Nayanthara is one of the most highest-paid actresses in Tamil Cinema. The actress was recently seen in Mookuthi Amman directed by RJ Balaji which was released on November 14, 2020, on Disney+ Hotstar. The actress has turned 36 years old today on November 18, 2020.
Nayanthara made her acting career from the Malayalam film Manassinakkare with Jayaram which was released back in 2003. She made her Tamil Cinema debut in Ayya which was released in 2005 and Telugu Cinema debut in Lakshmi which was released in the year 2006. On the occasion of her 36th birthday, let's have a look at the unknown facts about South-Indian diva Nayanthara.
Unknown facts about Nayanthara
In 2011, Nayanthara converted to Hinduism religion from Christian at the Chennai Temple Aarya Samaj. It was her purification ceremony only when her stage name became her official name. In the year 2014, the actress visited several holy places of Hindu people such as Rishikesh and Haridwar.
As per the rumors, the actress changed her religion to marry Prabhu Deva who she was madly in love with, a famous Bollywood and South-Indian actor. Although, the couple broke up and she chose to keep staunch of Hindu religion. The actress has a tattoo of Prabhu Deva on her hands.
Nayanthara has acted in almost 57 films. She is said to be the original actress of Bodyguard movie which was earlier created in Malayalam cinema. Later on, the film was remade in many languages including Bollywood film Industry in which Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan played the leading characters.
The actress studied English Literature at Marthoma College. She wanted to be a Chartered Accountant before choosing her career in acting and films. She has also done modeling before her acting debut in the films and cinema industry.
During the initial period of her career, she was rumored to be dating a Kollywood actor Simbu. Their affair lasted for a few months and after that, she started dating Prabhu Deva. Their relationship lasted for almost four years.