She is one of the actresses, who took the movie industry by surprise with her acting, grace and dance skills. Born in Darjeeling, India, Niruta Singh was introduced to the world of entertainment by the veteran director, editor, lyricist, screen writer and cameraman, Tulsi Ghimire. Ghimire, who himself is from Kalimpong, India has made huge contribution in bringing some of the finest actors.
Niruta debuted in Ghimire’s Dakshina(1993), in which she was paired with Bhuwan K.C. She is one other actress, who was paired opposite Bhuwan K.C. in her first film, the other being Karishma Manandhar and Tripti Nadakar. The song of the Dakshina, Sapana bhayi aankhama aaune ko hola made her a popular face to remember. After her successful debut, she moved on to become, one of the most popular actresses. Many films in the mid 1990, late 90s and early 2000s were made with Niruta, as the leading lady.
Some of her films that were released in the 1990s are: Afanta, Rahar, Nata Ragatko and Thuldai. All these fared well in the box office, which increased her popularity, as an actress who could make a film sell well.
Of these three, she played the role of a widowed woman in Thuldai, in which the title role was played by Shiva Shrestha.In Afanta, she played the role of a rape victim, and was praised for her incredible acting. Moving into the 2000s, her luck was even stronger; she played in Aago, Afno Ghar Afno Manche, Siundo Ko Sindoor, Darpan Chaya, Dui Kinara, Lahana, and others. Among them, Aago was banned by the censor board, for being a pro-Maoist movie.
Darpan Chaya, became the biggest hit of the year 2001. The film was directed by Tulsi Ghimire, and actor duo, Dilip Rayamajhi and Uttam Pradhan were paired opposite Niruta. Darpan Chaya has a cult following till date; many people remember its songs, the friendship between the two actors and the love triangle. It is probably the most loved of Niruta’s films, in which her chemistry with Dilip Rayamajhi was much talked about.