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Nayanthara Bio

Diana Mariam Kuriyan is popularly known as Nayanthara is an Indian actress who works in Tamil and Telugu Cinema. People call her Lady Superstar of South Indian Cinema.

Nayanthara Wiki and Family

Nayanthara was born on born 18 November 1984 in  Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She is born to Malayali Malankara Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church parents Kurian Kodiyattu and Omana Kurian who hail from the aristocratic Kodiyatt family from Tiruvalla, Kerala. She had an older brother, Leno, who is nine years older, lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Nayanthara Father Kurian Kodiyattu is Indian Air Force official, so she had her schooling from Jamnagar, and Delhi. Later she went to Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School Tiruvalla. And she went to Marthoma College, Thiruvalla where she completed her bachelor’s degree in English Literature.

Nayanthara Personnel Life and Husband 

Nayanthara belongs to a Syrian Christian family. Later on, On 7 August 2011, she converts to Hinduism at the Arya Samaj Temple in Chennai. She has gone through Shuddhi Karma, a procedure involving a Vedic purification and a Homam where she chanted the hymns from the Veda and the Gayatri Mantra under the guidance of the priest.

After this, she becomes Hindu and Renamed herself as Nayanthara.

Nayanthara Affairs/Marriage

In 2010 Nayanthara had an affair with actor Prabhu Deva. But Prabhu Deva’s wife Latha threatened to go on hunger strike if Prabhu Deva married Nayanthara. During this time, a lot of people several women’s organisations opposed it and conducted protests against Nayanthara for bringing disrepute to the Tamil culture. By the result of this Nayanthara ended the relationship with Prabhu Deva in 2012.

Nayanthara Physical Appearance

  • Height (Approx):5′ 2″ (1.57 m)
  • Weight(Approx):(55 Kg)
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Eye Colour: Dark Brown
  • Tattoo: Right hand

Nayanthara Career

Nayanthara started her career with the Malayalam film Manassinakkare in 2003, followed by Vismayathumbathu and Natturajavu. After getting the success in Malayalam Films she got an offer from the Tamil film industry. And she made her Tamil Debut with Ayya(2005) film.

Her life changes when she acted in  Chandramukhi, which ran for over 800 days in theatres, eventually turning her into one of the most sought after actresses in Tamil. Not only this she acted in  AR Murugadoss’ Ghajini, which become blockbuster in the Box Office.

After becoming successful in Tamil And Malayalam Industry she entered into Telugu with Lakshmi in 2006. In 2011, Nayanthara portrayed Sita in Sri Rama Rajyam, a Hindu epic Ramayana, for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress in Telugu.

Later in 2013, she played the main role in Raja Rani with Nazriya Nazim which was also a blockbuster. Nayanthara continued her career and acted in some of the Film Fair Winning movies like Naanum Rowdy Dhaan, Puthiya Niyamam, Aramm.

She won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress in Tamil for Raja Rani (2013) Naanum Rowdy Dhaan (2015), and Aramm (2017).

Nayanthara acted in many films and recently she acted in the blockbuster movies like Bigil and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. In the Bigil she acted along with Varsha Bollamma and Vijay.

She is working with the big Films like Darbar along with Superstar Rajnikanth and Nivetha Thomas which will be releasing in 2020.

Nayanthara Filmography

YearTitleRole(s)Language(s)
2003ManassinakkareGouriMalayalam
2004VismayathumbathuReetha MathewsMalayalam
2004NatturajavuKatrinaMalayalam
2005AyyaSelviTamil
2005ChandramukhiDurgaTamil
2005Thaskara VeeranThankamaniMalayalam
2005RappakalGouriMalayalam
2005GhajiniChitraTamil
2005SivakasiHerselfTamil
2006Kalvanin KadhaliHarithaTamil
2006LakshmiNandhineeTelugu
2006BossAnuradhaTelugu
2006VallavanSwapnaTamil
2006ThalaimaganMekalaTamil
2006EJyothiTamil
2007YogiNandiniTelugu
2007Dubai SeenuMadhumathiTelugu
2007SivajiHerselfTamil
2007TulasiVasundhara RamTelugu
2007BillaSashaTamil
2008Yaaradi Nee MohiniKeerthiTamil
2008KuselanNayantharaTamil
2008KathanayakuduNayantharaTelugu
2008SatyamDeivanayakiTamil
2008SaluteDivyaTelugu
2008AeganMallikaTamil
2008Twenty:20HerselfMalayalam
2009VilluJanviTamil
2009AnjaneyuluAnjaliTelugu
2009AadhavanTharaTamil
2010AdhursChandrakalaTelugu
2010BodyguardAmmuMalayalam
2010GoaHerselfTamil
2010SimhaGayatriTelugu
2010Boss Engira BhaskaranChandrikaTamil
2010ElektraElektra AlexanderMalayalam
2010SuperIndiraKannada
2011Sri Rama RajyamSitaTelugu
2012Krishnam Vande JagadgurumDevikaTelugu
2013Ethir NeechalHerselfTamil
2013Greeku VeeruduSandhyaTelugu
2013Raja RaniReginaTamil
2013ArrambamMayaTamil
2014Idhu Kathirvelan KadhalPavithraTamil
2014AnaamikaAnaamikaTelugu
2014Nee Enge En AnbeAnaamikaTamil
2015NannbendaRamyaTamil
2015Bhaskar the RascalHimaMalayalam
2015Massu Engira MasilamaniMaliniTamil
2015Thani OruvanMahimaTamil
2015MayaMaya Mathews, ApsaraTamil
2015Life of JosuttySwapnaMalayalam
2015Naanum Rowdy DhaanKadambariTamil
2016Puthiya NiyamamVasuki IyerMalayalam
2016Idhu Namma AaluMylaTamil
2016ThirunaalVidyaTamil
2016Babu BangaramSailajaTelugu
2016Iru MuganMeera GeorgeTamil
2016KaashmoraRatna MahadeviTamil
2017DoraPavalakkodiTamil
2017ArammMadhivadhaniTamil
2017VelaikkaranMrinaliniTamil
2018Jai SimhaGauriTelugu
2018Kolamavu KokilaKokilaTamil
2018Imaikkaa NodigalAnjali VikramadityanTamil
2019ViswasamNiranjanaTamil
2019AiraaBhavani, YamunaTamil
2019Mr. LocalKeerthanaTamil
2019Kolaiyuthir KaalamShruthiTamil
2019Love Action DramaShobhaMalayalam
2019Sye Raa Narasimha ReddySiddhammaTelugu
2019BigilAngel AashirvaathamTamil
2020Darbar TBATamil
2020Netrikann TBATamil
2020Mookuthi Amman TBATamil

Nayanthara Favourite Things

  • Favourite Actor: Vijay And Rajnikant
  • Favourite Actress: Simran
  • Favourite Actor food: North India
  • Favourite Film: Pokiri and Billa

Nayanthara Facts

  • Initially, Nayanthara was a Christian later she converted into Hindu.
  • She is also known as Lady Superstar of South Indian Cinema.
  • She had an affair with Prabhu Deva.
  • She has won Nandi award for Sri Rama Rajyam.

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