Nayanthara is an Indian actress. She had her career beginnings, debuting in the 2003 Malayalam film Manassinakkare.
She later made her Tamil debut in 2005’s Ayya and Telugu with Lakshmi the following year. The success of both movies gained her recognition. She went on to have roles in several commercially successful Tamil and Telugu movies, which include Chandramukhi, Dubai Seenu, Tulasi, Billa, and Yaaradi Nee Mohini, among others. Later in 2010, she also ventured into Kannada cinema with the movie Super. After this, she starred in the 2011 film Sri Rama Rajyam. For her performance, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress and the Nandi Award for Best Actress. She was also acclaimed for her work in the Malayalam movie Puthiya Niyamam.