Nayanthara Biography

Nayanthara BiographyNayantara, is a leading south Indian heroine who has acted in Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films. She is known for her innocent looks and attractive persona that allures her fans.

Nayantara, was born in Tiruvalla, Pathanamthitta district of Kerala in a Syrian Christian family. Her father an Indian Air Force officer had transferable job, so her early education was at several places in India. She finally did B.A in English Literature from Marthoma College in Tiruvalla, Kerala.

Nayanatara began her career from the Malayalam film "Manassinakkare" directed by Sathyan Anthikad in 2003. This blockbuster film made her gain huge popularity.

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Her eye-catching look and acting talent delighted the audience in Kerala. Her second film was "Vismayathumbath" released in 2004 directed by Fazil, was with mega star Mohanlal.

She again appeared with Mohanlal, in "Natturajavu". The beautiful heroine entered in Tamil films with "Ayya" (2005) and acted opposite Sarat Kumar.

Nayanthara Filmography Her second Tamil film was "Chandramukhi" opposite megastar Rajnikanth.  Her leading roles in Chandramukhi, Ghajini, Billa and Yaaradi Nee Mohini made her a star in Tamil cinema.

In 2010, she appeared in Malayalam movie Bodyguard that was a huge hit. Her films Adurs and Simha in Telugu  were highly applauded by the viewers.  She also debuted in a Kannada film opposite superstar Upendra.

Nayantara came in contact with dance director Prabhu Deva in 2008 and after the release of her film Villu, she had intimate relationship with him. In 2010 Prabhu Deva admitted his love for Nayantara and said they will tie the knot soon.

However, in 2012, Nayantara flashed the news that she has broken up her relationship with Prabhu Deva.

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First look, title of Nayanthara's next out on her birthday

    Updated On : Nov 15,2016   12:26 pm
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) The first look and title of actress Nayanthara's yet-untitled Tamil project will be unveiled on Friday to coincide with the star's birthday. View More..

Missed Santhanam while working on 'Kadavul Irukana': Rajesh

    Updated On : Nov 14,2016   11:46 am
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) Director Rajesh M, who has worked with actor-comedian Santhanam in five of his back-to-back films, says he missed collaborating with him in forthcoming Tamil comedy "Kadavul Irukan Kumaru". View More..

Karthi's 'Kaashmora' is a crushing disappointment

    Updated On : Oct 30,2016   4:38 pm
Film: "Kaashmora"; Director: Gokul; Cast: Karthi and Nayanthara; Rating: *1/2 View More..

Murugadoss helped bring Anurag Kashyap to Tamil cinema

    Updated On : Oct 09,2016   12:14 pm
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap, last seen on screen in "Akira", is making his Tamil acting debut in upcoming thriller, "Imaikaa Nodigal". According to a source, A.R. Murugadoss was influential in making the filmmaker-actor sign on the dotted line for the offer. View More..

Anurag Kashyap to make Tamil debut with 'Imaikaa Nodigal'

    Updated On : Oct 08,2016   8:06 pm
Chennai, Oct 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who was last seen in a menacing role in A.R. Murugadoss-directed "Akira", will be making his Tamil debut with upcoming action-thriller, "Imaikaa Nodigal". View More..

Anurag Kashyap approached to play antagonist in 'Imaikaa Nodigal'

    Updated On : Oct 06,2016   1:56 pm
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Director Ajay Gnanamuthu has confirmed that Anurag Kashyap has been approached with an offer to play the antagonist in his upcoming Tamil directorial "Imaikaa Nodigal", but says the filmmaker is yet to be signed on for the acting role. View More..

Simran excited about cameo in 'Koditta Idangalai Nirappuga'

    Updated On : Oct 02,2016   11:48 am
Chennai, Oct 2 (IANS) Actress Simran, who has been roped in to play a cameo in the upcoming Parthepan's Tamil directorial "Koditta Idangalai Nirappuga", says she is excited about the opportunity to be part of the project. View More..

Nayanthara not part of Mahesh Babu's next film

    Updated On : Sep 16,2016   11:22 am
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss has clarified that Rakul Preet Singh is the sole heroine of his upcoming yet-untitled Telugu-Tamil bilingual directorial with superstar Mahesh Babu. View More..

Gautham Menon approached to play antagonist

    Updated On : Sep 11,2016   12:08 pm
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon, who is currently busy wrapping up the Dhanush-starrer "Ennai Nokki Paayum Thota", has been offered the antagonist's role in upcoming Tamil thriller "Imaikaa Nodigal". View More..

'Irumugan' collects around Rs 10 crore in Tamil Nadu in 2 days

    Updated On : Sep 10,2016   3:30 pm
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Vikram-starrer Tamil action-thriller "Irumugan", which released in cinemas worldwide on Thursday, grossed around Rs 10 crore in its first two days in Tamil Nadu. View More..

'Inkokkadu' set for wide release in the US

    Updated On : Sep 07,2016   9:04 pm
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Vikram starrer Telugu action-thriller "Inkokkadu", which features the actor in dual roles, is releasing in the US on Wednesday amid high anticipation. View More..

Suriya to team up with director Vignesh Shivan for next

    Updated On : Sep 06,2016   11:32 am
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Suriya, who is currently busy with Tamil actioner "Singam 3", will next team up with "Naanum Rowdydhaan" director Vignesh Shivan for a yet-untitled project. View More..

Enjoyed writing Love character from 'Irumugan': Anand Shankar

    Updated On : Sep 05,2016   1:20 pm
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Director Anand Shankar, who awaits the release of Vikram-starrer Tamil action-thriller "Irumugan", says he thoroughly enjoyed writing the character called Love, and denied rumours about it being a transgender. View More..

Vikram dubs in Telugu for 'Inkokkadu'

    Updated On : Sep 04,2016   9:40 pm
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Vikram, who awaits the release of forthcoming Tamil action thriller "Irumugan", has dubbed in his own voice for one of the two characters he essays in the film's dubbed Telugu version "Inkokkadu". View More..

Nayanthara plays top cop in 'Imaikaa Nodigal'

    Updated On : Sep 02,2016   1:14 pm
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Nayanthara, currently awaiting the release of "Iru Mugana, will be seen playing a police commissioner in upcoming Tamil thriller "Imaikaa Nodigal", which is slated to go on the floors from October. View More..

Karthi rocks tyrant look in 'Kaashmora' poster

    Updated On : Aug 18,2016   11:24 am
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The first look poster of Karthi-starrer Tamil period horror-thriller "Kaashmora", which was unveiled on Thursday, has caught the attention of audiences for the actor's portrayal of a tyrant. View More..

'Babu Bangaram' grosses Rs. 25 cr in four days

    Updated On : Aug 18,2016   11:24 am
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Actor Venkatesh's Telugu action-comedy "Babu Bangaram", has grossed Rs. 25 crore within first four days of its release in cinemas worldwide. View More..

Have waited two years for first look of 'Kaashmora': Karthi

    Updated On : Aug 16,2016   10:44 am
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actor Karthi says he waited for two long years to unveil the first look of upcoming Tamil supernatural thriller "Kaashmora", which reportedly features him in a triple role. View More..

When Vikram took acting tips from son

    Updated On : Aug 13,2016   12:46 pm
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Actor Vikram reportedly sought the advice of his son Dhruv to play one of the roles in his upcoming Tamil action-thriller "Iru Mugan". He plays a secret agent as well as a transgender in the film. View More..

Veteran actress Jyothi Lakshmi passes away

    Updated On : Aug 09,2016   11:58 am
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Popular southern actress Jyothi Lakshmi passed away here on Tuesday at age 63. According to industry sources, she died away undergoing treatment for blood cancer. View More..