Nishan KP Nanaiah, known mononymously as Nishan, is an Indian actor, from Coorg Karnataka, ,- a pass out of
Film and Television Institute of India, Pune (Ftii)- has predominantly worked in Malayalam films. Also in a few languages like Hindi,Bengali, Tamil and Telugu. Nishan speaks around 5–6 languages, and is very good at picking up new languages n its dialects, hence working in different languages comes naturally to him. He debuted in the Hindi film Cycle Kick but the film did not release. He got a career break in legendary director Shyamaprasad's Malayalam film Ritu in 2009,(for which he also received great critical acclaim as well as won his Best Debut award), along with a Telugu release "Manorama" in the same year opposite lead actress Charmee.. He became a notable actor through Sibi Malayil's Apoorvaragam, which was released in 2010, and was one of the biggest commercial hits of that year.It also completed a run of 100days. Till date Nishan has worked as a leading man in around 14 malayalam films, 1 Telugu films, 3 Hindi films, 2 Tamil films, 1 Bengali Web series.He is currently shooting for a hindi feature film Nastik , with Arjun Rampal.