Indian women have been the treasuries of beauty since ages. Indians have been extremely cautious and keen when it comes to enhancement and maintenance of beauty. Several women have gained recognition and fame by virtue of their beauty in several domains including the acting industry.
In parallel with Bollywood, the Tollywood industry has also been on a boom. There are several beautiful actresses who rule the South with their beauties. These beautiful ladies are at par with the best beauty standards and have a unique charm of their own. The beauties of these ladies blended with their superb acting skills have led them to rule the Southern film industry by and large. The following south Indian beauties are the hottest ladies in the Tollywood and Kollywood industry in 2018:
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Nayanthara was born on 18 November 1984 and made her debut appearance in the film industry in the year 2003 in a Malayalam movie and has acted in several Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films since then. This dusky beauty has also made an appearance in the super hit movie Ghajini. She has efficiently utilized all her talents and looks to craft a successful career for herself. She believes in maintaining a strict fitness regime and is a Yoga freak. She has got incredible acting skills which are evident from her roles in several movies. She has lot many upcoming movie offers including Imaikkaa Nodigal [Tamil], Kolaiyur Kaalam [Tamil] and Velaikkaran [Tamil].
9. SHRIYA SARAN
Born on 11 September 1982 as Shriya Saran Bhatnagar, this beautiful lady has been spreading magic in Telugu, Tamil as well as Hindi movies. A professional dancer, Shriya got her golden ticket into the industry through an appearance in a music video in the year 2001. Since then opportunities have channeled in and she has optimally utilized every single one of them to rise to the existing stardom. Her first movie in Telugu was Ishtam. Shriya has starred in the highest grosser movie of 2007, Shivaji. In Bollywood, she has acted in several movies including Awarapan and Drishyam wherein her roles were highly intense and appreciated. Her upcoming movies include Tadka [Hindi] and AAA- a two movie series [Tamil]. She has received a number of awards for her roles in several movies.
8. KAJAL AGARWAL
Kajal Agrawal is one of the most common names associated with the Southern and Bollywood movie industries. She has been nominated for 4 Filmfare Awards for her roles. She first made an appearance in the year 2004 in a Bollywood movie Kyun! Ho Gaya Na. She entered the Tollywood industry in the year 2007 with a movie Lakshmi Kalyanam. She is a fitness freak and believes in intense workout sessions. She also practices Yoga apart from maintaining a strict diet for maintaining her charms. She rose to stardom after her dual roles in the S. S. Rajamouli movie Magadheera starring Ram Charan Teja. She has endorsed several brands and has remained the brand ambassadors of several major events. She has a chain of nominations for her various roles. In Bollywood, she has effectively portrayed her acting skills in movies like Special 26, Singham etc.
Tamannaah Bhatia was born on 21 December 1989 and is well known for her ravishing beauty. This extremely beautiful actress made her acting debut at the sweet age of 15 in a Bollywood movie called Chand Sa Roshan Chehra and has also made appearances in several music albums. She completed her schooling from SJR High School, Mumbai and has been a part of Prithvi Theatre for over a year. She believes a stable hydration level in the body is the secret behind her beautiful looks. She also sticks to the strict diet plan and a workout schedule for maintaining her body. She has 6 Filmfare nominations and has won several awards for the captivating roles in different movies. She has been a part of several NGOs including PETA and also has actively contributed to various campaigns by the Government apart from endorsing several brands.
6. SHRUTI HASSAN
The south Indian gorgeous actress is multi-talented and has shown her skills in the fields of acting, singing, and dancing. Known for her stunning looks, she made her first appearance in the Bollywood movie Luck in the year 2009. She was born on 28 January 1986 to Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur. She is the recipient of three Filmfare awards and is one most sought actresses in the South film industry. She has acted in a number of films in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi as well. She has received training in music from Musicians Institute at California.
5. HANSIKA MOTWANI
She is well known for her appearance in the Bollywood movie Koi Mil Gaya and the serial Shaka Laka Boom Boom. She has also received Favourite Child Award due to her role in one of the serials on Star Plus. She made her first Telugu movie appearance in Deshmudru, directed by Puri Jagannadh which helped her to bag the Filmfare award for the Best Female Debut role. She has been actively taking part in charity and has sponsored the education of underprivileged students. She also takes care of the treatment of 10 women affected by breast cancer and has been the brand ambassador of Chennai Turns Pink. This has helped her to bag a position in the top 250 influential people around the world as per Forbes. She maintains a strict diet plan to enhance and maintain her beauty.
4. TAAPSEE PANNU
This South Indian gorgeous actress has lately gained much fame due to her roles in the critically acclaimed movies like Pink, Baby, Ghazi Attack, Naam Shabana. She was born on 1 August 1987 and has been into modeling and software professional job before stepping into the film industry. She has endorsed several high valued brands and has won several beauty titles like “Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face” and “Safi Femina Miss Beautiful Skin” in 2008. She stepped into Bollywood with the David Dhawan’s Chasme Baddoor.
3. TRISHA KRISHNAN
Trisha has a number of beauty contest titles to her name before stepping into the movie industry. Trisha was born on 4 May 1983 and was coveted with the Miss Madras title in 1999. Her first role in a Tamil movie was that of a supporting actress and she made her first lead role debut in the year 2002 in the film Mounam Pesiyadhe. Trisha has always preferred natural ways to preserve her beauty. She believes that her beauty and fitness is her biggest asset and hence carries out intense workout sessions to maintain it. She has a number of upcoming movies to her name including Garjanai, Bhogi, Sathuranga Vettai 2, Rambha Urvashi Menaka.
2. ILEANA D’ CRUZ
She is quite a famous name in both the south as well as the Bollywood film industry. In Bollywood, she gained much fame due to her role in Anurag Basu’s Barfi for which she bagged the Filmfare award for Best Female Debut as well. She has acted in a number of super hit movies in the south including Pokiri, Kick, Julayi etc. The gorgeous lady has her own set of beauty product preferences to maintain her beauty. She also sticks to her workout plan for maintaining her physique. She has a lot of movies in the pipeline waiting for relecase.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu was born on 28 April 1987 and has 3 Filmfare Awards to her name. She had made her debut appearance in Gautham Menon’s directorial Ye Maaya Chesave which helped her bag the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress. She also takes a keen interest in the various social causes. She has her own NGO known as the Pratyusha Support which provides medical support for women and children. She believes in channeling a majority of her earnings into the NGO making her beautiful by heat as well.
Since ages, the South Indian film industry has been ruled by several stunning beauties. These beautiful ladies impress the audience by their ravishing looks as well as their awesome acting skills. This has made these ladies successful in the film industry and has resulted in a vast fan following.