Nithya Menen is an actor and playback singer in the industry. She has worked in several films in different languages. Her primary work is the South Indian film industry, where she has become a known lead actor. Nithya was born to Malayali parents settled in Banashankari, Bengaluru. Less is known about her family. She first appeared on screen as a child artist when she was eight in the Indian English language film, The Monkey Who Knew Too Much in 1998. The actor has worked in several movies in various languages. Read to know some of her best films.
Released in 2013, the movie stars Nithiin and Nithya Menen in lead roles. A man is attracted to women and gets her number. After talking for a few days he realises that he has been talking with someone else, who has fallen in love with her. The second woman plans a revenge after she learned that. Nithya played a character with two shades. She received her first Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress.
The story shows Raja Ram who wins a national trophy, but loses his mother and love of his life Nazira, as she moves to Malaysia. However, she comes back after several years and they get to meet again. The movie stars Sharvanand and Nithya Menen as Raja and Nazira respectively. Reportedly, she become the first actor to win Best Actress Telugu and Best Actress Telugu Critics, both together at the 63rd Filmfare Awards South.
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Released in 2017, the movie stars Vijay, Nithya Menen, Samantha and Kajal Aggarwal. Vijay was seen playing a triple role, while Nithya played Aishwarya. The movie received positive reviews and performed well at the box office. Nithya won several awards for her role in the film.
Directed by Mani Ratnam, the movie was a romantic drama starring Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen. The plot revolves around two youngsters Adi and Tara are who are attracted to each other. But as they do not believe in marriage, they decide to live together. Chemistry between Dulquer and Nithya received a lot of appreciation. The movie was remade in Hindi named OK Jaanu, starring Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor.
Nithya Menen was recently seen in multi-starrer Hindi film Mission Mangal. She played the role of Varsha Pillai, a scientist. The movie is said to be based on the true story of India’s mission to Mass. Beside her, the star cast includes Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirthi Kulhari, Sharman Joshi and H.G Dattatreya. It received appreciations from the audiences and critics. The movie was super hit at the box office.
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