Aranthangi Nisha

Aranthangi Nisha is an Indian actress and stage performer who mainly works in the Tamil film and television industry. Nisha is known for portraying Attu Aanandi in the Tamil action-comedy film “Maari 2” (2018) and Ganesh’s assistant in the comedy film, Kalakalappu 2 (2018) directed by Sundar C.

She started her acting career with the television comedy reality show “Kalakka Povathu Yaaru” season 5 as a standup comedian. Recently, she participated in the Indian reality show “Bigg Boss Tamil 4” as a contestant premiered on Vijay TV.

Aranthangi Nisha Wiki/Biography

Born on 12 October 1983, Aranthangi Nisha’s age is 37 Years as of 2020. She was born and brought up in a middle-class family from Aranthangi, Tamil Nadu, India. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

She completed her early education from Government High School, Aranthangi, Tamil Nadu. After that, she enrolled herself at JJ College of Arts and Science, Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu from where she completed her graduate course.

She was keen on acting from an early age. She is very good at comedy since childhood and participated in many comedy standup shows.

Full Name Aranthangi Nisha
Nickname Aranthai Nisha
Date of Birth 12 October 1983
Age 37 Years
Birth Place Aranthangi, Tamil Nadu, India
Profession Actor, Comedian and Stage Performer
Debut TV: Kalakka Povathu Yaaru Season 5 (2015)
Film: Kalakalappu 2 (2018)
Famous For Bigg Boss Tamil 4 Contestant
Years Active 2015 – Present
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Hometown Tamil Nadu
Caste Not Known
Zodiac Sign Libra
School Government High School, Aranthangi, Tamil Nadu
College / University JJ College of Arts and Science, Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth Under Review

Family, Boyfriend & Relationships

Aranthangi Nisha belongs to a middle-class Muslim family from Aranthangi, Tamil Nadu, India. She is an Indian by nationality and has faith in the Islam religion.

She is the only child to her parents and was raised with love and care from her parents.

She has one sibling, her younger brother’s name is Raja.

Aranthangi Nisha’s marital status is married. She is married to Riaz Ali who is a junior tradesman in Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation.

The couple got blessed with a baby girl named Safa Riaz recently, they also have a son named Harshath Riaz.

Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Brother Name Raja
Boyfriend Riaz Ali
Marital Status Married
Husband Name Riaz Ali
Marriage Date 10 October 2010
Children Son: Harshath Riaz
Daughter: Safa Riaz

Physical Appearance

Aranthangi Nisha is a beautiful looking lady with a dark complexion and attractive personality. She is 5 Feet and 5 Inches tall and her body weight is 68 Kg. She has long, beautiful, and black color hair and black blistering eyes add to her beauty.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 167 cm
in meters: 1.67 m
in feet inches: 5’ 5”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 68 kg
in pounds: 149 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


Aranthangi Nisha started her career as an actress in the Tamil television industry with the TV show “Kalakka Povadhu Yaaru Season 5” as a contestant and become runner-up in the show.

The show was a standup comedy show telecasted on Vijay TV after which Aranthangi Nisha established herself as a comedian in the industry.

After that, she made her appearance in TV shows like Kalakka Povadhu Yaaru Champions and Mr. and Mrs. Chinnathirai. Currently, she is hosting the show “Cooku With Comalis”.

In 2018, she made her debut in the Tamil film industry with “Kalakalappu 2” as Ganesh’s assistant starring Jiiva, Jai and Shiva.

After that, she appeared in many films like Irumbu Thirai, Maari 2, Kolamavu Kokila and Aan Devathai.

She also participated in many stage shows and standup comedy events and gained recognition as one of the best comedians in the entertainment industry.

She owns a YouTube channel, “Karuppu Roja” with over 100K subscribers where she uploads funny videos with her husband Riaz.

In 2020, she entered Bigg Boss Tamil 4 house as a contestant along with Rekha Harris, Som Shekar and Rio Raj.

She has won many awards for her amazing comedy skills.


Year Serial Name Role Channel
2015 Kalakka Povathu Yaaru season 5 Stand Up Comedian Vijay TV
2019 Kalakka Povathu Yaaru Champions Performer Vijay TV
2020 Mr & Mrs Chinnathirai Contestant Vijay TV
2020 Bigg Boss 4 Tamil Contestant Vijay TV


Year Film Role
2018 Kalakalappu 2 Ganesh’s assistant
2018 Irumbu Thirai Not Known
2018 Maari 2 Attu Aanandhi
2018 Kolamavu Kokila Guru’s wife
2018 Aan Devathai Not Known

Contact Details

Facts & Information

She is also known as Aranthai Nisha and Chinnathirai Nayanthara.

She follows a non-vegetarian diet.

She started a YouTube channel named “Karuppu Roja” on 6 July 2020, where she uploads funny videos with her husband.

She is also known as Aranthai Nisha and Chinnathirai Nayanthara.