Priyanka Kothari , often credited as Nisha Kothari or Amoga, is an Indian actress and model. She has appeared in Bollywood, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada films.
Kothari was born in Majhdia(dist: nadia)Kolkata to a Marwari Jain family and grew up speaking Bengali, Rajasthani, English and Hindi. She moved to New Delhi while in grade 10 and got her degree in Chemistry from Delhi University at Dayal Singh College. Her father is a chemical businessman, her mother a home-maker.
After college, Kothari became a model and appeared in a number of advertisement campaigns. In 2003, she got her big break through actor Madhavan, who recommended her for an audition in his film after viewing her photographs. She made her acting debut with him in the Tamil film Jay Jay, credited as Amoga. She made her Bollywood debut in the 2005 film Sarkar and then later that same year appeared in James, directed by Ram Gopal Varma and Rohit Jugraj respectively. She then went on to do The Killer with Emraan Hashmi. Since then she had appeared in less significant films and roles. Her most recent release was Bin Bulaye Baraati.
Kothari is a member of the International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy Of Film & Television.
In the 2011 West Bengal state assembly elections, she campaigned for Dr Nirmal Majhi, a All India Trinamool Congress candidate contesting from North Uluberia, Kolkata.
In 2011, she walked the ramp at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), which she describes as her comeback in Bollywood.
Movies Done By Nisha Kothari
- 2003 Jay Jay Jamuna Tamil Credited as Amoga
- 2004 Madhyanam Hathya Nikita Telugu
- 2005 James Nisha V. Rawat Hindi
- 2005 Sarkar Sapna Hindi
- 2006 Shiva Sandhya Joshi Hindi
- 2006 The Killer Rhea Hindi
- 2006 Darna Zaroori Hai Hindi Special appearance
- 2007 Go Vasundhara ‘Vasu’ Dave Hindi
- 2007 Darling Hindi Special appearance in a promotional video
- 2007 Aag Ghungroo Hindi
- 2008 Okka Magadu Alivelu Telugu
- 2009 Agyaat Aasha Hindi
- 2009 Raaj-The Showman Parvathy Kannada Nominated-Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada
- 2009 Karthigai Pooja Tamil
- 2010 Kacheri Arambam Dancer in vaada vaada song Tamil Special appearance
- 2011 Bin Bulaye Baraati Shreya Hindi
- 2012 Dandupalya Kannada
- 2013 Ops Kossa Dappa 3 Tamil Malaysian film
- 2013 Padam Pesum Tamil
- 2013 Psycho Meera Telugu
- 2013 Yaaradre Nanagenu Kannada
- 2013 Nuvve Naa Bangaram Telugu
- 2013 Criminals Telugu
- 2016 Bullet Rani Kannada / Telugu
Music and Music Videos Done By Nisha Kothari
- 2002 Aur Ek Haseena Thi Chadti Jawani Remix DJ ashish
- 2004 DJ South Hot Mix Kiss U Day & Night Remix DJ South
- 2004 Maal Bhari Aahe – DJ Hot Remix Nako Uga Tu Maru Boba DJ Hot