Nikeesha Patel is a British Indian model and film actress. Nikeesha Patel debuted in 2010 Telugu film Puli, directed by S. J. Suryaah and starring Pawan Kalyan.

Nikisha Patel was born and raised in the United Kingdom. Nikeesha Patel is of Gujarati descent. She was a finalist in the 2006 Miss Wales beauty pageant. Nikeesha Patel debuted in the 2010 Telugu film, Puli, playing the lead female role. The film was a critical and financial failure. She then signed two films, Amali Thumali (initially titled as Nanba) and Narasimha in Tamil and Kannada, respectively, followed by another Kannada film, Varadanayaka, a remake of the Telugu film Lakshyam (2007). She was dropped from Amali Tumali, saying that it “did not come through”, but signed another film opposite Nakul titled Narathan. She was also reported to have been signed for Rosshan Andrrews’ Mumbai Police.