Navya Nair (born 1986) whose real name is Dhanya Nair, is a Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada actress. She has won the honour of Kalathilakam in the Alappuzha District Schools Youth Festival. Navya made her debut in 2001, through the film Ishtam. She stepped to Tamil films through Azhagiya Theeyee. She is noted for her portrayal of the typical Malayali girl in various movies. She bagged the Kerala State Award for the Best Actress in 2002 for the film Nandanam and again in 2005 for her performance in films Kanne Madanguka and Saira.
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