Divya Pillai

Divya Pillai Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | July 3, 2024

Date of Birth

23 / November / 1988


36 Years


Model, Actor

Divya Pillai, nicknamed Divii, is a model and actor who marked her debut in the Malayalam film industry with “Ayal Njanalla” in 2021, playing the role of Heera.

Divya Pillai Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Born on 23 November 1988, she brings a blend of charm and talent to her roles. Divya’s journey into acting showcases her dedication and passion for the craft, establishing her presence in the entertainment world.

Early Life

Divya Pillai was born in Dubai and later moved with her family to Kerala, India. During a visit to Kerala for a friend’s wedding, she was discovered by a film director who offered her a role in a movie, marking the beginning of her journey into the entertainment industry.

Prior to her acting career, Divya worked in the aviation sector, starting at Emirates Airlines in Dubai as a cabin crew recruiter and later as a senior administration officer at Flydubai. Her upbringing in both Dubai and Kerala, along with her early career experiences, shaped her path towards becoming a successful model and actor primarily known for her work in Malayalam cinema and television.


Divya Pillai attended The Indian High School and New Indian Model School in Dubai for her schooling. She pursued her higher education at Anna University in Chennai, where she obtained a B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.


Divya Pillai was born on 23 November 1988 (Wednesday) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As of 2024, she is 36 years old. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and she holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

Divya Pillai stands approximately 170 cm tall (1.70 m or 5’ 7”) and weighs around 55 kg (121 lbs). Her figure measurements are approximately 32-28-34. She has brown eyes and brown hair.


Divya Pillai is married to Osama Al Banna, a British citizen. She has been open about their relationship, and they are happily married.


Divya Pillai’s father, Narayan Pillai, owned a business in Dubai, while her mother, Chandrika Pillai, initially worked as a nurse in Dubai and later established a clinic in Kerala, India. She has a sister named Pooja Pillai; however, she does not have any brothers.

Divya Pillai Parents Picture

Divya Pillai Parent’s Picture


Divya Pillai’s career spans modeling and acting, primarily in Malayalam cinema and television. She began with roles in films such as ‘Oozham’ (2016) and ‘My Great Grandfather’ (2019), gradually expanding into Tamil and Telugu cinema with notable appearances in ‘Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal’ (2022), ‘Thaggedele’ (2022), and ‘Mangalavaaram’ (2023). Divya has also ventured into singing for Malayalam films and starred in web series like ‘The Village’ (2022) and ‘Masterpeace’ (2023). Her versatility extends to modeling for print advertisements and featuring in TV commercials, showcasing her multifaceted presence in the entertainment industry.

Filmography List

Year Role Title
2015 Heera Ayal Njanalla
2016 Gayathri Oozham
2017 Sreedevi Masterpiece
2020 Anna Easy Go
2021 Vidya Kala
2023 Chembaka Jailer
Haritha Garudan
Rajeshwari Devi Zamindar Mangalavaaram
2024 David’s mother Nadikar
TBA Bazooka †


Year Role Title
2019 Judge Comedy Utsavam
2020 Jancy Uppum Mulakum
2021 Participant Udan Panam 3.0
2021 Mentor Let’s Rock And Roll
2021 Mentor Onam Ruchi Melam
2020–2021 Judge Mr.&.Mrs

Web Series

Year Role Title
2023 Aparna Master Peace
2023 Neha The Village
2020–2021 DP GP Stories

Net Worth

Divya Pillai’s net worth is estimated to be around $1-5 million.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Divya Pillai

  • Divya Pillai is an Indian model and actor who predominantly works in Malayalam films and TV shows.
  • She was born in Dubai and later moved with her family to Kerala, India.
  • While attending her childhood friend Ria Mithun’s marriage in Kerala, she was spotted by an Indian film director who offered her a role in a film.
  • After graduating, she began her career at Emirates Airlines in Dubai as a cabin crew recruiter and later worked as a senior administration officer at Flydubai.
  • Divya has appeared in several Malayalam films including ‘Oozham’ (2016), ‘My Great Grandfather’ (2019), ‘Jimmy Ee Veedinte Aishwaryam’ (2019), ‘Kala’ (2021), and ‘Garudan’ (2023).
  • She has also ventured into singing with songs in Malayalam films like ‘Puthiya Niyamam’ (2016) and ‘Jimmy Ee Veedinte Aiswaryam’ (2019).
  • Divya played the role of Young Minah Kaif in the Tamil film ‘Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal’ in 2022 and has acted in Telugu films such as ‘Thaggedele’ (2022) and ‘Mangalavaaram’ (2023).
  • Additionally, she has appeared in the Tamil web series ‘The Village’ (2022) on Amazon Prime Video and starred in the 2023 Malayalam web series ‘Masterpeace’ on Disney+ Hotstar.
  • Divya has also featured in print advertisements for various clothing brands and worked as a model in TV commercials, including those for Chemmanur Jewellers.

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Body Measurements 32-28-34
Birth Place Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Children Not Known
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Height In CM 170 CM
Height In Meter 1.70 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Narayan Pillai, Mother: Chandrika Pillai
Profession Model, Actor
Siblings Sister: Pooja Pillai
Spous Osama Al Banna
Weight 55 kg
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


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