Bollywood Actresses


Nayanthara Bio :

Nayantara South Actress
Nayantara South Actress
  • Name : Nayantra ( Diana Mariam Kuriyan )
  • Born : Bangalore
  • DOB : 18 November 1984
  • Age : 36
  • Qualification : Bachelor’s degree in English Literature.

Overview : Nayanthara is an Indian actress who mainly appears in South Indian films particularly in Tamil Movies.

Early life : This cute actress was born in Bangalore, in an Orthodox Christian family, who originally hails from Tiruvalla, Kerala. Her father was in Air Force, which made her upbringing in different North Indian cities. She attended various schools in North India and completed her schooling from Jamnagar, Gujarat and Delhi. She completed her graduation in English Literature Marthoma College in Kerala. She is originally known as Diana Mariam Kuriyan and was born on 18 November 1984.

Career : It all started with her part-time modelling career, which she did during her college. It was during these days when Sathyan Anthikkad spotted her during one of her modelling work and offered her a Malayalam movie – Manassinakkare. Earlier, she rejected this offer but later agreed with a plan of not doing any other movie. However, the film was a big hit, which gave her too many offers. She then accepted two films – Natturajavu and Vismayathumbathu in 2004, which were lauded for her performances.

Since then it was no looking for the actress and she did many movies. She soon entered into Tamil movie doing her debut with Ayya in 2005, while her debut in Telugu was witnessed with Lakshmi in 2006. Some of her Tamil and Telugu movies include Chandramukhi,  Dubai Seenu, Tulasi,  Billa, Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Aadhavan, Adhurs, Simha, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Sri Rama Rajyam, Raja Rani, Arrambam, Thani Oruvan, Maya, Naanum Rowdy Dhaan, Babu Bangaram and Iru Mugan.

Rewards & Recognition : She bagged IIFA Utasavam Award for the film Maya for the Best Actress category in 2015. In 2010, she won the award for her Contribution of Tamil Cinema for Kalaimamani from the award mentioned above the platform. She bagged Vikatan Awards twice for the Best actress category for films Naanum Rowdy, and Aramm. She then bagged Tamil Nadu State Film Awards in 2013 for Best Actress in 2013. For Filmfare South Awards, she was nominated too often and won awards in different categories for the films like Sri Rama Rajyam, Raja Rani, Naanum Rowdy Dhaan, Puthiya Niyamam, and Aramm.

Personal Life : She was born as Syrian Christian, later converted into Hinduism in 2011 and then got her official name as Nayanthara. She is an ardent follower of Hinduism and thus pays visits to different religious places in India.  She was alleged to be in a relationship with Silambarasan while she was working in Vallavan. Later Prabhu Deva was in a living relationship with the lady but as his wife reported the matter in the court and then threatened the actress to go on a hunger strike ended this relationship. While working in a film Naanum Rowdydhaan, she came close to its director Vignesh Shivan and is currently in relationship with him.

Nayanthara Filmography :


Movies Years
Manassinakkare 2003
Vismayathumbathu 2004
Natturajavu 2004
Ayya 2005
Chandramukhi 2005
Thaskara Veeran 2005
Rappakal 2005
Ghajini 2005
Sivakasi 2005
Kalvanin Kadhali 2006
Lakshmi 2006
Boss 2006
Vallavan 2006
Thalaimagan 2006
E 2006
Yogi 2007
Dubai Seenu 2007
Sivaji 2007
Tulasi 2007
Billa 2007
Yaaradi Nee Mohini 2008
Kuselan 2008
Kathanayakudu 2008
Satyam 2008
Salute 2008
Aegan 2008
Twenty:20 2008
Villu 2009
Anjaneyulu 2009
Aadhavan 2009
Adhurs 2010
Bodyguard 2010
Goa 2010
Simha 2010
Boss Engira Bhaskaran 2010
Elektra 2010
Super 2010
Super 2011
Sri Rama Rajyam 2011
Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum 2012
Ethir Neechal 2013
Greeku Veerudu 2013
Raja Rani 2013
Arrambam 2013
Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal 2014
Anaamika 2014
Nee Enge En Anbe 2014
Nannbenda 2015
Bhaskar the Rascal 2015
Massu Engira Masilamani 2015
Thani Oruvan 2015
Maya 2015
Life of Josutty 2015
Naanum Rowdy Dhaan 2015
Puthiya Niyamam 2016
Idhu Namma Aalu 2016
Thirunaal 2016
Babu Bangaram 2016
Iru Mugan 2016
Kaashmora 2016
Dora 2017
Aramm 2017
Velaikkaran 2017
Jai Simha 2018
Kolamavu Kokila 2018
Imaikkaa Nodigal 2018
Airaa 2018
Viswasam 2019
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy 2019
Love Action Drama TBD
Kolaiyuthir Kaalam TBD
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