Nithya Menen is an Indian actress. She’s also a playback singer. Initially, she started her career at a young age. She first acted in the 1998 English film The Monkey Who Knew Too Much. Later in 2006, she made her movie debut as an adult in the Kannada film Seven O’ Clock. Her first leading role came two years later with the Malayalam movie Akasha Gopuram. For her performance in the film Josh, Menen was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada. In 2011, she made her Telugu debut with Ala Modalaindi, which earned her acclaim. She earned a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Actress – Telugu for her work here. In the 2010s, she rose to greater fame for her roles in the films Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju, 24, Mersal, and O Kadhal Kanmani. In 2019, the actress made her Hindi debut in Mission Mangal.