Date of birthNov 18, 1984
Debut filmmanassinakkare
Fatherkurian kodiyattu
Motheromana kurian

Diana Mariam Kurian is an Indian film actor from Kerala who works for south film industry first she started her career by acting in Malayalam movies called Manassinakkare and Vismayathumbathu. Then started her career in Tamil and Telugu after entering the industry she changed her name to Nayanthara.

She made her first Tamil movie in the year 2005 the movie was named Ayya, she later started with the movie named Lakshmi as a female lead role which were commercially successful films of her career both in Tamil and Telugu. P.Vasu selected her for a comedy horror movie Chandramukhi this movie turned her into a most tough actress. She was also seen in Murgadoss Gajini as a 2 nd heroine, later Nayanthara became the strength of the film . She acted along with Nagarjuna for a romantic movie Boss-I Love U.

After this was seen in many films which bought her the big success, she was also offered in Kannada for a remake movie Super there also she was the best, later in her career she was selected as Sita for Sri Rama Rajyam by the legendary director Bapu.

She released 5 films where 4 of them were Tamil where all of them were opned with positive reviews, she stopped Tamil movies and again started off with Telugu wher she have done Greeku Veerudu, Simha, Adhurs, Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum these all film were released with a gap of couple of months Raja Rani was the movie she released in Tamil after the gap of 3 years and this was a block buster then she started off with Anaimaka a horror thriller which was released recently and was a super hit she won many Nandi, Film fares, Special jury awards in her career. Times paper said that nayan would make the hatric hit with only the beautiful smile on her face that sonly is the heroine of the movie…………….