Gauthami Nair is an Indian actor, film director, neuroscientist, and psychologist. She played the role of Anupama in the Malayalam film ‘2018,’ which was India’s official entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 96th Academy Awards.
Gauthami Nair was born on Wednesday, 13 November 1991 (age 32 years; as of 2023) in Alappuzha, Kerala, India. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
She did her schooling at the Indian Community School, Kerala. In 2015, she pursued a BA in Psychology at the University of Kerala. She then did an MS in Psychology at the Government Women’s College, Trivandrum, University of Kerala with 80.8% and secured 2nd rank in the university. LinkedIn – Gauthami Nair Onmanorama
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Madhu Nair, and her mother’s name is Sobha Nair. She has an elder sister named Gayathri Nair.
Husband & Children
In 2012, while she was shooting for the Malayalam film ‘Second Show,’ she met the Indian filmmaker Srinath Rajendran. Soon, they became good friends. Later, they decided to get married. On 2 April 2017, the couple tied the knot in a private ceremony at a temple in Alappuzha. However, in 2017, she talked about her separation from her husband. She said that it was a mutual decision.
From December 2015 to January 2016, she worked as an intern at the psychology department of the Government Mental Health Center, Oolampara, Kerala. In April 2017, she joined the psychiatry department of the Government Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala, as an intern. She interned there for two months. After completing her post-graduation, she worked as a research assistant at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. She worked there from October 2019 to January 2020. She started working as a junior researcher at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Kerala, in March 2020. After around nine months, she was promoted to junior research fellow.
In 2012, she made her acting debut with the Malayalam film ‘Second Show’ as Geethanjali Janardhanan.
Some of her other Malayalam films are ‘Diamond Necklace’ (2012), ‘Koothara’ (2014), ‘Campus Diary’ (2016), and ‘2018’ (2023).
In 2023, she made her directorial debut with the Malayalam film ‘Vrittham.’
She has worked as a model in print advertisements for various brands.
2013: Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam for Diamond Necklace
On her right bicep: A branch of flower
- While she was studying in school, she became the sports captain. Later, during her college days, she won various table tennis competitions.
- She is fluent in various languages like Arabic, English, French, Hindi, and Malayalam.
- In her leisure time, she loves travelling, playing pool, and reading books.
- In 2022, she was invited as a guest speaker at an event of TEDx Talks.
- She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Nair is an avid animal lover and has a pet dog.