Who is Nayanthara?

Nayanthara was born on 18 November 1984, in Bengaluru, India. She is an Indian actress. Her full name is Diana Mariam Kurian.

She made her acting debut rom Malayalam film, Manassinakkare in 2003. Nayanthara has been a popular name in the South Indian entertainment industry, primarily in Tamil and Telugu. She is known as one of the most beautiful and leading actresses in the industry. She is best known for her versatile portrayals since she has appeared in a wide range of roles, from romantic dramas to action-packed films.

Apart from acting, Nayanthara has been an active philanthropist working in charitable activities such as Save a Mom campaign..

Nayanthara: Height, Weight

Nayanthara stands at the height of 5 feet 2 inches and weighs around 55 Kg.

Nayanthara: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

As of 2023, she is 38 years as she was born on 18 November 1984.

Talking about her family, she was born to Kurian Kodiyattu and Omana Kurian. She also has an older brother named Leno Kurian. Her father is a retired Indian Air Force Officer.

Nayanthara is of Indian descent. She holds Indian citizenship.


Regarding her education, she studied at the Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School. She then went to graduate with Bachelor of Arts English Literature from Marthoma College.

Nayanthara: Professional Life, Career

The Indian actress started her acting career in the year 2003 by playing in the Malayalam film, Manassinakkare. She, in her early days, played the roles predominantly in Malayalam cinema and gained a good fanbase. Simialrly, she played in the film Ayya in 2005 which came out to be her breakthrough work. The beginning of the successful journey was then made sure in the Tamil film industry.

Througout her career, Nayanthara has played a various of roles showing her abilities and advantages as a versatile actress. She portrated in romantic, action, comedies, tradedic and many more, earning critical acclaims for all of her performances. After the commercial successes of films such as Ghajini, Chandramukhim Billa and Raja Rani, she was an actress in demand. The films cemented her status as a talented leading actress in the South Indian film industry.

As a proof of her outstanding achievements in the film industry, she has won numerous awards including the prestigious state government awards. As of 2023, she has been nominated for a total of 124 citations of which she won 39 for herself. The collection of her accolades includes five Filmfare Awards for Best Actress, eight South Indian International Movie Awards, and many more.

Nayanthara in Jawan (2023) alongside Shah Rukh Khan
Nayanthara in Jawan (2023) alongside Shah Rukh Khan

Recently, she appeared in a Bollywood movie as one of the key protagonist alongside Shah Rukh Khan in Jawan (2023).

Apart from the outstanding work in the industry, she has been involved in philanthrophy as well. She has been involved in various charitable initiatives and has supported causes such as women’s empowerment and healthcare.

Nayanthara: Net Worth, Salary

What is Nayanthara’s net worth as of 2023? How rich is she and what is her average pay?

As of 2023, she has an estimated net worth of INR 3000 million which is equivalent to $ 3.6 million.

Nayanthara: Rumors, Controversy

There is no known controversies about her.

What is the Relationship Status of Nayanthara?

Talking about her relationship status, she is in a relationship with Vignesh Shivan. They got married recently in June 2022. They were together since 2017. Vignesh and Nayanthara were blessed with twin sons, Uyir and Ulagam.

Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivans with their twins
Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivans with their twins

Nayanthara: Social media

You can acquire further information about her personal life by following her on her social media platforms. There is an unverfied Instagram account claiming to be her but we are unnsure whether or not it is an official one.

Facts About Nayanthara

  1. Her father is a retired officer in the Indian Air Force.
  2. She is a fitness freak. She prefers to be stay in hotel that has gym facility in it.
  3. Her favorite actress is Simran Bagga.

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