South Indian actresses are among the world’s most attractive women. They have an unmistakable charm and sweetness about them.
In the list below, we’ve compiled a list of the most gorgeous South Indian actresses. With their excellent acting skills and breathtaking beauty. South Indian film has discovered a plethora of attractive women who have enchanted the screen and the audience.
As a result, we’ve compiled a list of the top 21 most attractive South Indian actresses. The majority of the south actress on this list has also worked in Bollywood and South cinema. Let’s have a look at the article and decide who the most attractive actress in South Indian cinema is.
1. Apsara Rani
Apsara Rani (also known as Anketa Maharana) is a south actress who has primarily worked in the Telugu film industry. She has appeared in films such as Oollalla Oollalla and 4 Letters. In the film Thriller, Ram Gopal Varma altered her name from Anketa Maharana to Apsara Rani. Her most recent daring photoshoot caused a stir in the business.
South Actress Apsara Rani’s Movies: Seetimaarr, Krack, D Company, and Khatra: Dangerous is her upcoming movie directed by Ram Gopal Verma.
2. Hansika Motwani
Hansika was born in Bombay, India, on August 9, 1991, to a Sindhi-speaking Motwani family. Pradeep, her father, is a businessman, and Mona, her mother, is a dermatologist. Hansika was seen by Juhi Chawla, a client of her mother’s, who suggested that she perform in movies. She was signed for ‘Yahoo’ with herself and Govinda as a result. Unfortunately, this film was put on hold. She is conversant in Hindi and Tulu. She works out with Mickey Mehta and eats a healthy diet.
This did not deter Hansika from acting, and she has since acted in five Hindi films as well as various regional films.
South Indian Actress Hansika Motwani’s Movies and Tv Serials:
Movies: Desamuduru in Telugu, Sarvam in Tamil
TV Serials: ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thee’, ‘Desh Me Nikla Hoga Chand’, ‘Shakalaka Boom Boom’, ‘Hum 2 Hai Na’, ‘Celebrity Fame Gurukool’, and ‘Tum Bin’ as a child artiste.
3. Kajal Aggarwal
DOB June 19, 1985, is an Indian actress and model who primarily works in Telugu and Tamil films, with a few Hindi films thrown in for good measure. Aggarwal has a record of over 50 films and has won two South Indian International Movie Awards. Aggarwal was the first actress from South Indian film to have a wax figure shown at Madame Tussauds Singapore in 2020.
Kajal Aggarwal’s Movies: Aggarwal made her acting debut in Kyun…! Ho Gaya Na, a 2004 Bollywood film in which she had a minor supporting part. Aggarwal made her Telugu cinema debut in 2007 in Teja’s Lakshmi Kalyanam, in which she portrayed the lead character. Some of her other movies are Chandamama,Pazhani, Saroja,Bommalattam, Dhada.
4. Nithya Menen
She has appeared in almost 50 films and has won numerous awards, including three Filmfare Awards for South and two Nandi Awards.
South Actress Nithya Menen Movies: She began her acting career at the age of 18 when she appeared in the Kannada film 7 O’Clock, which was released in 2006. She made her acting debut in Malayalam in Aakasha Gopuram (2008), Telugu in Ala Modalaindi (2011), and Tamil in Nootrenbadhu (2011). With Mission Mangal, she made her Hindi debut in 2019.
5. Keerthy Suresh:
G. Suresh Kumar, a Malayalam film producer, and actress Menaka had a daughter named Keerthy. Keerthy began her career as a child actress in the early 2000s, and after studying fashion design, she returned to the screen. In the Telugu film Mahanati, she got the National Film Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of actress Savitri (2018). Three SIIMA Awards, one Filmfare Award South, and two Zee Cine Awards Telugu have also been bestowed upon her.
South Indian Actress Keerthy Suresh’s Movies: Geethaanjali, a Malayalam film released in 2013, was her debut main role. Ring Master (2014), Idhu Enna Maayam (2015), Nenu Sailaja (2016), Remo (2016), Bairavaa (2017), Nenu Local (2017), Thaana Serndha Kootam (2018), Mahanati (2018), Sarkar (2018), and Annaatthe (2018) were among her hit flicks (2021). Sarkaru Vaari Paata(2022) is scheduled to be released on 12 May 2022.
6. Rakul Preet Singh:
Rakul Preet Singh, born on October 10, 1990, is an Indian actress and model who is most known for her roles in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi films. She made her acting debut in the Kannada film Gilli (2009), for which she was nominated for three Filmfare Awards South and won a SIIMA Award.
South Indian Actress Rakul Preet Singh Movies: Singh made her Telugu and Tamil film debut with Keratam (2011). Venkatadri Express, Rarandoi Veduka Chudham, Spyder, Loukyam, Pandaga Chesko, Sarrainodu, Dhruva, and Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru are some of Rakul’s successful Telugu and Tamil films.
With Yaariyan (2014), she made her Hindi feature debut, but it was only with De De Pyaar De that she had her first success (2019), and Runway 34 (2022).
7. Taapsee Pannu
Taapsee Pannu is an Indian actress who is best known for her roles in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films. She has two Filmfare Awards to her name.
Following a brief modeling career, Pannu made her acting debut in the 2010 Telugu film Jhummandi Naadam, followed by Aadukalam in 2011.
South Indian Actress Taapsee Pannu Movies: With David Dhawan’s comedy Chashme Baddoor, she made her Hindi film debut (2013). Pannu rose to prominence with her roles as the leading lady in various Telugu and Tamil films, as well as her performances in the critically acclaimed Hindi spy film Baby (2015) and the courtroom drama Pink (2016).
Ghazi Attack, the social drama Mulk, the romantic drama Manmarziyaan, the thriller Badla, and the space drama Mission Mangal are some remarkable movies.
She won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for the biopic Saand Ki Aankh (2019), and the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for playing a homemaker going through a divorce in Anubhav Sinha’s drama Thappad (2020).
8. Nazriya Nazim
Nazriya Nazim is an Indian actress and producer who works primarily in Malayalam and Tamil films. She was born on December 20, 1994. She began her career as an anchor on the Malayalam television station Asianet before transitioning to acting.
South Actress Nazriya Nazim Movies: She made her acting debut as a child artist in Palunku (2006), followed by a starring role in Maad Dad, a Malayalam film released in 2013. She went on to star in films like Neram (2013), Raja Rani (2013), Ohm Shanthi Oshaana (2014), and Bangalore Days, among others (2014).
9. Raashi Khanna
Khanna is a Delhi native who was born on November 30, 1990. She attended St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School in Delhi and graduated from Lady Shri Ram College with a B.A. English (Hons.) degree. Khanna claims she was an academic top-performer who was a studious, geeky student throughout her high school and college years.
South Indian Actress Raashi Khanna Movies: She made her acting debut in a supporting role in the Hindi film Madras Cafe (2013), and went on to star in Telugu films like Oohalu Gusagusalade (2014), Tamil film Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018), and Malayalam film Villain (2017).
She established herself as one of the major actresses in Telugu and Tamil cinema with films such as Bengal Tiger (2015), Supreme (2016), Jai Lava Kusa (2017), Tholi Prema (2018), Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018), Venky Mama (2019), and Prati Roju Bandage (2019). Khanna’s career as a playback singer began with the film Joru (2014), and she has since sung for a number of additional films.
10. Catherine Tresa
Catherine Tresa was born in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Malayali parents Frank Mario Alexander and Tresa Alexander. She was raised in a Christian home. She completed her high school education in Dubai before moving to Bangalore to pursue her post-secondary education.
She learned to play the piano while in school and received training in singing, dancing, ice skating, and debating, claiming that she is “excellent at anything I set my mind to.” Tresa volunteered for the Emirates Environment in Dubai.
South Actress Catherine Tresa Movies: Tresa made her acting debut with Duniya Vijay in the Kannada film Shankar IPS in 2010. She played a role in the Kannada film Vishnu in 2011, which she described as “equally antithetical to her real life.”
The Kannada film Godfather, starring Upendra and directed by cameraman turned filmmaker Sethu Sriram, followed.
She then registered for Chammak Challo.
Movies: Iddarammayilatho, Chammak Challo, Adharvaa, Rudhramadevi- Dasari Narayana Rao is directing and producing Errabus, which is billed as India’s first 3D historical film.
Karthika Menon, Bhavana’s mother, was born on June 6, 1986, in Thrissur, Kerala, to Pushpa and assistant cinematographer G. Balachandran. Jayadev is her older brother. She attended Holy Family Convent Girls High School in Thrissur for her education.
South Indian Actress Bhavana Movies: Her first Malayalam film was Nammal, and her second film was Vishnuvardhana. In 2013, she acted in Malayalam films such as Ozhimuri, Trivandrum Lodge, Honey Bee, and Ezhamathe Varavu. Shyamaprasad’s Ivide, a crime thriller based on the serial killings of IT techies in major US cities, featured her as Roshni Mathew, a single mother working for an IT firm.
12. Raai Laxmi
Ram Raibagi and Manjula Raibagi gave birth to Raai Laxmi on May 5, 1989 in Belgaum, Karnataka. Lakshmi Rai, often known as Raai Laxmi, is an Indian actress who has worked in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi films.
South Indian Actress Raai Laxmi Movies: In 2007, she made her Malayalam film debut in Rock & Roll, opposite Mohanlal. Annan Thambi (2008), 2 Harihar Nagar (2009), Evidam Swargamanu (2009) alongside Mohanlal, and Chattambinadu (2009) were among her hit films. Muthirai, Vaamanan, and Naan Avanillai 2 were her three Tamil films in 2009.
13. Pranitha Subhash
She is a Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi actress who works primarily in these languages. Subhash has participated in a number of charity endeavors in India. She is working to modernize Karnataka’s public education system by adopting schools and improving their infrastructure and sanitation.
South Actress Pranitha Subhash Movies: She made her acting debut in the Kannada film Porki in 2010. She went on to star in films like Baava, Attarintiki Daredi, Massu Engira Masilamani, and Enakku Vaaitha Adimaigal, all of which were commercially successful in Telugu and Tamil. She made her acting debut in the critically praised film Bheema Theeradalli in 2012.
was born on June 16, 1986, to a Telugu-speaking family in Razole, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. She began performing in short films after finishing her studies, which paved the door for her career in the film industry. Anjali mentioned that her parents wanted to be actors and that she helped them “realize their ambitions.”
South Indian Actress Movies of South Indian Actress Anjali:
Anjali was cast under the screen name Sundari in director Kalanjiyam’s Sathamintri Muthamidu in 2002, but the project never came to fruition. With Anjali, the filmmaker started two more films: Valiba Desam and En Kanavu Thaanadi.
15. Amy Louise Jackson
Amy Louise Jackson was born in Douglas, Isle of Man, on January 31, 1992. She is the daughter of Marguerita and Alan Jackson, who divorced some years after Amy Jackson was born. She is a British actress and model who is most known for her work in Indian films, mostly in Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu.
South Indian Actress Amy Louise Jackson’s Movies: Jackson has a total of fifteen film credits. In 2017, she made her American television debut as Imra Ardeen/ Saturn Girl in the Warner Brothers television adaptation of DC Comics Supergirl. Jackson’s most prominent performances include Amy Wilkinson in Madrasapattinam (2010), Sarah in the action film Singh Is Bliing (2015), and Nila in the most costly film in India, 2.0. (2018).
16. Aindrita Ray
She was born into a Bengali family in Udaipur, Rajasthan, and spent her youth there before relocating to Mumbai.  Because her father, A. K. Ray, was a prosthodontist in the Indian Air Force, she and her family moved about a lot before landing in Bangalore.
South Indian Actress Aindrita Ray Movies:
She was mostly known for her roles in Kannada films. She made her acting debut in Meravanige in 2007 and went on to star in a number of commercially successful films, establishing herself as a notable contemporary Kannada actor.  She is most known for her critically lauded portrayal in Manasaare as Devika, a mentally handicapped teenager.
17. Charmy Kaur
She was born on 17 May 1987, often known as Charmme or Charmi, is an Indian film producer and former actress. She is best known for her Telugu films, with a few Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi flicks thrown in for good measure.
South Indian Actress Charmy Kaur Movies:
She has starred in over forty films. Films such as Mass (2004), Anukokunda Oka Roju (2005), Lakshmi (2006), Pournami (2006), and Rakhi (2006) are among her most prominent achievements (2006).
She then went on to star in films including Mantra (2007), Manorama (2009), Kavya’s Diary (2009), and Mangala (2011), for which she won another state Nandi Special Jury Award. She later starred alongside Amitabh Bachchan in the Hindi film Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap.
18. Amala Paul
Paul Varghese and Annice Paul raised Amala in a Christian home in Ernakulam, Kerala. Following Amala’s debut in the film industry, her brother Abijith Paul also made appearances in films. She took a break after graduating from Nirmala Higher Secondary School Aluva to pursue a career in films, but she has since returned to St. Teresa’s College in Kochi to pursue a B.A. degree in English.
South actress Amala Paul Movies:
She is an Indian actress who mostly works in the Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu cinema industries. She made her Kannada debut opposite Sudeep in the film Hebbuli. Following a supporting role in the Malayalam film Neelathamara, Amala became known for her performance as the titular character in Mynaa, for which she received critical acclaim.
19. Shalini Pandey
She was born on September 23, 1994, and is an Indian actress and model who has appeared in films in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. In 2017, she made her acting debut as Preeti in the Telugu romantic flick Arjun Reddy.
South Actress Shalini Pandey Movies: She began her career in a Jabalpur theatre. Arjun Reddy, a blockbuster Telugu film, marked her Telugu debut. Despite the fact that she does not speak Telugu fluently, she handled her own dubbing. She made her Tamil debut in October 2019 with 100 percent Kadhal. In the classic film Mahanati, she played a role. She began filming for Junaid Khan’s Maharaja in 2021. In May 2022, she will make her Hindi film debut in Jayeshbhai Jordaar, starring Ranveer Singh.