Nandini Rai who used to be called Neelam Gouhrani was born on 18th September 1988, she is the 2010 Miss Andhra Pradesh film actress, model and winner. After modelling, she went into an acting career.
Nandini comes from a family of Sindhi. She finished her schooling from St.Albans High School in Hyderabad in 2005.
She ended her undergraduate education in London. She has modelled over 80 brands at domestically and overseas. She got an MBA Finance degree from London.
She won multiple beauty competitions, including Miss Hyderabad 2008, Miss Pantaloons Fresh Face of the AP 2009, Miss Andhra Pradesh 2010, and Miss Gorgeous Eyes of AP 2010, during her modelling stint.
She also starred in the Hindi family pack movie and the telugu Maaya movie. She also played in Mosagallaku Mosagaadu, another Telugu film.
She was also seen in the Bollywood film Log In in 2012. She made her film debut in Malayalam A. Sajeed's Goodbye December. She depicts a young, naughty teacher in the "musical love tale."
In 2014, she was offered to play a fashion designer for her first kannada film Khushi Khushiyagi. She signed up for first Tamil film, Grahanam,a romantic thriller. She also signed the telugu movie Sudigaadu 2, where she portrays a village belle.
She was one of the competitors Bigg Boss telugu 2 reality show, hosted by Hero Nani. Finally she was expelled from the show on 5th Aug 2018.