Nayanthara: Beyond the fairytale wedding, have a look at the lesser-known facts about the south superstar
Nayanthara has a career spanning more than a decade, being part of more than 50 films and enjoying a massive fan following in the South. Nayanthara: Beyond the fairytale, a documentary on her wedding with Vignesh Shivan, is set to stream on Netflix
Nayanthara and Vignesh Sivan's wedding documentary on Netflix
The highly-anticipated wedding of South superstar Nayanthara and filmmaker Vignesh Shivan took place in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, amid tremendous excitement in June this year. The guest list included superstars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth, and Suriya, who turned up to wish the best for the Jawan star. While the images from the wedding were otherworldly, fans will have the chance to stream their Lady Superstar's wedding on Netflix in a documentary aptly titled Nayanthara: Beyond The Fairytale. Let's have a look at some of the lesser-known facts about the south superstar.
Nayanthara and her early life
Diana Mariam Kurian is Nayanthara's birth name. She was born in Bengaluru, Karnataka to an Orthodox Syrian Christian family. Nayanthara converted to Hinduism at the Arya Samaj Temple in Chennai in 2011. She studied English Literature at Marthoma College and wished to pursue a career in chartered accounting.
Her conversion into Nayanthara
After the ritual of purification, she received a Certificate of Conversion to Hinduism, making Nayanthara, her stage name, her legal name. In Bapu's Sri Rama Rajyam, she also portrayed Sita opposite Nandamuri Balakrishna as Rama.
Her affair with Prabhudeva
Nayanthara was in a relationship with actor-filmmaker Prabhudeva and also got the name Prabhudeva tattooed on her wrist.
Nayanthara and her accolades
Nayanthara was adjudged the winner of the Thrissur Advertising Club's 2003 Best Model in Kerala competition. She also topped the List of 15 Most Desirable Women in 2014 by Kochi Times.
Nayanthara in Chennai Express
Nayanthara allegedly denied the offer for unspecified reasons after being contacted to perform the special song in the 2013 Rohit Shetty-directed film Chennai Express, which stars Shah Rukh Khan. Following that, the music video's producers roped in Priyamani for the song, "1234...Get on the Dance Floor."
Nayanthara and her film career
She was noticed by Malayalam director Sathyan Anthikkad while working as a part-time model. In 2003, she agreed to star in "only one film," Manassinakkare. Except for Hindi, she has appeared in every significant Indian film industry. With Jawaan, she is also making her Hindi film debut this year. She has been in blockbuster Telugu movies including Dubai Seenu, Lakshmi, Anjaneyulu, Simha, and Sri Rama Rajyam, and she is now in the middle of filming her upcoming movie, Godfather.
Nayanthara and her relationship with Vignesh Sivan
On the Naanum Rowdy Dhaan set in 2015, the pair met and fell in love. They avoided talking about their romance with the media, but Vignesh Shivan was never shy to share sentimental pictures on social media. Up until their nuptials in Tamil Nadu on June 9 of this year, there had been plenty of rumours about the couple getting married.
Last Updated: 02.22 PM, Aug 10, 2022