Nayanthara Wiki Biography, Family, Husband, Age, Children, Movies


Nayanthara is a popular Indian actress known for her work in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam films. She has acted in over 75 films and has won several awards for her performances. Nayanthara is also known for her philanthropic work and has been involved in initiatives to promote the welfare of women and children. Her personal life has also been a topic of discussion among her fans.

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In Short:

Also known as: Diana Mariam Kurien, Nayan, Nayantra, Mani, Diana Kurien
Occupation: Actor • Special Appearances • Producer
Born: November 18, 1984
Birthplace: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Nayanthara Biography

Nayanthara, whose real name is Diana Mariam Kuriyan, is a famous actress in India. She mainly acts in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam movies. She was born on November 18, 1984, in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Her dad was in the Air Force, so she changed schools a lot. She studied English at Marthoma College in Kerala.

Nayanthara started acting in 2003 in a Malayalam movie called “Manassinakkare.” She has been in more than 75 movies and some really big ones too, like “Chandramukhi,” “Ghajini,” “Billa,” and “Sri Rama Rajyam.” She got four Filmfare Awards for Best Actress in Tamil.

She’s not just an actress; she also helps people. She gives money to charities and looks after two villages in Tamil Nadu. She also works to help women and children.


Sometimes, Nayanthara gets into trouble. She changed from Christianity to Hinduism in 2011, and some people didn’t like that. In 2013, people were upset when they saw her smoking in pictures on the internet. And in 2018, she got criticized for playing a Brahmin girl in a movie called “Kolamavu Kokila.”

Nayanthara also has a love life. She used to be with Prabhu Deva, but they broke up in 2012. Now, she’s with Vignesh Shivan, a director, since 2015, and they go to events together.

Personal info.

Personal Information
Name Nayanthara
Nick Name Diana Mariam Kurien, Nayan, Nayantra, Mani, Diana Kurien
Full Name Nayanthara Diana Mariam Kurien
Date Of Birth Sunday, 18 November, (1984)
Sex Female
Mother Tongue
Age as of (2023) 39 Years
Religion Hinduism
Profession / Occupation Actor • Special Appearances • Producer
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Height / Weight
Debut Malayalam: Manassinakkare (2003)
Tamil: Ayya (2005)
Telugu: Lakshmi (2006)
Kannada: Super (2010)
Net Worth
Birth Place Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Famous Role Aramm (2017)
Raja Rani (2013)
Sri Rama Rajyam (2011)
Hobbies Reading and Long Driving

Early Life and Education of Nayanthara

Nayanthara was born on November 18, 1984, in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Her father was an Indian Air Force officer and her mother was a homemaker. She has a younger brother, Leno. Nayanthara completed her schooling in various parts of India due to her father’s transferable job. She then pursued a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Marthoma College in Thiruvalla, Kerala.


Nayanthara Career

Nayanthara started her acting career with the 2003 Malayalam film “Manassinakkare.” She then appeared in several Tamil and Telugu films, including “Chandramukhi,” “Ghajini,” “Billa,” and “Sri Rama Rajyam.” She has also worked in a few Kannada films, including “Super” and “Anjani Putra.” Nayanthara has won several awards for her performances, including four Filmfare Awards for Best Actress – Tamil.

Family and Relatives

Nayanthara was born to a Malayali Syrian Christian family in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Her father, Kurian Kodiyattu, was an Indian Air Force officer, and her mother, Omana Kurian, is a homemaker. She has one brother, Leno, who lives in Dubai.


Nayanthara was raised in several cities across India due to her father’s transferable jobs, including Delhi, Jamnagar, and Gujarat. Nayanthara’s family is supportive of her career and has been with her through her ups and downs. She is known to keep her personal life private and doesn’t speak much about her family or personal relationships in public.

Family and Relatives
Father Kurian Kodiyattu (Retired Air India Force Officer)
Mother Omana Kurian
Brothers Lenu Kurian
Sisters N/A
Marital Status Married
Husband Vignesh Shivan
Daughters Twins Children through Surrogacy (Uyir and Ulagam)
Sons N/A
Affair N/A

Social Media

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Twitter @NayantharaU
Instagram nayantharaofficiial
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