Nikesha Patel is a British Indian model and film actress. Born in the United Kingdom, she was part of several BBC TV shows, before moving to India and entering the film industry. She debuted in the Telugu film Puli and later went on to work in Kannada and Tamil cinema.Patel started working in the Tamil film industry too. Her first Tamil offer was Amali Thumali (initially titled as Nanba) opposite Nakul which she said “did not come through”, but she was signed for another Tamil film opposite Nakul titled Narathan.She has been signed for two more Tamil projects besides Narathan, Yennamo Yedho co-starring Gautham Karthik and Rakul Preet Singh and Thalaivan. She has signed her next films in Kannada, Namaste Madam opposite Srinagar Kitty and in Telugu, RUM, directed and produced by MS Raju.