Nayanthara is an Indian actress and model who has a net worth of $10 Million. She predominantly works in the Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam film industry. Nayanthara is known for portraying Vasuki Iyer Louis in the crime drama film “Puthiya Niyamam” (2016) and Regina James in the romantic comedy film “Raja Rani” (2013). In the South Indian film industry, she is known as a lady superstar.
She was the only South Indian actress listed in Celebrity 100 by Forbes India in 2018 with a total earning of ₹ 15.17 crores. As of 2021, she has worked in more than 80 films. In 2003 she made her acting debut with the Malayalam film “Manassinakkare”, directed by Sathyan Anthikkad.
Born on 18 November 1984, Nayanthara’s age is 36 years as of 2021. She was born and brought up in an upper-class Malayali Christian family from Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Her born name is Diana Mariam Kurian, but after she embraces Hinduism her stage name Nayanthara became her real and official name.
She did her early schooling at Balikamadom Girls High School, Thiruvalla and also attended different schools in various parts of North India as her father was an Indian Air Force officer so they moved to different cities for his job.
Then she went to the Marthoma College, Thiruvalla from where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She wanted to be an actress and model from an early age and wanted to pursue her career in the South Indian film industry.
|Real Name||Diana Mariam Kurian|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth||18 November 1984|
|Birth Place||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|School||Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School, Thiruvalla|
|College/University||Marthoma College, Thiruvalla|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Arts in English Literature|
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Nayanthara belongs to an Army based Christian family from Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She is known to be an Indian by nationality and has her belief in the Christianity religion, but a few years back she embraced Hinduism.
Her father’s name is Kurian Kodiyattu who is a retired Indian Air Force officer and her mother’s name is Omana Kurian who is a housewife.
She has one sibling, her elder brother’s name is Leno Kurian who works in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Nayanthara’s marital status is unmarried. Her boyfriend’s name is Vignesh Shivan who is a South Indian actor. She is in a relationship with Vignesh Shivan for the last three years.
Previously, she dated Prabhu Deva who is an actor, choreographer, dancer and director. She was also in the rumor of dating her co-star Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar.
|Father Name||Kurian Kodiyattu|
|Mother Name||Omana Kurian|
|Brother Name||Leno Kurian|
Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar
Nayanthara is a beautiful and charming actress in the South Indian film industry. She has an attractive and adorable personality with hot looks. She is a fitness enthusiast who does regular exercise and yoga to maintain her health.
She is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and her bodyweight weighs around 55 Kg. Her hairs are long, beautiful, and black and her mesmerizing eyes are also black.
Nayanthara started her career as a model during her college days. She worked as a part-time model and completed many modeling assignments after that she started working as an actress in the Malayalam film industry.
She made her acting debut with the movie titled Manassinakkare in the year 2003. After that, she made her appearance in several Malayalam movies like Natturajavu, Vismayathumbathu, Thaskara Veeran, and Rappakal.
She also made her acting debut in the Tamil and Telugu film industry with the movie Ayya (Tamil) in the year 2005 and Lakshmi (Telugu) in the year 2006. After that, she made her appearance in several Tamil and Telugu movies like Chandramukhi, Dubai Seenu, Tulasi, Simha, Maya, Raja Rani, Iru Murgan, and many other popular movies.
She also worked in various Kannada films and made her Kannada debut with the film Super in the year 2010. She also dubbed her lines in several South Indian movies like Elektra, Puthiya Niyamam, Iru Murgan, Kolamavu Kokila, and several others.
She has won the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress, for Best Tamil Actress, and Best Malayalam Actress.
She received the Nandi Award for Best Actress, Vijay Award for Favorite Heroine and Asianet Award for Best Actress for her incredible performances in various South Indian movies.
Facts and Information
In an interview, Nayanthara revealed that she is a Syrian Christian by birth, but embrace Hinduism on 7 August 2011 at the Arya Samaj Temple in Chennai.
In 2010, she made the headlines when Prabhu Deva’s wife filed a petition at the family court and threatened everyone by saying that she will go on a hunger strike if Nayanthara got married to her husband Prabhu Deva.