Nayanthara Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, Images


The name Nayanthara is synonymous with the tagline “Lady Superstar”. She has rocked, dominated, and taken the southern cinema industry by a storm. Her ageless beauty keeps everyone’s jaws dropped, her acting captures all the emotions flawlessly, and her persona is bold and fierce. She is the embodiment of empowerment and leadership for all the girls and women.

Nayanthara was born to a Christian Malayalee family. She sowed the seeds of her cinema career in 2003. It was the year that she became a starlet and the path of stardom was being laid. Her debut film Manassinakkare, a Malayalam blockbuster film directed by Sathyam Anthikkad.


The reason behind her name change was suggested by Sathyam. He thought that her birth name should not be the same as her film character name in Manassinakkare. So, it was because of her debut film, the name Nayanthara was born.


Nayanthara has a huge fan following and has always brought characters to life. Here’s to 17 years of the glorious woman and wishing her many more years of success.


Nayanthara in Black Dress
Nayanthara in Black Dress


NameDiana Mariam Kurian
Stage nameNayanthara
Date of birth18 November 1984
Mother tongueMalayalam 
ProfessionActor, model
Marital statusSingle
Educational qualificationBachelor’s degree in English Literature 
Nayanthara spotted at Airport
Nayanthara spotted at Airport

Nayanthara Personal Details

Height 5’2″
Weight 53 kg
Zodiac signScorpio
Hair color Reddish-brown
Eye color Black
HometownBangalore, Karnataka 
Birthplace Bangalore, Karnataka 
Current cityChennai, Tamil Nadu
SchoolBalikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School, Thiruvalla
College Marthoma College, Thiruvalla
FatherKurian Kodiyattu
MotherOmana Kurian
SiblingsElder brother – Leno
Boyfriend/Girlfriend/ Husband/WifeBoyfriend – Vignesh Sivan
SalaryRs. 4-5 crores per film
Net worthRs. 15.17 crores
Other skillsWriting



Nayanthara Career

  • In 2005, she made her debut in the Tamil film industry starring opposite Sharathkumar in the film Ayya. The movie received wonderful critics and Nayanthara got immense recognition. 
  • Her other film, Chandramukhi alongside the superstar Rajnikanth bought her praises and appreciation. 
  • In 2007, she made her debut in the Telugu film, Boss, I Love you.
  • Her biggest box office blockbuster is Billa which was released in 2007. She was featured opposite Thala Ajith. 
  • It was her family-oriented movie Yaaridi Nee Mohini that won her Vijay Award for Favorite Heroine twice in a row. She was also nominated as the Best Actress at the 56th Filmfare Awards South for the same film.
  • Nayanthara’s Telugu blockbuster Sri Rama Rajyam released in 2011 won her the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress. 
  • Then in 2013, she was seen in Atlee’s masterpiece Raja Rani. The movie was critically acclaimed and for her phenomenal role, she won Vijay Award and Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
Actress Nayanthara at Beach
Actress Nayanthara at Beach


Nayanthara Movies & TV Shows

Title RoleYear
VismayathumbathuReetha Mathews2004
Thaskara VeeranThankamani2005


Kalvanin KadhaliHaritha2006
Dubai seenuMadhumati2007
Sivaji: The BossHerself2007
TulasiVasundhara Ram2007
Yardi Nee MohiniKeerthi (Komalavalli)2008
KuselanHerself 2008
KathanayakuduHerself 2008

2020 – 2021 (Upcoming Projects)

Mookuthi AmmanMookuthi Amman2020
Kaathuvaakula Rendu KaadhalTBA2021

Actress Nayanthara’s Awards for Movies

Movie Language Award
Sri Rama Rajyam (2011)TeluguFilmfare Award South – Best Actress 
Raja Rani (2013)TamilFilmfare Award South – Best Actress

Tamil Nadu State Film Award – Best Actress 

Edison Award – Best Actress 

Naanum Rowdy Dhan (2015)TamilFilmfare Award South – Best Actress

IIFA award – Best Actress

Vikatan Award – Best Actress 

Puthiya Niyamam (2016)MalayalamFilmfare Award South – Best Actress
Aramm (2017)TamilFilmfare Award South – Best Actress
Maya (2015)TamilIIFA awards – Best Actress 



Nayanthara’s favorite things

Favorite foodNorth Indian
Favorite actorRajnikanth
Favorite actressSimran
Favorite colorBlack
Favorite placeCanada
Favorite musicMelody 
Favorite hobbyWriting
Actress Nayanthara in white gown
Actress Nayanthara in white gown

Facts about Nayanthara

Nayanthara’s personal life has always been a topic for gossip and makes the headlines. Her first known relationship was with Silambarasan. They both met during the filming of Vallavan. Well, the relationship ended for the best of reasons.


Later she was in a relationship with Prabhu Deva. They both met on the sets of Villu and eventually decided to get married. However, it became very controversial when Prabhu Deva’s wife filed a petition against him in the court in 2010. For whatever reasons, Nayanthara ended the relationship in 2012. During their relationship, she had tattooed his name on her arm.

Her present love interest is Vignesh Sivan whom she had met on the sets of Naanum Rowdy Dhan. Their relationship has grown strong over the years and there’s a rumor that they both are set to get married in 2021.

In 2011, she decided to convert from a Syrian Christian to Hinduism. She went through all the Vedic purification and conducted the required Homam. She has received a certificate stating her religion as Hindu.

Her aim apart from becoming an actor was to become a Chartered Accountant.

In a model event held in Kerala in 2003, she secured the runner up spot.


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