Nithya Menon is an Indian film actress who acts in South Indian films. Nithya Menon was born in Calicut, Kerala & brought up in Bangalore. She studied Journalism from Manipal Institute of Communication.
After completing her studies she got interested to be a filmmaker to express her ideas. So she had a plan to do a course in cinematography at FTI Pune but it didnt happen. Earlier, Nithaya menon appeared on screen as child artist in the movie Hanuman when she was eight years old. Then she got a chance to pair with Mohanlal in 2008 for 'Aakasha Gopuram', directed by KP Kumaran. Its an off beat film, nithya performed well & many were impressed by the performance. She also got nominated for a best supporting actress award category in 57th Filmfare Awards.
In 2011, her romantic comedy film Ala Modalaindi directed by Nandini Reddy was released & becomes hit, Then she comes with Santhosh sivan's Urumi & her next release is '180' which is a billingual tamil telugu film has Siddharth & Priya Anand alongside, directed by Jayendra. She also has many films in queue to release in that some are, Veppam in tamil/telugu & Jogayya in Kannada are much expected ones.