Nisha was born and raised in Mumbai. She is from uttrakhand originally She married TV actor Karan Mehra in 2012 after 3 years of dating.
Before getting into acting, she did most of advertisements like Sunsilk, Coca cola and Fem bleech. she also appeared in music videos. She made her debut in Bollywood with Raffo Chakkar and Hastey Hastey. She made her television debut with Aane Wala Pal on Doordarshan. She also worked in theatre where she featured in two different plays – Poore Chand Ki Raat and Ichha. She also participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye 5 with Karan Mehra.