This blog is enlisting the names and introductions of the top 25 most beautiful South Actresses name list with pictures, who have topped the chart this year.
South Indian Film Industry is well known for its unrealistic action sequences of the heroes and the impeccable beauty of the gorgeous heroines.
The South Indian Film actresses are a treat to the eyes as they are the symbol of immense beauty and charm. Let us know about the top 25 heroines who are earned their respective positions in the list of beauty.
Top 25 Beautiful South Actresses Name List With Picture
South film industry is rich in not only talent but is blessed with extraordinary beauties too. So many actresses look fabulous, but here we are going to line up the top 25 ultimate beauties from the bevy of beautiful actresses.
So, let us start from the top beauty picked based on her fans, admirers, and media positioning for their movies or various projects.
1. Raashi Khanna
Beholder of the top position in the list of most beautiful south Indian actresses Raashi is the No.1.
She has an immaculate blend of beauty with brains. Raashi Khanna started her acting career with the Hindi Movie Madras Café, in which she played a small role against John Abraham.
She is ruling the Tamil and Telugu movie industries and is in high demand. Acting alone is not her only talent; she is even a playback singer.
Raashi was born on 30th November 1990 in Delhi, acting was never in her vision rather her aim was to become an IAS officer, but fate has its way of happening.
After finishing college she worked as a copywriter for advertisements and eventually became the face of one. After her debut film Madras Café, she was offered Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam movies too.
Now she is one of the most demanded actresses in the South Indian film industry. Her latest web series against Ajay Devgn shows her acting versatility. She has 8.1 million Instagram followers and 1.7 million Twitter followers.
2. Shruti Haasan
The talented and gorgeous Shruti Haasan sits tight on the 2nd position on the South Indian Beauty list.
Daughter of the famous duo Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur, born on 28th January 1986 in Tamil Nadu is a rockstar.
She is one polished actor along with her many talents like her Jazz singing, poetry, songwriting, painting, and whatnot. She is a trained musician from the Musicians Institute of California.
She comes from full filmy family background. Before her actual debut, she had done some petty roles as a child actress and in one of her father’s directorial films but she made her debut in the Bollywood movie Luck opposite Imran Khan in 2008.
She was very criticized by the movie critics and media in her early acting time but with her role in her Telugu debut against Siddharth in a fantasy adventure film, Anaganaga O Dheeradu in 2011, Shruti impressed everyone with her beauty, charm, and screen presence.
Today she is among the most demanded heroines of the South. With 19.5 million followers on Instagram, she is a fiercely active fashionista who never fails to surprise her fans with her immense talent and beauty.
3. Rashmika Mandanna
This South Indian Actress is bewitching the nation with her cuteness and beauty. Rashmika Mandanna is No.3 on our list.
Born on 5th April 1996 in Karnataka, Mandanna is a statement of beauty and charm. She was the winner of Times Fresh Face on India 2014, from where she becomes the national crush after her Kannada Debut Kirik Party.
The rest is history; her beauty has no foundation, she looks phenomenal in her every role and every character she plays.
Her fans are crazy about her cuteness and that vibrant smile which is always on her face. Rashmika has aced in almost every South Indian language movie.
She is best known for her role in Geetha Govindam, Dear Comrade, Pushpa: The Rise, etc. She has recently taken up a few Bollywood projects too.
She got 31 million Instagram followers and 3.1 million Twitter followers.
4. Samantha Ruth Prabhu
The ‘OO Antava Girl’ holds the 4th position in our list.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu is one of the big names in the South Industry. She is a big check receiver and a beautiful enchantress when comes to her looks.
With Instagram followers of 23.3 million and Twitter followers of 9.7 million, she is believed as utter beauty of the industry.
Born on April 28th, 1987 in Chennai, she is very passionate about her work and constantly tries to bring diversity in her acting. Her item song in the blockbuster movie, ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ was a megahit.
She is the proud recipient of four Film Fare Awards South, six South Indian International Movie Awards, and two Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards. She had done numerous roles in Tamil and Telugu movies.
She was a model in her early career and after becoming a star in the South Indian film industry she not only owned many endorsements and a list of impactful roles but also provided medical support for the women and children in need through her NGO, Pratyusha Support.
Along with movies she has been an influential part of the famous web series The Family Man season 2.
5. Tamannaah Bhatia
Born in Mumbai on December 21, 1989, Tamannah started her acting career in a Bollywood film which doesn’t make it to the spot.
Later she shifted to Tollywood, where audiences were caught by her beauty. She worked in Tamil and Telugu films where she made a name for herself; her role in the big banner movie of Rajamouli, Baahubali, showed her acting versatility, action strength along with her goddess-like beauty.
She had worked in several Bollywood movies too, but she is said to be the treasure of South Indian films. She got 16.2 million Instagram followers and 5.4 million Twitter followers.
She started working at age 13 when she was spotted at her annual day school function; she was offered a lead role.
It can’t be wrong to say that she always had her charms and still going gorgeous, which can be seen in her new song with Badshah.
6. Nithya Menen
This curly hair cutie is way talented. Apart from her strong ethnic beauty, her acting skills are at par.
She has worked in over 50 films in various film industries that the nation has to offer. She started her acting journey as a child artist and played the small role of Tabu’s child sister, in an English film, she had worked in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi films.
She aspired to become a journalist but was fated to become the gorgeous and talented actress that she is now. She speaks six different languages. She was born in Bangalore, Karnataka on April 8th, 1988.
She is a melodious singer who has given her voice in many films. She has dubbed the voice of Elsa of Frozen 2 in Telugu.
She is down for all in her career but right now she is focusing on her singing as she is working on her singles that are soon to be released. She has 3.4 million Instagram followers.
7. Kajal Agarwal
She was said to be the busiest actress after her role in the super hit movie Magadheera. She had worked in Telugu, Tamil, and a few Hindi films too.
Her early career started from modeling and small advertisements after that she had seen in a small role as the female protagonist’s friend in the Hindi movie Kyu! Ho Gaya Na.
Later on, she was offered movies in the South and was considered to be the director’s choice for most of the movies. She had worked opposite Ajay Devgn, Randeep Hooda, etc in Bollywood.
She is the Tollywood style icon for her sense of styling. Her beauty and attire were at par in her wedding and pre-wedding ceremonies. Her posts were flooded with love and appreciation from her fans.
She has 22.3 million followers on Instagram and 5.2 million on Twitter. In 2020, she married Gautam Kitchlu, a businessman and now she is seen as a beautiful mom-to-be. Pregnancy has multiplied her gorgeous glow.
8. Rakul Preet Singh
Started her career as a model at the age of 18, and debuted her acting in the Kannada movie Gilli in 2009, Rakul Preet is counted as the hottest actress in the Indian film industry.
She is mostly active in her Tamil and Telugu movies, but she has bagged some Hindi movies too. Her upcoming project is rumored to work with Ayushman Khurrana.
She is constantly making headlines by her different looks caught by the Paparazzi. She is shaking the fashion industry with her gorgeous face and toned body. She is considered to be one of the sexiest heroines in the Indian film industry.
She is very serious and conscious of her fitness and form. In a short time, she had made a name for herself as a leading Telugu actress. She is also a national-level golf player.
She has participated in various beauty pageants including the Femina Miss India pageant where she came 5th. She is the brand ambassador of Telangana’s Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.
9. Pranitha Subhash
This 29-year actress was born and brought up in Bangalore. Graduated from Harvard Kennedy School, and debuted in 2010 in a Kannada movie after a precise period of modeling.
She had worked in several Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi films. She addresses herself as a Philanthropist, Social Entrepreneur, and Cynophile. She is a dog and canine animal lover.
She is very active in her business portion as she is a co-owner of a restaurant in Bangalore. Her work in the Tamil film ‘Shaguni’ was admired by the audience and the movie was the biggest release of her career.
She is a picky actress and prefers to work in selective films or projects only. However, she is the 100 Crores club actress in the South Indian film industry.
She has actively seen in Bollywood movies too in which she had played the part of the female protagonist.
She got married in 2021 to the businessman Nithin Raju and recently shared the news of her pregnancy.
10. Amala Paul
Born on October 26, 1991, in Kerala to a Christian family, Amala was set to become an engineer.
Her entrance into the film industry or the glamour world was because of her modeling portfolio which was spotted by the renowned Malayalam Director Lal Jose who happens to offer her a supporting role in his film Neelathamara in 2009.
However, she was acknowledged after her controversial role in the movie Sindhu Samaveli in 2010.
She had played some bold roles and eventually became a big star for her bold and beautiful looks, and critical performances.
She had mainly appeared in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada movies. She is never shy to make a bold appearance.
11. Shriya Saran
Goes by the name of Shriya in the industry and for her fans, there is a negligible number of people who do not admire her beauty and acting skills. She is one big name in the South Indian film industry. Her goddess-like features are captivating to encounter.
She has a huge fan base in the south. She had worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and other regional industries.
She had starred in a few English films also. She had been a part of some highest-grossing films like Shivaji: The Boss, and big-budgeted films like Mission Istanbul.
Being the beholder of beauty and fitness, she is the brand ambassador of beauty and health products and has several stores in India.
She had recently launched a spa employing visually challenged people with joint venturing with a few NGOs.
12. Catherine Tresa
Born on September 10th, 1989, to a Malayali-Christian family in Dubai; her full name is Catherine Tresa Alexander. This beauty debuted her acting career with casual modeling in Dubai and got seriously indulged when came to India.
Performed and walked for numerous modeling shows. She made her acting debut with the movie in Kannada language IPS Shankar in 2010.
She had been a recipient of the Edison Award India and was nominated for four Filmfares in the South. Her angelic beauty adds up to her every role and performance.
The name is worshipped in the South. She is the lady superstar of the South Indian film industry. Born with the name, Diana Mariyam Kurian, on November 18, 1984, in Kerala, Nayanthara is her celebrity name.
She is a pro in acting, producing, hosting, business and whatnot. Her bewitching beauty is beyond words. Her roles especially in Mythological or traditional fortes were a treat to watch.
She is the only South Indian actress to be listed on the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list. She is the highest-paid actress and has acted in over 75 films most of which were super hits.
She is residing and ruling on many hearts one of which was rumored to be Prabhu Deva as he publicly declared his love for her despite being married and having kids.
She has owned her screen name complete as she has converted herself to Hinduism at the Arya Samaj.
14. Kalyani Priyadarshan
She is the daughter of the veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan. Kalyani was born on April 5th, 1993 in Chennai. She didn’t directly start acting but she entered the industry as an assistant in the production design and worked in the making of Krrish 3 and Chiyaan Vikram.
She debuted as an actress in 2017 in the Telugu film ‘Hello’ for which she had won Filmfare Award South for the Best female debutant. She has worked predominantly in Tamil, Telugu, and other regional films.
She has her name engraved in the Times of India’s Most Desirable Women’s list 2022.
15. Anu Emmanuel
The 1996 Chicago-born American-Malayali girl has worked as a child artist in the Malayalam movie Swapna Sanchari. She made her acting debut with the south movie Action Hero Biju in 2016.
She had worked in multiple south language films and is known for her elegance and beauty.
She has 1.7 million Instagram followers and she is active in sharing her gorgeous snaps and whereabouts related to her upcoming projects with her fans.
With the beauty, she owns; she seems to be an enchantress.
16. Keerthy Suresh
Daughter of an actress and a film director, Keerthy was born on October 17, 1992, in Chennai. She is a proud winner of the National Film Awards for Best Actress for her Telugu film Mahanati.
She has worked actively in Malayalam, Telugu, and Tamil films. She made her debut with the Malayali movie Geethanjali in 2000. Her parents are Meenaka Suresh and G. Suresh Kumar.
She has a sister named Revathi Suresh. She is one of the strongest actresses presently working in the South Indian film industry.
17. Taapsee Pannu
The beautiful Taapsee is a treasure of the Indian film industry. She started her acting journey with the South Indian film Jhummandi Naadam in 2010. Her Hindi film debut was with the movie Chasme Baddoor starring Ali Zafar.
The movie didn’t make much at the box office but Taapsee got noticed and further offered the strong roles in the movies like Naam Shabana, Baby, Mulk, The Ghazi Attack, and many more.
She has worked in numerous Tamil and Telugu movies but now she is known as one of the best actresses in Bollywood.
Her fan base is increasing day by day, as she currently has 19.4 million followers on Instagram.
18. Anushka Shetty
She was the heartthrob ever since she made her appearance in the movies. She was the favorite of every director and co-star too.
She made her debut in 2005 with the Telugu film Vikramarkudu. Since then, she has worked in over 50 films. She is a versatile actress but her mythological roles or fantasy roles like mythical characters are mostly a treat to watch.
Her personality and her enigmatic beauty lead her to massive roles in terms of the scripts. She has played characters that are solely abundant and doesn’t feel the need for a hero.
With the possession of the enormous beauty, she is well versed in her action sequences also.
This 40-year actress is one of the prettiest and strongest actresses in Tollywood and also is the highest-paid actress in the industry.
Her pair with Prabhas in Baahubali was very much shipped by her fans.
19. Ileana D’cruz
Born in 1987 to a Catholic family, Ileana made her debut in the Telugu movie Devadasu in 2006. She is basically of Indian-Portuguese origin, which is seen in her exceptional appearance.
Her personality and looks bagged her numerous main roles in the Tamil and Telugu movies. The various shades of her beauty in her every role keep growing.
She initiated her Bollywood career with the Anurag Basu’s movie Barfi in the year 2012 where her portrayal of a Bengali girl is exceptionally admired.
After that, she worked in many films like Main Tera Hero, Rustam, Baadshaaho, etc.
This 35-year beauty is bravely vocal about body positivity. She is constantly conveying her message of ‘every physic is beautiful and no one should be ashamed of their physical shape and size’.
20. Trisha Krishnan
Born May 4th, 1983 in Chennai is known by the name Trisha in the industry. She was spotted after the Miss Chennai pageant in 1999. She had worked in many films of variant.
She has worked predominantly in Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam. She had appeared in the Hindi film Khatta Meetha starring opposite Akshay Kumar. She is the most popular actress in the South film industry.
She has a gift of natural beauty and is against anything plastic for her skin. Her makeup-less beauty is desired by many.
She believes that rather than applying various products for beautiful skin she rather goes with the healthy take-ins like sufficient water, vitamin c rich foods, and healthy substitutes. She has 3.3 million Instagram followers. 21.
21. Hansika Motwani
Hansika Motwani, born August 9, 1991, in Mumbai, started her career as a child actress in Bollywood.
Her talent for acting was phenomenal even as a child actor. She was later on approached for lead roles in the Tamil and Telugu films.
Her cuteness was much admired as a child and even after becoming the beautiful woman that she is, the innocence in her face is still intact.
Her father is a businessman and her mother is a dermatologist, maybe that’s one of the reasons she is the mistress of such vibrant beauty! She is counted on the list of stylish divas.
She has 5.1 million Instagram followers. She is still recognized as the little girl in the television serial “Shakalaka Boom Boom”.
22. Shalini Pandey
Who doesn’t know the Arjun Reddy girl? Shalini Pandey born in Jabalpur on September 23rd, 1993, caught everyone’s attention with her simple and elegant looks and her role in the fiercely romantic movie ‘Arjun Reddy’ starring Vijay Devarakonda.
She is a model turned actress who has debuted with Telugu films and has active participation in Tamil films too.
Recently she has stepped into Bollywood with her Hindi debut ‘Bamfaad’ and her upcoming Bollywood project is with Ranveer Singh in ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar’.
She has 1.7 million followers on Instagram. She is considered to be the fresh face of the film industry.
23. Sai Pallavi
The young generation’s favorite Sai is fancied for her natural beauty not just off-screen but onscreen too.
Full name Sai Pallavi Senthamarai has completed her MBBS in 2016, but destiny had other plans for her as she landed in the south Indian film industry. This 29 years young girl is a pro in beauty, acting, and dancing as well. She has been part of Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam films.
She mesmerized the audience with her role in the Telugu film ‘Fidaa’ which happens to be her debut. She is considered to be a blockbuster heroine in the south Indian film industry.
She has 5.4 followers on Instagram. Her fanbase is crazy about her pretty smile and energetic dance.
24. Miya George
Gimi George turned Miya (stage-name), started her acting journey by playing supporting roles in television daily soaps, and modeling, and eventually got to work in Tamil and Malayalam movies.
Born on 28th January 1992 in Dombivli, was selected as Kerala’s Miss Fitness in 2012. She is famous for her roles in Mr. Fraud, Memories, Vishudhan, etc.
She had mostly played supporting roles in the movies but she is the mistress of a solid fan base.
She has been in the film industry since 2010 when she started as a model and now is a renowned actress in the South Indian film industry.
25. Parvathy Thiruvothu
Active participant in the Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada films, Parvathy was born on April 7th, 1988 in Kerala.
Despite being headstrong and intense in her work she appears very attractive and charismatic outside, the intense characters that she plays.
She introduces herself as a morning person who indulges herself in Yoga and meditation and stays hydrated and humble. She had a huge fan base for her roles.
She had debuted in Bollywood with the movie Qarib Qarib Single starring Irrfan Khan. S
he has been a part of the documentary of Channel 4, ‘Unreported World’, digging up the facts about the “Me Too” campaign in the film industry. She has 2 million Instagram followers.
Conclusion of Most Beautiful South Actresses Name List With Picture
All these divas are the treasure of not only South Indian but Indian beauty. Each actress is rich in enormous elegance, charm, and heaven-like beauty.
They didn’t just have mere physical beauty but they are the possessor of profound talent and knowledge.
Many of them have an exceptional sense of kindness toward the betterment of society.
They deserve the title of the most beautiful divas and a perfect example for the youth ahead.
They are conveying the message of complete beauty; that beauty should not be only outside in the looks but on the inside of character too.