The Indian film actress Nayantara was born on November 18, 1984 in Bangalore. Her real name is Diana Mariam Kurian which is not popular, she appears in South Indian films include Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam also worked in Kannada language. Nayantara began her filmy debut from Malayalam film Manassinakkare in 2013 and followed by another box-office hit movie Vismayathumbathu in 2004 along with co-star Mohanlal, before her entery into Telugu & Tamil film industry.She worked in Tamil film Ayya in 2005 that was her first Tamil debut, and in the following year she got offer for the comedy horror film Chandramukhi in 2005, that was recommended by P. Vasu’ wife after watching her performance in the film Manassinakkare in 2003. Later she appeared in the movie Ghajini in 2005 as well as Chandramukhi both the film were big commercial success, that put her into limelight and she became one the most successful Tamil female actress and most popular face in Tamil cinema.
She was among highest paid Tamil actress. She made her Telugu debut with film Lakshmi in 2006 followed by several other film as a lead female role include Vallavan, Thalaimagan and E, all three film were average at box office and got mixed reviews. Later in the year she featured in another successful Tulasi in 2007. In 2011 she approached for the film Sri Rama Rajyam and she admired for her performance in the film and she became one of the leading lady of the South Indian film. She is the recipient of Filmfare Award for best actress for Telugu and received Nandi Award for best female actress category. Nayantara upcoming Telugu film Babu Bangaram in 2016 and Tamil films includes Kashmora and Iru Mugan will be released in the year end 2016.