Nidhi Subbaiah (Bigg Boss Kannada 8)
Nidhi Subbaiah is an Indian actress and model who mostly works in the Kannada film industry. A few months after her birth, Nidhi’s family shifted to Gokulam in Mysore, where she grew up. While in school, Nidhi excelled at sailing (sport). She won as many as 3 gold medals in a calendar year at the sports meet in sailing events at Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) and Chilka Lake (Orissa). Besides being a sportsperson, Nidhi was also a Naval NCC cadet. Notably, she won the best cadet award in the year 2004. Although Nidhi enrolled herself in a Civil Engineering course, she eventually lost interest in it and dropped out of college in her second year. Soon, Nidhi entered the modelling industry; her most notable advertisement stint came with the TVC of renowned fairness cream ‘Fair & Lovely.’ Her journey in the Kannada film industry began on a disappointing note as her debut film, Abhimaan (2009), couldn’t perform well at the box-office. She then appeared in Kannada films like “Pancharangi” (2010), “Veera Bahu” (2011), “Krishnan Marriage Story” (2011), and “Ayushman Bhava” (2019). Some of her Bollywood films include “Ajab Gazabb Love” (2012), “Direct Ishq” (2016), and “Love Shagun” (2016). In 2021, she entered the house of Bigg Boss Kannada 8 as a contestant. In her spare time, Nidhi loves riding a bike and reading books. She is fond of dogs and keeps sharing her pictures with dogs on her Instagram account. Nidhi owns a pet dog named Pablo. She is a fitness enthusiast and visits the gym daily.