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Nithya Menen Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Marriage, Career, Biography & Facts

Nithya Menen is a very talented actress, singer, and voice-over artist from South India. She is best known for the films “Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyind,” “Mersal” and “Mission Mangal.” Read more about her from the article.

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Nithya Menen Age

Actress Nithya Menen was born on Friday, 8th April 1988 (age 32 years; as of 2020). Her zodiac sign is Aries.

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Nithya Menen Bio-data
Real NameNithya Menen
Nick NameNIthya
Birth-date8 April 1988 (Friday)
Age32 years (as in 2020)
ProfessionActress, Model & Singer
HobbiesSinging, Playing music instruments, Travelling
Acting DebutEnglish: The Monkey Who Knew Too Much (1998)
Kannada: Seven O'Clock (2005)
Malayalam: Akasha Gopuram (2008)
Telugu: Ala Modalaindi (2011)
Tamil: Nootrenbadhu (2011)
Bollywood: Mission Mangal (2019)
TV DebutHindi: Choti Maa...Ek Anokha Bandhan (2001)
Singing DebutKannada: Payasa (2010)
Tamil: Hi my name is Malini (2013)
Telugu: Edo Anukunte (2011)
Malayalam: Ammammo Ammo (2011)
Famous For1. Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyind Actress
2. Mission Mangal Actress
3. The Iron lady Actress
Net WorthNot Known
Political InterestNot Known
Physical Appearance
Height(Approx)In feet: 5' 4"
In centimetre: 162 cm
In meter: 1.62 m
Weight(Approx)In kilogram: 55 Kg
In grams: 121 Lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Zodiac SignAries
Food Habits:Vegetarian
Body TypeSlim
Sexual OrientationStraight
Family Background, Education
FatherName Not Known
MotherName Not Known
SiblingsBrother: 1
Born PlaceBangalore, Karnataka, India
Current ResidenceBangalore
SchoolLocal School of Bangalore
College1. Manipal Institute of Communication of Karnataka
2. Film and Television Institute of India of Pune
Education QualificationGraduate
Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage
BoyfriendName Not Known
Marital StatusUnmarried
Husband/Spouse NameNone
Favorite Things & Assets
Favorite FoodSouth Indian Food
Favorite ActorDulquer Salmaan, Akshay Kumar, Abhisekh Bachchan
Favorite ActressSobhana
Favorite DestinationGoa, London
Favorite ColourBlack, Blue
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Also, read this, Dulquer Salmaan


Nithya Menen is one of the most popular faces of south Indian cinema. She was born and raised by the caring and modern family of Bangalore. Nithya did schooling locally and then did graduation in Journalism from Manipal Institute of Communication of Karnataka. Apart from the study, she had always a special attraction towards acting and singing. So next, she did a filmmaking course from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. Currently, she works in all languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi.

Family, Caste & Religion

Actress Nithya Menen was born to the sweet and supportive Malayali family of Bangalore, Karnataka. There is not much known about her family members or their professions.

Nithya Menen Childhood pic
A childhood photo of actress Nithya
Nithya Menen Family
Nithya Menen Family

According to her one of an interview, she belongs to the family of atheist and holds Indian nationality.

Boyfriend, Marriage & Husband

Mithya Menen is not married yet and holds a single relationship status. According to rumors, she is very close to an unknown foreigner guy. Additionally, her photo with one handsome white guy also became viral on the internet.

However, Nithya never spoke about her personal life or love interest. In 2020, she also stated how Dulquer Salmaan had tried her to get married. Furthermore, people loved her onscreen love chemistry with actor Dulquer Salmaan in films ‘Bangalore Days’ and ‘100 Days of Love.’


Nithya Menen has started acting since childhood and at the age of eight. She played a small role in the English film “The Monkey Who Knew Too Much.” To explore an acting career, she joined the Film and Television Institute of India of Pune.

Movie Career

In 2006, Nithya made her first professional on-screen debut with Kannada film Seven O’clock directed by Santosh Rai Pathaje. Following that, she did acting in Kannada films like Josh, Aidondla Aidu (2013), Myna (2013), and Kotigobba 2, Mudinja Ivana Pudi (2016).

In 2008, Nithya made Malayalam debut with film Akasha Gopuram. Next year, she acted in the films Vellathooval, Kerala Cafe, Angel John, and Anwar. In 2011, she got a major breakthrough with Telugu debut Ala Modalaindi and received Nandi Award for Best Actress.

After a successful appearance in hit films, Nithya Menen received another breakthrough with Telugu film Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyind in 2013 and received the first Film Fare Award for Best Actress.

Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde
Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde

From 2013 to 2016, Nithya Menen did acting in many hit films such as Malini 22 Palayamkottai, Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju, Son of Satuamurthy, Rudramadevi, 24, Janata Garage, and Iru Morgan.

In 2017, Nithya received a huge appreciation for the role of Aishwarya Vetrimaaran from the Tamil film Mersal. Next in 2019, she also made the first Bollywood debut with the film “Mission Mangal.”

NIthya Menen in Mission Mangal
NIthya Menen in Mission Mangal

Nithya Menen is also a part of new films such as Psycho, Ommomme, Ravi Varma, Aaram Thirukalpana, and Appaavin Meesai.

Television & Web Series

In 2020, Nithya Menen made her first digital appearance with Amazon Prime’s crime drama series “Breathe: Into the Shadow.” She played the role of Abha Sabarwal along with stars Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh, and Ivana Kaur.

Nithya Menen in Breathe 2
Nithya Menen in Breathe 2 along with Abhishek Bachchan

Singing & Discography

Apart from acting, Nithya Menen is a very talented playback singer and is performs in different languages including Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam.

Some of her beautiful songs are Hi My Name is Malini, Doore Doore Nengi, Oh Priya Priya, Hrudayam Kannulatho, and Va Va Vo.

Facts of Nithya Menen

Does Nithya smoke?: No

Does Nithya drinks alcohol?: Not Known

Her major hobbies are traveling, singing and playing music instruments.

She has received three Filmfare Awards for her amazing acting in the films like Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju, Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyind, and Mersal.

Nithya has worked with many popular celebrities such as Allu Arjun, Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, and many more.

First, she got the attention of B V Nandini Reddy who convinced her to pursue a career in acting while she was in school.

She had done several modeling assignments and also ramp walked multiple times including Lakme Fashion Week.

She has done endorsements of popular brands including Titan Watches, Aadhitya Ice Cream, Tanishq, and Continental Xtra.

Her mother tongue is Malayalam but she is very fluent in different regional languages of South India.

She is a very active personality on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. On Instagram, she regularly uploads beautiful photos and shares stories with beautiful messages.

Moreover, her official Instagram is “nithyamenen.”

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