- Full Name : Nithya Menen
- DOB : 8th April 1988
- Age : 31
- Born In : Bangalore
- Height- 5.3 ft.
- Figure Measurement – 34-26-35 (APPROX)
Nithya Menen is an Indian actor in South Indian film, and she is also a playback singer. She works mostly in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Telugu movies. She is unmarried and not dating anyone as she is focusing on her career.
The south Indian actress hails from Bangalore and was born on 8th April 1988. She did her schooling and college from Bangalore, while completed her degree in Journalism from the known Manipal University. She then ended up completing a course in cinematography for her aspiration to be a filmmaker at FTII Pune. She earlier wanted to enter into the field of journalism as called this professional as ideal but later felt that it was not the same which she earlier treated it. She then felt that films are the best form of expressing her ideas and hence ended up doing a course in photography and filmmaking from FTII. However, one of her call fellow (Nandini Reddy) convinced her to tread the path of acting rather than making films. Interesting, she got her first break from Nandini Reddy the moment she planned to make a movie.
She started working early as a child artist, and her first movie was an English Movie (Indian English) called The Monkey Who Knew Too Much (1998). She was barely ten years old at that time. Her next venture was in 2006 in a Kannada movie called 7 O’ Clock directed by Santosh Rai Pataje. Her next film was Aakasha Gopuram in 2008 while she was in her junior college. She then got the chance to work in a Norwegian play called The Master Builder, which gave her mixed reviews. After her studies, she made her comeback with Kannada movies and did her first movie called Josh, and that was a big hit. Since then it was no looking back for her. Some of her movies include Vellathooval, Apoorvaragam, Anwar, Aidondla Aidu, Ala Modalaindi, Urumi, Violin, 180, Veppam, Makaramanju, Karmayogi, Ishq, Doctor Innocent Aanu, Ustad Hotel, and Bachelor Party to name a few. These movies fall under different south Indian languages. She is currently working in films – NTR Kathanayakudu, Praana, Kolambi, The Iron Lady, and Pyscho, which will be appearing in the year 2019. Since she is also a playback singer, she has sung many song in South Indian films as well for different south Indian films. Her recent songs in 2018 include the Malayalam movie called Va Va Vo from the movie Mohanlal.
She was nominated at all the major award platforms and managed to get a wide array of awards as well. She got her first award the Nandi Awards for the Best Actress category wherein she Won the Hyderabad Times Film Awards for the film Ala Modalaindi. And for the same film, she bagged other awards as well including Hyderabad Times Film Awards, Ugadi Puraskar Awards, and Vijay Awards for different categories. Similarly, for Ishq, she bagged Best Actress award from different award platforms CineMAA Awards, 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards, and Filmfare Awards South.
Nithya Menen Filmography :
|2019||The Iron Lady||Tamil|
|2019||Untitled Fahadh Fazil film||Malayalam|
|2016||Okka Ammayi Thappa||Telugu|
|2015||Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju||Telugu|
|2015||JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai||Tamil|
|2015||100 Days of Love||Malayalam|
|2015||O Kadhal Kanmani||Tamil|
|2014||Malini 22 Palayamkottai||Tamil|
|2013||Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde||Telugu|
|2012||Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty||Malayalam|
|2012||Doctor Innocent aanu||Malayalam|
|2005||Seven O’ Clock||Kannada|
|1998||The Monkey Who Knew Too Much||Indian English|