Nithya Menen Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Nithya Menen

Nithya Menen Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Nithya Menen (born 8 April 1989) is an Indian actress and singer who works primarily in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada films. She has acted in more than 50 films. She is a recipient of several accolades, including three Filmfare Awards South, and two Nandi Awards.
Nithya Menen appeared first on-screen as a child, when she was eight, in the English film, The Monkey Who Knew Too Much (1998), playing the younger sister to Tabu’s character. She started her acting career at the age of 17 by appearing in a supporting role in the Kannada film 7 O’ Clock, which was released in 2006. She made her debut in leading roles in Malayalam with Akasha Gopuram (2008), in Telugu with Ala Modalaindi (2011) and in Tamil with 180 (2011). In 2019, she made her Hindi debut with Mission Mangal.
Nithya Menen was born in Bangalore to Malayali parents settled in Karnataka. Menen cannot read or write Malayalam and identifies herself as a Kannadiga. She was educated at Poorna Prajna School and Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She later studied journalism at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education. She once said in an interview that she never wished to become an actress but a journalist, but ultimately found journalism unappealing, so she pivoted to filmmaking, and enrolled in a cinematography course at the Film and Television Institute of India at Pune. During the school’s entrance exam, she met B. V. Nandini Reddy, who convinced Menen to take up acting. Reddy would later turn director and sign Menen for a lead role in her first Telugu film.

Profession(s)Actress, Playback Singer, Dubbing Artist
Real NameNithya Menen
Famous for‘Tara’ in the Tamil film, “O Kadhal Kanmani” (2015)
Height (Approx)in centimeters-  160 cm
in meters-  1.60 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 3″
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life ———–
Date Of Birth8 April 1988 (Friday)
Age (as in 2021)33 years
BirthplaceBanashankari, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac signAries
NationalityIndian
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India
SchoolN/A
College• Manipal Institute of Communication, Manipal
• Mount Caramel College, Bangalore
Educational QualificationCourse in Journalism
DebutFilm (English): The Monkey Who Knew Too Much (1998)
Film (Malayalam): Akasha Gopuram (2008)
Film (Telugu): Ala Modalaindi (2011)
Film (Tamil): Nootrenbadhu (2011)
Film (Kannada): Seven O’ Clock (2005)
Film (Hindi): Mission Mangal (2019)
TV (Hindi): Choti Maa…Ek Anokha Bandhan (2001)
Song (Kannada): Payasa (2010)
Song (Telugu): Edo Anukunte (2011)
Song (Malayalam): Ammammo Ammo (2011)
Song (Tamil): Hi My Name is Malini (2013)
Web Series: Breathe: Into the Shadows (2020)
FamilyFather– N/A
Mother-N/A
Brother
– N/A
Sister
N/A
ReligionN/A
HobbiesSinging, Travelling
Awards, Honors, Achievements• Nandi Award for ‘Best Actress’ for the film, “Ala Modalaindi” (2011)
• Hyderabad Times Film Award for ‘Promising Newcomer Female’ for the film, “Ala Modalaindi” (2011)
• Ugadi Puraskar Award for ‘Best Actress’ for the film, “Ala Modalaindi” (2011)
• CineMAA Award for ‘Best Actress (Jury)’ for the film, “Ishq” (2012)
• 2nd South Indian International Movie Award for ‘Rising Star of South Indian Cinema (Female)’ (2012)
• Filmfare Awards South for ‘Best Actress-Telugu’ for the film, “Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde” (2013)
• Vanitha Film Award for ‘Best Pair (along with Dulquer Salmaan)’ for the film, “Ustad Hotel” (2013)
• Filmfare Awards South for ‘Best Actress – Telugu (Critics)’ for the film, “Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju” (2015)
• Nandi Special Jury Award for the film, “Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju” (2015)
• 5th South Indian International Movie Award for ‘Best Actress – Tamil (Critics)’ for the film, “OK Kanmani” (2015)
• 65th Filmfare Awards South for ‘Best Supporting Actress – Tamil’ for the film, “Mersal” (2018)
Boys, Affairs, and More ———
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsN/A
 
Favorite Things ———-
Favorite Film(S)Titanic (1997), The Matrix (1999), Spider-Man (2002)
Favorite CuisineSouth Indian
Favorite ActorMohanlal
Favorite ActressShobana
Favorite Music DirectorA. R. Rahman
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite SingerShreya Ghoshal
Film DirectorMani Ratnam
Favorite WriterJohn Grisham
Favorite ColorBlack, Blue

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