Nishant Dahiya is an Indian film actor and a model. He has worked in multiple films with many well-known actors like Ranveer Singh and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Nishant Dahiya was born on Friday, 4 January 1991 (age 29 years; as of 2020) in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh. His father is a retired Indian Army Officer, so during his childhood, he travelled to various places across India with his father. He pursued B.Tech. in computer science & engineering at Kurukshetra University, Haryana. During his college days, he developed an interest in modelling. So, he auditioned for Grasim Mr India (2006), and he was graced as the first runner up and won the best smile and Mr Photogenic titles. He gained confidence from his achievement and further planned to pursue his career in modelling. He later shifted to Mumbai to fulfil his desire of becoming an actor.
Height : 6′
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family & Caste
He comes from a Haryanvi Jaat Hindu family.
Parents & Siblings
Nishant’s father’s name is Rajendra Singh. He is a retired Indian Army officer, and his mother, Urmila, is a homemaker. Nishant has one elder brother, Prashant Dahiya, who is also an Indian Army officer, he has one younger brother, Aryan Dahiya, and one younger sister, Shivani Dahiya.
Relationships, Wife & Children
Nishant is unmarried and is not much vocal about his personal life.
Nishant, after completing his education, he pursued modelling in Mumbai. He began with various advertisements and TV commercials. After appearing in multiple advertisements, he tried his hand in acting, and he was first given a chance by the Yash Raj Films.
He made his acting debut with the Bollywood film Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge in 2011 in which he played the role of ‘Rahul Sareen.’ He went on to fetch roles in many movies such as Titoo MBA in 2014 in which he played the role of protagonist Titoo, Meri Pyaari Bindu in 2017, Kedarnath in 2018, Rat Akeli Hai in 2020, and 83, which is slated to be released in 2021. He is said to play the role of former Indian cricketer Roger Binny in the movie, who is also known to be ‘the leading wicket-taker of the 83 World Cup.’
- Nishant occasionally consumes alcohol.
- In 2020, Nishant was featured in a song “I DO” by Shannon K who is the daughter of the famous Indian playback singer Kumar Sanu.
- He is an animal lover, and he often posts pictures with his pets on social media. He has a pet dog and cats.
- He loves to play chess, football, video games, etc. Moreover, he also likes playing with his nephew and frequently posts about it.
- Nishant comes from an army background as his grandfather, father, and elder brother are from the same profession. He is a patriot, and even he wanted to join the Indian Army, but his mother didn’t allow him to pursue the same. So, he opted for a different career. He holds pride in coming from the army family.