Sithara (born Sithara Nair) is an Indian actress known for her works predominantly in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada films. She made her Tamil debut in 1989 with K. Balachander's Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal. She is best known for her performances in super-hit films such as Padayappa, Halunda Tavaru, Pudhu Vasantham. She is also known for her works in Television.In a film career spanning thirty years, she has starred in over sixty films in a variety of roles. Her recent Telugu hits include Srimanthudu, Shankaraabharanm, and Bhale Bhale Magadivoy.Sithara made a Tamil cinema comeback with Nagesh Thiraiyarangam directed by Guinness record holder Isaq.