Nyla Usha Gopakumar (born 25 March 1984) is an Indian film actress, television host, and radio jockey from Trivandrum, Kerala. Nyla was born to Gopakumar and Usha Kumari. She did her schooling at the Holy Angel’s Convent Trivandrum and pursued her college education at All Saints College, Thiruvananthapuram. In 2004, she moved to Dubai and joined the radio station Hit 96.7 where she worked as a radio jockey.
2013, Nyla Usha debuted in the Malayalam film industry with Salim Ahamed’s Kunjananthante Kada, opposite Mammootty. Later that year she had her second release, Punyalan Agarbattis, in which she played “a vibrant girl, similar to the real me”. Since she could relate herself to the character, she used her own looks and costumes in the film. Although she had a major role in Kunjananthante Kada she said that it was her role in Punyalan Agarbathis that fetched her recognition.