Nishant Singh Malkani (born on 1st September 1987) is an Indian television and film actor and model. He usually works in the Hindi Television Industry. He is best known for his role as Akshat Jindal in the Hindi television show Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega. He also portrayed Anukalp Gandhi in Preet Se Bandhi Ye Dori Ram Milaayi Jodi in 2010. Malkani made his web series debut with the popular series Ragini MMS Returns in 2017.
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Nishant Singh Malkani Biography
|Name||Nishant Singh Malkani|
|Debut||Film- Horror Story (2013)TV- Miley Jab Hum Tum (2008)Web Series- Ragini MMS: Returns (2017)|
|Height||5’9” or 1.75 m or 175 cm|
|Weight||70 kg or 154 lbs|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 40 inchesWaist: 32 inchesBiceps: 16 Inches|
|Date of Birth||1st September, 1987 (33 years old in 2020)|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|Residence||New Delhi, India|
|School||Laxman Public School, New Delhi|
|College/University||Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, New DelhiIIM Kolkata|
|Net Worth||₹10 crore (approx.)|
|Hobbies||Gymming, Watching Movies|
Early life and Background
Nishant Singh Malkani was born in a well settled Sindhi family in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. His father, Deepak Malkani, is a businessman and his mother, Geeta Malkani, is a housewife. Nishant did his early schooling from Laxman Public School in New Delhi and went on to do an honours course in economics from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (University of Delhi). He was interested in marketing from his early college days and pursued MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.
Nishant has dated actress Sara Khan in the past according to some media sources. Currently, he is dating his co-star Kanika Mann. We are not sure about their relationship but they are often spotted together in different locations. They also share cute pictures together on their social media accounts. They are yet to confirm their relationship status. It is also suspected that he is dating Gia Maneek as per media sources.
|Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra|
Nishant pursued MBA in IIM Kolkata but grabbed the opportunity to act for the Indian Audience instead. His first role came in the romantic drama Miley Jab Hum Tum in which he got the role of Adhiraj Singh.
His role was loved by the younger audience. The show stopped airing in 2010. Nishant further got a role in Ram Milaayi Jodi on Zee TV as Anukalp Gandhi. He tried his luck in the film industry afterwards. He has done films like Horror Story, Bezubaan Ishq and, Cute Kameena. He grabbed the attention of a large audience for his role in the web series Ragini MMS Returns in 2017 as Raj. Nishant is currently portraying Akshat Jindal in the Zee TV show Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega. He is now appearing on the reality TV show Bigg Boss 14 alongside famous celebrities like Jasmin Bhasin, Eijaz Khan and, Pavitra Punia.
- Horror Story (film) as Achint in 2013
- Ishq Ne Krazy Kiya Re as Aditya in 2015
- Bezubaan Ishq as Swagat in 2015
- Cute Kameena as Bunty in 2016
- Love Training as Rahul in 2018
- Miley Jab Hum Tum from 2009 to 2010 as Adhiraj Singh
- Sasural Genda Phool in 2010
- Preet Se Bandhi Ye Dori Ram Milaayi Jodi in 2010 as Anukalp Gandhi
- Pavitra Rishta in 2011 as Guest (as Anukalp)
- Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani in 2012 as Himself
- Box Cricket League 1 from 2014 to 2015 as Contestant
- Swaragini – Jodein Rishton Ke Sur and in 2015 as Guest
- Box Cricket League 2 in 2016 as Contestant
- Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 in 2017 as Guest
- Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega from 2018 to 2020 as Akshat Jindal
- Kundali Bhagya in 2018 as Guest (as Akshat)
- Yeh Teri Galiyan in 2019
- Bigg Boss 14 in 2020 as Contestant
- Ragini MMS: Returns from 2017 to 2018 as Raj
There was a news circulating that Nishant Malkani was sexually harassed by his Ragini MMS Returns co-star Riya Sen. This news went viral in September of 2017. Nishant reportedly denied all the rumours and said that Riya was one of his best friends and the rumours were spread to defame her.
Lesser known facts
- Nishant loves to work out and is a fitness enthusiast.
- He has a habit of buying glares and shoes. He has over 110 pairs of shoes.
- He listens to the Hanuman Chalisa on a daily basis. He even listens to it at his shoots.
- Nishant joined an acting school in Mumbai in 2015 to make his acting skills better.
- He got a call from a modelling agency called Allied Model in 2015 when he was in Kolkata. They offered him a job as a model.