Nayanthara – Biography, age, date of birth, family, height, movies list, photos

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Nayanthara, the most popular and beautiful actress in the south Indian film industry. Get all information about Nayanthara and her biography, age, date of birth, family, height, weight, movies list, educational qualification, film career, awards, photos and many more.

Nayanthara – Biography, age, date of birth, family, height, movies list, photos


Queen of Kollywood, Nayanathara is one of the most talented and gorgeous actresses of South India, who has acted in many Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam movies. Her real name is Diana Mariam Kurian. She is usually known in the reel life as Lady Superstar, Nayanthara, Nayan, and Mani. Nayanthara made her debut in the film industry with the Malayalam film Manassinakkare opposite Jayaram in the year 2003. She often acted with male actors, who were almost older twice than her. After many commercial successes like Ghajini, Billa and Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Chandramukhi, She has proved herself as one of the most Promising and Brilliant actresses in South India.

About Nayanthara
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Official Name Diana Mariam Kurian
Nickname Nayanthara, Nayan, Mani, Lady Superstar
Profession Actress
Gender Female
Mother Tongue Malayalam

Nayanthara's age and date of birth

Nayanthara - Biography, age, date of birth

Nayanthara was born into an Orthodox Syrian Christian family on 18 November 1984 in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Her current age (In the year 2018) is 34 years.

Birthdate, Age and more
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Date of Birth Sunday, November 18, 1984
age (In 2018) 34 years
Birth Place Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Tiruvalla,Kerala, India

Height, Weight, and other Physical stats

Nayanthara is one of the Slim and Tallest Actresses of South India. Her height is 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) and Weight is approximately 53 Kgs (117 lbs). She regularly maintains her figure of 34-26-34 by daily exercise. That's why she is looking Gorgeous and Beautiful till now.

Physical Details
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Physical Status Normal
Complexion Fair
Height 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)
Weight 53 kgs (117 lbs)
Figure Measurements 34-26-34
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Nayanthara's family

Nayanthara - Family, height, education

Nayanthara's father name is Kurian Kodiyattu and He was an Indian Airforce Official. Her Mother name is Omana Kurian. Her parents belong from the Aristocratic Kodiatt family from Tiruvalli, Kerala. She has a Brother, Leno. He is Nine years older than her, lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Nayanthara belongs to an Orthodox Syrian Christian family. She converted herself into Hindu from Syrian Orthodox Christian.

Family Details
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Father Kurian Kodiyattu
Mother Omana Kurian
Brother Leno Kurian
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs Vignesh Shivan (Director), Prabhu Deva (Dancer and Director), Silambarasan Simbu (Actor)
Religion Hinduism

Educational Qualification

Nayanthara's Father was Indian Army Official so that she did her schooling from many parts of India. She Got her primary education from Jamnagar, Gujarat, and Delhi. she studied at Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School in Thiruvalla and Got Bachelor's Degree in English Literature from Marthoma College, Thiruvalla. She would have been Chartered Accountant if she was not an Actress.

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School Balikamadom Girls High School, Thiruvalla
College Marthoma College, Thiruvalla
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

Film Career and Movies List

The Lady Superstar Nayanthara debuted in the filmy career with Malayalam film Manassinakkare in the year 2003 with director Sathyan Anthikad. At that time she was not interested in films, so she agreed to do just one film. But Manassinakkare got a huge success, She continued her acting career. She enters Tamil Cinema with Hari's Ayya in the year 2005 and Telugu Cinema with Lakshmi. After becoming popular she starred in some Kannada movies also. Nayanthara's Telugu film Chandramukhi (2005) was a huge hit and It was the Longest running Movie of South Indian Cinema at Shanthi Theaters with 800 days.

Nayanthara's Movies list

Nayanthara - Movies list, filmography

Since Filmy debut in the year, 2003 Nayanthara gave so many hit movies in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada languages till now. The brilliant Actress starred in more than 65 movies from the year 2003 to 2018. After giving hit movies like Sri Ram Rajyam, Chandramukhi, Aramm, Maya, Ghajini, She became one of the Highest Paid South Indian Actress.

Movies list
Movie Name Year Role Language
Manassinakkare 2003 Gouri Malayalam
Vismayathumbathu 2004 Reetha Mathews Malayalam
Natturajavu 2004 Katrina Malayalam
Ayya 2005 Selvi Tamil
Chandramukhi 2005 Durga Tamil
Thaskara Veeran 2005 Thankamani Malayalam
Rappakal 2005 Gouri Malayalam
Ghajini 2005 Chitra Tamil
Sivakasi 2005 Herself Tamil
Kalvanin Kadhali 2006 Haritha Tamil
Lakshmi 2006 Nandhinee Telugu
Boss 2006 Anuradha Telugu
Vallavan 2006 Swapna Tamil
Thalaimagan 2006 Mekala Tamil
E 2006 Jyothi Tamil
Yogi 2007 Nandini Telugu
Dubai Seenu 2007 Madhumathi Telugu
Sivaji 2007 Herself Tamil
Tulasi 2007 Vasundhara Ram Telugu
Billa 2007 Sasha Tamil
Yaaradi Nee Mohini 2008 Keerthi Tamil
Kuselan 2008 Nayanthara Tamil
Kathanayakudu 2008 Nayanthara Telugu
Satyam 2008 Deiva Tamil
Salute 2008 Divya Telugu
Aegan 2008 Mallika Tamil
Twenty:20 2008 Diana Malayalam
Villu 2009 Janvi Tamil
Anjaneyulu 2009 Anjali Telugu
Aadhavan 2009 Thara Tamil
Adhurs 2010 Chandrakala Telugu
Bodyguard 2010 Ammu Malayalam
Goa 2010 Herself Tamil
Simha 2010 Gayatri Telugu
Boss Engira Bhaskaran 2010 Chandrika Tamil
Elektra 2010 Elektra Alexander Malayalam
Super 2010 Indira Kannada
Super 2011 Indira Telugu
Sri Rama Rajyam 2011 Sita Telugu
Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum 2012 Devika Telugu
Ethir Neechal 2013 - Tamil
Greeku Veerudu 2013 Sandhya Telugu
Raja Rani 2013 Regina Tamil
Arrambam 2013 Maya Tamil
Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal 2014 Pavithra Tamil
Anaamika 2014 Anaamika Telugu
Nee Enge En Anbe 2014 Anaamika Tamil
Nannbenda 2015 Ramya Tamil
Bhaskar the Rascal 2015 Hima Malayalam
Massu Engira Masilamani 2015 Manini Tamil
Thani Oruvan 2015 Mahima Tamil
Maya 2015 Maya Mathews, Apsara Tamil
Life of Josutty 2015 Swapna Malayalam
Naanum Rowdy Dhaan 2015 Kadambari Tamil
Puthiya Niyamam 2016 Vasuki Iyer Malayalam
Idhu Namma Aalu 2016 Myla Tamil
Thirunaal 2016 Vidya Tamil
Babu Bangaram 2016 Sailaja Telugu
Iru Mugan 2016 Meera George Tamil
Kaashmora 2016 Ratna Mahadevi Tamil
Dora 2017 Pavalakkodi Tamil
Aramm 2017 Madhivadhani Tamil
Velaikkaran 2017 Mrinalini Tamil
Jai Simha 2018 Gauri Telugu
Kolamavu Kokila 2018 Kokila Tamil
Imaikkaa Nodigal 2018 Anjali Vikramadityan Tamil

Awards and Nominations

In her filmy career, the Queen of Kollywood, Nayanthara has Nominated 57 times and won 45 Awards for her Brilliant Acting skill and Gorgeous Look. She got most of the awards for her best performance in the Telugu film Sri Rama Rajyam which she played the role of Goddess Sita.

Awards and Nominations
Award Wins Nominations
CineMAA Awards 1 1
Edison Awards 2 3
Vikatan Awards 3 3
Filmfare Awards South 5 13
CIFF Awards 2 2
Nandi Awards 1 1
Santosham Film Awards 1 1
South Indian International Movie Awards 7 9
IIFA Utsavam Awards 1 2
Kalaimamani Awards and Tamilnadu state award 2 1
Vijay Awards 6 9
Asianet Film Awards 2 3
Others 12 9
Totals 45 57

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Favorites Things

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Actors Rajinikanth, Vijay
Actresses Simran Bagga
Destination Canada
Color Black, Red
Food North Indian food
Films Billa, Yaradi Nee Mohini, Pokiri
Hobbies Listening To Music, Long Driving, and Reading

Social Media Profiles

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