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Karthika Nair Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Mother: Radha Nair
Age: 31 Years

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ProfessionActress
Known for Playing Suganda Bai and Urvashi (double role) in Malayalam film 'Makaramanju' (2011)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 55 kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutTelugu film: Josh (2009) as Vidya
The poster of the Telugu film 'Josh'
Tamil film: Ko (2011) as Renuka Narayanan
The poster of the film 'Ko' (2011)
Malayalam film: Makaramanju (2011) as Sugandha Bai and Urvashi
The poster of the film Makaramanju (2011)
Kannada film: Brindavana (2013) as Bhoomi
The poster of the film 'Brindavana'
Television (Hindi): Aarambh (2017) as Devasena
The poster of the television series 'Aarambh'
Awards• The Kerala State Film Critics Award, the Vanitha Film Award, and the SIIMA Award for her performance in the Malayalam film Makaramanju (2011)
• The Business Women Entrepreneur Award from the Governor of Kerala, Arif Mohammed Khan (2023)
Karthika Nair while receiving the Business Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 June 1992 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023)31 Years
BirthplaceThiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Zodiac signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownThiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
SchoolHult International Business School
College/UniversityLondon School of Economics and Political Science, London, England
Educational QualificationGraduation at London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England (2013) [1]The Times of India
HobbiesListening to music, Watching films, Dancing, Traveling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Engagement Date26 October 2023
Karthika Nair posing with her fiance
Note: Karthika Nair announced her engagement through a post on social media.
Marriage Date19 November 2023
A picture of Karthika Nair and Rohit Menon from their wedding
Marriage PlaceTrivandrum, Kerala
Family
Husband/SpouseRohit Menon
ParentsFather- Rajasekaran Nair (businessman)
Mother- Radha Nair (b. Udaya Chandrika; actress)
SiblingsBrother- Vignesh Nair
Sister- Thulasi Nair (Actress)
Karthika Nair with her family
Favourites
FoodSouth Indian
Actor(s)Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Shah Rukh Khan
Actress(s)Aishwarya Rai, Kajol, Shobana, Soundarya
Music directorsA.R. Rahman, Harris Jayaraj
BookThe Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Film directorsMani Ratnam, David Fincher
Colour(s)Black, White
FilmHollywood: French Kiss (1995)
SportsCricket, football
SingersLata Mangeshkar, Shreya Ghoshal, Asha Bhosle
WriterRhonda Byrne

karthikaSome Lesser Known Facts About Karthika Nair

  • Karthika Nair is a former Indian actress, who predominantly worked in South Indian films and gained recognition for her roles in “Brother of Bommali” (2014), “Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai” (2015), and the Hindi epic TV series “Aarambh” (2017). She is the daughter of veteran South Indian actress Radha Nair.
  • Karthika Nair hails from a Malayali family. [2]Silver Screen India Once, in a media conversation, Karthika Nair shared that when she was a child, she was not aware that her mother was a popular South Indian actress. She said,

    I had a normal childhood, and grew up far from the limelight. I was doted on by my parents and to me, my dad was the coolest person ever. In fact, I had no idea my mom was a popular actress till very late. She was just mom to me.”

    A childhood picture of Karthika Nair with her mother

    A childhood picture of Karthika Nair with her mother

  • Karthika Nair began her acting career at seventeen in the 2009 Telugu film “Josh” alongside Naga Chaitanya. In the film, she portrayed Vidya, a determined elementary school teacher aspiring to attend college. Her performance in the film received acclaim despite the film’s mixed reception.

    Karthika Nair in a still from the Telugu film 'Josh'

    Karthika Nair in a still from the Telugu film ‘Josh’

  • In 2011, Karthika Nair gained fame with her role as investigative journalist Renuka Narayanan in the Tamil film “Ko,” opposite Jiiva and Piaa Bajpai. The film, a hit in the political thriller genre, was well-received.

    Karthika Nair in a still from the film 'Ko'

    Karthika Nair in a still from the film ‘Ko’

  • In 2011, Karthika Nair took on a dual role in the Malayalam film “Makaramanju” as Sugandha Bai and Urvashi and received praise from film critics and the admiration of British director Danny Boyle.

    The poster of the film Makaramanju (2011)

    The poster of the film Makaramanju (2011)

  • In 2012, she played Neelaveni in the Telugu film “Dammu,” which received mixed reviews and did not perform well commercially.
  • In 2013, she portrayed Surekha in the Malayalam film “Proprietors: Kammath & Kammath,” opposite Dileep. Her role as a mute Christian young widow working in the Indian Revenue Service was well-received by the audience, and the film was a hit.

     Karthika Nair on the poster of the film 'Proprietors Kammath & Kammath'

    Karthika Nair on the poster of the film ‘Proprietors Kammath & Kammath’

  • In 2013, Karthika Nair ventured into Kannada cinema with “Brindavana,” a remake of the Telugu film “Brindavanam.” In the film, she appeared as Bhoomi, and the film was a huge hit.

    Karthika Nair in a still from the film 'Brindavana'

    Karthika Nair in a still from the film ‘Brindavana’

  • Karthika Nair then appeared in the 2014 film “Brother of Bommali,” where she played the role of Mahalakshmi/Lucky, the street-smart tomboy and the twin sister of Allari Naresh’s character.

    Karthika Nair in a still from the film 'Brother of Bommali'

    Karthika Nair in a still from the film ‘Brother of Bommali’

  • In 2015, she portrayed the mastermind behind a prison break plan, Kuyili, in the political crime drama film “Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai.”

    The poster of the film 'Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai'

    The poster of the film ‘Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai’

  • After quitting the film industry, Karthika Nair began assisting her father in his hotel business. She serves as the director of the UDS Group of hotels in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

    Karthika Nair posing with her father after winning an award for their UDS Group

    Karthika Nair posing with her father after winning an award for their UDS Group

  • After retiring from movies in 2015, she made her television debut in 2017 with the epic drama “Aarambh,” where she portrayed Devasena, a warrior queen. The show earned acclaim from both audiences and film critics.

    Karthika Nair in a still from the television series 'Aarambh'

    Karthika Nair in a still from the television series ‘Aarambh’

  • One of her films titled “Vaa Deal” with actor Arun Vijay is permanently shelved.
  • Karthika Nair occasionally consumes alcoholic beverages.

    A story Instagrammed by Karthika Nair sharing about her favourite beverage

    A story Instagrammed by Karthika Nair sharing about her favourite beverage

  • She is proficient in Hindi and Malayalam.
  • Karthika Nair is an animal lover. She has two pet dogs and frequently shares pictures of her pets on social media.

    Karthika Nair posing with her pet dogs

    Karthika Nair posing with her pet dogs

  • During her free time, she enjoys listening to music, watching movies, dancing, and travelling to far-off destinations.

    Karthika Nair while enjoying a trip

    Karthika Nair while enjoying a trip

  • In June 2020, Karthika Nair posted on one of her social media accounts that the electricity department had charged her around rupees one lakh bill for a month. [3]The Times of India

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