Nayantara had rejected several offers in Tamil and Telugu for director Lingusamy's 'Paiya', but was thrown out of the project when she refused to decrease her remuneration of 1 crore. She was eventualy replaced by the new beauty in South Indian films - Tamanna
Now Nayantara is said to be back in Kerala. In a sharp coincidence, she will start her new malayalam movie titled 'Bodyguard' on 15th January the same day which Paiya also starts rolling.
Nayan started her career in Malayalam movies and then later made her way into Tamil with Sharatkumar's Ayya. Now she is also acting opposite to Dileep under director Siddique. Nayan also had appeared for an item number in the multistarrer twenty:20 produced by Amma.