Winning beauty pageants is second nature to Nikita Anand, who began her tryst with glamour at the tender age of 13 with the Miss Ranchi title. Being an Army kid, she was exposed to travel, new cities, new adventures and yet a life of discipline. Having already started ramp modeling at 16, she participated and won many more pageants like The May Queen Mumbai, Delhi & the Indiatimes Facehunt Model Contest. Post winning these local pageants, it was time to participate in the most coveted beauty pageant of the country and she won the prestigious Miss India Universe title in 2003. Since then, life has been a constant roller coaster with fashion weeks, designer shoots, ad campaigns, television anchoring and Bollywood films.
Nikita debuted in Bollywood with Prakash Jha’s hugely popular & successful college film Dil Dosti Etc. Paired opposite Shreyas Talpade, she won rave reviews for her role. Up next was a drama movie called Ek Second that saw Nikita playing a negative character, with shades of grey. Also starring in the film were Bollywood stalwarts like Manisha Koirala & Jackie Shroff. Nikita was also seen as the leading lady opposite Jimmy Shergill in the romantic comedy Four Two Ka One. Essaying the role of a modern yet innocent girl caught between the dilemma of relationships vs values, this film also starred Rajpal Yadav.
Nikita Anand has also be on the esteemed jury panel for numerous events and beauty pageants held in the country and overseas ( Miss Jakarta ). For the Ignite Miss Northern India pageant, she was the COO & advisor and mentor to the participants.
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