Karthika Nair is an actress who predominantly acts in the South Indian films. The actress looks gorgeous and is blessed with seductive looks. She is none other than the daughter of the famous actress Radha who ruled the hearts of people back in the eighties. The actress was brought up in Mumbai despite her native place Kerala. Continue reading this post to know more about Karthika Nair biography.
The South Indian actress was born on 27 June 1992 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her father is Rajasekaran Nair and he is a businessman. Being the daughter of the actress Radha, Karthika naturally had the talent of acting. She has two siblings. Vignesh Nair is her brother and Thulasi Nair is her sister. Thulasi Nair is also an upcoming actress who appeared in the film “Kadal”.
Since Karthika was born and brought up in Mumbai, she went to Podar International School in Mumbai. Then she went on to get an international business degree in one of the colleges with the London School of Economics affiliation. But instead of choosing a business career like her father, she chose acting which she is passionate about. She followed the footprints of her mother Radha and entered the cine field.
Karthika Nair Biography
Name: Karthika Nair
Date of birth: 27 June 1992
Age: 27 years
Native: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Marital status: Unmarried
Boyfriends: Not known
Affairs: Not known
Hobbies: Dancing and traveling
School: Podar International School
College: London School of Economics, London, England
Father: Rajasekaran Nair
Brother: Vignesh Nair
Sister: Thulasi Nair
Body type: Slim
Height: 168 cm
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Black
Karthika Nair hails from a family of actors. Along with her mother being an actress, her aunt was also a popular actress during the ’80s. She is the former actress Ambika. Both her mother and aunt were very popular in the film industry. Keep reading to find more about Karthika Nair biography.
Karthika’s Debut film
Karthika was still a young girl when she made her debut in the film “Josh” which was made in the Telugu language. She was just seventeen years old when she was offered the role. Even though the film was not a big hit, Karthika’s character and acting were appreciated. She played the role of a school teacher who wishes to study in college. She won the Santhosham Film Award in the category Best Debut Actress for this film.
“Ko”- Karthika Nair’s Tamil Debut
The pretty actress made an entry into Kollywood with the film “Ko” alongside actor Jiiva. The film was directed by the famous K.V.Anand and became a commercial hit. She was cast as an investigative journalist in this political thriller. She performed very well and even was nominated for SIIMA Award and was the winner of the Jaya TV Award in the category of Best Sensational Debut. This was in the year 2011.
Karthika’s Malayalam Debut Film
Lenin Rajendran offered a dual role to Karthika in the Malayalam film named as “Makaramanju”. She played alongside veteran Cinematographer cum director Santhosh Sivan. She performed both her roles gracefully and impressed Danny Boyle, the British director. She received two awards for this film including Kerala Film Critics Associations Award and SIIMA Award both in the category of Best Debut Actress.
She also appeared in the film “Dammu” made in the Telugu language. But this film failed to impress people.
In the year 2013, Karthika Nair was cast in the film “Proprietors: Kammath & Kammath”. The Malayalam film had an ensemble cast of Karthika, Mammooty, and Dileep. She donned the character of a young widow who is mute. Her acting in the film was good and people raved about her performance.
She then went on to work with the popular director P.Bharathiraja in the film titled “Annakodi”. Despite the film being a failure at the box office, Karthika’s performance was beautiful. She was praised for her role as a woman in danger in this film.
That same year she made her debut in Sandalwood with the film ”Brindhavana”. The film was remade from the Telugu film named “Brindhavanam”. The film ran successfully. She acted along with Dharshan in this film.
Karthika’s First Nomination for Filmfare Award in Telugu
The beautiful actress played the role of a tomboy in the Telugu film “Brother of Bommali” which was positively reviewed by critics. People loved her character in that film and she rose to fame with it. The cast included Brahmanandham, Nagineedu, Vineet Kumar, Ali and Allari Naresh. She did a comedy role in this film. She was nominated in the category of Best Supporting Actress in Telugu in Filmfare Awards.
Karthika Nair as a Mastermind
The charming actress was cast in the film “Poramboku Ennum Pothuvudaimai” along with Arya and Vijay Sethupathi. It arrived in theatres in the year 2015. The director was none other than the National Film Award Winner, S.P.Jananathan. It was a non-glamorous character that Karthika played and it gained public attention. She played a criminal mastermind who plans an escape from prison. It was very different from her other characters.
In her upcoming film, she is acting along with Arun Vijay and the film is named “Vaa Deal”.
Karthika’s Television Career
Apart from her career in the film industry, Karthika has also appeared on Television. She acted in a drama series called “Aarambh” which was broadcasted on Star Plus. The popular show was directed by Goldie Behl with the script and story being written by K.V.Vijayendra Prasad. His son is the infamous director S.S.Rajamouli.
Karthika Nair acted as “Devasena” in the epic series “Aarambh” and she was portrayed as a warrior queen. The protagonist was Rajneesh Duggal and she was the lead female actress in the series. Even though it was stopped from airing, this series created a large fan base for her. We don’t have to say that her acting was critically acclaimed.
With the talent Karthika Nair possesses, we see great things for her in the future. We believe she will have a soaring career in acting!