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Nithya Menen has made a mark in South Indian cinema through several memorable performances, winning a number of prestigious accolades including the Nandi, Filmfare and SIIMA Awards along the way. Nithya’s filmography spans across Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu cinema

Real NameNithya Menen
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionActress, Playback Singer
Famous RoleTara in O Kadhal Kanmani (2015)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 3”
Weightin Kilograms- 54 kg
in Pounds- 119 lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-35
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1988-04-08
Age (as in 2016)28 Years
Birth PlaceBangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeManipal Institute of Communication, Manipal, Karnataka
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, Maharashtra
Education QualificationsGraduation in Journalism, Course in Cinematography
DebutFilm Debut: The Monkey Who Knew Too Much (Indian English language film, 1998), Seven O' Clock (Kannada, 2005), Akasha Gopuram (Malayalam, 2008), Ala Modalaindi (Telugu, 2011), Nootrenbadhu (Tamil, 2011)
TV Debut: Choti Maa...Ek Anokha Bandhan (Hindi, 2001)
Singing Debut: Payasa (Kannada, 2010), Edo Anukunte (Telugu, 2011), Ammammo Ammo (Malayalam, 2011), Hi my name is malini (Tamil, 2013)
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Favorite Things
Favorite ActorMohanlal
Favorite ActressShobana
Favorite ColorsBlack, Blue
Favorite Film DirectorMani Ratnam
Favorite CuisineSouth Indian
Favorite FilmsHollywood: Titanic (1997), The Matrix (1999), Spider-Man (2002)
Favorite Music DirectorA. R. Rahman
Favorite DestinationsKerala, London, Goa
Favorite SingerShreya Ghoshal
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite WriterJohn Grisham
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affair/BoyfriendNot Known
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nithya Menen

  • Does Nithya Menen smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Nithya Menen drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Nithya belongs to a Malayali family.
  • At the age of 10, she made her first screen appearance as a child artist in the Indian English language film, The Monkey Who Knew Too Much (1998).
  • In 2005, she got the lead role of Anu in Kannada cinematographer Santosh Rai Pataje’s film, Seven O’ Clock.
  • She has worked in different languages such as Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, and Tamil.
  • Apart from being an actress, she is also a singer and has sung numerous songs in different languages such as Payasa (Kannada, 2010), Edo Anukunte (Telugu, 2011), Ammammo Ammo (Malayalam, 2011), Oh Priya Priya (Telugu, 2012), Payasam (Malayalam, 2012), etc.
  • She has won several awards in the Best Actress category, such as Nandi Award (2011) for Ala Modalaindi, Filmfare Award (2014) for Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde, Filmfare Critics Award (2016) for Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju, and SIIMA Award (2016) for O Kadhal Kanmani.
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