Nazriya Nazim started her career as an anchor and later entered into the film industry. She first appeared as a a child artist in the movie 'Palunku'. Her first lead role was in the movie 'Maad Dad'. Later, she became the darling of the movie industry. Her performance in the movies Om Shanthi Oshana and Bangalore Days bought Kerala State Award for Best Actress to her. Nazriya is married to actor Fahadh Faasil.