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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My version of 'Vadakkunokkiyanthram' will be new, fresh: Dhyan

    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   1:08 pm
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) Director Dhyan Sreenivasan, son of veteran writer-actor Sreenivasan, says his version of his father's widely popular yesteryear Malayalam classic "Vadakkunokkiyanthram" will be new and fresh. View More..

Cycle stunt in 'Imaikaa Nodigal' will be talked about: Producer

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   4:44 pm
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Producer Jayakumar says a well-choreographed cycle stunt sequence in upcoming Tamil thriller "Imaikaa Nodigal" will be one of the major highlights of the film and will be much talked about. View More..

Madhavan, Samantha win at Filmfare Awards South

    Updated On : Jun 18,2017   11:40 am
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) R. Madhavan won the Best Actor for Tamil sports drama "Irudhi Suttru" while Samantha Ruth Prabhu bagged the Best Actress trophy for her role in Telugu romantic drama "A...Aa" for 2016 at a star-studded 64th Filmfare Awards southern edition. View More..

Turning hero comes with responsibility: Vignesh

    Updated On : May 23,2017   3:42 pm
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Actor Vignesh, who played one of the brothers in critically acclaimed Tamil film "Kaaka Muttai", says turning hero with upcoming Tamil drama "Kuzhali" has come with a sense of responsibility. View More..

Play more than an extended cameo in 'AAA': G.V. Prakash

    Updated On : May 14,2017   12:36 pm
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Actor-composer G.V. Prakash Kumar says he plays more than an extended cameo in Simbu-starrer upcoming Tamil action-drama "Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan" aka "AAA". View More..

Considering Kajal Aggarwal for my next: Deekay

    Updated On : Mar 03,2017   7:18 pm
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Director Deekay says he still hasn't finalised actress Kajal Aggarwal, but is seriously considering her for his next yet-untitled Tamil outing which will be a dark comedy. View More..

Nayanthara joins 'Kolayuthir Kaalam' sets in London

    Updated On : Jan 28,2017   5:18 pm
London, Jan 28 (IANS) The shooting of filmmaker Chakri Toleti's Tamil invasion thriller "Kolayuthir Kaalam" commenced here on Saturday and actress Nayanthara has joined the sets. View More..

Nayanthara bats for Jallikattu

    Updated On : Jan 18,2017   3:02 pm
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Southern film actress Nayanthara on Wednesday came out in support of Jallikattu and the youngsters who are protesting against the ban on the ancient and popular bull-taming sport, celebrated during Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu. View More..

Actor Ramesh Thilak to tie the knot

    Updated On : Jan 03,2017   10:38 am
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Popular Radio Jockey-turned-actor Ramesh Thilak, last seen in latest Tamil horror-comedy "Mo", will enter into wedlock with Radio Jockey (RJ) Navalakshmi later this year. View More..

'Kolayuthir Kaalam' to be shot on 8K resolution

    Updated On : Dec 26,2016   11:46 am
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Actress Nayanthara's upcoming Tamil thriller "Kolayuthir Kaalam", which will be directed by Chakri Toleti, is to be shot on 8K resolution, making it one of the first Indian films to use the technology. View More..

When Nayanthara stunned the 'Dora' team

    Updated On : Dec 24,2016   11:58 am
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) Actress Nayanthara took the entire unit of her upcoming Tamil drama "Dora" by surprise when she finished dubbing for her portion in a single day. The film's director Doss Ramaswamy is amazed by her commitment, says a source. View More..

Nayanthara's 'Kolayuthir Kalam' a remake of 'Hush'

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   11:48 am
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Actress Nayanthara's upcoming Tamil thriller "Kolayuthir Kalama, which will be directed by Chakri Toleti, is reportedly based on Mike Flanagan's English invasion thriller, "Hush", a source said. View More..

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..