Nimai Bali Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

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Height: 5′ 8″
Age: 55 Years
Wife: Sahila Chaddha

Nimai Bali

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 8" (173 cm)
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Dil Ka Doctor (1995) as 'Ricku'
Nimai Bali as 'Ricku' in the film 'Dil Ka Doctor' (1995)
TV: Chandrakanta (1994-1996) as 'Surya' (DD National)
A poster of the television series 'Chandrakanta'
Award2007: Best Couple award (shared by Sahila Chaddha) at Hum Log Foundation Annual Awards
Nimai Bali and Sahila Chaddha after winning an award at the Hum Log Foundation Annual Awards
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 March 1969 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 55 Years
Zodiac signAries
Relationships & More
Marital StatusSeparated
Affairs/GirlfriendsKamya Punjabi (actor, politician) (rumoured)
Kamya Punjabi
Sahila Chaddha aka Sahila Chadha (former actor)
Sahila Chaddha and Nimai Bali
Wife/SpouseSahila Chaddha (former actor)
Nimai Bali and Sahila Chadha
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Princess Bali
Sahila Chaddha and Princess Bali (right)
ParentsMother- Raj Rani Bali
Other RelativesUncle- Sunil Dutt (actor, director, politician) (passed away on 25 May 2005)
Sunil Dutt
Cousin- Sanjay Dutt (actor)
Nimai Bali and Sanjay Dutt

Nimai BaliSome Lesser Known Facts About Nimai Bali

  • Nimai Bali belongs to a middle-class family in Satara, Maharashtra, India.
  • His family settled in Satara when he was 2 years old. He spent his childhood studying and growing up there.
  • Nimai thought of becoming an actor after his uncle Sunil Dutt asked him if he was interested. When he decided to pursue acting, Dutt assisted him with his training in acting.
  • He was initially selected for the role of ‘Mohan Agarwal’ in the 1991 film ‘Yeh Aag Kab Bujhegi,’ directed by Sunil Dutt. Dutt, however, later advised him to improve his skills further. As the film’s production could not be delayed, the role ultimately went to actor Shakti Kapoor.
  • Nimai appeared as ‘Vishal’ in the 1993 film ‘Phool Aur Angaar.’
  • He gained recognition for playing mythological roles in various TV shows like Duryodhana in ‘Jai Hanuman’ (1997-1999) (DD National), Tarakasura in ‘Shree Ganesh’ (2000-2003) (Sony Entertainment Television), and Ravana in ‘Jai Jai Jai Bajrang Bali’ (2011) (Sahara One).

    Nimai Bali as 'Ravana' in a still from the television series 'Jai Jai Jai Bajrang Bali' (2011)

    Nimai Bali as ‘Ravana’ in a still from the television series ‘Jai Jai Jai Bajrang Bali’ (2011)

  • Nimai is also recognised for playing negative roles in films like ‘Garv: Pride & Honour’ (2004).

    Nimai Bali as 'Pappu Kalia' in a still from the film 'Garv: Pride & Honour' (2004)

    Nimai Bali as ‘Pappu Kalia’ in a still from the film ‘Garv: Pride & Honour’ (2004)

  • He appeared as ‘Senior Inspector Pratap’ in Sony Entertainment Television’s ‘CID: Special Bureau’ (2004-2006).

    Nimai Bali (centre) in the television series 'CID Special Bureau'

    Nimai Bali (centre) in the television series ‘CID Special Bureau’

  • In 2023, he appeared as ‘Mayor Kumar Damania’ in Colors TV’s ‘Tere Ishq Mein Ghayal’ and ‘Yashwant Bhosle’ in StarPlus’ ‘Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin.’

    Nimai Bali as 'Yashwant Bhosle' in a still from the television series 'Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin'

    Nimai Bali as ‘Yashwant Bhosle’ in a still from the television series ‘Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin’

  • Nimai has a profound love for cars.
  • He is trained in martial arts. He once even caught a thief using his skills.
  • Nimai Bali once had an extramarital affair with actor Kamya Punjabi with whom he worked in a television series. This caused trouble in his marriage after his wife Sahila Chaddha found out about their affair. [1]Hindustan Times Sahila talked about this in an interview and said,

    I remember it was a stormy monsoon night when I caught them together. It was raining and I stepped outside the house, asked Nimay to choose between the other woman, and my daughter and me. It took him nine hours but he decided to come back. Till then, we stood in the rain getting soaked.”

  • Nimai and Sahila separated in 2017. While he blamed her alleged affair with actor Rahul Raj Singh for the separation, Sahila, in an interview, accused Nimai of being a casanova and claimed his affair with Kamya and his bad habits like smoking and drinking, influenced by Kamya, the reason for the split. Sahila said,

    My marriage with Nimai was troubled since the time my daughter was 5 years old, thanks to Kamya Punjabi. She taught Nimai how to smoke and drink and look where that has gotten my marriage into.”