Nihar Pandya Wiki, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Biography & More

Nihar Pandya


Nihaar Pandya is an Indian actor and model. He was the Ex-boyfriend of Deepika Padukone. Let’s have a look at Nihaar Pandya’s biography and some interesting facts about him.

Biography/Wiki & Career

Nihaar was born on 28 March 1982 (age 37; as in 2019) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He went to Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. Since childhood, he was not into studies that much but was very enthusiastic about sports. He was a sprint athlete and represented Maharashtra in sprint competitions as well. He was passionate about cricket and used to miss college for it. He played cricket at school and college levels and also represented Mumbai in this and this cricket teams.

He got to act in Salman Khan‘s movie “Marigold” for the first time, when he accompanied his uncle to a film shoot who worked as a doctor there, as the actors suffered heatstroke. His inclination towards acting made him sure that he wanted to pursue this career and so, he joined Anupam Kher‘s institute Actor Prepares to polish his acting skills. He worked hard and learned Kathak from Veeru Krishna to resolve rhythm issues, as suggested by Priyanka Chopra. Along with Kathak, he mastered Hindustani Classical Music as well.

Nihaar made his Bollywood entry with a historical biographical film based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi” (2019) paired opposite Kangana Ranaut, in which he portrayed the character of Baji Rao II.

Manikarnika The Queen of Jhansi

Physical Appearance

Height: 5’ 9”

Weight: 75 kg

Body Measurements: 42′ Chest, 32′ Waist, 16′ Biceps

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Family, Caste & Girlfriends

Nihaar hails from an upper-middle-class Gujarati Family. His mother is Dipti Pandya. He has a brother, Paarth Pandya.

Nihaar Pandya’s Childhood Photo

Nihaar Pandya’s parents and Brother, Paarth Pandya

Nihaar and Deepika Padukone were in a live-in relationship when she was working as a model in Mumbai.

Deepika Padukone and Nihaar Pandya

He was going out with actress Gauhar Khan.

Nihaar Pandya and Gauhar Khan

He also dated the talented actress and singer, Neeti Mohan for some-time. Nihaar and Neeti tied the knot on 15 February 2019 at Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad.

Neeti Mohan

 Favourite Things

  • Restaurant: Royal China in Mumbai.


  • While shooting for an action sequence of “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi,” he had hurt Kangana Ranaut; as a result of which she got 15 stitches on her forehead.

Kangana Ranaut’s Stitches

  • Sania Mirza, the Indian tennis Sensation, is one of his close friends.

Nihaar Pandya With Sania Mirza

  • He likes adventure sports, dancing, singing, reading, and doing gymnastics in his leisure time
  • Being a dog lover, he gives charity to an animal welfare NGO.