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Nayanthara is an Indian actress who predominantly appears and works in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu cinema. She was the only South Indian female actor to have made it to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 2018 list, with her total earning credited at ₹ 15.17 crores.

Bio 
Real NameDiana Mariam Kurian
NicknameLady Superstar, Nayantara, Nayan and Mani
ProfessionActress
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 5"
Weightin Kilograms- 53 Kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1984-11-18
Age (as in 2016)32 Years
Birth PlaceBengaluru, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownTiruvalla,Kerala, India
SchoolBalikamadom Girls High School, Thiruvalla
CollegeMar Thoma College, Tiruvalla
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Arts in English Literature
DebutFilm Debut: Manassinakkare (2003)
FamilyFather- Kurian Kodiyattu
Mother- Omana Kurian
Sister- N/A
Brother- Lenu Kurian
ReligionHindu
HobbiesReading, long driving and listening music
Controversies
• After she started dating Prabhu Deva in 2008, his wife Latha filed a petition at the court to take action to stop Nayanthara and Prabhu Deva's from their live-in-relationship and resettle her family life. And, after her hunger strike warnings and other pressures, Nayantara ended her relationship with Prabhu Deva.
• In 2016, she was detained at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport for an alleged drug offence, when she was coming back to India after shooting Iru Mugan with Vikram.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodNorth Indian food
Favourite ActorRajinikanth and Vijay
Favourite ActressSimran
Favourite FilmPokiri, Billa and Yaradi Nee Mohin
Favourite ColourBlack
Favourite DestinationCanada
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsSilambarasan a.k.a Simbu (Actor)
Prabhu Deva (Dancer and Director)
Vignesh (Director)
HusbandN/A
Money Factor
Salary3 crores/film (INR)
Net Worth$10 million

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nayanthara

  • Does Nayanthara smoke?: No
  • Does Nayanthara drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Nayanthara was born to an orthodox Malayali Syrian Christian family, but in 2011, she converted to Hinduism at the Aarya Samaj Temple in Chennai.
  • As her father was in Indian Air Force, she grew up in different parts of India, like Chennai, Gujarat and Delhi.
  • She was the runner-up in the 2003 Best Model in Kerela.
  • During her college days in 2003, college, director Sathyan Anthikkad saw her and cast her in a Malayalam movie.
  • Her 2005 film Chandramukhi was such a huge hit that it was the longest running South Indian film with 800 days at Shanthi Theaters.
  • She got her breakthrough role as Goddess Seetha in the film Sri Rama Rajyam, for which she won Filmfare and Nandi Award.
  • She tattooed Prabhu Deva’s name on her wrist during a relationship with her.
  • If not actress, then she would have been a Chartered Accountant.
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