Dhanya Veena, better known by her stage name Navya Nair, is an Indian film actress who has starred in Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada films. She is a recipient of 2 Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress, one Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam and the Kalaimamani award.
Navya Nair Early Life and Career
Navya Nair was born on 14 October 1985 to Raju and Veena Raju. She hails from Cheppad, a village near Harippad in Alleppey District. The film director K. Madhu is her uncle. She studied at Bethany Balikamadom High School, Nangiarkulangara till 10th grade and then at MSM Higher Secondary School, where her mother was a teacher. She is an MBA graduate. She married a Mumbai-based businessman, Santhosh Menon, on 21 January 2010 and they have a son Sai Krishna, born on 22 November 2010.
She was still at school when offered her first film role, starring opposite Dileep in Ishtam in 2001. There followed roles in partnership with Dileep, in films such as Mazhathullikkilukkam, Kunjikoonan, Kalyanaraman, Pandippada, Gramaphone, and Pattanathil Sundaran. The most popular character of Navya is that of “Balamani” in Nandanam. She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress and the prestigious Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam in 2002 for the same. She has been paired with Mohanlal, Mammooty, Suresh Gopi, Jayaram, Dileep, Prithviraj, and Jayasurya.
Navya Nair Biography
|About Navya Nair|
|Nick Name/Real Name||Dhanya Veena|
|Profession||Actress, Dancer, Television host|
|Height (Aprox.)||165 cm|
|Weight (Aprox.)||56 kg|
|Date of Birth||14 October 1985|
|Age (as of 2020)||35|
|Birth Place||Cheppad, Kerala, India|
|Home Town/State||Kerala, India|
|School||Bethany Balikamadom High School, Nangiarkulangara, MSM Higher Secondary School|
|College||Yet to be Update|
|Educational Qualification||MBA graduate|
|Father Name||Raju Nair|
|Mother Name||Veena Nair|
|Sister(s)||Yet to be Update|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Travelling, Listening to Music|