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Nikita Kanda Biography – Nikita Kanda Wiki
Nikita Kanda is a radio host and TV presenter. She is best known for being the current host of the BBC Asian Network’s Breakfast Show. Nikita first joined Asian Network in March 2021 as a Saturday afternoon host, before she temporarily hosted the Breakfast show since July.
In January 2023, BBC Asian Network announced Nikita Kanda as the permanent host of the Breakfast Show.
Nikita said: ”I’m really excited to be taking on the breakfast show permanently. It’s the only job that I have ever jumped out of bed at 4am for because I love radio. Every day is different you never know what you’re going to get.
“Over the last few months, the listeners have become my best friends. I don’t know what I would do without them as they provide the endless daily laughs and banter and are the main focus of the show. I can’t wait to get stuck in to more ‘Kanda Chaos’ as my producers like to call it. Just make sure to join in for this crazy ride, I promise you it will be a lot of FUN!”
She has interviewed everyone from Killing Eve star Sandra Oh, Bridgerton actors Kate Sharma and Charithra Chandran, to Marvel actress Awkwafina and global pop star Nick Jonas.
Recently nominated for Presenter of the Year at the Asian Media Awards, Nikita has also fronted regular reports on BBC One’s The One Show on a range of topics from the rise of cashless businesses to government support for female sport.
According to Money Management, Nikita Kanda presented a Saturday lunchtime show 1-3 pm with co-host Mistah Islah. The show doubled its listenership and won a silver APA award in November 2021.
Nikita and Islah created a number of viral videos for the station, including spoofs on BBC blockbusters The Apprentice and EastEnders, and have co-hosted the BBC Asian Network Comedy Night, which is available on BBC iPlayer.
Nikita studied film and screen media at university. She had stints on ZEE TV and the drivetime show on Asian Star 101.6FM. A veteran of West End theatre, Nikita has performed in productions including The Wiz, Bugsy Malone, Annie and Pocahontas.
Nikita Kanda Age
Nikita was born on 29 July 1995 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England. She is 28 years old as of 2023.
Nikita Kanda Husband
Is Nikita Kanda married? She isn’t married and therefore doesn’t have a husband.
Nikita Kanda Partner
Nikita Kanda is single. She previously dated Jay Younger from Love Island. Born in Edinburgh, Jay appeared on the 2022 series of Love Island. He entered the villa on day 12 and was dumped on day 35 alongside Chyna Mills. The investment analyst was happily coupled up with Ekin-Su, Paige Thorne, Danica Taylor and Chyna during his time in the villa.
Nikita Kanda Family
BBC Asian Network presenter Nikita Kanda’s family is originally from South Asia. According to Famous Birthdays, Nikita’s grandfather immigrated to England from Punjab, India.
Nikita Kanda Strictly Come Dancing 2023
Nikita was the ninth celebrity contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2023. The news was revealed on Tuesday 8 of August on BBC Asian Network Breakfast with Nikita Kanda.
Nikita said: “I can’t believe I’m going to be on Strictly. This is a dream come true. I’m still pinching myself. I don’t think it will properly sink in until I step onto the dancefloor. I can’t wait to get glammed up and get out there. Throw the glitter on me!”
Nikita joined Amanda Abbington, Angela Rippon, Layton Williams, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Eddie Kadi, Angela Scanlon, Zara McDermot and Adam Thomas as part of the 2023 line-up.
Nikita Kanda Height
BBC Asian Network presenter Nikita Kanda stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (5’8″/1.73 m).
Nikita Kanda Ethnic Background
Nikita is of Asian ethnicity. She is of South Asian origin.
She is of British nationality.
Nikita’s Instagram handle is @nikitakanda.