Nayana Nagaraj is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Kannada films and television serials. She began her career working as a model and she later became very popular with her short videos on social media platforms like Instagram and Youtube. The talented actress got her big break with the movie Samartha that was released in the year 2018. She is also a trained dancer and singer who has participated in many shows.
The popular social media icon made her entry into the television world with the serial Ginirama. She played the lead role in this kannada serial that got huge appreciation from the family audience. Her innocent performance as the heroine in this serial got her many fans in the kannada film industry. Nayana later participated in the Bigg Boss Kannada show in the year 2021.
She is a talented actress who can also sing and dance well. Nayana Nagaraj has got training in classical dance and she has won many awards during her early days in the entertainment industry. She is also a well known social activist and has taken part in many social activities. The actress is currently working in the Kannada Television industry in many shows.
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Nayana Nagaraj was born on 03 February 1998 in Shimoga district of Karnataka. Her parents Nagaraj and Kamala belong to a Hindu middle class family in Shimoga. Nayana’s father works as a Government official and her mother is a housewife. Both of them encouraged Nayana to take up dancing and acting at a young age that increased her confidence.
Nayana did her schooling in Shimoga as her parents stayed in village during her childhood days. She was very active in her school days and participated in various shows. However, she later moved to Bangalore to pursue her career in modeling and acting. She got good recognition as a model and did many ad shows for popular brands.
The actress became very popular with Instagram Reels short videos and has garnered lakhs of fans within a short duration of time. She started working as a model even during her college days in Bangalore and got good recognition for her expressive face. This brought her many opportunities in the television industry and she also acted in few Kannada movies.