Niveditha Jags, formerly known and credited as Smitha Jagadish, is an Indian film actress, who predominantly appears in Kannada and Tamil films. She attracted notable attention with her performance in the film Avva that fetched her the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Niveditha Jags’ Personal Info:
|Real Name||Niveditha Jags|
|Stage Name||Smitha Jagadish|
|Birthplace||Mysore, Karnataka, India|
|Hometown||Mysore, Karnataka, India|
|Current City||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|School||Marimallappa High School, Mysore|
|College||Marimallappa Pre-University College, Mysore |
CMRIT College, Bangalore
|Debut||Kallarali Hoovagi Kannada movie (2006)|
|Hobbies & Interest||Dance, Reading, Watching movies, Travelling|
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Early Life and Careers:
Niveditha Jags was born to a Kannada speaking family in Mysore, Karnataka. Her father Jagadish worked as a deputy commissioner of commercial taxes, her mother Lakshmi is a housewife. She did her schooling in Chikmagalur; later she studied at the Marimallappa High School and completed her PUC at the Marimallappa Pre-University College in Mysore, both part of Marimallappa’s Educational Institutions. As a student, Smitha, who described herself as a tomboy, was also an NCC cadet. After graduating as an engineering student from the CMRIT College, Bangalore. she went on to work at the software company Infosys for a year. She quit the job to pursue an acting career; when she was offered a role, she first joined actor Anupam Kher’s acting school, Actor Prepares and took a crash course.
Smitha was first signed on for a role in the film Akasha Gange by Dinesh Baboo, however as the film got delayed, several films she had signed later, including Kallarali Hoovagi, Sixer, Mathad Mathadu Mallige and Avva released before. Other than Kannada films, she also started working in the Tamil film industry. Smitha then changed her screen name to Niveditha, according to numerology as advised by her well-wishers, when she did not receive the offers she was looking for. The first release after her name change was her second Tamil film Kathai (2010). During the period, she had reportedly secured a lead role in National Film Award-winning director Bala’s Avan Ivan.
Niveditha Jags’s Lesser Known Facts / Rumors/ Controversies
- In 2010, Smitha Jagadish changed her screen name to Niveditha, according to numerology as advised by her well-wishers, when she did not receive the offers she was looking for. The first release after her name change was her second Tamil film Kathai (2010).
- Niveditha Jags has appeared in over 20 films and won two Karnataka State Film Awards. While her performance in the 2008 drama film Avva won her an award for Best Supporting Actress, Niveditha won a State Award for Best Actress with the critically acclaimed December 1 in 2014.
- Niveditha Jags will next be seen in Popcorn Monkey Tiger Kannada movie which also stars Dhanajaya, Monisha Nadgir, Sapthami Gowda and Amrutha Iyengar.
Additional information about Niveditha Jags
- Does Niveditha Jags know cooking? – No.
- Does Niveditha Jags smoke? – Not known.
- Does Niveditha Jags drinks alcohol? – Not known.
- Does Niveditha Jags go to the gym? – Yes.
- Who is Niveditha Jags’s boyfriend ( Niveditha Jags’s lover)? – Not known.
- Who is Niveditha Jags’s husband? – Unmarried.
- Niveditha Jags’ shoe size is 8.5.
- Niveditha Jags’ height is 5’5″
- Niveditha Jags’ father name is Jagadish.
- Niveditha Jags’ mother name is Lakshmi.
- Niveditha Jags’ brother name is Vinayak.
- Niveditha Jags’ hometown is Mysore, Karnataka.
- Niveditha Jags’ mother tongue is Kannada.
- Niveditha Jags’ debut film was Kallarali Hoovagi which released in 2006.
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