It was Mohan Krishna Indraganti, who brought Nivetha Thomas in Telugu film Industry with his directorial venture Gentleman where she shared the screen space with Natural Star Nani. The movie was decent hit at the box office. Her performance was well received by critics and audience alike and fetched her a huge fan base in the Telugu Film Industry. Nivetha Thomas was also nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu at 64th Filmfare Awards South. In 2017, one again Nivetha Thomas was roped in Nani starrer Ninnu Kori.
Nivetha Thomas’s third Telugu movie was with Young Tiger Jr NTR starrer Jai Lava Kusa, which was directed by KS Ravindra alia Bobby and produced by Nandamuri Kalyanram. She played the role of Simran. Her 4th Telugu movie was Juliet Lover of Idiot, in which Naveen Chandra played the lead role. Once again Nani brought Nivetha Thomas in his directorial venture Awe, the 5th Telugu movie of Nivetha Thomas.
According to the latest buzz, she has been roped in Nandamuri Kalyanram starrer upcoming untitled film #NKR16, which will be helmed by cinematographer turned director KV Guhan and produced by Mahesh S Koneru under the banner of East Coast Productions. Recently on the occasion of Kalyanram’s birthday, the makers released the first look poster of Kalyanram. The source close to the makers say that Nivetha Thomas will be seen sharing the screen space with Kalyanram in this film. The official confirmation is awaited regarding this. Arjun Reddy fame Shalini Pandey will also be seen playing one of the female lead in this action thriller drama.