Nayanthara is a very popular and most sought after South Indian actress. Nayanthara acted in a number of popular Malayalam,Tamil and Telugu movies. She has acted with many of the Superstars in Malayalam and Tamil films. she became very popular after her role in the Tamil movie 'Chandramukhi' opposite Rajanikant.
She is currently the highest paid South Indian actress. She was paid Rs. 1 crore for Sathyam, Kuselan and Aegan.