Nayanthara  Indian actress

Born Diana Mariam Kurian 18 November 1984 (age 37) Bangalore, Karnataka

Occupation – Actress – film producer – model – television host

Spouse Vignesh Shivan

She made her debut in Tamil cinema with Ayya (2005) and Telugu with Lakshmi (2006). She also made her Kannada film debut through the film Super (2010). Her portrayal of Goddess Sita in Sri Rama Rajyam (2011) earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress and the Nandi Award for Best Actress. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress for her performance in Raja Rani (2013), Naanum Rowdy Dhaan (2015) and Aramm (2017). She was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Malayalam Actress in Puthiya Niyamam (2016)

She made her acting debut in the 2003 Malayalam film Manassinakkare

Debut in Malayalam cinema (2003–2004)

Early work in Tamil and Telugu cinema (2005–2007)

Public recognition and widespread success  (2007–2011)