After doing stints of modeling for print, walking the ramp, and anchoring serials on fast cars and cricket on TV, she made her debut in BTown in the movie Dil Dosti Etc. Her co-star in the film was Shreyas Talpaade and she portrayed the character portrayal of Prerna, an outgoing university student. Although the film received mixed to negative reviews, her performance was appreciated by Taraan Adaarsh, who went on to say that she has the trappings of a fine actor.
|’06||The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb||Female student||English||Tv film|
|’07||Life Mein Kabhie Kabhiee||Rajeev’s girlfriend||Hindi language|
|’10||Ek Second. . . Jo Zindagi Badal De?||Tamanna||Hindi language|
|’07||Dil Dosti Etc||Prerna Vijay Heerjawahar||Hindi language|
|’07||Khallas: The Beginning of End||Radha||Hindi language|
|’06||The Memsahib||Laxmi||Hindi language|
While being a second-yr student of Nift New Delhi, she bagged the Femina Miss India contest in ’03. Her final question in the contest was whether she thinks that forgiveness is better said compared to done, to that she answered To err is human, to forgive divine, and we have to forgive and move on to make life better. She was crowned by preceding winner Neha Dhupia, and given the chance to represent India at the Miss Universe pageant in Panama City, Panama. , she failed to place, breaking India’s 11-yr streak of placing in the Top 10 from ’92 to ’02.
Anand began participating in beauty pageants at an early stage, and was crowned as Miss Ranchi at the age of 13. She went on a dietary regime when she was in class 10.
Nikita Anand is a model, actor and former beauty queen.
Anand is a collector of watches. I love watches although really rarely do I find a piece that appeals to my sensibilities. I am forever on the look-out for high-end watches. I will love to add more, although it doesn t happen really , she said. Her favourites in her collection are her Iwc and Guess watches. Anand likes shopping destinations Milan, Kualaa Lumpur and Dubai.
At the Miss Universe contest, her national costume and ethnic dresses were designed by Ritu Kumar, while Ashley Rebello put together her evening gown and western outfits. She was helped by Dr. Sandesh Mayekaar , Dr. Jamunaa Pai , Bharaat and Doris Godambe , Dr. Anjaali Mukherjee , Finesse Shoes, New Delhi , , Sabiraa Merchant and Idea.
Nikita was born to a Punjabi household in Jalandaar, Punjab. Her dad is Brigadier S. S. Anand, a doctor in the Indian Army; his frequent transfers led to Nikita studying in different schools. She has a bro, Jasneet Anand, 3 yrs elder to her.
She signed Ek Second. . . Jo Zindagi Badal De? and Nileish Malhotra’s Monopoly – The Game Of Money where she did work along with Manishaa Koiralaa and Zeenat Aman respectively. While the former was released in ’10, and received negative reviews, the latter was delayed.