Nikhil with his hard work and dedication became a bankable star. He attained stardom with the film Happy Days under the direction of Sekhar Kammula. Though in between he tasted flops in his quest for mass image, he revived his career scoring hits like Swamy Ra Ra and Karthikeya. He recently entertained with Arjun Suravaram and is currently busy with Karthikeya sequel and 18 Pages.
Nikhil who recently married his girlfriend Pallavi shared his hardships. He said, “I entered the industry to become a hero. However I started off as an assistant director. During that time, I even carried suitcases.”
He said before marriage itself he decided that name of his daughter as Maya and got permission for the same from his better half. He expressed his desire to remake the classic blockbuster Kshana Kshanam. It is known that Ram Gopal Varma directed Kshana Kshanam with Venkatesh and Sridevi in the lead.
However, many opine that, it was not a good idea to remake a classic like Kshana Kshanam!