Nisha Krishnan

Nisha Krishnan
Born Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2013–present
Spouse(s) Ganesh Venkatraman (m. 2015)

Nisha Krishnan is an Indian film and television actress who has appeared in Tamil films and serials. After making her breakthrough portraying Draupadi in the TV series Mahabharatham and hosting shows such as Surya Vanakkam on Sun TV, she has gone on to appear in supporting roles in feature films.[1]


Nisha started her career acting as a college student in Vijay TV's Kana Kannum Kalangal Kalloriyin Kadhai and later appeared in Saravanan Meenatchi as Thenmozhi. Nisha Krishnan made her breakthrough portraying Draupadi in the TV series Mahabharatham and subsequently went on to host shows such as Surya Vanakkam and Kitchen Galatta on Sun TV. As a media student, she was actively involved in short film-making during her education and collaborated with them when making the films Bench Talkies - The First Bench (2015) and Chennai Ungalai Anbudan Varaverkirathu (2015). She has also gone on to appear in supporting roles in feature films, notably portraying roles in Ivan Veramathiri (2013) and Naan Sigappu Manithan (2014).[2]

Personal life

Nisha Krishnan got engaged to actor Ganesh Venkatraman in February 2015, and the pair got married on 22 November 2015.[3][4][5]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2013 Ivan Veramathiri Gunasekharan's friend Tamil
2014 Naan Sigappu Manithan Tamil
Enna Satham Indha Neram Journalist Tamil
2015 Bench Talkies - The First Bench Zara Tamil In the short film "Agavizhi"
Chennai Ungalai Anbudan Varaverkirathu Tamil
2016 Vil Ambu Tamil
Krishnudiki Vaarasudu Telugu Filming


Year Title Channel Role Description
2011-2012 Kana Kanum Kalangal Kallooriyin Kadhai Star Vijay Divya Supporting Role
2013-2014 Deivamagal Sun TV Raghini Supporting Role
2013 Office Star Vijay Supporting Role
2013 Saravanan Meenatchi (season 2) Star Vijay Thenmozhi Supporting Role
2013 Sun Singer Sun TV Herself Anchor
2013-2015 Surya Vanakkam Sun TV Herself Anchor
2014-2015 Vendhar Veetu Kalyanam Vendhar TV Herself Anchor
2014-2016 Mahabharatham Sun TV Draupadi Female Lead
2015 Kitchen Galatta Sun TV Herself Anchor
2016 – Present Thalayanai Pookal Zee Tamizh Vethavalli Female Lead


  1. "Etcetera". The Hindu. 2015-04-11. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  2. "Actress Nisha Krishnan talks about Vil Ambu and her other projects". 2015-04-25. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  3. "Ganesh Venkatraman's wedding date is fixed for the 22nd November". 2015-11-04. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  4. "Wedding bells for Ganesh Venkatraman - Tamil Movie News". 2015-02-09. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  5. "Ganesh Venkatram's filmy proposal to Nisha". 2015-02-10. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
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