Nayanthara Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Nayanthara (born Diana Mariam Kurian; 18 November 1984) is an Indian actress who predominantly appears and works in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam cinema. She was the only South Indian female actor to have made it to the Forbes India “Celebrity 100”, 2018 list, with her total earning credited at ₹ 15.17 crores. Nayanthara is often referred as Lady Superstar of South Indian cinema. She has acted in more than 75 films.
She made her acting debut in the 2003 Malayalam film Manassinakkare with Jayaram. She made her debut in Tamil cinema with Ayya (2005) and Telugu with Lakshmi (2006). Both were successful. After this she had numerous commercially successful Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films like Chandramukhi (2005), Rappakal (2005), Ghajini (2005), Dubai Seenu (2007), Tulasi (2007), Billa (2007), Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008), Aadhavan (2009), Adhurs (2010), Bodyguard (2010), Simha (2010), Boss Engira Bhaskaran (2010), Sri Rama Rajyam (2011), Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum (2012), Raja Rani (2013), Arrambam (2013), Bhaskar the Rascal (2015), Thani Oruvan (2015), Maya (2015), Naanum Rowdy Dhaan (2015), Babu Bangaram (2016), Iru Mugan (2016), Dora (2017), Velaikkaran (2017), Kolamavu Kokila (2018), Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018), Viswasam (2019), Love Action Drama (2019), Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019) and Bigil (2019).
In 2010, she also made her Kannada film debut through the film Super along with, Upendra, her only appearance in a Kannada film to date. Her portrayal of Goddess Sita in Sri Rama Rajyam (2011) earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress and the Nandi Award for Best Actress. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress for her performance in Raja Rani (2013), Naanum Rowdy Dhaan (2015) and Aramm (2017). In 2017, she was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Malayalam Actress for her performance in Puthiya Niyamam (2016), marking her first Filmfare Award in Malayalam.
Nayanthara was born as Diana Mariam Kurian in Bangalore, Karnataka, India to Malabar Nasrani parents Kurian Kodiyattu and Omana Kurian who hail from the aristocratic Kodiyattu family from Thiruvalla, Kerala. Her elder brother, Leno, lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As her father was an Indian Air Force official, Nayanthara studied in various parts of India, mainly in North India. She did her schooling in Jamnagar, Gujarat and Delhi. In Thiruvalla, she studied at Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School and then attended Marthoma College, Thiruvalla for her bachelor’s degree in English Literature.
Nayanthara was in a relationship with Silambarasan after they worked together in Vallavan. However, their relationship ended after few years. While working in Villu, Nayanthara and Prabhu Deva fell in love with each other. They were in a relationship for few years and decided to get married. However, in 2010, Prabhu Deva’s wife Latha filed a petition at the family court, seeking directions against Deva from living in a relationship with Nayanthara and requesting a reunion with him. Furthermore, she threatened to go on hunger strike if Prabhu Deva married Nayanthara, while several women’s organisations conducted protests against Nayanthara for bringing disrepute to the Tamil culture, burning an effigy of her. In 2012, Nayanthara confirmed that she had ended her relationship with Deva.
Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan have been in a relationship ever since they worked together on Naanum Rowdy Dhaan in 2015.
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She was brought up as a Syrian Christian. On 7 August 2011, she embraced Hinduism at the Arya Samaj Temple in Chennai. She has gone through Shuddhi Karma, a procedure involving a Vedic purification and a Homam where she chanted the hymns from the Veda and the Gayatri Mantra under the guidance of the priest. After the purification ceremony, a certificate of conversion to Hinduism was issued to her, and her stage name, Nayanthara, became her official name. She is a polydactyl, with a rudimentary finger on her left hand.
Nayanthara Measurements Height Weight Bra Size Age
|Real Name||Diana Mariam Kurian|
|Nickname||Lady Superstar, Nayantara, Nayan and Mani|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 165 cm|
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 5″
|Weight||in Kilograms- 53 Kg|
in Pounds- 117 lbs
|Date of Birth||18 November 1984|
|Age (as in 2023)||39 Years|
|Birth Place||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|School||Balikamadom Girls High School, Thiruvalla|
|College||Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla|
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Arts in English Literature|
|Debut||Film Debut: Manassinakkare (2003)|
|Family||Father– Kurian Kodiyattu|
Mother– Omana Kurian
Brother– Lenu Kurian
|Hobbies||Reading, long driving and listening music|
|Controversies||• After she started dating Prabhu Deva in 2008, his wife Latha filed a petition at the court to take action to stop Nayanthara and Prabhu Deva’s from their live-in-relationship and resettle her family life. And, after her hunger strike warnings and other pressures, Nayantara ended her relationship with Prabhu Deva.|
• In 2016, she was detained at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport for an alleged drug offence, when she was coming back to India after shooting Iru Mugan with Vikram.
|Favourite Food||North Indian food|
|Favourite Actor||Rajinikanth and Vijay|
|Favourite Film||Pokiri, Billa and Yaradi Nee Mohin|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Silambarasan a.k.a Simbu (Actor)|
Prabhu Deva (Dancer and Director)
|Husband||Vignesh Shivan (m. 2022)|
|Salary||3 crores/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
For the Malayalam movie, Elektra (2010) Nayanthara dubbed her lines for the first time. Then she dubbed for the Telugu film, Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum (2012), another Malayalam movie Puthiya Niyamam (2016), Tamil films, Iru Mugan (2016), Naanum Rowdy Dhaan (2015), Dora (2017) and Kolamavu Kokila (2018).
|2007||Sivaji: The Boss||Herself||Tamil|
|2008||Yaaradi Nee Mohini||Keerthi (Komalavalli)||Tamil|
|2010||Boss Engira Bhaskaran||Chandrika||Tamil|
|2011||Sri Rama Rajyam||Goddess Sita||Telugu|
|2012||Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum||Devika||Telugu|
|2014||Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal||Pavithra||Tamil|
|2014||Nee Enge En Anbe||Anaamika||Tamil|
|2015||Bhaskar the Rascal||Hima||Malayalam|
|2015||Massu Engira Masilamani||Manini||Tamil|
|2015||Maya||Maya Mathews, Apsara||Tamil|
|2015||Life of Josutty||Swapna||Malayalam|
|2015||Naanum Rowdy Dhaan||Kadambari||Tamil|
|2016||Puthiya Niyamam||Vasuki Iyer||Malayalam|
|2016||Idhu Namma Aalu||Myla||Tamil|
|2016||Iru Mugan||Meera George||Tamil|
|2018||Imaikkaa Nodigal||Anjali Vikramadityan||Tamil|
|2019||Mr. Local||Keerthana Vasudevan||Tamil|
|2019||Kolaiyuthir Kaalam||Shruthi Lawson||Tamil|
|2019||Love Action Drama||Shobha||Malayalam|
|2019||Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy||Siddhamma||Telugu|
|2020||Mookuthi Amman||Mookuthi Amman||Tamil|
|2022||Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal||Kanmani||Tamil|
|TBA||Untitled GS Viknesh film||TBA||Tamil|
|TBA||Untitled Atlee film||TBA||Hindi|
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