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.

Nayanthara Latest News

Prateik Babbar to star in 'Darbar'

    Updated On : Apr 17,2019   1:54 pm
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Prateik Babbar has been roped in to essay the antagonist in filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss' thriller "Darbar", which stars superstar Rajinikanth. View More..

Rajinikanth to play policeman after 25 years

    Updated On : Apr 09,2019   12:48 pm
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanths next Tamil film, titled "Darbar", will mark his return to playing a police officer after 25 years. Its title and first look was unveiled on Tuesday. View More..

Rajinikanth's next 'Darbar' first poster unvieled

    Updated On : Apr 09,2019   11:52 am
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth's next Tamil movie with filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss has been titled "Darbar", its makers revealed on Tuesday. View More..

Nayanthara cast with Rajinikanth in Murugadoss' film

    Updated On : Apr 08,2019   6:50 pm
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Actress Nayanthara, who was last seen on-screen playing a double role in horror-thriller "Airaa", has been signed as the leading lady opposite superstar Rajinikanth in his next yet-untitled film with filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss. View More..

Aamir runs into Chiranjeevi, calls him inspiration

    Updated On : Apr 07,2019   1:28 pm
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan says that southern megastar Chiranjeevi, whom he accidentally ran into at an airport in Japan, will always be an inspiration for him. View More..

Telugu filmdom isn't male dominated anymore: Rakul

    Updated On : Apr 03,2019   2:42 pm
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) She is just a decade old in southern showbiz, but Rakul Preet Singh has managed to carve a niche for herself. The actress feels there has been a change in the Telugu film industry as it is no more patriarchal. View More..

Radha Ravi a repeat offender: Vishal Krishna

    Updated On : Mar 26,2019   3:34 pm
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Tamil film actor Vishal Krishna, Vice President of the Tamil Film Producers' Council (TFPC), feels it is time to take the strongest action against people in positions of responsibility who speak disrespectfully of women. View More..

Nayanthara urges internal probe against Radha Ravi

    Updated On : Mar 25,2019   6:34 pm
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Well-known southern actor Nayanthara, popularly known as lady superstar by her fans, on Monday requested the South Indian Artistes Association or Nadigar Sangam to set up an internal inquiry as per the Vishakha guidelines on actor Radha Ravi over his sexist remarks. View More..

Silence on #MeToo in South filmdom shocks Siddharth

    Updated On : Mar 25,2019   5:38 pm
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) In the midst of a controversy surrounding actor Radha Ravi's derogatory remarks against actress Nayanthara, actor Siddharth has said he was shocked to see how the southern film fraternity was either silent or cynical about the #MeToo movement in the country. View More..

DMK temporarily suspends actor Radha Ravi

    Updated On : Mar 25,2019   11:48 am
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) The DMK has temporarily suspended veteran actor Radha Ravi from the party for his derogatory remarks against actor Nayanthara. View More..

Radha Ravi slammed over comments on Nayanthara

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   10:30 pm
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Actor Varalaxmi Sarath Kumar and filmmaker Vignesh Shivn on Sunday slammed veteran actor Radha Ravi for his derogatory comments on actress Nayanthara. View More..

Salman Khan is richest Indian celebrity: Forbes

    Updated On : Dec 05,2018   11:28 am
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is the richest Indian celebrity, according to the 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, which he has topped for the third consecutive year. Shah Rukh Khan has fallen out of the top 10 list. View More..

Taapsee wraps up shooting for 'Game Over'

    Updated On : Dec 03,2018   11:48 am
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu has concluded shooting for her upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual film titled "Game Over" here. View More..

Ashwin Saravanan is excited to be working with Taapsee in 'Game Over'

    Updated On : Oct 11,2018   8:52 am
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) Director Ashwin Saravanan is excited to have joined hands with Taapsee Pannu for upcoming Tamil-Telugu thriller "Game Over" for ever since he saw "Pink" he wanted to work with her. View More..

My career has come full circle: Trisha on Rajinikanth's Petta'

    Updated On : Sep 30,2018   3:02 am
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Trisha Krishnan, who teams up with superstar Rajinikanth for the first time in upcoming Tamil actioner "Petta", feels her career has come full circle as she joins the film's sets from October 1 in Varanasi. View More..

'Aramm' speaks about something which needs to be heard: Ghibran

    Updated On : Sep 29,2017   4:22 pm
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Composer Ghibran says he is proud and thankful to be a part of Nayanthara-starrer upcoming Tamil drama "Aramm", which he believes addresses something which needs to be heard. View More..

Pleased to collaborate with Nayanthara: Arivazhagan

    Updated On : Sep 26,2017   11:02 am
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Director Arivazhagan, best known for films such as "Eeram" and "Kuttram 23", says he is pleased to join hands with actress Nayanthara for a yet-untitled Tamil-Telugu action-based psychological thriller. View More..

Thrilled to be part of Balakrishna's project: Natasha Doshi

    Updated On : Aug 29,2017   2:08 pm
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Natasha Doshi, who has started shooting for her Telugu debut film, is thrilled to be part of the yet-untitled project starring Nandamuri Balakrishna. View More..

Chiranjeevi's next film titled 'Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy'

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   1:36 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Megastar Chiranjeevi's upcoming Telugu film has been titled "Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy", it was announced on Tuesday on the occasion of his birthday. View More..

Big B to team up with Chiranjeevi in 'Uyyalawadaa'

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   11:40 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will join hands with actor Chiranjeevi in his upcoming multi-lingual historic drama "Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy", based on the life of a popular freedom fighter from Kurnool. View More..