Top 10 Most Beautiful South Indian Actresses in 2024 are Samantha Akkineni, Anushka Shetty, Rakul Preet Singh, Shruti Haasan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Kajal Aggarwal, Shriya Saran, Ileana D’Cruz, Taapsee Pannu, and Trisha Krishnan. Today we have prepared a list of the most popular south Indian actresses who look gorgeous. You can have a look that our list is not only on the basis of beauty but also on acting skills. Some of these actresses have also worked in Bollywood films.
Most Beautiful South Indian Actresses
Check out these 10 most pretty south Indian actresses with a short biography and their life and achievements that helped them gain popularity and recognition worldwide not only for their beautiful looks but also for acting skills.
1. Samantha Akkineni
Samantha Akkineni, born as Samantha Ruth Prabhu is the most beautiful south Indian actress in 2024. Born on 28 April 1987, Samantha is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Tamil and Telugu films. She made her acting debut with Telugu romance film, Ye Maaya Chesave in 2010. She made her Tamil debut in the same year in Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa. Samantha married actor Naga Chaitanya on 7 October 2017. Her cute smile has stolen the hearts of millions. Samantha has 10.3 million followers on Instagram.
2. Anushka Shetty
Anushka Shetty is one of the most popular and highest-paid Indian actresses known throughout the nation for her superb acting skills and beauty. Her real name is Sweety Shetty. Born on 7 November 1981, Anushka has acted in many Tamil and Telugu films. She made her acting debut in 2005 with Telugu film Super. Her famous role of Devasena in Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion made her the most popular actress of South Indian cinema.
3. Rakul Preet Singh
Rakul Preet Singh is one of the most beautiful Indian actresses. Born on 10 October 1990, Rakul has acted in many south Indian films and later started working in Bollywood movies as well. She made her acting debut with Kannada film Gilli in 2009. Her first Bollywood movie came with Yaariyan in 2014, opposite actor Himansh Kohli. Rakul is very fond of pets and has a pet dog named Blossom. She runs a chain of gyms as “F45” and has 3 gyms running in Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam.
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4. Shruti Haasan
Shruti Haasan is one of the leading actresses in the South Indian Films Industry. Born on 28 January 1986, Shruti is the daughter of actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur. Akshara Haasan is her sister. She made her acting debut as a lead actress in the Bollywood film, Luck in 2009. She loves tattoos and has 5 tattoos made on her body. In 2014, she came into controversy for hugging and kissing actress Tamannaah Bhatia in front of media and public at a function in Chennai. Apart from acting, Shruti is a very good singer and music director as well. Her role in Bollywood movie Gabbar is Back, opposite actor Akshay Kumar was appreciated a lot by film critics.
5. Tamannaah Bhatia
Tamannaah Bhatia, most popularly known as Tamanna ranks #5 in our list of most beautiful actresses of south Indian cinema. Born on 21 December 1989, Tamanna made her acting debut at an age of 15 in 2005 with the Bollywood film Chand Sa Roshan Chehra. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She made her Telugu debut with Sri in 2005 and Tamil debut with Kedi in 2006. She has also acted with Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn in Sajid Khan’s movie Himmatwala (2013). In January 2016, Tamanna became the brand ambassador of the Government of India’s campaign Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao.
6. Kajal Aggarwal
Kajal Aggarwal is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful south Indian actresses. Born on 19 June 1985, Kajal has worked in several Tamil and Telugu films. She has also worked in Bollywood films. She made her acting debut in 2004 with Bollywood film Kyun! Ho Gaya Na. Her Telugu debut came in 2007 with Lakshmi Kalyanam. Kajal has also worked in Bollywood movies Singham (2011), opposite actor Ajay Devgn and Special 26 (2013), opposite Akshay Kumar. In 2024, Kajal became the first South Indian actress to have her wax statue in Madame Tussauds Singapore.
7. Shriya Saran
Shriya Saran is a leading actress in south Indian cinema. Born on 11 September 1982 in Dehradun, Shriya has worked in many south Indian and Bollywood films. Shriya made her acting debut with the Telugu film Ishtam in 2001. Her Tamil debut came movie was Enakku 20 Unakku 18 (2003). She married her Russian boyfriend Andrei Koscheev on 12 March 2018. On 19 January 2013, Shriya closed her Twitter account after bad comments from her followers. Her first commercially successful movie was Santhosham (2002).
8. Ileana D’Cruz
Ileana D’Cruz is one of the most popular actresses of Indian cinema. She has worked in many Telugu and Bollywood films. Born on 1 November 1987, Ileana made her acting debut with Telugu film Devadasu in 2006. Her first Bollywood movie was Barfi, opposite actors Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra which released in 2012. Later, she worked in many Bollywood films like Phata Poster Nikla Hero (2013), opposite Shahid Kapoor, Main Tera Hero (2014), opposite Varun Dhawan, Rustom (2016), and Raid (2018).
9. Taapsee Pannu
There is no doubt in saying that Taapsee Pannu is one of the most gorgeous South Indian actresses. Born on 1 August 1987, Taapsee has worked in several Tamil, Telugu, and Bollywood films. She made her acting debut in 2010 with Telugu film Jhummandi Naadam. Her first Bollywood movie was Chashme Baddoor, which released in 2013. Taapsee is listed among those few South Indian actresses who have had 7 releases in a single year. It is believed that Taapsee has dated Badminton player Mathias Boe.
10. Trisha Krishnan
Trisha Krishnan, popularly known as Trisha among her fans ranks #10 in our list of most beautiful south Indian actresses of 2024. Born on 4 May 1983, Trisha has worked in several Hindi and South Indian films. She made her acting debut as a lead actress in 2002 with Tamil film Mounam Pesiyadhe. Her Bollywood debut came with Khatta Meetha, opposite actor Akshay Kumar in 2010. Trisha is very close to her mom, who denied to various film offers as she wanted to focus on her daughter’s career.
List of Top 10 Most Beautiful South Indian Actresses
- Samantha Akkineni
- Anushka Shetty
- Rakul Preet Singh
- Shruti Haasan
- Tamannaah Bhatia
- Kajal Aggarwal
- Shriya Saran
- Ileana D’Cruz
- Taapsee Pannu
- Trisha Krishnan
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