Diya is a Tamil film actress, who shot into fame with a few projects. She was lucky to grab best offers that came in her way and became a known actress with a few films that she had in hand, but she voluntarily opted out of films and bid a goodbye to celluloid world thereby leaving her fans unhappy. She married software engineer Arvind and got settled as a house wife.
In celluloid world, she will be most remembered for her outstanding performance with Raja’s son Dhanush for “
” which had released in 2004. Her first break was with Kurumbu in 2003. This film bombed in the box office. The film was a remake of 2002 Telugu film Allari, which had
in the actor role and Diya and Nikita in lead actresses roles. The film was not able to get a mass appeal, although it was a triangular teenage love story. After failure of Kurumbu, she got another major break with Dhanush in Dreams. This film also bombed in the box office. Her next project Karka Kasadara too did not fare well in the box office. Her film Kodambakkm released in 2005 was received well in the box office, which also had actress Nandha making her debut. The film also fetched critical acclaim and many awards and Diya’s continuous failure in box office met with success at last.
After mixed response from the viewers in Tamil cinema, the actress switched off to the Telugu celluloid world and grabbed a film with Kalyan Ram Nandamuri in Asadhyudu that was released in 2006. This film was also a disaster in box office. Her next film, Lakshmi Putrudu with
did not meet with success. She acted in a Malayalam movie Bhargavacharitham Moonam Khandam in 2006, which was also a flop. With no major success in her career, she tried her luck again in her last Tamil movie named Kadhal Endral Enna, which totally banked on Diya and the movie is still worth watching a number of times.