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Nyra Banerjee (Actress) Age, Height, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 37 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried
Hometown: Mumbai

Nyra Banerjee

Bio/Wiki
Real nameMadhuurima Banerjee [1]The Times of India
ProfessionActress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-26-34
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm
Telugu- Aa Okkadu (2009) as Dr. Pavitra
Aa Okkadu
Hindi- Toss: A Flip of Destiny (2009) as Sherry
Toss A Flip of Destiny (2009)
Kannada- Savaari 2 (2014) as a bank manager
Poster of the Kannada film Savaari 2
Malayalam- Koothara (2014) as Shaista
Poster of the film Koothara (2014)
Tamil- Aambala (2015) as Nadu Ponnu
Aambala
TV: Kadambari
Personal Life
Date of Birth14 May 1987 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2024) 37 Years
BirthplaceMumbai
Zodiac signTaurus
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
SchoolCanossa Convent High School, Mumbai
College/UniversitySVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law (PGCL)
Educational QualificationBachelor of Legal Science & Bachelor of Legislative Law (B.L.S., LLB) (2010) [2]Nyra Banerjee – Instagram
ReligionHinduism
Nyra Banerjee offering prayers to Hindu goddess Saraswati
CasteBrahmin [3]A Journalist Reveals
EthnicityBengali [4]A Journalist Reveals
Food HabitNon-vegetarian [5]The New Indian Express
HobbiesSinging, Dancing
TattooA tattoo on her upper back
A picture of Nyra Banerjee (right) showing her tattoo
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsKaran Khanna (TV actor) (rumoured in 2019) [6]The Times of India
Nyra Banerjee With Karan Khanna
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (deceased) (Indian Navy Officer)
An old picture of Nyra Banerjee's parents
Mother- Nanditaa aka Purnita Bannerjee (writer, novelist, painter)
Nyra Banerjee with her mother Nanditaa Bannerjee
SiblingsBrother- Name Not Known (younger)
Nyra Banerjee celebrating celebrating raksha bandhan with her brother
Favourites
Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar
Actress(es)Kareena Kapoor Khan, Priyanka Chopra
Singer(s)Geetha Madhuri, Honey Singh
Colour(s)White, Blue
FoodChicken, Sushi
BeverageLime juice
Dessert(s)Sizzling brownie with ice cream, Green tea ice cream
SpicePepper
Restaurant(s)Bombay Stock Exchange, Auriga, Punjab Grill, Sammy Sosa, China Town, Tatami, Kofuku, Nom Nom

Nyra BanerjeeSome Lesser Known Facts About Nyra Banerjee

  • Nyra grew up in Mumbai.

    Childhood picture of Nyra Banerjee (right) with her younger brother

    Childhood picture of Nyra Banerjee (right) with her younger brother

  • From a young age, she loved to dance and sing.
  • Nyra started learning classical music and ghazals from her mother at a very young age. Growing up, she voiced various children’s songs.
  • She also took Kathak dance lessons for two years but had to stop because her father, who works in the Indian Navy, got transferred often.
  • She actively participated in extracurricular activities during her school and college days.
  • Studying Law, she did a specialization in Intellectual Property Rights. [7]A Journalist Reveals
  • She started appearing in Telugu films while attending college.
  • Famous director G. V. Iyer discovered her while she was singing at a recording studio and then cast her in his Hindi TV series Kadambari, which was a government project that released 36 episodes.
  • She also acted in a TV serial directed by K. Balachander.
  • Nyra started getting offers for films when she was in 11th grade.
  • G.V. Iyer wanted to cast her as Sita and Sanjay Dutt as Rama in a film based on the Ramayana. But Iyer passed away before the film could be made, which would have been Nyra’s first Hindi film.
  • In 12th grade, Nyra started working part-time as a TV anchor.
  • She has worked in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada entertainment industries.
  • She became known for her role as Manimala in the Telugu comedy film Saradaga Kasepu in 2010.
  • In 2014, she played Pentamma in the Telugu comedy-drama film Kotha Janta.

    Nyra Banerjee as Pentamma in Telugu film Kotha Janta (2014)

    Nyra Banerjee as Pentamma in Telugu film Kotha Janta (2014)

  • Other Telugu films in which she starred include Orange (2010), Shadow (2013), and Temper (2015).
  • In 2012, she appeared as Maria in the Hindi comedy-drama film Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal.
  • In 2015, she played the female lead Sherin in the Tamil romantic musical film Serndhu Polama.

    Nyra Banerjee as Sherin in the Tamil romantic musical film Serndhu Polama (2015)

    Nyra Banerjee as Sherin in the Tamil romantic musical film Serndhu Polama (2015)

  • She became popular in Bollywood with the erotic romantic drama film One Night Stand (2016) in which she played Simran Raisingh, Urvil’s wife.

    Nyra Banerjee as Simran Raisingh in the erotic romantic drama film One Night Stand (2016)

    Nyra Banerjee as Simran Raisingh in the erotic romantic drama film One Night Stand (2016)

  • In an interview, Nyra revealed that she would drink a little to relax during the filming of the bold scenes with Tanuj Virwani in One Night Stand (2016) because those scenes made her nervous. [8]The Times of India
  • She has appeared in various Kannada films like Supari Surya (2015) and Tiger (2017).
  • She has appeared on the covers of various magazines like Tulip.

    Nyra Banerjee on the cover of Tulip magazine

    Nyra Banerjee on the cover of Tulip magazine

  • In 2016, she started using her petname ‘Nyra’ as her stage name to avoid being confused with another actress named Madhurima Tuli. [9]The Times of India
  • She shared in an interview that there were times when her interviews were mistakenly published with photos of Madhurima Tuli.
  • In the same year, she assisted the director Tony D’Souza for the Hindi biographical sports drama film film Azhar.
  • In 2018, she appeared in the Hindi web series comedy Zaban Sambhal Ke in which she played the role of Bela. This show was streamed on ALTBalaji.

    Nyra Banerjee as Bela in the sitcom Zaban Sambhal Ke (2018)

    Nyra Banerjee as Bela in the sitcom Zaban Sambhal Ke (2018)

  • In 2019, she appeared in the supernatural drama TV series Divya Drishti on Star Plus in which she played the lead role of Divya.

    Divya Drishti GIF - Divya Drishti GIFs

    Nyra Banerjee as Divya and Sana Sayyad as Drishti in the TV series Divya Drishti (2019)

  • In the same year, she appeared in the Hindi action thriller series Operation Cobra on Eros Now in which she played the role of Tahira Shaikh.
  • In 2020, she starred as Mithu aka “Maadam,” Sanam’s boss in the Hindi comedy TV series Excuse Me Maadam on Star Bharat.
  • She played the role of Chakori Singh Thakur in Dangal TV’s Hindi TV show Rakshabandhan… Rasal Apne Bhai Ki Dhal from 2021 to 2022.
  • In 2023, she gained popularity for playing the lead role of Raat Rani/Rani Singh Rajput in the supernatural drama series Pishachini on Colors TV.

    Nyra Banerjee in and as Pishachini on Colors TV

    Nyra Banerjee in and as Pishachini on Colors TV

  • She has been featured as a model in the music videos of various Hindi songs like Dil Warda (2018) by AJ Singh, Jaana Hai Toh Jaa (2022) by Mohammed Irfan, and Heartthrob (2022) by Veer Sahu.
  • In the same year, she was seen as a participant in the reality and stunt TV series Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 13.

    Nyra Banerjee in Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi 13 (2023)

    Nyra Banerjee in Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi 13 (2023)

  • She consumes alcoholic beverages occasionally. [10]The Times of India
  • In 2023, there were rumours about her secret marriage to co-actor Nishant Malkani, but she dismissed the claims in a media interaction, saying that they were just friends. [11]The Times of India