With a predominant appearance in the South Indian films, Nayanthara contributes majorly towards the Tamil and Telugu film industry.
Age and Height
Born on 18 November 1984, Nayanthara is currently 34 years old (as of 2018). She is 5 feet and 1 inch tall.
Back in the first half of 2018, Nayanthara’s relationship status with Vignesh Shivan was held high in the air. Nayanthara and Vignesh are in a serious relationship, however, the duo never spoke openly about their relationship status.
Born to Kurian Kodiyattu and Omana Kurian, Nayanthara hails from Tiruvalla’s aristocratic Kodiyatt family. Bangalore, the city of Gardens is her birthplace! Her brother, Leno, is nine years older to her and is currently living in the United Arab Emirates. Nayanthara’s father was an official at the Indian Air Force.
Being the proud daughter of an Indian Air Force official, Nayanthara’s schooling was accomplished in different parts of India. Later on, she pursued her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Marthoma College (Thiruvalla).
During her college days, Nayanthara worked as a model on a part-time basis. Her modelling assignments caught the eyes of Sathyan Anthikkad who was desperate to offer her a role in Manassinakkare. At first, Nayanthara rejected the offer. Later accepting the offer, she gave in her best, and the film bagged in massive financial success. After that, success began to flow in the direction of Nayanthara.
Subsequently, Nayanthara started receiving huge offers from the Tamil and Telugu film industries. Sivakasi (the masala film) featured Nayanthara in an item number. Nayanthara bagged in many accolades for her outstanding performance with the role of Sasha. It was somewhere in the year 2007-2008.
2011 witnessed only a single release of Nayanthara- Sri Rama Rajyam starring her as Sita. Here, her acting career again met with absolute critical acclaims with regards to her performance.
After undergoing a sabbatical period for nearly 11 months, Nayanthara decided to make a remarkable come back with Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum. Her perfectionist execution of the role of a journalist with a narrow scope gave her the desired wings to fly high. The critics of 2011 turned into appraisals for 2012. After that, she gave in her 100 percent to all the films served in her plater.
Besides her acting skills, Elektra (a Malayalam movie), witnessed the first dubbing talent execution from Nayanthara.
The controversy that shook the professional tag of Nayanthara was a leaked intimate image of the actress with Silambarasan that went viral. It was during the initiation stage of her career that the actress was dating Silambarasan. Although the relationship failed to mark a sweet end, their intimate pictures made their way to the social media.
Although a South Indian Actress, Nayanthara loves to have North Indian delicacies. Rajnikanth and Vijay are her all-time favourite actors while she likes to follow the movies of Simran. Pokiri, Yaradi Nee Mohin, and Billa are her all-time favourite movies. She adores black colour, and Canada is one of her favourite destinations across the globe.
Although Nayanthara’s acting career witnessed numerous rise and falls, she has bagged in a lot through her outstanding contributions. Some of those many awards received by Nayanthara are as follows:
Best Actress- Telugu (Filmfare Award)
Best Actress – Tamil (Filmfare Award)
Best Actress – Malayalam (Filmfare Award)
Best Actress (Nandi Awards)
These awards are potent enough to state that a stardom status has to go through the wrath to clinch in the best of all times.
On 7th August 2011, Nayanthara converted to Hinduism. This incident took place at the Arya Samaj Temple (Chennai). Besides her keen interest in the domains of acting, she is a trained classical dancer.
|Famous Role||Regina in Raja Rani|
|Height (In Cm)||165|
|Date of Birth||1984-11-18|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|College||Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla|
|Education Qualification||Bachelors of Arts in English Literature|