Nikhil Dwivedi

Nikhil Dwivedi is an Indian actor and producer who works in Hindi cinema. He is best known for his role in television series Scam 1992 (2020). His other acting roles include My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves (2008), Raavan (2010), Shor in the City (2011), Ankahi Kahaniya (2021). As a producer, he has produced films like Veere Di Wedding (2018) and Dabangg 3 (2019).

Nikhil Dwivedi
Nikhil Dwivedi at the opening of Fluke store.jpg
Dwivedi in 2012
Born (1978-11-25) 25 November 1978 (age 44)
Alma mater
Occupations
  • Actor
  • producer
Years active2008–present
Spouse
(m. 2011)
Children1

Early lifeEdit

Nikhil Dwivedi was born in a middle-class family in Kanpur. He worked for American Express Bank and before moving on to work for a consumer electronics shop. However, he gave up all of this to pursue acting in films.[1]

CareerEdit

His first major role was as the title role in My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves in 2008, which was directed by E. Niwas and co-produced by Shahrukh Khan's Red Chillies production house. He went on to secure the role of Lakshman in Mani Ratnam's Raavan that also starred Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. His third film was Shor in the City, where he played the role of Ramesh alongside Tusshar Kapoor in the Balaji Telefilms production. Dwivedi's fourth venture "Hate Story" directed by Vivek Agnihotri has been hailed as a flop. His fifth film wasTamanchey in which he co-starred with Richa Chadha.

In 2018, he co produced his first film Veere Di Wedding with Ekta Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor. It was followed by Dabangg 3 (2019) which was co produced by Salman Khan. In 2019, he also produced television serial named Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapuran on Colors TV, which stars Rajneesh Duggal and Shiny Doshi in lead.

In 2020, he made his comeback as an actor after a six-year hiatus, he appeared in Sony LIV original series Scam 1992 directed by Hansal Mehta.

Personal lifeEdit

 
Dwivedi with his wife Gaurie

Dwivedi married model and actress Gaurie Pandit in early 2011 at a small ceremony.[2][3] The couple has a son, Shivaan.[4]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Actor Producer Notes
2008 My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves Yes No
Khallballi: Fun Unlimited Yes No Unreleased
2010 Raavan Yes No
2011 Shor in the City Yes No
Crackers Yes No Voice
2012 Hate Story Yes No
2014 Tamanchey Yes No
2018 Veere Di Wedding No Yes
2019 Dabangg 3 No Yes
2021 Ankahi Kahaniya Yes No Netflix film

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Actor Creator Producer Notes
2019-2020 Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapuran No Yes Yes
2020 Scam 1992 Yes No No Sony Liv series

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2009 Filmfare Awards Best Male Debut My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves Nominated [5]
2009 Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow - Male Nominated [6]
2012 Breakthrough Performance - Male Shor in the City Nominated [7]
2020 ETC Bollywood Business Awards The 100 Crore Club Dabangg 3 Won [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Likhar, Jeetu (20 June 2014). "Nikhil Dwivedi".
  2. ^ "March wedding for Nikhil Dwivedi-Gowri Pandit". filmibeat.com. 2 March 2011.
  3. ^ "News18.com: CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates". News18. Archived from the original on 1 April 2011.
  4. ^ "How Bollywood kids dressed up for Ahil Sharma's Halloween party!".
  5. ^ Webmaster (16 February 2009). "Nominations for the 54th Filmfare Awards". Radio Sargam (RS). Archived from the original on 3 April 2010. Retrieved 9 March 2010.
  6. ^ "Star Screen Awards Nominations – 2008". Indicine. 8 January 2009. Archived from the original on 29 October 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2014.
  7. ^ MAX Stardust Awards – Break Through Supporting Performance Award Male – Vidyut Jamwal. 25 February 2012. Archived from the original on 3 February 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2015 – via YouTube.
  8. ^ "ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2020". Koimoi. 17 February 2020. Retrieved 17 February 2020.

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