Nadhiya real name is Zareena Moidu. She was born to Malayali parents. The actress hails from Mumbai. She has acted in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam movies. She married Shirish Godbole in 1988. The couple has two daughters. After her marriage, she lived in the United States with her husband and daughters. In 2000, she moved to London, United Kingdom and lived there until 2007. Currently she resides in Mumbai with her family.