Gauthami Nair was born to Sobha and Madhu Nair on the 13th of November 1991 in Alleppey. She had to leave her studies mid-way for pursuing a career in movies. However, in the year 2012, she took admission to a psychology course at a Government College for Women in Thiruvananthapuram. She started her career in acting with the Malayalam movie Second Show. Diamond Necklace was her second movie in Malayam wherein she was starred with Samvrutha Sunil and Fahadh Faasil.