South Indian movie industry has contributed many great actresses to Indian cinema be it in acting or for glamour or dancing. Here are some of the South Indian Actresses that can even be the queens of Bollywood.
Nayanthara who made her debut in a Malayalam film later became a sensation in South India with her movies in Tollywood, Mollywood and Telugu movies. She has acted opposite to several leading stars of the industry such as Rajnikanth, Mohan Lal, Mammootty, Prabhas, Surya, Vijay etc. She is now known as Lady Superstar and has had success acting in movies with her as the female lead recently.
2) Kajal Aggarwal
‘Magadheera’ was the turning point of her career. She has adorned the role of leading lady in more than 50 films opposite most of the current heroes of the south mainly Vijay, Ajith, Vishal, Mahesh Babu, Ravi Teja etc. Superb figure and is infamous for her cleavage showing dress at some award functions.
3) Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Recently married the Naga Chaitanya son of Nagarjuna, this beauty has it all. Cuteness overloaded and a sexy figure to go with it. There was a time in the recent past where all the big-budget movies from Tamil industry had her in it irrespective of the male lead. Her bikini show in Anjaan opposite Suriya is famous.
4) Trisha Krishnan
She has been part of the industry since 2000 and does not look a year older than when she made her debut. She had some very good movies in her career with ‘Vinnai Thandi Varuvaaya ‘ being the one she will be remembered for. The romantic movie where she portrayed the character Jessy with some mesmerizing songs will not be forgotten by people easily. The movie also had some great songs apart from her mesmerizing acting. She is also not afraid to show her glamorous side as she did a bikini show in a recent movie. Her upcoming movie is ‘Mohini’ a horror thriller.
5) Tamannah Bhatia
The ‘Natal Queen’. She is not unknown in the b-town as she has had a stint at Bollywood with Himmatwala, It’s Entertainment and Humshakals. Although she has acted in some Bollywood movies, Tamannah will be considered a south heartthrob with her awesome naval shaking moves and astonishing and mouthwatering figure, she rules the kingdom of actresses in the south. She was also a part of the great hit Bahubali.
6) Regina Cassandra
Newest star in town, she has made her mark with a couple of glamorous performances in Tamil and Telugu movies. With a ravishing figure, great dance moves and lips to die for, this beauty is the complete package. No wonder she is ruling the heart of the youth since her debut and in such a short time.
7) Shreya Sharan
This ravishing beauty also rules the south with her scintillating figure and sexy dance moves. She became the heartthrob of many with her glamorous songs in Shivaji playing opposite Thalaiva Rajnikanth. She has also done movies with all the famous stars of the south. She has also acted in a couple of Bollywood films along with performing an item number in a movie. She is like wine and with age is getting gorgeous and appealing.
8) Anushka Shetty
She has been in south Indian films for a long time now. Her performance is getting better with age as she began her career as eye candy and then slowly started changing her roles with recently Bahubali and Rudramadevi giving her critical accolades. Arundhati was the movie that changed her career. She has also acted along most superstars in the South Indian industry like Nagarjuna, Rajnikanth, Madhavan, Prabhas, Ravi Teja etc. She is one of the few bankable actresses in South Indian movie industry. Her new film Bhaagmathie is all set to release soon.
9) Priya Anand
This South Indian beauty used to do low budget films in the beginning of her career with apparently upcoming youngsters in the lead like Shivakarthikeyan, Gautham Karthik, Vimal etc.in Tamil. Now she is making her mark in other industries as well. Her stint as the wife of Prithviraj Sukumaran in Ezra was well appreciated by the film community.
10) Rakulpreet Singh
She debuted with a Bollywood film Yaariyan but has been in south Indian cinemas ever since, acting alongside some of the big names of the industry also revealing her glamorous side. Her role opposite Ramcharan in Dhruva received special acclaim. She also starred opposite Karthi in ‘Theeran Adhigaram Ondru’ and gave us a very good and convincing performance.