Nikhila Vimal is an Indian actress who is active in Malayalam and Tamil film industry.
She made her acting debut in Television with a documentary on Saint Alphonsa which aired on Shalom TV. While studying in Std 8th, she made her big screen debut in the film Bhagyadevatha (2009) where she played Jayaram’s sister in the film.
Nikhila Vimal was born in Taliparamba, Kerala. Her father is Pavithran and her mother is Kalamandalam Vimaladevi. Her father is retired from statistical department while her mother is a dancer.
Her elder sister Akhila Vimal is a research scholar in Theater arts at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. Nikhila Vimal learned Bharata Natyam, Kuchipudi, Kerala Natanam and monoact, she also made her presence in youth festivals.
She graduated her B.Sc (Botany) in 2016 from Sir Syed College, Taliparamba.
Tamil debut happens to be Panjumittai in which she is the female lead and opposite to Ma Ka Pa Anand. Her second Tamil film is Onbathu Kuzhi Sampath, which is yet to be released. Her first Tamil release was Vetrivel(2016). She appeared in the film as one among three heroines, as Latha. Her performance in Vetrivel (2016) was praised by all.
Though her role was simple, She was noticed by everyone for her performance in that film. Nikhila then got an offer to play as a lead in M.Sasikumar’s own production Kidaari (2016) as a pair to Sasikumar again.
Her Telugu debut movie is Meda Meeda Abbayi with actor Allari Naresh. Presently she is shooting for her next Tamil project Ranga (2017) with actor Sibiraj in the lead role.