Sona Nair is a film actress working mainly in Malayalam films. She is also known for her roles in TV serials. Thooval Kottaram was her first movie in Malayalam. After this, she appeared in films such as Kadhanayakan, Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal, Arayannangalude Veedu, Manassinakkare, Passenger and more. Her latest Malayalam movie is Plus Two.
Sona also acted in Priyadarshan’s Bollywood comedy film Malamaal Weekly in 2006. She also acted in two Malayalam anthology films, Naalu Pennungal and Kerala Cafe. She also acts on Malayalam television dramas, and sitcoms like Autograph.
In 2004, Sona has received the Best Actress Award in the “Kaveri Film Critics Television Awards” for her role in a telefilm Rachiyamma, telecasted on Doordarshan.She has been chosen as the Best Female Actor in television category of Sathyan Memorial Awards, 2008. In 2006, she won the Best Supporting Actress award in both Kerala State TV Awards and telefilms category of Sathyan Memorial Awards, for her role in Amrita TV’s Samasya.
Sona was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress in 57th Filmfare Awards (South) for her role in the Malayalam movie Passenger. In 2011, she won the Asianet Television Award for “Best Female Actress in a Character Role”.
Sona Nair, now breaks away from the stereotype in Anavrutayaya Kapalika. She plays a high class sex worker in the telefim by her friend and short filmmaker, Preethi Panicker.