Navya Nair is an Indian actress who worked for Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada films. Her original name is Dhanya Nair. She has won the honour of Kalathilakam in the Alappuzha District Schools Youth Festival. She debuted in the Malayalam film Ishtam (2001). She bagged the Kerala State Award for the Best Actress in 2002 for the film Nandanam and again in 2005 for her performance in films Kanne Madanguka and Saira.