Nikhil Upreti or Nikhil Uprety is a leading Nepali actor. His first film was Pijada, released in 2000, in which he jumped from a seven-story building of Kantipur Complex.Till now he has worked in more than 110 films. He has been awarded for his performance in different movies. He was welcomed with the award as a Best Actor in First National Films Award 2062 for the movie Haami Teen Bhai. This film was very well received. He was also awarded with Rastriya Nagarik Sworna Samman.After years of his struggle in Mumbai (Home of Bollywood), he will be directing and acting in an Action-Love-Story Hindi movie called Commitment.
Nikhil Upreti is a professional, polite, Cooperative, a man of his word, a gentleman. He is not here just to while away his time, he’s here to be a successful star. He’s very ambitious and very focused. He is very much aware about the Nepali Film Industry. He has been cautious about the films he signs. He always ensures that he has interesting roles in all the films he has on hand. He is always ready to work hard. He does not look for the easy way out.
Family and early life
Nikhil was born to Govinda Upreti and Bhoj Kumari Upreti in Piprabhitta of Sarlahi. He has two sisters and a brother. During his childhood days, he was interested in sports especially in Karate(black belt) and football. He completed his education from Birgunj and Kathmandu and moved to Mumbai and worked in different movies as an assistant fight director and a stunt boy. He also got Diploma in acting from Roshan Taneja’s studio, Mumbai. Similarly, he got special training in action there and got a chance to work as an assistant fight director in ABCL company of Amitabh Bachhan and showed his talent in dozens of Hindi films.
In 2058 B.S he got married with Kopila Upreti of Noubise, Dhading after 8 years of successful love story. His marriage has helped him a lot to settle down.