Nyla Usha, an Indian Model, Film Actress, Radio Jockey, Television Presenter, and Television Personality was born on 25-03-1984 in Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala, India as Nyla Usha Gopakumar. She is known for her work predominantly in Malayalam cinema.
|Other Names||Nyla Usha Gopakumar, RJ Nyla, Nyla Usha Rona|
|Profession||Model, Film Actress, Radio Jockey, Television Presenter, Television Personality|
|Birth Place||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India|
|Age||39 Years Old (as of 06-09-2023)|
|Debut||Radio (as Radio Jocky) – Hit 96.7 in Dubai (2004)|
Malayalam Film – Kunjananthante Kada (2013)
Malayalam TV (as a host) – Global Greetings (2016)
|Best Known for||Malayalam Film – Porinju Mariam Jose (2019)|
She studied at Holy Angel’s Convent in Thiruvananthapuram. She completed her graduation from All Saints College in Thiruvananthapuram.
|School||Holy Angel’s Convent, Thiruvananthapuram|
|College||All Saints College, Thiruvananthapuram|
Nyla Usha began her career at the age of 18 in 2004 by doing a job at Hit 96.7 in Dubai as a Radio Jockey (RJ). She received the Masala Award for Best Radio Presenter in 2012.
She made her acting debut in Salim Ahamed’s Malayalam film “Kunjananthante Kada” in 2013 as Chithira opposite Mammootty, for which she won the Asiavision Awards for Best Debut Actress. In the same year, she appeared in a hit Malayalam film “Punyalan Agarbattis” opposite Jayasurya. After that, she appeared in many hit movies like Pathemari, Lucifer, Porinju Mariam Jose, Priyan Ottathilanu, Kunjamminis Hospital, and King of Kotha.
She made her small-screen debut by hosting the television show “Global Greetings” in 2016. In the same year, she hosted the Malayalam game show “Minute To Win It” which aired on Mazhavil Manorama from 2016 to 2017, for which she received the Best Anchor award from the Flowers TV Awards. Next, she appeared as a host in television shows like Snehathode Veetil Ninnu, and Colors Food Trial.
In 2023, she appeared as a Judge in Manorama Max’s TV show “The Next Top Anchor“.
|Height||in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”|
in centimeters: 170 cm
in meters: 1.70 m
|Weight||52 Kgs (115 lbs)|
- Nyla Usha is an Indian Model, Film Actress, Radio Jockey, Television Presenter, and Television Personality who works predominantly in Malayalam cinema.
- She shifted to Dubai in 2004
- She started her career as a Radio Jockey at the age of 18.
- She received the Best Radio Presenter award from the Masala Awards in 2012 for her work as a Radio Jockey.
- In 2012, the film director Salim Ahamed offered her the lead actress role while his interviewing in Dubai, and she accepted.
- She made her acting debut in Salim Ahamed’s Malayalam film “Kunjananthante Kada” in 2013.
- For her performance in “Kunjananthante Kada” as Chithira, she won the Best Debut Actress award at the Asiavision Awards in 2013.
- In 2017, she received the Best Anchor award from Flowers TV Awards for hosting the television show “Minute to Win It“.
- In 2020 for her performance in “Porinju Mariam Jose“, she won two awards including the Best Actress award from the Ramu Karyat Awards and the Best Character Actress award from the Vanitha Film Awards.
Nyla as Alappattu Mariyam Varghese in the Malayalam film “Porinju Mariam Jose”
Nyla Usha’s Family
|Husband||Rona Rajan (Marriage Date: Jan 2007)|
|Son||Aarnav Rona (Birthday: 03-01-2008)|
|Other Relative||Raghavan (Uncle)|
She was born into a Hindu family to Usha Kumari and Gopakumar. She has a brother named Kannan Gopakumar and a sister named Athira Gopakumar. She married Dubia-based software engineer Rona Rajan in January 2007. Together the couple is blessed with a son named Aarnav Rona, who was born on 03-01-2008. The Malayalam film actor Raghavan is her uncle.
A photo of her husband Rona Rajan along with their son Aarnav Rona
She dated Rona Rajan in Dubai before her marriage to him.
|Home Town||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India|
|Residence||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Singing, Travelling & Listening to Music|
A childhood photo of Nyla Usha, which was shared by her friend on her 39th birthday with warm wishes on Instagram
|Favorite Colour||Red, Pink, Golden, Yellow|
|Favorite Player||Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|Favorite Food||Fish Curry|
|Favorite Actress||Manju Warrier|