The third wheel in the plot, Nicholas Brown turns in a powerful performance as the jilted lover turned psychotic villain. With his scowls, screams and style, he makes an indelible impression. Mamta Bhatt, Film ink Magazine (Gina and Tony are) strongly played by Indian model Kangna Ranaut and Australian actor Nicholas Brown. The Hollywood Reporter Nick Brown is a talent to watch out for. As the ‘bad man’ he is a surprise packet. His power-packed performance makes him worthy of standing in the same frame as Hrithik for major parts of the film. Bigoye.com Nick Brown has given a power performance and has done full justice to his role of the arrogant and crazy casino owner. India-server.com Nicholas Brown is menacingly good and is also a welcome change from the typical villain faces we see regularly.
Entertainment daily Nicholas Brown in a revenge fueled performance that never goes over the top, and keeps the character dangerously believable throughout the film Planet Bollywood Nicholas Brown, as Kangna's brother and Barbara's fiancé, is top notch and adds a lot of freshness to the film. Taran Adarsh Zoom News Nicholas Brown is thunderously good and is also a welcome change from the typical villain faces we see on a regular basis. Ashok Rao Top News Nick Brown does a good job and he makes his presence felt despite the hype of the lead pair. News 24-7 Hrithik Roshan, Barabara Mori, Kangana Ranaut and Nicholas Brown have left no stones unturned with their scintillating performances in the movie. Breaking News Online The supporting cast is also excellent from Kangana's spoiled daughter act to Nicholas Brown's sultry gangster. Bollywood Spice Nicholas Brown does a fine job. – Komal Nahta Review The one word that goes for Nicholas Brown as the essential villain is ‘superb.’ News 24x7 Tony AKA Nicholas Brown is brilliant. Naachgaana Nicholas Brown is superb as Barbara’s fiancé – theopinion.in The degeneration of Tony's character from cruel to cold-blooded is captured with intensity.
Among the performances, Nick Brown is superb at bringing in the chills. Midday, India NICHOLAS BROWN BIONicholas Brown plays Tony in the international blockbuster Bollywood film Kites which released worldwide on May 21st 2010. Hollywood director Brett Ratner has re-edited an English version of the film called Kites The Remix which released on May 28th in the USA. Kites is the most expensive Bollywood film ever made, it was in the top ten US grossers in its opening weekend, is the 2nd highest grossing Bollywood film ever and is the most widely screened and reviewed Bollywood film internationally.
Nicholas Brown is an Australian actor, singer, songwriter, and screenwriter. He is an acting graduate from Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA – the same acting school that produced Mel Gibson, Cate Blanchett , Sam Worthington and Baz Luhrman). Nicholas will play the lead in his upcoming self penned film ‘Fair + Lovely,’ will appear In the Hollywood film ‘Mumbai Direct,’ the British film ‘Quick Slip Me A Bride’ and the Australian film ‘The Test.’ Nicholas recently returned to Australia appearing in an episode of Channel 7's ‘City Homicide’, the short film ‘Bani Ibrahim’ and a Channel 7 comedy pilot called ‘Lucky Dragon’. Nick has appeared in Australian films ‘The Characters’, ‘Temptation’ and ‘A Man's Gotta Do’. His television credits include ‘Home And Away’, ‘White Collar Blue’, ‘Heartbreak High’, ‘Drama School’ and ‘The Cooks’ on Channel Ten and Foxtel.
Acting in many international theatre festivals, Nicholas recently performed in three new plays at the National Play Festival in Brisbane, in Rehaan Engineer's ‘Seven Jewish Children’ by Caryl Churchill in Project 88 Art Gallery in Mumbai and 'Doctrine: How To Survive Under Siege' in Brussels, Belgium for the Kunsten Festival Des Arts. Nicholas also represented the NIDA company at the UNESCO 2007 drama schools festival in Transylvania Romania, playing Orestes in Aeschylus’s Ancient Greek tragedy ‘The Oresteian Trilogy.’ He also played the villain Nikhil Madhvani opposite Shilpa Shetty in ‘Miss Bollywood’ which toured Germany and the UK including London’s West End. Other theatre credits include ‘There Is No Need To Wake Up’ at the Sydney Opera House directed by Barrie Kosky; Kurt Weill’s ‘Berlin to Broadway’ directed by Jim Sharman; ‘Spunks’ at the Stables Theatre; ‘Frozen’ for Company B Belvoir St Theatre directed by Kate Gaul; Toad in the Australian Shakespeare Company's productions of ‘Wind in the Willows’ and Martin Crimp’s ‘Fewer Emergencies’ at The Old Fitzroy Theatre.
In 2004 Nicholas was a recipient of The Mike Walsh Fellowship and travelled to India, Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris and Rome studying multiculturalism in theatre, film and television. In London he had an internship with the British Indian Theatre Company Tamasha Theatre and began honing his writing skills. In 2005 he was the male understudy for the children’s pop group Hi-5 on their world tour. Having recently completed writing his Aussie Bollywood Musical screenplay ‘Fair + Lovely’, Nicholas also wrote the plays ‘Rain Supreme’ and ‘The Glass Soul’ - both were performed at Australia’s premiere international short play festival, Short and Sweet.
Currently Nicholas is creating a graphic musical film of contemporary fairy tales called ‘Blue Fairy’. A singer/songwriter, Nicholas also recorded the album ‘Big Score’ with his disco funk band Modernists in 2004 and performed at Australian venues such as The Basement and The Metro (the album is available in all good Australian record stores). Go to www.myspace.com/modernistsfeaturingnickbrown to hear song samples. Nicholas was also invited to perform at ‘Raise the Roof’ at Sydney’s State Theatre in a special concert to raise funds for the Tsunami Appeal in 2006. Nick also wrote and recorded an album with the electro rock outfit ‘Listen Like Thieves’ and is planning a solo release in 2010. His new original songs can be heard at www.myspace.com/nicholasbrownmusic