Nivetha Pethuraj, is an Indian film actress and model who appears in Tamil language films. Nivetha Pethuraj was born in Kovilpatti. She spent early schooling in Madurai, settled in Dubai for over 13 years. She attended Dubai’s Crescent English High School and holds a degree in human resources management from Heriot Watt University in Dubai UAE.She started her career with modelling and was crowned as Miss India UAE pageant by beating 15 contestants at Al Raha Beach hotel in Abu Dhabi on April 11, 2015.