Navya Nair – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nickname Nair
Gender Female
Age 38 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth October 14, 1985
Real Name Dhanya Raju Nair
Profession Actress
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Cheppad, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Libra

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 35-29-34 Inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Weight 55 kg (121 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Hobbies Dancing

Navya Nair is an Indian actress, works in the South Indian film industry. She is popular for appearing in Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada movies. She is the daughter of Raju and Veena. She is from Cheppad, a village near Harippad in Alleppey District.

Navya Nair studied at Bethany Balikamadom High School, Naniarkulangara till 10th class. Later, she then went to MSM Higher Secondary School where her mother served as a teacher. She is a MBA graduate.


In 2001, Nair started off her career with a film named ‘Ishtam’ starring Dileep. It went hit and got positive reviews. And what’s more? The film was critically acclaimed and got praised by everyone.

She is known for her work and performances in Mazhathullikkilukkam, (2001), ‘Kunjikoonan’, (2002), ‘ Kalyanaraman’, (2002), Pandippada,(2005), Gramaphone, ‘(2002), and ‘Pattanathil Sundaran’, (2003). 

Navya Nair is known for her role of ‘Balamani’ in ‘Nandanam’. For her best performance, she was awarded the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress.

She has done a lot of movies and television series for which she was honored with various awards including the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam in 2002 for the same.

During her career life, the actress has been paired with Mohanlal, Mammooty, Suresh Gopi, Jayaram, Dileep, Prithviraj, and Jayasurya.


She is the recipient of many awards that she won for her brilliant performances. Navya Nair is the winner of two Kerala State Film Awards and one South Filmfare Award.


Navya Nair Education

School: Krist Raj School

Navya Nair Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Oruthee

Net Worth: $1.3 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Raju Nair

Her father Raju Nair

Mother: Veena Nair

Her mother Veena Nair

Brother: Rahul Nair

Her brother Rahul Nair

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Santhosh Menon (m. 2010)

Her husband Santhosh Menon

No. of Children: 1

Son: Sai Krishna Menon

Her son Sai Krishna Menon


Who is Navya Nair?

Navya Nair is an Indian actress, born on 14 October, 1985 in Cheppad, India.

How old is Navya Nair?

Navya Nair is 38 years old as of November 2023.

How tall is Navya Nair?

Navya Nair is 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).