Nayanthara is an Indian actress and artist. She was born in Bengaluru, Karnataka, on 18 November 1984. Primarily appears and works in south Indian movies (Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam). She was the lone South Indian female entertainer. She made it to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 2018 rundown, with her complete procuring credited at ₹ 15.17 crores. She has been regarded as the most paid female actor in south Indian movies. 

Early life

Nayantara was conceived and brought into the world as Diana Mariam Kurien in a Malayali Nasrani family. His father was an Indian army officer, Kurien Kodiyattu, and Omana Kurien, in Bangalore, Karnataka. She has a family, Leno, who lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Nayanthara young

After her father’s retirement, the family settled down in Kerala, where she continued with her school focuses. She did her coaching in a couple of schools in Chennai, Jamnagar, Delhi, and Gujarat. 

In2003 when she was in school, she was spotted by boss Sathyan Anthikkad who cast and brought her in a Malayalam film. Following two years, she continued to act in Tamil and Telugu films. As she turned out to be notable, she moreover appeared in Kannada language movies. 


After a short time, she acquired the remaining acting reverse male performers who are twice as old. In her first Malayalam film, converse Jayaram, she included in “Chandramukhi” with prominent Indian performer Rajnikanth. Other developing performers like Sarath Kumar, Mohanlal, and Mammotty. 

Personal life

Nayanthara was involved with Silambarasan, also known as Simbu after they cooperated in Vallavan. Nonetheless, their relationship finished and ended up following not many years. While working in Villu, Nayanthara and Prabhu Deva went gaga for each other. They were seeing somebody for few years and decided to get hitched. In any case, in 2010, Prabhu Deva’s better half Latha recorded an appeal at the family court, looking for bearings against Deva from living in a relationship with Nayanthara and mentioning a gathering with him.

Nayanthara and Simbu

Furthermore, she took steps to go on a hunger strike if Prabhu Deva wedded Nayanthara. Simultaneously, a few ladies associations led Nayanthara to carry unsavoriness to the Tamil culture, consuming a representation of her. In 2012, Nayanthara affirmed that she had cut off her friendship with Deva. Currently, she is in a relationship with Vignesh Shivan. 


Nayanthara started her acting and dream of being an artist as a career with Malayalam movie Manassinakkare in 2003. she turned into a commonly recognized name with the jobs she tried in her Tamil film. Her first Tamil film Ayya turned out in 2004. That year her second film Chandramukhi was additionally delivered in which she imparted the screen to genius Rajinikanth. Following that, she proceeded to star and got famous in a few super hit films and casts, including, Vallavan, Billa, Sri Rama Rajyam, etc. After just about a year’s break, she got back to the big screen with the 2013 film Raja Rani, which turned into a film industry hit. Also, from that point forward, she had given a few super-hit films. Other than her screen jobs, Nayanthara is likewise known for her wellness. She is similarly named the ‘Woman Superstar’ by the business insiders. She appreciates a critical fan following down south.

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Relationships & Controversies

While going for her Tamil movie Vallavan, she was sincerely connected with the movie’s chief and co-entertainer, Silambarasan Rajendar. She at first denied the reports. In November 2006, notwithstanding, she affirmed that she and Silambarasan had separated, proceeding to add that she won’t work with him once more. During the making, in 2008, and after the arrival of her movie Villu, reports recommended that she was involved with its chief Prabhu Deva, for specific sources, in any event, guaranteeing that both had hitched furtively in June 2009. 

Nayanthara cute

She had inked his name on her wrist. She started showing up with him openly while keeping quiet and declining to remark about the issue, neither denying nor affirming the relationship. In September 2010, Prabhu Deva straightforwardly admitted his adoration for Nayantara and further expressed that he would wed her soon. In 2012, Nayantara affirmed that she had cut off her friendship with Prabhu Deva.

Nayanthara and vignesh

No wonder all her movies are hits. Many of her films have become popular and super hit. The actress has worked in a series of films, portrayed different roles, and is known as Lady Superstar. Nayanthara is planning their next move to marry her boyfriend and director, Vignesh Shivan.

Why did Nayanthara and Simbu break up?

Nayanthara fell in love and affection with Simbu during the Vallavan affair. They were reportedly seen together in hotels and high-end. However, they separated a few months later. Their close-up photos were leaked online, and he was charged with it.

This created quite a stir in their midst. It took them many years to regain their friendship. They have continued in their lives. After parting with Simbu, Nayanthara began to see Prabhu Deva and parted ways to tie the priest’s knot. Now, he has a lasting relationship with filmmaker Vignesh Shivan.

When Simbu fell in love with Hansika Motwani, that relationship did not last long.