Top 10 Gorgeous South Indian Actresses of 2018

Top 10 Gorgeous South Indian Actresses of 2018: The South Indian film industry is quite known for its masala action movies. However, there is one fact that no one can deny and it is none other than the beauty of the South Indian actresses. Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada comprise the South Indian movies, and these listed South Indian actresses are famous because of their acting and beauty.

Tollywood is the birthplace of many legendary actors and the listed gorgeous South Indian Actresses are not just popular in Telugu film industry but also they are acclaimed in Bollywood as well. There are lots of actors who debuted as Telugu stars and is now working in Bollywood as well because of their skill and beauty. Beauty cannot be considered as the only parameter to assess a person. It should involve talent, thoughts and even work ethics. Here we have prepared a list of 10 most beautiful South Indian actresses.

10. Rakul Preet Singh

Rakul Preet Singh is a popular Telugu actor and a model. In the year 2011, she took part in the Femina Miss India pageant, and she got placed fifth and also won five pageant titles, which includes ‘Miss India People’s Choice’. Keratam and Thadaiyara Thaakka are two of her debut movies which were released in 2011. In the year 2014, she acted in a Bollywood movie called ‘Yaariyan’. On 20 February 2016, she began her own gym called F45 in Hyderabad. Rakul was also chosen as the female lead in half-a-dozen and out of it four of them are high-profile.

9. Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu is a beautiful young actress and a model from India who is also a winner of three Filmfare award. She is also one amongst the highly paid actresses in South India. Samantha Ruth Prabhu beside her acting is a leading brand ambassador for various products and brands. She has begun her own NGO and Pratyusha Support, so as to give medical support for women and children. Apart from that, she also distributes her earnings from endorsements, inauguration events and product launches to promote the foundation.

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8. Nithya Menen


Nithya Menon made her first appearance when she was just ten in an Indian English film. Apart from acting, she is also a good singer and is also into playback singing. She aspired to become a journalist and studied journalism at the Manipal Institute of Communication. However, she, later on, decided to be a filmmaker and then enrolled for a course in cinematography. She won two Filmfare Awards for the Telugu films Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju and Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde.

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7. Shruti Haasan


Shruti Haasan is a renowned actress and singer who works mainly in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi language films. She is the daughter of the famous actor Kamal Haasan and has appeared as a guest role in her father’s film itself. Shruti Haasan has bagged three Filmfare awards, making her one of the best South Indian actresses. Shruti Haasan was also given the Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer Female in a Telugu movie. Shruti Haasan has also sung along with veteran singer KJ. Yesudas for the movie En Mana Vaanil under the music of Ilaiyaraaja.

6. Hansika Motwani

Hansika Motwani is one beautiful and skilful actress who earns nearly 80 lakh rupee for one movie. Hansika kickstarted her television career with a well-known serial named Shaka Laka Boom Boom and then acted in the Indian serial called ‘Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand’. She, later on, appeared as one of the children in Koi Mil Gaya along with Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta. Hansika is involved in various philanthropic activities, and she also provides monetary backing for the education of 25 underprivileged children. She is also the brand Ambassador of ‘Chennai turns Pink’, which is an awareness program to build breast cancer awareness amongst urban women.

5. Shriya Saran

Shriya Saran is one of the most beautiful actresses in the Tollywood film industry with a pretty face and amazing acting skills. She made her film debut in the year 2001 with the Telugu ‘Ishtam’ and had her greatest commercial success with Santhosham (2002). Moreover, Shriya has received various awards from different Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi language films. Apart from that, she has also acted in one of the English movies titled ‘The Other End of the Line’. She is also one amongst the highest paid actresses from Tollywood and receives a huge total of 1.5 crores per film.

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4. Tamannah Bhatia

Tamannaah Bhatia is the ‘white queen’ of Tollywood predominantly appears in Telugu and Tamil films and also has also made her appearances in the Bollywood film industry. Her fee per film is nearly 1.75 crore. Tamannaah made her first appearance in the Telugu film through ‘Sri’, later on, she appeared in her first Tamil movie called ‘Kedi’. She was presently working on a few projects. She is one of the first actresses in India who was nominated at the Saturn Awards for the Best Supporting Actress. However, she lost to Jessica Chastain for the Crimson Peak.

3. Kajal Agarwal

Among the India’s famous celebrities, you will be able to find the name of Kajal Agarwal, and it is mainly because of her breathtaking looks and stunning appearance. Apart from acting, Kajal takes part in stage shows and is a leading celebrity endorser for brands and products. She is now an established actress and is also one of the highest-paid actresses in Tollywood. Kajal Aggarwal endorses a significant number of popular brands which includes several retail and jewellery stores in South India like Sri Lakshmi Jewellery in Puducherry, RS Brothers in Hyderabad and AVR in Salem. She also represents Celebrity Cricket League as brand ambassador.

2. Trisha Krishan

Trisha is yet another stunning and elegant Indian film actress who mainly works with the Tollywood film industry. Other than an actor, she is also a model. She appeared in the Tamil movies after winning various beauty pageants. She won the Miss Madras contest in the year 1999, which listed her entry into filmdom. She has also won “Beautiful Smile” award for the Miss India 2001 pageant. Apart from that, she has also earned a number of awards. Trisha substituted Rani Mukherjee as the brand ambassador of Fanta India, and is also the brand ambassador of Scooty Pep+ and Vivel Di Wills.

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1. Nayanthara


Diana Mariam Kurian aka Nayanthara kickstarted her career in the film industry through a Malayalam film called ‘Manassinakkare’ in the year 2003. Later on, she made her first appearance in the Kannada movie called ‘Super’ which is her only appearance in Kannada film till now. She has an enormous fees of nearly 2.3 to 3 crore. She had topped this list being the most gorgeous and hottest celebrity of Tollywood. She has an incredible body and striking features. She is the most demanded actress in the industry and is also one of the highly paid actors. Her depiction of Sita in Sri Rama Rajyam gained her the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress and also the Nandi Award for Best Actress.

Let us have a quick look at the list of 10 Gorgeous South Indian Actresses of the year 2016-17
1 Nayanthara
2 Trisha Krishan
3 Kajal Agarwal
4 Tamannah Bhatia
5 Shriya Saran
6 Hansika Motwani
7 Shruti Haasan
8 Nithya Menon
9 Samantha Ruth Prabhu
10 Rakul Preet Singh


When you look at an actor or an actress, you should not just look at the cinema they belong to. They are the people who represent a whole nation across the world. They display their culture in front of the whole world. The Telugu film industry is recognised for it’s gorgeous and skilled stars. But it is hard to rate someone for her beauty, as the meaning of beauty is diverse to each person.

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