Bengaluru: Kannada film actress Rachita Ram’s sister and television actress Nithya Ram tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend Gautham in Bengaluru on Friday (December 6) in the presence of family, friends and celebrities from Sandalwood and television world.

Gautham, a native of Bengaluru is a well-known businessman based in Australia. The marriage was solemnised as per Hindu traditions and rituals.

Nithya bid goodbye to her acting career as soon as her wedding date was confirmed and she has decided to move to Australia.

Pictures of pre-wedding rituals have gone viral on social media.

Nithya has made a name for herself with several serials on television. But she hasn’t just settled with television series. Nithya forayed into Sandalwood with the film Muddu Manase, directed by Ananth Shine. She was paired with Aru in the film.

Nithya judged Tamil TV shows Asathal Chutties and Masala Cafe. She has worked in a number of shows in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. But Nithya gained huge popularity after featuring in the Kannada serial Nandini.

She was seen playing both the roles of Ganga and Nandini. Nithya was widely appreciated for playing the roles perfectly. The show Nandini was quite popular among the viewers. Nithya has also acted in serials such as Benkiyali Aralida Hoovu, Karpoorada Gombe, Rajakumari and Yaradu Manasu. 

Nithya  comes from a family of artists with her father KS Ramu and sister Rachita being classical dancers themselves, and the latter has since appeared in films. Nithya is a trained classical dancer from Bengaluru’s Welight Academy as well. She holds a graduate degree in biotechnology and worked for some time, but her dream and passion of becoming a heroine never faded.