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Nithya Menon Wiki

Nithya Menon is a beautiful Indian film actress and playback singer, known for her works in South Indian films. She made her acting debut as a child artist in an Indian English language film "Hanuman", in 1998. She has gained fame through Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films.

Biography

The cute and sweet girl Nithya was born on 8 April 1988, in Bangalore, Karnataka. She has completed graduation in journalism at the Manipal Institute of Communication. She never dreamt about acting, but loved to be a journalist. But she felt that journalism was not what it used to be and decided to be a film-maker and joined a course in cinematography at the FTI Pune. During her enterance exam she met director Nandini Reddy, which turned Nithya to actress. Then she signed for the lead female role in her first project "Ala Modalaindi", under Nandini Reddy direction. She is currently working for the films Malini 22, Yemito Ee Maaya in Telugu.

Personal Profile

Name : Nithya Menon
Nick Name : Nitya
Birthplace : Bangalore, Karnataka
Date of birth : 8 April 1988
Age : 25 years
Height : 5'2"
Zodiac sign : Aries
Hobbies : Dancing,Lisening Music, Reading Books and Watching Movies
Education : Graduation in Journalism
Occupation : Actress, playback singer
First/Debut movie : Ala Modalaindi (Telugu), Hanuman (English)

Nithya Menon

Career

Nithya Menon has made her first screen appearence at the tender age of 10 in the Indian English film "Hanuman", as younger sister to Tabu's character. When she was in the middle 12th exams, she got the leading role opposite great Malayalam actor Mohanlal in the film Aakasha Gopuram. She next made her Kannada debut with the film Josh. Her first Telugu film was Nandini Reddy's romantic comedy "Ala Modalaindi" alongside Nani, turned out to become a super hit. This film earned her three awards. Following Ala Modalaindi, she starred in Santosh Sivan's historical fiction Urumi as part of an ensemble cast. In this movie she played the role as princess named Bala opposite her love interest Prabhu Deva. Later she was seen in the film 180 alongwith Siddharth and Priya Anand. Her first 2012 release was the Telugu romance film Ishq with Nitin Reddy. Later she has acted in Karmayogi, a Malayalam adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet. In 2013, she starred in three Telugu films, Okkadine, Jabardasth and Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde. In the film Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde she dubbed for herself and even for her co-star Isha Talwar.

Family

Nithya Menen was born in Bangalore into a Malayali family.

Boyfriend/Dating/Affairs

The strick, stunning tollywood beauty Nithya Menon is currently dating with a Kollywood popular producer's son. The name is not yet revealed.

Nithya Menon in Yemito Ee Maaya

Yemito Ee Maaya is a 2013 Telugu film written and directed by Tollywood debutant director Cheran. The film features handsome actor Sharwanand and Nithya Menen in the lead roles, while Prakash Raj and Santhanam play supporting roles. The title for this film is derived from a song in the old film Missamma. Nithya Menen is playing the role as Nitya, where Sharwanand plays as JK. The film was released on 14th December 2013.

Nithya Menon in Malini 22

Malini 22 is an upcoming bilingual film in Tamil and Telugu, written and directed by Sripriya. In Telugu the film is titled as Malini 22 Vijayawada. The film stars Nithya Menen in the title role Malini, while Krish J. Sathaar and Naresh play supporting roles.

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Favourites

Favorite Colour: Black & Blue
Favorite Accessory: Bracelets & Rings
Favorite Jewel: Diamonds, Platinum gold
Favorite Cars: BMW,Skoda,Mersdes Benz
Favorite Place: Kerala, Goa,london
Fav.Music Director: A.R Rahman and IlayRaja
Favorite Movies: Titanic, Spiderman, Matrix
Favorite writer: John Grisham
Favorite Director: ManiRatnam
Favorite Singer: Sherya Goshal
Favorite Actress: Shobana
Favorite Sport: Cricket
Favorite Clothes: Jeans, T Shirts
Favorite Food: Pistas, Pizzas, Italian, Chines and All South Indian Foods

As playback singer

2010 Payasa Aidondla Aidu
2011 Edo Anukunte Ala Modalaindi
2011 Ammammo Ammo Ala Modalaindi
2012 Oh Priya Priya Ishq
2013 Arere Arere Jabardasth
2013 Doore Doore Neengi Natholi Oru Cheria Meenalla
2013 Hi my name is malini Malini 22
2013 Navve Kaluva (Duet)
2013 Yennali (Immigrant Mix)

Filmography

1998 Hanuman (child artist) (English)
2005 Seven O' Clock (Kannada)
2008 Akasha Gopuram (Malayalam)
2009 Josh Meera (Kannada)
2009 Vellathooval (Malayalam)
2009 Kerala Cafe (Malayalam)
2011 Ala Modalaindi (Telugu)
2011 180 (Telugu)
2012 Ishq (Telugu)
2013 Okkadine (Telugu)
2013 Jabardasth (Telugu)
2013 Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde (Telugu)
2013 Yemito Ee Maaya (Telugu)

Upcoming movies

2014 Malini 22 (Telugu)
2014 To Noor with Love (Malayalam)
2014 Muni 3: Ganga (Tamil)

Awards

2011 The Hyderabad Times Film Awards 2011
2012 Nandi Award for Best Actress
2012 Thikkurissy Foundation Award for Most Popular Actress
2012 Ugadi Puraskar Award for Best Actress


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