Nikitin Dheer gave his superb performance in movies like Jodhaa Akbar, Dabangg 2 and Ready. He is now been geared in for a lead role in Rohit Shetty's Chennai Express. This movie would feature him as villain and this role is a pivotal role in the movie.
His character in the movie is of a South Indian man and this role requires him to look big. For this movie he would be putting on a weight of 20 kgs.