Nayanthara Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Diana Mariam Kurian known as Nayanthara is an Indian actress and film producer who is known for working in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam films. She is also known as Thalaivi and Lady Superstar of Indian cinema. She was born on 18th November 1984 in Thiruvalla, Kerala, India to Kurian Kodiyattu and Oman Kurian. Her father is a retired Air India Force Official. She has a brother Lenu Kurian. Nayanthara did her schooling in Jamnagar, Gujarat, and Delhi. In Thiruvalla, she studied at Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School. She completed her B. A. In English literature from Marthoma College, Thiruvalla.

During her college time, Nayanthara started working as a model.

Nayanthara made her film debut with Malayalam film Manassinakkare in 2003. She was praised for her role.

In 2004, she appeared in two Malayalam films, Vismayathumbathu and Natturajavu. For her role in Vismayathumbathu, Nayanthara received several positive reviews and was critically acclaimed for her role.

In 2005, she made her Tamil debut with Ayya. Behindwoods.com stated that she had made a “sensational debut in Tamil” for her performance. After that, she appeared in another hit film Chandramukhi in that year. She also received several positive reviews. In that year, she also appeared in four movies, Thaskara Veeran, Raakal, Ghajini, and a special appearance in Sivakasi.

In 2006, she made her Telugu debut with Lakshmi. She also appeared in five films, Kalvanin Kadhali, Boss, E, Thalaimagan, and Vallavan in that year.

Nayanthara appeared in Billa in 2007, and for her performance, she made wide recognition. Even she received many awards and nominations for her role. In that year she also appeared in four other films, such as Yogi, Dubai Seenu, Tulasi, and a special appearance in Sivaji The Boss.

In 2008, she appeared in seven films, Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Satyam, Salute, Aegean, Guest appearance in Kuselan and Kathanayakudu, and a Special appearance in Twenty: 20.  She won several awards and nominations for her roles that year.

In 2009, she appeared in three films, Villu, Anjaneyulu, and Aadhavan.

2010 was a great year for Nayanthara. She made her Kannada debut with Suer and was praised for her roles by reviewers and critics and also nominated for best actress. She also appeared in six films that year, Adhurs, Bodyguard, Goa, Simha, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, and Elektra. For Bodyguard, she won Best Actress Awards from Asianet Award. She received positive reviews and Best Actress nominations for her role in Boss Engira Bhaskaran and Simha.  Her performance was well appreciated by critics for Elektra.

In 2011, she only appeared in the film, Sri Ram Rajyam. Again she was praised by critics and reviewers for her role in Sri Ram Rajyam. She was awarded the Nandi Awards for Best Actress and  Filmfare Awards for Best Telugu Actress for her role.

In 2012, she made her comeback after 11 months of a break with Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum. Nayanthara marked her comeback with several appraisals for her role. 

In 2013, she starred in four films, Ethir Neechal, Greeku Veerudu, Raja Rani, and Arrambam. For the film Raja Rani, she won Vijay and Filmfare Awards for Best Actress. Her role in Arrambam was critically acclaimed by critics.

In 2014, again she was praised by several critics and reviewers for her role in Anaamika. She also appeared in another two films that year.

In 2015, Nayanthara was critically acclaimed for her performance in Maya. She won her second Filmfare Award for her role in Naanum Rowdy Dhaan. In that year, she also appeared in five films.

In 2016, Nayanthara first appeared in film Puthiya Niyamam. Her role as a rape victim was praised, a critic from the IBTimes stated “Nayantara’s role as Vasuki Iyer is one of her career’s best until now and her decision to dub in her own voice for her character is worthy of appreciation”. She also appeared in five films that year.

In 2017, she appeared in three films, such as Dora, Aramm, and Velaikkaran. For her role in Aramm, she won the third Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress.

In 2018, Nayanthara starred in three films, Jai Simha, Kolamaavu Kokila amd Imaikkaa Nodigal.

In the following years, she starred in several films, including Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019), Darbar (2020), Annaatthe (2021), Kaathu Vaakua Rendu Kaadhal (2022), etc.

Her upcoming films are O2, Gold, and Jawan. Godfather and Connect.

She also appeared in one music video.

As a producer, she produced several films, such as Netrikann, Rocky, and Kathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal.

Nayanthara is the only female actress from South India to have made it into the Forbes India “Celebrity 100” 2018 list.

Nayanthara launched a film production, Rowdy Pictures with Vignesh Shivan in 2021.

Nayanthara married director Vignesh Shivan on 9th June 2022.

NameDiana Mariam Kurian
Nick NameNayanthara
ProfessionActress, Film producer, Model
famous for Aramm (2017)



Raja Rani (2013)



Sri Rama Rajyam (2011)
Date of Birth18 November 1984 (Sunday)
Age37 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceThiruvalla, Kerala, India
NationalityIndian
HometownThiruvalla, Kerala, India
SchoolBalikamadom Girls High School, Thiruvalla
CollageMarthoma College, Thiruvalla
DebutFilm: Manassinakkare (2003); as ‘Gauri’

ReligionHindu 
Zodiac SignScorpio

Nayanthara Career:

  • From her college days, Nayanthara started working as a model.
  • Nayanthara made her film debut with Malayalam film Manassinakkare in 2003. 
  • In 2004, she appeared in two Malayalam films, Vismayathumbathu and Natturajavu. 
  • In 2005, she made her Tamil debut with Ayya. After that, she appeared in another hit film Chandramukhi in that year. She also received several positive reviews. In that year, she also appeared in four movies, Thaskara Veeran, Raakal, Ghajini, and a special appearance in Sivakasi.
  • In 2006, she made her Telugu debut with Lakshmi. She also appeared in five films, Kalvanin Kadhali, Boss, E, Thalaimagan, and Vallavan in that year.
  • Nayanthara appeared in Billa in 2007. In that year she also appeared in four other films, such as Yogi, Dubai Seenu, Tulasi, and a special appearance in Sivaji The Boss.
  • In 2008, she appeared in seven films, Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Satyam, Salute, Aegean, Guest appearance in Kuselan and Kathanayakudu, and a Special appearance in Twenty: 20.  
  • In 2009, she appeared in three films, Villu, Anjaneyulu, and Aadhavan.
  • In 2010, she made her Kannada debut with Suer. She also appeared in six films that year, Adhurs, Bodyguard, Goa, Simha, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, and Elektra. 
  • In 2011, she only appeared in the film, Sri Ram Rajyam. 
  • In 2012, she made her comeback after 11 months of the break with Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum. 
  • In 2013, she starred in four films, Ethir Neechal, Greeku Veerudu, Raja Rani, and Arrambam. 
  • In 2014, she appeared in Anaamika. She also appeared in another two films that year.
  • In 2015, Nayanthara starred in Maya and Naanum Rowdy Dhaan. In that year, she also appeared in five films.
  • In 2016, Nayanthara first appeared in film Puthiya Niyamam. She also appeared in five films that year.
  • In 2017, she appeared in three films, such as Dora, Aramm, and Velaikkaran. 
  • In 2018, Nayanthara starred in three films, Jai Simha, Kolamaavu Kokila amd Imaikkaa Nodigal.
  • In the following years, she starred in several films, including Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019), Darbar (2020), Annaatthe (2021), Kaathu Vaakua Rendu Kaadhal (2022), etc.
  • Her upcoming films are O2, Gold, and Jawan. Godfather and Connect.
  • She also appeared in one music video.
  • As a producer, she produced several films, such as Netrikann, Rocky, Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal.

Nayanthara Family 

Nayanthara was born Diana Mariam Kurian in Bangalore, Karnataka, India, to Malayali Christian parents of the aristocratic Kodiyattu family of Thiruvalla, Kerala. She was born on 18 November 1984, which makes her zodiac sign Scorpio. Leno, her older brother, resides in the United Arab Emirates. Nayanthara was educated in different regions of India, mainly in North India, because her father was an Indian Air Force official. Her education took place in Jamnagar, Gujarat, and Delhi. She attended Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School in Thiruvalla before enrolling at Marthoma College in Thiruvalla to pursue her bachelor’s degree in English Literature.

Father Name Kurian Kodiyattu (Retired Air India Force Official)
Mother Name Omana Kurian
Brother Lenu Kurian
Sister N/A
Husband Vignesh Shivan
Nayanthara family

Nayanthara Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

After working together in Vallavan, Nayanthara fell in love with Silambarasan. Their romance, however, terminated after a few years. Nayanthara and Prabhu Deva met while working in Villu and fell in love. They had been in a relationship for a few years and planned to marry, but it never happened to owe to Prabhu Deva’s wife Latha’s inquiries and requests. Since they worked together on Naanum, Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan have been known to be dating.

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Boyfriend Simbu (Actor) 2006



Prabhu Deva (Actor & Dancer) 2011



Vignesh Shivan (Director) 2015-2022
Husband / Spouse Vignesh Shivan
Marriage date 9 June 2022
Marriage Place A resort in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu
ChildrenN/A
Nayanthara husband

Nayanthara Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Nayanthara Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Rajinikanth and Vijay
Favourite  Actress Simran
Favourite  Song N/A
Favourite  Movie N/A
Favourite  CuisineNorth Indian 
Favourite  Color Black
Favourite  Sport N/A
Favourite  Destination London, New York

Nayanthara Education 

School Balikamadom Girls High School, Thiruvalla
Collage Marthoma College, Thiruvalla
Educational Qualification Bachelor’s in English Literature

Nayanthara Net Worth

Net Worth
$10 Million
SalaryN/A
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionAudi Q7
BMW X5

Some Unknown facts about Nayanthara

  • Does Nayantara Smoke? N/A
  • Does Nayantara Drinks Alcohol? N/A
  • Nayantara is a popular Indian actress and film producer who has worked in over 75 films.
  • She was bought up in a Christian family in Southen, India.
  • In 2021, Nayanthara launched her gender-neutral lip care brand, The Lip Balm Company.
  • She is an actress who worked in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam films.
  • As of now, she is one of the highest-paid actresses in South India who made it to the Forbes India, Celebrity 100 list.
  • She was a non-vegetarian since childhood. But she became a vegetarian after converting to Hinduism.
  • She had a tattoo of the name Prabhudeva on her wrist as she was in a relationship with Prabhu.
  • Her first release was Puthiya Niyamam in 2016, in which she starred opposite Mammootty
  • He considers M.S. Dhoni as his role model.
  • He has 2.1 million followers on Instagram and 775k followers on Facebook.
  • He started his career with a short film, Podaa Podi, as a director, writer, and actor. Reportedly, it took him four years to complete the film.
  • Vignesh Shivan and Nayanthara together run a production company, Rowdy Pictures Pvt. Ltd.

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