Nadhiya or Nadiya Moidu is a Malayalam and Tamil film actress who made her debut in a Malayalam movie named Nokketha Doorathu Kannum Nattu, alongside Mohanlal and Padmini. This move was re-made in Tamil as Poove Poochudava during the 1980s with Padmini and marked her debut in Tamil. She currently acts in supporting roles. She acted with most of the leading artist in Tamil and Malayalam industry. In 1980's, there was a huge audience for her costumes, hair styles and ornaments. After marriage she settled abroad with her husband and two kids, and made a comeback with blockbuster hit 'M.Kumaran s/o Mahalakshmi' This film was acclaimed by the critics for her wonderful performance as Jeyam Ravi's mother. In 2008, she signed as the brand ambassador for Arokya Milk. She recently signed for a Tamil movie named Pattalam which released on March 27 2009.