action film Nikamma". Bollywood Hungama. 22 July 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Shoot of Abhimanyu Dassani, Shilpa Shetty's Nikamma suspended indefinitely following coronavirus outbreak". Pune Mirror.
  6. ^ "Sabbir Khan's Upcoming Film Nikamma to Star Abhimanyu Dassani Alongside Dubutante Shriley Setia". News 18. 22 July 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  7. ^ "I'm Ready to Take That Plunge Again, Says Shilpa Shetty on Her Comeback Film Nikamma". News 18. 1 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Shilpa Shetty announces the wrap of 'Nikamma': A bitter-sweet moment for me". Times of India. 5 November 2020. Retrieved 5 November 2020.

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