Karthika Nair Wiki/Biography
Karthika Nair was born 27 June 1992, is an Indian actress in the South Indian film industry. She debuted in the 2009 Telugu film Josh, alongside Naga Chaitanya. She became famous in her second film and her first successful Tamil film, Ko, opposed to Jiiva. She found other successes in the Malayalam film Kammath & Kammath, alongside Dileep. She is well known for her acting roles in the comedy Brother of Bommali, the social drama Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai and the epic television series Aarambh. She is known for her selective films and her varied and well-written roles.
Karthika Nair Career
She made her acting debut at the age of 17 in the 2009 Telugu film Josh, opposite Naga Chaitanya. Though the film received mixed reviews, her performance as Vidya, an elementary school teacher desperate to attend college was received well. She received the Santosham Film Award for Best Debut Actress. Her second movie was in Tamil, called Ko, directed by famous film director K. V.
Anand, with Jiiva and Piaa Bajpai in lead roles, which did very well at the box office. The film received cult status in the genre of political thrillers. Her performance as Renuka Narayanan, an investigative journalist, who exposes the blunders of politicians was hugely applauded. She received nomination for SIIMA for Best supporting Actress – Tamil at 1st South Indian International Movie Awards.
She then appeared in the Malayalam film Makaramanju, directed by Lenin Rajeendran, starring alongside ace cinematographer and director Santosh Sivan. She donned a dual role, one of a painting model, Sugandha Bai and Urvashi, the Celestial beauty. Her first ever dual role was well received and critics raved about her performance. British director Danny Boyle was highly impressed with her work in the film. She received SIIMA for Best Debut Actress – Malayalam at 1st SIIMA Awards and Kerala Film Critics Association Award for best debut actress.
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Karthika Nair Physical Stats & More
|Height||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 55 kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Karthika Nair Personal Life
|Date of Birth||27 June 1992|
|Age (as in 2020)||28 Years|
|Birth Place||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Hometown||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India|
|School||Podar International School, Mumbai|
|College||London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England|
|Film Debut||Telugu: Josh (2009)
Tamil: Ko (2011)
Malayalam: Makaramanju (2011)
Kannada: Brindavana (2013)
|Family||Father– Rajasekaran Nair (Businessman)
Mother– Radha Nair (b. Udaya Chandrika, Actress)
Brother– Vignesh Nair
Sister– Thulasi Nair (Actress)
|Hobbies||Listening to music, watching films, dancing, traveling|
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Karthika Nair Favorite Things
|Favourite Actors||Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Actresses||Aishwarya Rai, Kajol, Shobana, Soundarya|
|Favourite Book||The Secret by Rhonda Byrne|
|Favourite Colours||Black, white|
|Favourite Film Directors||Mani Ratnam, David Fincher|
|Favourite Cuisine||South Indian|
|Favourite Music Directors||A.R. Rahman, Harris Jayaraj|
|Favourite Film||Hollywood: French Kiss (1995)|
|Favourite Sports||Cricket, football|
|Favourite Singers||Lata Mangeshkar, Shreya Ghoshal, Asha Bhosle|
|Favourite Writer||Rhonda Byrne|
Facts About Karthika Nair
- Does Karthika Nair smoke?: Not Known
- Does Karthika Nair drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Karthika is the daughter of former actress Radha and niece of popular actress Ambika.
- She started her acting career in 2009 by playing the role of Vidhya in the Telugu film Josh.
- She worked in different languages such as Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada.
- In 2011, she won several awards for her performance in the Malayalam film Makaramanju for Best Debut such as Kerala State Film Critics Award, Vanitha Film Award, and SIIMA Award.