Nayanthara is one of the leading South Indian actresses most recognized for her starring role in Billa. Never failing to awestruck the fans, she has given her stunning performance in almost all the movies she has appeared in so far.
Born on 18th November 1984, Nayan has played in the movies like “Yaaradi Nee Mohini”, and “Iru Mugan”. Throughout her acting career, she has worked alongside stars such as Vikram, Nithya Menen, Atharvaa and many others. Her recent work includes the movie “Kalyaana Vayasu”.
Nayanthara’s Early Life and Relationship
Nayanthara was originally born as Diana Mariam Kurien in Bangalore to an Indian Army Officer Kurien Kodiyattu and Omana Kurien. She grew up with her brother Leno who currently lives in Dubai.
Diana did her schooling from Chennai, Jamnagar, Delhi, and Gujarat. However, she completed her school level education from Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary school in Tiruvalla. She graduated in English Literature from Marthoma College.
Nayanthara is a talented actress with the height of 5’5″ and weighs 117lbs. She possesses an attractive physique of 34-26-34 inch. Her star sign is Scorpio.
The 33-year-old actress is in a romantic relationship with Vignesh. Her boyfriend is a well-known director of South Indian films. Previously she was in a love relation with Simbu her co-star of the movie “Vallan”. She was also in a live-in relationship with the dancer/actor Prabhu Deva. She parted her ways with Deva after his legal wife filed a petition at the court against their relationship.
Nayanthara began her career as a model while became a runner-up in the 2003 Best Model in Kerela. She made her screen debut with the film “Manassinakkare” a Malayalam movie. She then acted in an array of films such as “Tulasi”, “Dubai Seenu”, “Greeku”, “Verdu”, “Anaamika” and so on.
Kurien soon landed the female lead role in the movies including “Adhurs”, “Bodyguard”, “Boss Engira Bhaskaran” and “Super”. Afterward, she was seen in the critically acclaimed Malayalam film, “Elektra” alongside Manisha Koirala and Prakash Raj.
Further, she acted in Telugu epic devotional film “Sri Rama” followed by “Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum”, “Raja Rani”, “Anaamika”, and “Maya”. Her film “Chandramukhi” hit the box office and ran the longest She has won several awards such as Asianet Award, Filmfare Award, and Nandi Award. She received Vijay Award for Favourite Heroine and was also nominated for the Best Actress prize at the 56th Filmfare Awards South.
Nayanthara’s Net worth
Nayanthara holds the staggering net worth of $10 million and charges 3-5 crore INR per films. She owns cars like JFW, BMW X5, and Silver BMW 3 series. Her main source of income is acting while she also earns some amount as a model and a brand endorser.
The gorgeous actress has well maintained her lifestyle and appears quite classy and trendy. She loves to read books and spend most of her time reading books while listening to music. She is fond of the long drive.