15 Hottest South Indian Actresses We Can’t Take Our Eyes Off Of

South Indian films are known for their entertainment quotient and quirky plotlines. Some of the films are so popular that they are remade a number of times in different languages, even in Bollywood. The industry is also known for giving a chance to a lot of newcomers who then go on to make it big in the entertainment world. Most budding artists make their debut in South Indian films. This industry also has given the audience some amazing actresses who really know how to own the screen with their talent and good looks. So, here are some of the hottest South Indian actresses whose work we love!

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1. Rashmika Mandana

Mandana works mostly in Kannada and Telugu films, and has recently garnered a lot of praise and accolades for her performance in the film Pushpa. She made her debut with the Kannada film Kirik Party and has worked in a number of films since then.

2. Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Of Super Deluxe and The Family Man fame, Ruth Prabhu made her debut in Ye Maya Chesave, a Malayali romantic film. Her critically acclaimed work as well as her looks have won the hearts of many.

 

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3. Tamannah Bhatia

Doing films mostly in the Tamil and Telugu languages, Tamannah Bhatia made her debut in the Hindi film industry with Chand Sa Roshan Chehra and also starred in Himmatwala alongside Ajay Devgn. Her primary work has been in the South Indian industry, in films like Devi, Baahubali and others.

 

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4. Kajal Aggarwal

An actress who made her debut with the Hindi film Kyun! Ho Gaya Na…, Aggarwal has been working consistently in a number of Tamil and Telugu films which have done really well. She recently gave birth to a child, but that hasn’t dimmed her glow one bit.

5. Nayanthara

Born Diana Mariam Kurian, Nayanthara is an actress known for her work in films like Adhurs, Bodyguard, Simha, and Super. She was featured on the 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list and is definitely one of the most beautiful and hottest South Indian actresses working right now.

 

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6. Shriya Saran

One of the most beautiful and highly-paid actresses in the South Indian film industry, Shriya Saran has always turned heads with her good looks. She made her debut with the Telugu film Ishtam, and has gone on since then to work in a number of hit films like Chandra, Manam, Gopala Gopala and many more.

 

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7. Sai Pallavi

With the popular film Premam marking her acting debut, Sai Pallavi rose to fame very quickly based on her skills and beauty. She has worked extensively in the Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam film industries, and also made a place for herself in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

 

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8. Keerthy Suresh

Daughter of film producer Suresh Kumar and actress Menaka, Keerthy Suresh is an actress known widely for her work in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. She has acted in more than 20 films, and has received a number of awards for the same.

9. Shruti Haasan

Daughter of Sarika Thakur and Kamal Hassan, this actress has worked in quite a few films as well as series. Her work in 3, Yevadu, Srimanthudu and Katamarayudu has been well-received by the audience, and her ravishing looks have made her one of the most popular actresses of the day.

 

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10. Amy Jackson

Jackson is a British actress and model who worked extensively in the South Indian film industry, doing films like Madrasapattinam, 2.0, I and Devi. She had won the Miss Teen World pageant, and was also featured in TOI’s Most Desirable Women list in 2014.

 

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11. Trisha Krishnan

A popular actress working in Tamil, Telugu, Malayali and Hindi films, Trisha Krishnan is a former Miss Chennai title-holder and that speaks loads about the beauty and confidence she oozes. She is known for her work in films like Hey Jude, ’96 and Petta.

 

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12. Anushka Shetty

Known the best in recent times for her role as Devarani in Baahubali, the gorgeous Anushka Shetty has starred in films like Si3. Bhaagamathi, and Yennai Erindhal.

13. Pooja Hegde

A Telugu actress, Hegde made her debut in 2012 with the film Mugamoodi, and has now gone on to become one of the highest-paid actresses. She was a model prior to making her acting debut, and stood second at the I Am She – Miss Universe India pageant.

 

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14. Kalyani Priyadarshan

Daughter to director Priyadarshan and Lissy, Kalyani Priyadarshan is a young actress who made her debut with the Telugu film Hello. She also earned a place in TOI’s list of Most Desirable Women in 2020.

15. Regina Cassandra

Working mainly in Tamil and Telugu films, Cassandra is known for her acting in films such as Kotha Janta, Power, Subramanyam For Sale, 7, and Mughizh. She has also starred in the series Rocket Boys as dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai.

 

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