Originally from Westchester, New York, Nikita Tewani holds a BFA in Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
She was recently seen reprising the role she originated, Aziza, in the play adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns on it’s West Coast Tour. Suns won Best Play at the Broadway World San Diego awards and 4 Critics Circle Awards, including Best Dramatic Production.
Nikita's previous TV Credits include Sarah Jessica Parker’s Divorce (HBO) and The Affair (USA). She has also been seen on Off-Broadway, National Commercials, Global Print Campaigns and, most recently, the feature film Forbidden Steps as the lead role Dua Khawar.
When she is not acting, you can find Nikita binging mystery novels, mooching off of people’s dogs, and eating pizza.