Navya Nair

Navya Nair Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 15, 2023

Date of Birth

14 / October / 1985


39 Years



Navya Nair (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

Navya Nair, originally known as Dhanya Raju Nair, is a multi-talented personality who works predominantly in the Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada film industries as an actress, TV host, judge, dancer, and model. She was born and brought up as a Hindu in Haripad, Kerala. Navya made her debut in acting with the Malayalam film, Ishtam.

Having served as a judge and host on high-profile television programs such as Munch Dance Dance, Star Singer Season 7, and Comedy Star Season 2, among others, she has garnered experience in the television industry. This article will delve further into the actress’ accolades and accomplishments


Navya Nair was born to Raju and Veena Nair, and she has a sibling, her brother Rahul Nair. She is the niece of K. Madhu, a renowned Malayalam film director. On January 21st, 2010, she tied the knot with businessman Santhosh Menon, hailing from Mumbai. The couple welcomed their son, Sai Krishna, on November 22, 2010.

Raju Nair Navya Nair Father

Raju Nair Navya Nair Father

Veena Nair Navya Nair Mother

Veena Nair Navya Nair Mother

Rahul Nair Navya Nair Brother

Rahul Nair Navya Nair Brother

Santhosh Menon Navya Nair Husband

Santhosh Menon Navya Nair’s Husband

Sai Krishna Menon Navya Nair Son

Sai Krishna Menon Navya Nair Son


Navya Nair attended MSM Higher Secondary School in Nangiarkulangara and Bethany Balikamadom High School. She pursued her higher education and earned a Bachelor’s degree in English, followed by a Master’s in Business Administration.

Personal Life

The focal point here is Navya Nair, who is currently getting ready for her upcoming wedding with her fiancé, Santosh Menon. It has been reported that Navya’s parents had initially picked Santosh for her, but she later fell in love with him.

Santosh Menon hails from Changanassery, Kerala, and works as a senior marketing professional in Mumbai. Navya shared with the Times of India that she and Santosh hit it off when they first met, and their decision to get married was further reinforced by the fact that their horoscopes matched.

Personal Life

Born in Muthukulam, a village situated in the Alappuzha district of Kerala, Navya Nair’s parents are Veena, a school teacher, and Mr. Raju, a telecom employee. While excelling in her academics during her school years, Navya also began pursuing dance at a young age. She even achieved the Kalathilakam title at the Alappuzha District Schools Youth Festival before turning her attention towards a career in films.

Having graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English, Navya Nair tied the knot with Santhosh Menon, a Malayali settled in Mumbai, on January 21, 2010. The couple welcomed a son in the same year. It’s worth noting that Navya’s maternal uncle is the renowned Malayalam film director, K. Madhu.


Ishtam is a romantic comedy-drama film in the Malayalam language, released in 2001, that marked Navya Nair’s debut in acting. The film was written and directed by Sibi Malayil and features Dileep and Navya Nair in the lead roles. Nedumudi Venu, Innocent, Sreenivasan, and Jayasudha played supporting characters. The music for the film was composed by Mohan Sitara.

Suresh Babu wrote the screenplay for the film, which was produced by KV Abdul Nazar under the Benzy Productions banner. Navya Nair, Vinayakan, and Saiju Kurup star in the movie, with Navya Nair making a comeback to Malayalam cinema after a decade. The film was edited by Lijo Paul and the cinematography was handled by Jimshi Khalid.

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Film Roles Year
Ishtam Anjana 2001
Mazhathullikkilukkam Sophie 2002
Nandanam Balamani 2002
Kalyanaraman Gowri 2002
Kunjikoonan Chembakam 2002
Chathurangam Sherin Mathew 2002
Gramophone Pooja 2003
Vellithira Thatha 2003
Ammakilikkoodu Akhila 2003
Pattanathil Sundaran Radhamani Sundaresan 2003
Sethurama Iyer CBI Rachana 2004
Jalolsavam Geetha 2004
Chathikkatha Chanthu Vasumathi & Ambika 2004
Azhagiya Theeye Nandhini 2004
Immini Nalloraal Sneha 2005
Pandippada Meena Karuppusamy 2005
Sarkar Dada Sandhya 2005
Kanne Madanguka Kaarunya Bhagyanathan 2005
Saira Saira Hussain 2005
Chidambarathil Oru Appasamy Thenmozhi Elangovan 2005
Pasa Kiligal Maragatham 2006
Amirtham Amirtha Ramaswamy 2006
Pathaaka Ashitha Muhammed 2006
Maya Kannadi Maheshwari 2007
Ali Bhai Chenthamara 2007
Kichamani MBA Shivani Menon 2007
Gaja Shwetha 2008
Sila Nerangalil Thamarai Chidambaram, Anjali 2008
SMS Indhumathi 2008
Raman Thediya Seethai Senthamarai 2008
Aadum Koothu Manimeghalai 2009
Banaras Devu 2009
Nam Yajamanru Charulatha 2009
Calendar Cochrane 2009
Ivar Vivahitharayal Herself 2009
Bhagyada Balegara Cheluvi 2009
Kerala Cafe Sheela Johnykutty 2009
Drona 2010 Mithra Antarjanam 2010
Yugapurushan Savitri Antarjanam & Saradha 2010
Rasikkum Seemane Gayathri 2010
Sadgamaya Yamuna 2010
Boss Raani 2011
Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu Manju 2012
Drishya Seetha 2014
Drishya 2 Seetha 2021
Oruthee Radhamani 2022
Janaki Jaane   2023

Net Worth

Navya Nair co-starred with Mammooty in the 2010 film Yugapurushan. Remarkably, Navya was just sixteen years old when her debut movie Ishtam was released. According to available sources, her net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Cheppad Alleppy District Kerala India
Children Son: Sai Krishna
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 165 CM
Height In Meter 1.65 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Raju Nair
Mother: Veena Nair
Profession Actress
Siblings Brother: Rahul Nair
Spous Santhosh Menon
Weight 55 Kg
121 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Libra


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