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Nivetha Pethuraj Family, Biography, Boyfriend, Movies, Awards & More

Name- Nivetha Pethuraj

Date of Birth- 30 November 1991

Age- 29 years(as in 2020)

Religion- Hinduism

Nationality- Indian

Mother- Name Not Known

Father- Name Not Known

Sister– None

Brother- Nisanth Pethuraj

Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried

Husband- N/A

Son- N/A

Daughter- N/A

Height- 5’6 approx.

Weight- 57kg approx.

Net Worth- N/A

Nivetha Pethuraj Biography

Nivetha Pethuraj is an Indian actress and model. She is primarily known for her work in Tamil and Telugu industry. Born on 30 November 1991, she did her schooling from Crescent English High School in Dubai, UAE. She completed her graduation in Human Resource Management from Heriot Watt University in Dubai, UAE. The actress rose to fame for portraying the role of Leelavathi in Tamil movie Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam. The movie earned her critical acclaim making her the household name. She has millions of followers on her Instagram account from all over the world who loves her immensely.

Nivetha Pethuraj Boyfriend, Biography, Family, Movies, Awards & More

Facts About Nivetha Pethuraj

  • Listening to music, painting and travelling are her favorite hobbies.
  • She was born in Tamil Nadu, India but later her family shifted to Dubai. So, she completed her education from there.
  • Eventually she started her career as a model but later became an actress.
  • In 2015, she participated in “Miss India UAE” beauty pageant and was the only Indian participant. Also, she won the contest by beating other 15 contestants of the pageant.


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  • She has spent almost 20 years in UAE, Dubai with her family but came back to India after winning the contest.
  • In 2016, she made her acting debut with Tamil movie named Oru Naal Koothu where she played the role of Kavya.
  • Later in 2017, she did another Tamil movie “Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam” and rose to fame for her performance in the movie getting lots of critical acclaim.
  • She is one of the few actress who has established herself in the industry in a short span of time.
  • Apart from being an actress, she is also a wrestler and boxer.
  • She has worked in many movies including Sangathamizhan, Brochevarevarura, Tik Tik Tik, Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam, etc.
  • Nivetha is quite popular in both Tamil and Telugu industry for her work and beauty.

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Nivetha Pethuraj Family

She was born in Kovilpatti, Tamil Nadu into a high class Hindu family. Later her family shifted to Dubai, UAE. Her father is a businessman and mother, a housewife. Her parents name is not known. She has a younger brother named Nisanth Pethuraj. The actress shares close bond with her family and often shares amazing pictures with them on her Instagram account. She has made her family proud by being one of the known actresses of the south industry.

Nivetha Pethuraj Family, Biography, Boyfriend, Movies, Awards & More

Nivetha Pethuraj Movies, Biography, Boyfriend, Family, Awards & More

Nivetha Pethuraj Boyfriend/ Husband

She is currently single and not dating anyone. At this moment, she is focusing entirely on her career and her work. Despite being one of the most popular actresses of the South industry, there is no buzz of her dating anyone. She has lots of male friends but none of them are her love interest.

Nivetha Pethuraj Career/ Movies

She started her career as a model. In 2015, she won the beauty pageant “Miss India UAE” and shifted back to India from Dubai to focus on her acting career. And in 2016, she made her debut with Tamil movie “Oru Naal Koothu”. Following that, she did many movies including Podhuvaga Emmanasu Thangam, Tik Tik Tik, etc. and rose to fame becoming the household name for her performances in those movies. Her one of the biggest breakthrough was in 2019 when she got to work with Vijay Sethupathi in a major Tamil movie. Since then there is no looking back for her and she has achieved a lot in her career. Here is the list of movies she has been part of:

2016Oru Naal KoothuKavyaTamil
2017Podhuvaga En Manasu ThangamLeelavathiTamil
2017Mental MadhiloSwechaTelugu
2018Tik Tik TikSwathiTamil
2018Thimiru PudichavanSub-Inspector MadonnaTamil
2020Ala VaikuntapuramloTBATelugu
2020Jagajala KilladiTBATamil
2020Pon ManickavelTBATamil

Nivetha Pethuraj Awards

The actress has won several awards for her performances in the movies. Here are few:

  • 2015- Won “Miss India UAE” beauty pageant.
  • 2016- Won Behindwoods “Best Debut Actress Award” for movie Oru Naal Koothu.
  • 2017- Won “Best Fresh Face of the Year” for movie Madhilo.

Nivetha Pethuraj Controversies

She has made headlines in the news for few controversies as well. Here are few:

  • Once she uploaded some bold pictures on social media handle Twitter for which she faced strong reactions from the people.
  • In 2017, she filed a complaint after few of her controversial images and videos were leaked online.


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