Navya Nair's actual name is Dhanya Nair. Her lucky number is 5. She did her schooling in M.S.M High secondary school, Kayamkulam. She hails from Cheppadu in Alleppey District. Father, Rajan is working with the Telecom and Mother, Veena, is a teacher. Her brother is Rahul. Famous Director K.Madhu, is her uncle. She has caught everyone's attention opposite Dileep in Ishtam, has done it again with him in films like Mazhathullikilukam, Kunjikoonan, and Kalyanaraman. She was the 'Kala-thilakam' in the youth festival of Alleppey district. She has achieved so many prizes in the State youth festival also.