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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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..

Logo of Chiranjeevi's 'Uyyalawada…' to be released

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   1:52 pm
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) The title logo of Chiranjeevi's upcoming Telugu historic film "Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy", based on the life of a popular freedom fighter from Kurnool, will be released on August 22 on the occasion of the actor's birthday. View More..

Second poster of 'Velaikkaran' released

    Updated On : Aug 08,2017   11:32 am
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) The second poster of Sivakarthikeyan starrer Tamil action drama "Velaikkaran" was released on Tuesday on the occasion of actor Fahadh Faasil's birthday. View More..

Video of actor Balakrishna slapping assistant goes viral

    Updated On : Aug 04,2017   11:32 am
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) A video featuring actor Nandamuri Balakrishna slapping his assistant and making him tie his shoe laces on the sets of his new yet-untitled Telugu film, has gone viral. View More..

Balakrishna's 102nd film starts rolling

    Updated On : Aug 03,2017   12:48 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Nandamuri Balakrishna's yet untitled Telugu film, to be directed by K.S. Ravi Kumar, started rolling here from Thursday. View More..

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..