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


Name Diana Mariam Kurian
Stage name Nayanthara
Date of birth 18 November 1984
Age 36
Mother tongue Malayalam 
Profession Actor, model
Marital status Single
Educational qualification Bachelor’s degree in English Literature 
Nayanthara spotted at Airport
Nayanthara spotted at Airport

Nayanthara Personal Details

Height  5’2″
Weight  53 kg
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Hair color  Reddish-brown
Eye color  Black
Hometown Bangalore, Karnataka 
Birthplace  Bangalore, Karnataka 
Current city Chennai, Tamil Nadu
School Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School, Thiruvalla
College  Marthoma College, Thiruvalla
Father Kurian Kodiyattu
Mother Omana Kurian
Siblings Elder brother – Leno
Boyfriend/Girlfriend/ Husband/Wife Boyfriend – Vignesh Sivan
Salary Rs. 4-5 crores per film
Net worth Rs. 15.17 crores
Other skills Writing


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  Role Year
Manassinakkare Gouri 2003
Vismayathumbathu Reetha Mathews 2004
Natturajavu Katrina 2004
Ayya Selvi 2005
Chandramukhi Durga 2005
Thaskara Veeran Thankamani 2005
Raapakal Gouri 2005
Ghajini Chitra 2005
Sivakasi Herself 2005


Kalvanin Kadhali Haritha 2006
Lakshmi Nandini 2006
Boss Anuradha 2006
E Jyothi 2006
Thalaimagan Megha 2006
Vallavan Swapna 2006
Yogi Nandhini 2007
Dubai seenu Madhumati 2007
Sivaji: The Boss Herself 2007
Tulasi Vasundhara Ram 2007
Billa Sasha 2007
Yardi Nee Mohini Keerthi (Komalavalli) 2008
Kuselan Herself  2008
Kathanayakudu Herself  2008

2020 – 2021 (Upcoming Projects)

Mookuthi Amman Mookuthi Amman 2020
Nizhal TBA 2021
Netrikan TBA 2021
Annaatthe TBA 2021
Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal TBA 2021

Actress Nayanthara’s Awards for Movies

Movie  Language  Award
Sri Rama Rajyam (2011) Telugu Filmfare Award South – Best Actress 
Raja Rani (2013) Tamil Filmfare Award South – Best Actress

Tamil Nadu State Film Award – Best Actress 

Edison Award – Best Actress 

Naanum Rowdy Dhan (2015) Tamil Filmfare Award South – Best Actress

IIFA award – Best Actress

Vikatan Award – Best Actress 

Puthiya Niyamam (2016) Malayalam Filmfare Award South – Best Actress
Aramm (2017) Tamil Filmfare Award South – Best Actress
Maya (2015) Tamil IIFA awards – Best Actress 


Nayanthara’s favorite things

Favorite food North Indian
Favorite actor Rajnikanth
Favorite actress Simran
Favorite color Black
Favorite place Canada
Favorite music Melody 
Favorite hobby Writing
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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