Nadhiya (Aka) Zareena Moidu

 Bandra, Mumbai
 Nokketha Doorathu Kannum Nattu (1984)

About Me

Nadhiya was born to Malayali parents at Pali Hill, Mumbai. Her father N. K. Moidu, is a Muslim and her mother Lalitha is a Hindu.  Her father is from Thalassery and mother is from Tiruvalla. She has a younger sister, Haseena who is settled in Doha. She had her primary education from Jehangir. Bur Jorji Vachha Parsi Girls High School, Mumbai and her pre university degree from Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art. She couldn't continue her college studies after that as she became busy with movies by then. Later she did associated degree in Media Management and B.A. in Communication Arts - Radio & Television, when she was in United States. She made her acting debut in the Malayalam movie Nokketha Doorathu Kannum Nattu, which was a big hit. She entered into the Tamil film industry with Poove Poochudava. She got married to Shirish Godbole, an investment banker from Maharashtra in 1988. The couple has two daughters, Sanam and Jana. After her marriage, she settled in United States with her husband and daughters. Later they shifted to London, United Kingdom. Currently she stays in Mumbai with her family. She made a comeback with blockbuster hit M.Kumaran s/o Mahalakshmi. This film was acclaimed by the critics for her wonderful performance as Jeyam Ravi's mother. In 2008, she signed as the brand ambassador for Arokya Milk. She currently acts in supporting roles. She acted with most of the leading artist in Tamil and Malayalam industry.