Mahima Nambiar Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Mahima Nambiar

Mahima Nambiar is an Indian actress who majorly works in the Tamil and Malayalam film industries. She is known for her roles in the Tamil film Saattai (2012), Malayalam film RDX: Robert Dony Xavier (2023), and Tamil film Chandramukhi 2 (2023).

Wiki/Biography

Gopika Palat Chirakkaraveettil, or Gopika P.C. aka Mahima Nambiar, was born on Wednesday, 21 December 1994 (age 29 years; as of 2023) in Kasaragod District, Kerala, India.

Mahima Nambiar as a young child

Mahima Nambiar as a young child

She completed her school education at Thanbeehul Islam Higher Secondary School (TIHSS) in Nayanmarmoola, Kasaragod. She did her graduation and post-graduation in English Literature by correspondence from Kannur University. As of 2024, she is preparing for the University Grants Commission–National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET). She appeared in a minor role as the sister of actor Dileep in the film Kaaryasthan (2010), during the holidays after her tenth grade. She then appeared as a model in various advertisements, before appearing in lead roles in films.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Weight (approx.): 55kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Figure Measurements (approx.): 32-28-32

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Family & Caste

Mahima belongs to a Keralite Hindu family of the Nambiar community, a part of the Nair caste.

Parents & Siblings

Mahima’s father, Sudhakaran K., is an engineer, who worked with the Indian Railways. He is from Kannur district, Kerala. Her mother, Vidhya P. C., is an English teacher at Thanbeehul Islam Higher Secondary School (TIHSS) in Kasaragod. She is from Neeleswaram in Kasaragod. She has an elder brother Unnikrishnan who is an engineer working in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Mahima Nambiar with her parents

Mahima Nambiar with her parents

Mahima Nambiar with her brother

Mahima Nambiar with her brother

Husband & Children

As of January 2024, she is unmarried.

Career

Film

Mahima’s first entry into an acting career was in a minor role as the hero’s sister in the Malayalam film, Kaaryasthan (2010). Her debut as a lead actor was in the Tamil film Saattai (2012) as a school student named Arivazhagi or Arivu.

Mahima Nambiar in the film Saattai

Mahima Nambiar in the film Saattai

Mahima appeared in several Tamil films such as Agathinai (2015) as the character Karthika, Kuttram 23 (2017) as Thendral, and Puriyatha Puthir (2017) as Mrithula. She returned to the Malayalam film industry in the Malayalam film Masterpiece (2017) as Vedika. She also appeared as Meenakshi in the film Madhura Raja (2019) alongside Mammootty, Jai, and Anusree.

Mahima Nambiar on the poster of the film Madhura Raja

Mahima Nambiar on the poster of the film Madhura Raja

A milestone in her career was her role in the film Magamuni (2019), which received appreciation from the audience.

Mahima Nambiar with actor Arya on the sets of the film Magamuni

Mahima Nambiar with actor Arya on the sets of the film Magamuni

Her character Mini in the Malayalam film RDX: Robert Dony Xavier (2023) received wide appreciation from the audience.

 

Some of her other notable releases in 2023 were the Malayalam film Valatty and the Tamil films Chandramukhi 2, Rattham, and Naadu.

Music Videos and Advertisement

The music video, Gundumalli (2021), released by Saregama Originals, featured Mahima and Shanthanu Bhagyaraj in the lead roles. She sang and acted in another music video with Govind Padmasoorya.

 

She appeared in many advertisements, popular among which were for the Canon Cameras.

Awards, Honours, Achievements

  • In 2021, Mahima won the Best Supporting Actress in a Foreign Language Award at the Madrid International Film Festival (IIF2021) for the film Magamuni.
  • In 2021, she won Best Supporting Actress in a Foreign Language Film at the Toronto Tamil International Film Festival for the film Magamuni.

Tattoo(s)

Mahima got a tattoo inked on her left back shoulder of the word infinity.

Mahima and her infinity tattoo

Mahima and her infinity tattoo

She got a tattoo of the letter A inked on the root of her left-hand finger.

Mahima's tattoo on her finger

Mahima’s tattoo on her finger

Facts/Trivia

  • Mahima was approached for a lead role in the film Sindhu Samaveli (2010) by director Samy who saw her during an advertising assignment, but she rejected it for some personal reasons.
  • She changed her name from Gopika to Mahima, as according to numerology, a name starting with the alphabet M was better for her career.
  • She is a pet lover with 13 cats, 2 dogs of the Rottweiler breed, birds, and fish.

    Mahima with her pet

    Mahima with her pet

  • She is trained in classical dance and singing.
  • Her pet name in her family is Ammu.
  • In an interview, she revealed that her favourite food is Biryani.

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