Madhuurima Banerjee, popularly known mononymously as Madhuurima or Nyra Banerjee, is an Indian film actress and an assistant director. Following appearances in various television serials, she made her feature film debut in director Priyadarshan’s comedy film Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal, which was a moderate success and then went on to act in several successful Telugu films. In 2016, she changed her name to Nyra Banerjee and was credited with that name in the film One Night Stand. She also assisted director Tony D’Souza for his film Azhar.
Madhuurima was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra.She has completed her Bachelor of Laws with an LLB degree.Madhuurima has learnt Hindustani classical music and ghazal from her mother and used to sing children songs.
Madhuurima made her debut thoughwith a guest appearance/ friendly appearance in Toss: A Flip of Destiny (2009).The same year she appeared in her first Telugu film. She went on to act in three Telugu projects within the next one year, including the female lead role in Vamsy’s Saradaga Kasepu and a cameo role in Orange, directed by Bhaskar.
In early 2015, she was seen in the very successful and was critically acclaimed for her work Puri Jagannadh’s Temper, and then in two Tamil films, Serndhu Polama helmed by Malayalam director Anil Kumar and Sundar C.’s Aambala.