Nayanthara (born Diana Mariam Kurian; 18 November 1984) is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. One of the highest-paid actresses in India, she was the only South Indian actress to be featured in the Forbes India “Celebrity 100” list of 2018.[1][2] She has acted in more than 75 films in a career spanning over two decad Nayanthara went on to establish herself as one of the leading actresses of South Indian cinema with such female-led films as Anaamika (2014), Maya (2015), Kolamavu Kokila (2018), Airaa (2019) ,Netrikann (2022) and Annapoorani: The Goddess of Food (2023). Her other notable films include Chandramukhi, Ghajini (both 2005), Billa (2007), Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008), Bodyguard (2010), Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum (2012), Thani Oruvan (2015), Kaashmora (2016), Viswasam, Bigil, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (all 2019), Darbar (2020), Annaatthe (2021) and Godfather (2022). She expanded into Hindi cinema with Jawan (2023). In addition to her acting career, Nayanthara is a philanthropist and owns a production house called “Rowdy Pictures”. Nayanthara is married to filmmaker Vignesh Shivan, with whom she has two children.

Nayan Tara

Top Achievements:

  • Film fare Award for Best Actress-Tamil 2018,2016,2014
  • Film fare Award for Best Actress-Telugu 2012.
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actress-Malayalam 2017.
  • Kalaimamani 2008
  • Vijay Award For Favourite Heroine 2018,2014,2009…
  • Nandi Award for Best Actress 2013
  • Vijay Award For Best Actress 2018,2014
  • Asianet Film Award for best new Face of the year 2004
  • Asianet Film Award For Best Actress 2011
  • IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Performance in A Leading Role -Tamil 2016.