Nikita Nigam was born to Agam Kumar Nigam and Shobha Nigam, both singers by profession. This Kayastha family born 25-year-old damsel is blessed with not only a great voice but also in looks. Nikitha Nigam, popularly known as Teesha Nigam, did her silver screen debut by lending her voice in the film ‘
Singh Saab The Great.’ Teesha is the younger sister of the musical magician
Sonu Nigam, who use to accompany her father on stage when he was young. She also has a sister Meenal Nigam.
Nikita, with her mesmerizing voice, made her debut as a young kid by singing bhajan for a devotional album just like how her brother started his career. According to her, she can adapt to any music since she had been given a wide exposure to various styles right from her childhood.
Even though Teesha comes from a musical background she had never aimed to professionalize singing, neither was she inspired by her father or brother. For her, it was just fate. Nikita has mastered her vocals under the great musicians Mohd Tahir as well as Sunil Boregaonkar. As a young kid, she has accompanied her brother to many of his stage shows and has sung along with him. Nikita reveals that she started showing interest in music right from when she was two years old.
The upcoming singer, Teesha Nigam aka Nikita Nigam, who has been singing of late in a lot of South Indian films started strong on her career through the title song of the movie ‘Singh Saab The Great’ a 2013 release, directed by
Anil Sharma. The music was composed by Sonu Nigam and
Anand Raj Anand. She gives all credits to Anil Sharma, who believed in her voice. In this film, she has given a Punjabi touch to her tone.
Nikita has proved her versatility by recording in various styles for films including the 2013 movie ‘
Sooper Se Ooper’ by
Shekhar Ghosh and ‘
Girish Malik. She has also lent her voice in ‘LoveShhuda’ by Vaibhav Misra.
Nikita has also identified herself as a ‘Shiv Bhakth,’ which she claims to have inherited from her mother. She has even made a tattoo regarding the same. The journey from Nikita to Teesha was due to the feeling that the name Nikita doesn’t explain her person well.
Apart from singing Teesha is also interested in exploring herself through meditation and yoga and also to sharpen her spiritual self.
Teesha has also modeled for Kripalani & Sons Jewellers in 2010 during the fifth day of IIJW, which is a platform to showcase great designs.