Nithya Menen

Actress ● Supporting Actress ● Playback Singer


Nithya Menen is an Indian film actress and playback singer. She has acted in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada films. She won 2 Filmfare Awards for the Telugu films Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde and Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju. Earlier she opted as an journalist and then decided to become a filmmaker as she could express her ideas "better through films", and enrolled for a course in cinematography at the FTII Pune. During the educational entrance examination, she met BV Nandini Reddy, who convinced her to take up acting and later signed Nithya for the lead female role in her first project. Menen appeared first on screen as a child artist when she was ten in the Indian English language film, The Monkey Who Knew Too Much (1998), playing the younger sister to Tabu's character. In 2006, she started her acting career as a lead actor with the Kannada film 7 O' Clock directed by Kannada's top cinematographer Santosh Rai Pataje. The 2008 off-beat film Aakasha Gopuram, directed by National Film Award-winning director K. P. Kumaran, marked her Malayalam debut, in which she was paired with Mohanlal and she made a come back into Kannada films with the super hit film Josh. In 2011, her first release was Nandini Reddy's romantic comedy Ala Modalaindi, which was Nithya's maiden Telugu venture as well. Her first 2012 release was the Telugu romance film Ishq with Nitin Reddy.She received the CineMAA Award for Best Actress and in 2013, she starred in three Telugu films, Okkadine, Jabardasth and Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde and one Kannada movie Mynaa. She played a character with two shades in Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde and she dubbed for her as well as for the character of her co-star Isha Talwar.For this movie, she received her first Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress at the 61st Filmfare Awards South. She appeared opposite Dulquer Salmaan in two films in 2015, 100 Days of Love, a romantic Malayalam film and OK Kanmani, bilingual film directed by Mani Ratnam'. Dulquer and Nithya's on-screen chemistry was praised in the reviews of both films.

Born on: 8 April, 1988

Born in: Bangalore, India

Height: 5' 3"

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Telugu 2015
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Telugu 2013
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Kannada 2013
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Malayalam 2012
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Kannada 2009
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Kannada 2017
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Telugu 2016
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Tamil 2014
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Trivia:
2012: Ugadi Puraskar Award for Best Actress – Ala Modalaindi

2012: Thikkurissy Foundation Award for Most Popular Actress

2012: Nandi Award for Best Actress – Ala Modalaindi

2011: The Hyderabad Times Film Awards 2011- Promising Newcomer (Female) – Ala Modalaindi
Nithya Menen in a league of her own
27 Apr 2014, by Deccan Chronicle