South India has always known to come up with some of the most intriguing scripts in their movies. The fans here have an incomparable passion for movies and respect for their actors and actresses. Tollywood is no short of beauty and talent, and hence we have listed down the 12 most beautiful and talented actresses:
1. South Indian Actress – Samatha Ruth
Samantha made her debut in the Telugu movie ‘Ye Maaya Chesave’ in 2010. Then, there was no looking back for this talented actress. She has won 4 Filmfare Awards and several other prestigious awards for her different roles.
2. South Indian Actress – Sai Pallavi
She is a beauty with brains! Sai Pallavi has completed her MBBS from Tbilisi State Medical University, Georgia. This lovely actress refuses to use any make-up when acting. She is recently getting famous for her song ‘Rowdy Baby’ with co-actor Dhanush.
3. South Indian Actress – Nayanthara
This gorgeous superstar from Tollywood has about 75 South Indian movies in her bucket. She made her debut in Malayalam movie ‘Manasinakkare’. Nayanthara was last seen in ‘Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal’ and will soon be seen in upcoming movies ‘Gold’, ‘Godfather’ and ‘O2’.
4. South Indian Actress – Kajal Agarwal
Although Kajal belongs to a Punjabi family, she gained her recognition in South Indian movies. Her first commercial success was in 2012 in the Telugu movie ‘Businessman’. She has acted in several Tollywood movies since then, her latest release in 2022 being ‘Hey Sinamika’.
5. South Indian Actress – Rashmika Mandanna
Rashmika is referred to as the – National Crush of India’. She made her debut with a Kannada movie ‘Kirik Party’ before she began acting in Telugu movies. She is primarily known for the role in ‘Geetha Govindam’ and, most recently, ‘Pushpa: The Rise’.
6. South Indian Actress – Tamanna Bhatia
Tamanna was born and raised in a Sindhi family. Although she has done movies in Bollywood, she is majorly known for her roles in South Indian movies. She is famous for her role as Avanthika in the movie ‘Baahubali’. Tamanna has also acted in several web series like ‘11th Hour’, ‘November Story’, and more.
7. South Indian Actress – Rakul Preet Singh
Rakul Preet was born in Delhi in a Sikh family, but she predominantly works in Tollywood movies. The actress made debut in the Malayalam movie ‘Gilli’. She is recently seen in two Bollywood releases of 2022 – ‘Attack’ and ‘Runway 34’.
8. South Indian Actress – Taapsee Pannu
Taapsee was a software engineer before she tried her luck in modeling. Having done several appreciable movies, she is now an established actress in both Tollywood and Bollywood.
9. South Indian Actress – Keerthy Suresh
Acting is in the blood of this talented actress as she is the daughter of actress Menaka and movie producer G. Suresh Kumar. Keerthy has done fashion designing but made a career in movies. She acts in Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu movies.
10. South Indian Actress – Pooja Hegde
Pooja is from Karnataka, but she made her debut in the Tamil movie ‘Mugamoodi’. She is recently in the news for her superb performance in a song ‘Life Ante Itta Vundaal’ from movie ‘F3’.
11. South Indian Actress – Nithya Menen
Nithya is a stunning actress who has received 3 Filmfare awards. She performed in the Hindi movie ‘Mission Mangal’ released in 2019. Nithya was last seen in the Telugu movie ‘Ninnila Ninnila’.
12. South Indian Actress – Anushka
She has received 3 Filmfare awards along with several other prestigious awards for the various roles she played in her acting career. She has enacted in more than 50 movies and continues to have a tremendous fan base. Her portrayal of ‘Bhaagamathie’ in the titular movie is applaud-worthy.
This list is simply a collation of some of the talented actresses of Tollywood, and they have not been ranked first or last. South India has several more gifted actresses! Please let us know through comments whose your favorite?