Happy Birthday Nayanthara, Top 10 movies of the lady superstar
South’s lady superstar Nayanthara is celebrating her 37th birthday on November 18, Thursday. The actress has been impressing the audience with the best characters for 18 years. Take a look at the best movies of the actress which elevated her as a lady superstar.
1. Puthiya Niyamam (2016)
Nayanthara has showcased one of her best performances in the Mammootty starrer movie directed by AK Sajan. She played the role of Vasuki, a homemaker and Kathakali artiste. Nayanthara’s character featured two sides of a woman, one as a typical homemaker and the other as a bold woman who murders her rapists. Her performance in the movie was widely appreciated by critics and the audience alike.
2. Naanum Rowdy Dhaan (2015)
In the movie, Nayanthara played the role of a hearing-impaired girl who vows to take revenge on her father’s killer. The action comedy film was directed by her fiance Vignesh Shivan. Vijay Sethupathi played opposite Nayanthara in the movie. She had won many awards for her stunning performance in the movie.
3. Raja Rani (2013)
The movie directed by Atlee was one of the super hits in 2013. The romantic drama featured Nayanthara along with Arya, Nazriya and Jai. The movie portrayed the life of a newly married couple who finds love after love failure. Nayanthara had bagged the Tamil Nadu state government’s best actress award for the movie.
4. Kolamaavu Kokila (2018)
The movie directed by Nelson Dilipkumar featured Nayanthara in a different avatar. She played the role of Kokila who struggles to find a job to take care of her family and forced to work for a drug racket. Nayanthara impressed the audience with the transformation in Kokila’s character as the story takes new twists and turns.
5. Bodyguard (2010)
Malayalam film ‘Bodyguard’ directed by Siddique marked Nayanthara’s strong comeback to Mollywood nearly after 5 years. The movie starring Dileep was a super hit and remade in many languages including Hindi and Tamil. The movie narrated the story of Ammu who fell in love with her bodyguard Jayakrishnan.
6. Imaikka Nodigal (2018)
'Imaikka Nodigal' directed by R Ajay Gnamamuthu is one of the movies which declared Nayanthara as a superstar. The diva played the role of a CBI officer in the movie. Interestingly, the movie featured her character Anjali’s journey to take revenge on the killers of her husband which takes her to face a challenge in the name of a serial killer. The movie which touted as a psychological action thriller is a must-watch for Nayanthara fans.
7. Viswaswam (2019)
The action drama directed by Siva impressed fans of Thala Ajith and Nayanthara a lot. Apart from a typical superstar movie of high-voltage action scenes, the movie narrated the life of a family. Nayanthara played a strong character opposite Ajith in the movie.
8. Aramm (2017)
The political drama directed by Gopi Nainar narrated the story of a district collector who faces a challenge in her profession amidst political pressure. Nayanthara played the role of the district collector Madhivadhani. The movie discussed social issues and political issues which affect society.
9. Kolaiyuthir Kaalam (2019)
The thriller movie directed by Chakri Toleti is a remake of an English movie titled ‘Hush’. In the movie, Nayanthara was seen in the role of Shruti, a deaf and mute girl who fights to escape from a killer. Though the movie was a flop at the box office, Nayanthara’s performance was appreciated.
10. Netrikann (2021)
The crime thriller is a remake of the South Korean film ‘Blind’. Nayanthara played the role of a visually impaired lady CBI officer who confronts a serial killer. Malayalam actor Ajmal was seen in the role of antagonist in the movie.