Nisha Adhikari
Nisha Adhikari in Sonoma 2016 - Stierch 04.jpg
Nisha Adhikari in 2016
Nisha Adhikari

Kathmandu, Nepal
Years active2005–present

Nisha Adhikari is a Nepali film actress and model.[1]

Beauty pageants

At the age of 18, she won the subtitle of Miss Personality as well as the main title of Miss International Nepal 2005 and, subsequently, represented Nepal in the Miss International 2005 pageant in Japan. In 2008, she joined the Miss Nepal 2008 beauty contest; the pageant was cancelled because of Maoist and other group protests. She actively participated in raising her voice against the shut down and raising awareness on human rights and freedom, which led her to become the youngest judge in the history of Miss Nepal the following year.

Adhikari made her acting debut in a comedy programme called Gharbeti Ba on Kantipur Television. Her debut movie was Mission Paisa (2009) starring Nikhil Upreti, which was one of the most successful movies of its release year in Nepal. In 2010, she appeared in the films Nainraresham and First Love. First Love broke all the records the year It released, with demands to rerun the film in the theatres.[2]

She is the first Nepali actress to successfully climb Mount Everest(Mt.Everest), the highest peak in the world on May 21, 2013. She was appointed ambassador for the Autism Care Centre.


Television series

Television series
Year Film Role Notes
2006 Gharbeti Ba Lead
2006 Sanskar Lead
2006 Hotel Lead Pakistani
2006 Ek Thi Ladki Nepali Lead Pakistani
2006 Cafe Kantipur


Year Film Role Notes
2009 Mission Paisa Lead Role
2010 First Love Lead Role
2010 Nainraresham Lead Role
2012 Mayaz Bar Lead Role
2012 Apabad Lead Role Patrakar Attack
2012 Dhuwa yo nasha Lead Role
2012 Soongava Lead Role First Nepalese lesbian film
2013 Snow Flowers Lead Role First ever LGBT Nepali movie
2013 Padmini Lead Role
2014 Mero Valentine Lead Role
2014 Mission Paisa Reloaded Lead Role
2014 Bhimdutta Lead Role
2014 Mukhauta Lead Role
2015 Aavash
2016 Jai Parshuram Biraj Bhatta comeback film
2016 How Funny Heera i
2017 Kumbhakarna [3] Primary school teacher Post -production
2011 Pal

Music videos

Year Title Artist(s) Role Ref.
2011 "Never Gonna Leave This Bed" Maroon 5 Herself [4]

Personal life

She is married to Nepalese cricketer Sharad Vesawkar.[5][6]


  1. ^ "The Kathmandu Post -Film actor Nisha Adhikari goes bald". Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  2. ^ "निशा अधिकारी र दिया मास्के समलिंगी". Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  3. ^ "बन्ने भयो 'कुम्भकरण', नीशासँगै गौरव मुख्य भूमिकामा देखिदै".
  4. ^ "Can You Spot A Popular Nepali Actress In This Maroon 5 Music Video". Neo Stuffs. 18 January 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Cricketer Vesawkar ties knot with actress Adhikari". The Himalayan Times. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  6. ^ Setopati, प्रकाश ढुंगाना. "निशा अधिकारी र शरद भेष्वाकर विवाह बन्धनमा बाँधिए". Setopati. Retrieved 13 July 2019.