EARLY LIFE :
Nazriya Nazim was born on 20 December 1994 to Nazimuddeen and Begum Beena. Her family lived in Al Ain, UAE, before moving to Thiruvananthapuram Kerala, India. She studied at Our Own English High School, Al Ain, UAE, and at Christ Nagar School, Thiruvananthapuram, and Sarvodaya Vidyalaya, Trivandrum. In 2013, she joined
Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram, but reportedly left the college, owing to her tight shooting schedules. She has a Sibling Brother Naveen Nazim
Nazriya Nazim started her career as an anchor in a Muslim-oriented television quiz show named Punyamaasathiloode in 2005 on Kairali TV, following up with various other anchoring roles.
She then started her acting career in 2006 as a child artist in the Malayalam film Palunku 2006 directed by Blessy, in which she played the daughter of Mammootty’s character. She went on to become an anchor on Asianet’s popular music reality television show Munch Star Singer. The Mohanlal-starrer Oru Naal Varum 2010 was her next venture, in which she played Dhanya, the daughter of Sreenivasan’s character. She was cast in an album titled Yuvh by Sony Music Entertainment, alongside Nivin Pauly which became very popular among the youth.
In 2014, she was first seen in Salalah Mobiles, which flopped despite having a strong star cast, including DQ Salman. She has completed filming for Thirumanam Enum Nikkah in Tamil, in which she acts as a Tamil Iyengar girl. She then did Ohm Shanthi Oshana in Malayalam, sharing the screen with Nivin Pauly. The film was a big hit, and became a blockbuster, running 50 days in almost all theatres.
Her next films were Bangalore Days and Samsaram Aarogyathinu Hanikaram in Malayalam, Thirumanam Ennum Nikkah, and Vaayai Moodi Pesavum in Tamil. Nazriya Nazim was signed to star in Nee Nalla Varuvada in October 2013. However, in March 2014, Kajal Aggarwal was signed on and replaced Nazriya Nazim. She won the best actress in the 45th Kerala State Film Awards.
In 2022, she made her Telugu debut with the film Ante Sundaraniki alongside Nani.
Nazriya made a comeback with the Prithviraj-starrer, Anjali Menon film, Koode, after taking a break from films following her marriage to Fahadh Faasil.
PERSONAL LIFE :
In January 2014, Malayalam film actor Fahadh Faasil announced to the media that he was set to marry Nazriya Nazim. The pair got to know each other more on the sets of Anjali Menon’s Bangalore Days 2014, in which they played the roles of husband and wife. Fahadh Faasil and Nazriya Nazim revealed that their parents played a pivotal role in arranging the marriage. The pair were engaged in February 2014, before marrying on 21 August 2014 in Thiruvananthapuram Kerala.