Nikitin Dheer the Indian actor who works in the Bollywood and Hindi shows, celebrated his 40th Birthday on 17th March 2020. 

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Nikitin Dheer Biography

Nikitin Dheer was born on 17 March 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra to costume designer Anita Dheer and actor Pankaj Dheer who appeared in Hindi films and TV series such as MahabharatChandrakantaThe Great MarathaYug and Badho Bahu. Pankaj was the first to make the first-ever Triple X Indian Adult film Bombay Fantasy in 1983. Dheer’s mother Anita was the costume designer in Raj N. Sippy’s 1994 action comedy film Ikke Pe Ikka starring Akshay Kumar, Shanti Priya and Prithvi. His grandfather C.L. Dheer was a film producer, who produced more than 15 films.

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Nikitin Dheer started his career in acting in Ashutosh Gowariker‘s 2008 historical drama Jodhaa Akbar, alongside Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. He played the character of Sharifuddin Hussain, Akbar’s brother-in-law. The film received critical appreciation and became commercially successful. The acclaimed film critic Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama praised Dheer for his performance by mentioning him as “fantastic”. Dheer also appeared in Apoorva Lakhia’s unremarkable action thriller in 2008, Mission Istaanbul alongside Vivek Oberoi, Shriya Saran and Zayed Khan.

Dheer was seen alongside Salman Khan and Asin in the Anees Bazmee’s 2011 comedy film Ready. In 2012, he was featured in supporting role in Arbaaz Khan‘s action film Dabangg 2 starring Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha and Prakash Raj. In 2013, he appeared as the main antagonist in Rohit Shetty‘s action comedy film Chennai Express alongside Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. Dheer played the character of Tangaballi, a dreaded Tamil goon, for which he gained more muscle and work on his accent. The film produced by Gauri Khan under Red Chillies Entertainments was rated 4 of 5 by most film reviewers and became the highest-grossing Indian film of that time. The acclaimed film critic Mohar Basu appreciated Dheer physical appearance in the film by mentioning him as “robust though hardly had a role enough to perform”. The film is currently is the 11th highest-grossing Bollywood film.

Dheer’s other notable appearances are in Krish’s 2015 Telugu war film Kanche in which he played the character of ‘Colonel Eeshwar Prasad’, Sajid-Farhad duo’s 2016 action comedy film Housefull 3 in which he played the role of Rohan Patel, Sohail Khan’s 2016 sports comedy film Freaky Ali in which he is featured in the role of ‘Danger Bhai’, Sampath Nandi’s 2017 Telugu action film Goutham Nanda in which he played one of the main antagonist ‘Gowda’ and Sreenu Vaitla’s 2017 Telugu drama film Mister in which he is seen in the role of Rahul Wadayar.

Dheer’s appearances in Indian television series are in Imagine TV’s 2011 series, Dwarkadheesh – Bhagwaan Shree Krishna created by Sagar Films Pvt.Ltd, Colors TV’s 2014 stunt-action reality game show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Season-5 hosted by filmmaker Rohit Shetty in which he contested in a special appearance. He became the second Runner up of the contest, which actor Gurmeet Choudhary became the first Runner up and actor-model Rajneesh Duggal the winner.

Life OK TV’s 2016–2017 series Naagarjuna – Ek Yoddha produced by Yash A Patnaik of Beyond Dreams Entertainment in which he played the character ‘Astika’, Star Plus TV’s 2017–2018 series Ishqbaaaz produced by 4 Lions Films in which he appeared in the character of ‘Dr. Veer Pratap Chauhan’, Colors TV’s 2019 supernatural fantasy thriller series Naagin in which he appeared in the role of ‘Huqum’ and Colors TV 2019 comedy series Khatra Khatra Khatra.

Dheer will be next seen in Rohit Shetty’s upcoming action film Sooryavanshi featuring Akshay Kumar in the title character opposite Katrina Kaif. Dheer co-stars with Gulshan Grover, Abhimanyu Singh, Niharica Raizada, Jackie Shroff, Sikandar Kher and Vivan Bhatena in the film while Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh reprise their roles in Rohit Shetty’s previous films Singham and Simmba. The film which was initially scheduled for release on 24 March 2020, is indefinitely postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

Nikitin Dheer Personal Life

Dheer married Television actress Kratika Sengar on 3 September 2014 in an arranged marriage. Kratika is best known for her appearance in serials like Kasautii Zindagii KayJhansi Ki RaniPunar Vivaah and Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki.

Dheer’s favourite actor is Salman Khan and his favourite films are Nitin Bose’s 1961 crime drama film Ganga Yamuna, Moni Bhattacharjee 1963 film Mujhe Jeene Do, Rahul Rawail’s 1985 action drama film Arjun and Ram Gopal Varma’s 1990 action film Shiva. His favourite foods are Paranthas and Lassi. He is a fitness enthusiast who regularly hits the gyms. He has an asset of net worth USD 13 million.

Nikitin Dheer Awards

Dheer received the 2009 Stardust Award for ‘The New Menace’ for the role of ‘Sharifuddin Hussain’ he played in the film Jodhaa Akbar. In 2014 he was nominated for Zee Cine Awards’ ‘Best Actor in a Negative Role’ and Surfers’ Choice Awards’ ‘Best Actor in a Negative Role’ for the role of the main antagonist he played in Rohit Shetty’s action comedy film Chennai Express.

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