Nayanthara Biography: Diana Mariam Kurian or Nayanthara was born on 18 November 1984, known as Nayanthara, professionally. Nayanthara was born to Kurian Kodiyattu and Omana Kurian. She and her elder brother, Leno, were raised in India by Malayali Syrian parents who practiced the Christian faith, Nayanthara converted to Hinduism in 2011. She is an actress who works in South Indian movies. Her father was an Indian Air Force officer; thus, she studied in various schools. She has a bachelor’s degree in Literature.
- Name: Nayanthara
- Other Name: Diana Mariam Kuriyan
- D.O.B (Date of Birth): 18 November 1984
- Mother Tongue: Malayalam
- Religion: Converted to Hindu from Syrian Orthodox Christian origin
- Nationality: Indian
- Home Town: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
- Residence: Tiruvalla, kerala
- Profession: Actress and Model
- Tamil Debut movie: Ayya (2005)
- Father Name: Kurian Kodiyattu
- Mother Name: Omana Kurian
- Brother Name: Leno Kurian
- Children: N/A
- Sister: N/A
- Siblings: Leno Kurian
Nayanthara Boyfriend, Husband, Affairs
- Marital Status: Unmarried
- Husband: N/A
- Boyfriends/ Affairs: Sulambarasan (Simbu), Prabhu Deva, Vignesh
Nayanthara Height, Weight and Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: 36-28-34
- Height in Centimeters: 165 cm
- Height in Meters: 1.65 m
- Height in Inches: 5’ 5”
- Weight in Kg: 55 Kg
- Weight in Pounds: 121 lbs
- Hair Colour: Black
- Eye Colour: Black
- Skin Complexion: Fair
Nayanthara Educational Qualifications
- School: Balikamadom Girls High School, Thiruvalla
- College: Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla
- Education Qualification: Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
Nayanthara Favorite Things
- Favorite Color: Black
- Favorite Actor: Rajinikanth and Vijay
- Favorite Movies: Pokiri, Billa and Yaradi Nee Mohini
- Favorite Actress: Simran
- Favorite Foods: North Indian Food
- Favorite Destination: Canada
Nayanthara Social Media Profile
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nayantharaaa/?hl=en
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/nayantharau?lang=en
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Actressnayanofficial/
Unknown Facts About Nayanthara
- She converted to Hinduism from Christianity at the Arya Samaj Temple, Chennai in the year 2011.
- The actress has graduated with a degree in English Literature from Marthoma College.
- She was nominated 57 times and won 45 awards including Tamil Nadu’s Kalaimamani, State Awards, Filmfare Awards, CIFF, IIFA, SIIMA and Nandi awards. She received 8 different awards as Best Actress for the movie Sri Rama Rajyam.
- She was named in the list of 15 Most Desirable Women by Kochi Times in 2014.
- She was detained in Malaysia for a drug offense in the year 2016.
- She has a tattoo of Prabhu Deva on her wrist. The couple was previously in a relationship.
- Nayantara started her acting career at very young age.
- Nayanthara’s personal life is filled with controversies owing to her relationships with Simbu and Prabhu Deva.
Nayanthara Awards & Achievement
- In 2009, she received the South Scope Style Award for youth icon.
- She backed best actress award for Naanum Rowdy Thaan (2015) and Aramm (2017)
- She has received International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) in 2015 for the film Maya under best actress category.
- She has won Kalaimamani Award in 2010 for her huge contribution to Tamil cinema.
- For Raja Rani (2013), she got Tamil Nadu State Film for Award for Best Actress, Edison Award, Behindwoods Gold Medal, Vijay Award and filmfare award for the same movie.
- In 2016, she won filmfare award for a Malayalam movie Puthiya Niyamam under best actress category.
- She won vijay awards for Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Aramm in 2008 and 2017 respectively.
- Nayanthara won The Hindu World of Women Awards in 2018 for Excellence in the field of Entertainment
- She received Sun feast Tamil Music award and vijay award for Billa in the year 2007 under best actress category.
- She won best actress for the film Imaikka Nodigal, in 2018.