Parvati Nair (born Parvathy Venugopal Nair) is an Indian model and actress who works in the South Indian film industry. Born into a Malayali family in Abu Dhabi, she trained as a software professional while pursuing a career in modelling, before becoming an actress. . During her modelling career, she appeared in a number of commercials and won the titles "Miss Karnataka" and "Miss Navy Queen".Nair made her acting debut with the 2012 Malayalam film Poppins directed by V. K. Prakash, before appearing in a number of critically acclaimed films across all four South Indian film industries, including Story Kathe (2013) and Yennai Arindhaal (2015). Her performance as a young journalist in Story Kathe won her the Best Kannada Debut Actress Award at the South Indian International Movie Awards, while the role of a vengeful wife in Yennai Arindhaal won her praise from critics and received a Filmfare nomination. In 2015, she starred in the critical and commercial success Vascodigama, portraying an English lecturer.