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Female

Date of Birth

1984-11-18

Location

West Bengal, India

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Nayanthara

Biography

Diana Mariam Kurian (born 18 November 1984), known professionally as Nayanthara, is an Indian actress and film producer who predominantly appears in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam Hindi films. 

 

One of the highest-paid actresses in India, she was the only South Indian actress to be featured in the Forbes India "Celebrity 100" 2018 list, with her total annual earnings credited at ₹15.17 crore.

 

 Nayanthara has starred in more than 80 films spanning two decades and has won numerous awards. She is popularly addressed as the Lady Superstar of Indian cinema.

 

Nayanthara made her acting debut with the Malayalam film Manassinakkare (2003). She made her debut in Tamil cinema with Ayya (2005) and in Telugu cinema with Lakshmi (2006).

 

 Her portrayal of Goddess Sita in the mythological film Sri Rama Rajyam (2011) earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu and the Nandi Award for Best Actress

 

She won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil and Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the romantic comedy-drama Raja Rani (2013), the action comedy Naanum Rowdy Dhaan (2015), and the political drama Aramm (2017). 

 

She was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam for her performance in the crime drama Puthiya Niyamam (2016).

 

Nayanthara went on to establish herself with successful women-centric films including Anamika (2014), Maya (2015), Kolamavu Kokila (2018), Airaa (2019), and Netrikann (2022).

 

 Nayanthara's other successful and notable work include Ghajini (2005), Billa (2007), Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008), Bodyguard (2010), Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum (2012), Thani Oruvan (2015), Kaashmora (2016), Viswasam (2019), Bigil (2019), Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy all (2019), Darbar (2020), Annaatthe (2021) and Godfather (2022).

 

 She is a recipient of five Filmfare Awards South and eight South Indian International Movie Awards.

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2023

Iraivan as Priya

2023

Jawan as

2020

Darbar as Lilly

2019

Bigil as Angel Aasirvatham