Nayanthara Biography, Age, Height, Weight, BF, Career & More

Nayanthara Biography

Nayanthara is an Indian film actress, model as well as producer who is famous for her work in Telugu and Tamil movies.

In 2018, she became the ONLY south Indian actress to be featured in Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.

Biography/Wiki

OccupationActress and Model
Real nameDiana Mariam Kurian
NicknameLady Superstar
BirthplaceBangalore, Karnataka, India
NationalityIndian
Age35 Years
HometownBangalore
Date of Birth18 November 1984
Net Worth$10 Million

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Family and Education

Her parents belongs to Kerala. Her father was an Indian Air Force official and her mother was a house wife.

She was grown up as Syrian Christian and did her school education from Jamnagar, Gujarat and Delhi respectively. She has done her graduation in English Literature from  Marthoma College, Thiruvalla, Kerala.

Family MemberName
FatherKurian Kodiyattu
MotherOmana Kurian
BrotherLeno Kurian

She really liked the Arya Samaj and Hindu culture and later decided to change her religion to Hinduism, so named as Nayanthara.

Height and Weight

Weight53 Kg
Height 157 cm, 1.57 m
Height (feet)5 feet 5 inches
Zodiac SignScorpio
ReligionHinduism (converted)
Figure Measurement34-26-34
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack
Marital StatusUnmarried

Career

After completing her studies, Nayanthara started working as a model and got her first Malayalam film “Manassinakkare” in 2003.

2005 onwards, she started working in various Telugu and Tamil films. In those 3 years, she was featured in 16 films of both languages.

Her career rose after release of film “Billa” in 2007 for which she was appreciated by many critics. her release “Simha” was the biggest earner Telugu movie of 2010.

She kept on working in various films which helped her in grabbing many awards, which are discussed below in this article.

Social Media Instagram

She is not on Instagram yet, but she is on Twitter (@nayantharaa) so her fans can follow her there.

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Boyfriend

In 2006, she came in relationship with Silambarasan after release of her movie “Vallavan”. But later they both got separated.

Then in 2009, she was in news due to her relationship with actor “Prabhu Deva” during shooting of Villu and they both decided to get married. But they both separated in 2012.

Currently, she is in relationship with Vignesh Sivan, and both are working on film “Naanum Rowdy Dhaan”.

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Favorites

HobbiesLong drive, Reading, Traveling
ActorRajnikanth
ActressSimran
ColorBlack
FilmPokiri, Billa
DestinationVancouver, Canada

Awards

She has been nominated for many awards in various categories and has won many of them. Below are few of them :

YearAward NameAward Category
2015IIFA Utsavam AwardsBest actress
2013Tamil Nadu State Film AwardsBest actress
2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017South Filmfare AwardsBest actress
2011CineMAA AwardsBest actress
2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018South Indian International Movie AwardsBest actress
2007, 2008, 2013, 2017Vijay AwardsFavorite Heroine
2013, 2017Vijay AwardsBest actress

Films Appearance

Nayanthara has been featured in many films so far released in different languages such as Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu respectively.

Year of ReleaseFilm TitleLanguage(s) of Release
2003Manassinakkare (Debut)Malayalam
2004VismayathumbathuMalayalam
2004NatturajavuMalayalam
2005AyyaTamil
2005ChandramukhiTamil
2005Thaskara VeeranMalayalam
2005RappakalMalayalam
2005GhajiniTamil
2005SivakasiTamil
2006Kalvanin KadhaliTamil
2006LakshmiTelugu
2006BossTelugu
2006VallavanTamil
2006ThalaimaganTamil
2006ETamil
2007YogiTelugu
2007Dubai SeenuTelugu
2007SivajiTamil
2007TulasiTelugu
2007BillaTamil
2008Yaaradi Nee MohiniTamil
2008KuselanTamil
2008KathanayakuduTelugu
2008SatyamTamil
2008SaluteTelugu
2008AeganTamil
2008Twenty:20Malayalam
2009VilluTamil
2009AnjaneyuluTelugu
2009AadhavanTamil
2010AdhursTelugu
2010BodyguardMalayalam
2010GoaTamil
2010SimhaTelugu
2010Boss Engira BhaskaranTamil
2010ElektraMalayalam
2010SuperKannada
2011Sri Rama RajyamTelugu
2012Krishnam Vande JagadgurumTelugu
2013Ethir NeechalTamil
2013Greeku VeeruduTelugu
2013Raja RaniTamil
2013ArrambamTamil
2014Idhu Kathirvelan KadhalTamil
2014AnaamikaTelugu
2014Nee Enge En AnbeTamil
2015NannbendaTamil
2015Bhaskar the RascalMalayalam
2015Massu Engira MasilamaniTamil
2015Thani OruvanTamil
2015MayaTamil
2015Life of JosuttyMalayalam
2015Naanum Rowdy DhaanTamil
2016Puthiya NiyamamMalayalam
2016Idhu Namma AaluTamil
2016ThirunaalTamil
2016Babu BangaramTelugu
2016Iru MuganTamil
2016KaashmoraTamil
2017DoraTamil
2017ArammTamil
2017VelaikkaranTamil
2018Jai SimhaTelugu
2018Kolamavu KokilaTamil
2018Imaikkaa NodigalTamil
2019ViswasamTamil
2019AiraaTamil
2019Mr. LocalTamil
2019Kolaiyuthir KaalamTamil
2019Love Action DramaMalayalam
2019Sye Raa Narasimha ReddyTelugu
2019BigilTamil
2020DarbarTamil

Brand Ambassador

She is currently endorsing few brands also. Following is the list of them :

  • Tanishq
  • Taka Sky
  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

On Magazine Covers

She is also featured on cover page of many leading magazines :

  • Vogue
  • South Scope
  • Sinemawood

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Some Other Facts

  • Got the Nandi award for best actress in 2011.
  • Featured in Kochi Times’ list of “15 most desirable woman” in 2014.
  • Ranked 4th in Kochi Times list of most desirable woman of 2019.
  • Ranked 2nd in Kochi Times list of most desirable woman of 2016.
  • Also did dubbing for Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films.

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