Every beautiful girl cherishes a dream to shine on Bollywood’s silver screen. Damsels in unknown numbers arrive in Bollywood to realise this dream and a great many of them are lost in the darkness of failure. Some do succeed and shine. Modelling makes the way to Bollywood somewhat easier. Nikika Gupta, a Mumbai lass, is arriving to spread her radiance on the silver screen. Having started her career from modelling, Nikita will soon appear in the films of the South.
Nikita says she was born and brought up in Mumbai and her mother was working in an ad agency. While she was still in college, offers began to pour in for modelling, but she preferred to focus on studies. When offers continued flooding her, she began to take them seriously. After finishing education, Nikita began to appear in catalogues and print shoots. She worked with several famous brands of Mumbai and Ahmdedbad. South Silk and Sia Jewellry are the famous brands for which she has appeared in print and television ads.
But one should know how to do acting in order to build a career in films line and no one can teach this art. So, in order to hone her acting talent, Nikita joined the Sagar Theatre group. Initially, she did some small roles of character artistes in two dramas. In second drama, Ek Aur Dronacharya she performed the lead role. Meanwhile, she began to get offers from the films also. From the very beginning, she has been watching dubbed South Indian films and liked them, no end. So, she made a beginning from South Indian films, one among them is under a big banner in which she is cast opposite a big star. Recently, she has signed a Hindi movie. Its shooting will begin in May.
South Indian heroines Anushka Shetty and Simaran are role models for Nikita. She wants to be a star like Simaran. Nowadays, films have so many bold scenes. About them, Nikita says, “I don’t want to do bold scenes, but glamour is another thing. I have no reservations against glamour. So, I will do bold scenes but in moderation.”
Among Hindi film stars, Nikita wants to work with Amir and Shahrukh Khan. She wants to work with Prabhas and Akshay Kumar also. Dangal and 3 Idiots are favourite films of Nikita.
– Narendra Sharma