Nayantara is one of the leading actresses across South India. She acted opposite to most of the top stars in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam languages.
Recently, while interacting with a Tamil daily, Nayantara said "I'm happy with my work and don't have any complaints about it. However, I feel ashamed when I look at my past films where I used to be chubby. Many people loved my figure at that time but now I feel that I should taken lot of care regarding weight at that time".
Nayan is linked with many of her co-stars and some say that her boyfriends helped her to lose weight by teaching her lot of private exercises.