Hot Top South Indian Actresses
Here’s a look at the top 50 bombshells who are making a splash down South Indian Cinema.
Model-turned-actress Anjali has acted in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies. She made her acting debut with the Telugu movie Photo in 2006. After doing a few Telugu films she moved to Tamil cinema, her first Tamil movie was Kattradhu Thamizh (2007). Anjali has also won the Filmfare Best Debut award for the same movie.
Ankitha is the cute little girl who had won hearts by saying “I Love You Rasna” on national television years ago. Now an actress, Ankitha made her acting debut in the Telugu movie Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo in 2002. The movie went on to be come a huge hit and Ankitha signed many films with the top actors.
A graduate in Computer Applications actress Anushka Shetty is also a yoga instructor. She first appeared on the silver screen in 2005 in the movie Super. Anushka gave her first hit in 2006 with the movie Vikramarkudu, after which she got recognition in the Telugu film industry. She also starred in Astram, the Telugu remake of the Aamir Khan starrer movie Sarfarosh. Anushka made her debut in Tamil movie opposite Madhavan in the action flick Rendu.
Asin made her acting debut in the Malayalam movie Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka in 2001, but her first commercial success came after two years with Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi in 2003. Asin even won a Filmfare Award for the Best Telugu Actress for the movie. The pretty actress is also famous for her role in the Tamil film Ghajini in 2005. She also worked in the Hindi remake of the same film opposite Aamir Khan and even won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.
A model by profession, Bhanushree Mehra made news when she was cast as the main lead opposite Allu Arjun in Gunashekhar‘s Telegu movie Varudu, which released recently. The movie failed to click with the audience, but Bhanushree did manage to get good feedback not so much for her acting, but for her glamour.
Winner of two Kerala State Awards, Bhavana‘s actual name is Karthika Menon. She made her acting debut in the Malayalam movie Nammal, which won her critical acclaim. Bhavana has acted in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films as well.
A model by profession, Bhoomika made her acting debut with the Telugu movie Yuvakudu in 2000. She has acted in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Bhojpuri and Punjabi movies as well. Bhoomika has had the chance of working with all the top actors down south including Chiranjeevi, Surya, Pawan Kalyan and Mahesh Babu to name a few.
Charmi Kaur made her acting debut at the age of 13 in the Telugu movie Nee Thodu Kaavali in the year 2002. The actress has mostly done Telugu movies and has also had the opportunity to work with actors like Venkatesh, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Junior NTR, Prabhas, Siddarth and Ravi Teja to name a few. Charmi has also starred in many women-oriented in movies like Anukokunda Oka Roju, Mantra, Manorama, Kavya’s Diary in Telugu and Laadam in Tamil.
Farah Khan is a sizzling model who is trying hard to make it big in the Telugu film industry.
Born and brought up in Mumbai, Farzana is a professional choreographer and a model. She has done a couple of Telugu movies and is mainly considered as a glam doll.
Sindhura had won the Miss India World crown in 2005 and then later went on to reach the semi-finals of the Miss World pageant in China. She has made her foray in the South Indian film industry recently and is yet to carve her niche.
Gajala was launched in Telugu films in 2001 and later in Tamil and Malayalam films too. According to reports, the actress will soon be tying the knot with actor Allari Naresh, the son of EVV Satyanarayana, a popular comedian of Tollywood. Both had acted together in Telugu film Rambabu Gadi Pellam (2008).
After having had a not-so-impressive stint in Bollywood, Genelia decided to try her luck in the south India film industry. He first release down south was the Tamil movie Boys, which went on to become a hit and Genelia started receiving Telugu film offers. The actress had done a number of Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies before shifting her focus again towards Bollywood.
Hansika Motwani started-off her acting career as a child artist in the television series called Shakalaka Boom Boom. She also appeared in the Hrithik Roshan starrer Koi Mil Gaya. But as she turned a teenager, she made her debut as a lead heroine in the Telugu movie Desamuduru opposite Allu Arjun in 2007.
Ileana D’Cruz made her debut with the Telugu movie Devadasu in 2006. Since then, this pretty lady has emerged as one of the most successful actresses in the Telugu film industry. Ileana has given many box office hits like Devadasu, Pokiri, Jalsa and Kick.
Not many know that Kajal Agarwal made her acting debut in 2004 with the Aishwarya–Vivek starrer movie Kyun Ho Gaya Na, where she played Ash’s friend. Just three years later Tamil director Bharathiraja offered her the lead role in the movie Bommalattam. She has done many Tamil and Telugu films, but Kajal Agarwal got recognition as an actress for the Telugu movie Magadheera in which she had a double role.
Kamalini made her acting debut in Revathi’s critically acclaimed movie Phir Milenge. While she was shooting for the film, Kamalini got an offer from Telugu director Sekhar Kammula for his next project Anand in 2004. Post Anand there has been no looking back for her.
Kamna debuted in the south Indian film industry with the Telugu film Premikulu. The movie didn’t do well at the box office, but her second movie Telugu film Ranam was a big hit. She has done a couple of Tamil and Kannada movie as well.
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