Nayanthara Chakravarthy

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Nayanthara Chakravarthy
Born (2002-04-20) 20 April 2002 (age 20) [1]
Nationality Indian
Education Christ Nagar School, Thiruvananthapuram The Choice School, Thrippunithura
Occupation(s)Actress, Model
Years active2005–2016
Parent(s)Maninath Chakravarthy
Bindu Maninath
AwardsSee Awards

Nayanthara Chakravarthy (born 20 April 2002), also known as Baby Nayanthara, is an Indian actress who works in Malayalam cinema. She has acted in Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi and Tamil-language Films, and has established herself as a lead child actress. Nayanthara made her acting debut in the Malayalam film Kilukkam Kilukilukkam in 2005, for which she won the “Sathyan Memorial Award” for the Best Child Artist in 2006. [2]



Nayanthara, born on 20 April 2002 in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala is the daughter of Maninath Chakravarthy and Bindu Maninath. She has a younger brother, Ayaan Chakravarthy. She started her acting career at the age of 3. [3] She studied at Christ Nagar School, Thiruvananthapuram till class 2 after which, she moved to Kochi where she finished her schooling in The Choice School, Thrippunithura.

Her notable works include Kilukkam Kilukilukkam, Swarnam, Loud Speaker, Trivandrum Lodge, Marupadi. She has appeared several commercials including The Chennai Silks, RMKV Silks and Silver Storm Parks.


2006Sathyan Memorial AwardBest Child Artist Kilukkam Kilukilukkam
2008Atlas - Film Critics AwardBest Child Artist [4] Swarnam
2009Mathrubhumi Amrita AwardBest Child Artist Swarnam
2009Jaycee Foundation AwardBest Child Artist Loudspeaker
2009Jeevan Minnalai AwardBest Child Artist Loudspeaker
2015IFA Awards (Dubai)Best Child Artist in 10 YearsVarious films


2006 Kilukkam Kilukilukkam Tinku Mol
2006 Achanurangatha Veedu Nayana
2006 Chess Achu
2006 Notebook Student
2007 Athisayan Kingini
2007 Kanaka Simhasanam Jayaram's Daughter
2007 Inspector Garud Grand Daughter of Raghavan
2007 Aakasham Mayakutty
2007 Sooryan Sooryan's niece
2007 Kangaroo Josekutty's Niece
2008 Twenty:20 Antony Punnekkadan's Daughter
2008 Novel Thara
2008 Swarnam Ponnu
2008 Thirakkatha Baby Shalini
2008 Crazy Gopalan Babu John's Daughter
2009 Bhagavan Sreenath's Daughter
2009 Ee Pattanathil Bhootham
2009 Loudspeaker Angela
2011 Nadakame Ulakam Omanakuttan's Daughter
2011 Collector Avinash Varma's Daughter
2011 Naayika Anand's Adopted Daughter
2012 Trivandrum Lodge Amala
2012 Poppins Chakki
2013 Silence Arya
2014 Little Superman 3D [5] Serah
2015 Aval Vannathinu Shesham Devu
Title Role
2016 Marupadi [6] [7] Riya (Aby's daughter)

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