As we all know, South Indian men are tall, dark skinned, muscular and handsome as well. Today, South Indian movies are running equally popular like Bollywood movies. The craze and popularity for South Indian movies are spreading like wild fire nationally and internationally as well. The movies have received huge success and fame from the audiences. Repeatedly, South Indian movies have proved that they are no less than the Bollywood movies. Rather, they are one step ahead from other genres of movies in India.
The actors have proven their acting and action skill through martial arts and body building. Not only they are brilliant as an actor, but the charm they carry on their tough looks and rugged style the girls go crazy over these muscular features. Let’s look at the top 13 most handsome and hottest South Indian actors in 2018.
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13. Unni Mukundan
Unni Mukundan is a South Indian Malayalam cinema actor. He has got some tough looks and an innocent dimpled smile. At the age of 30, he has received huge appreciation for his work from the Malayalam audiences. Unni Mukundan did his acting debut in a Tamil movie ‘Seedan’ in 2010. His other recognised and popular movies are ‘Style’, ‘Janatha Garage’, ‘Mallu Singh’, and many other Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam movies. He is currently one of the leading South Indian actors in the Tollywood industry.
12. Silambarasan/ Simbu
The tough macho look is what it tells about Silambarasan. He is a well-known South Indian actor who has done multiple movies in the South and achieved huge success and fame. He is a versatile actor who has shown his talent and skills not only in acting, but also in singing, music composing, and even in direction. He did his debut film ‘Kadhal Azhivathillai in the year 2002, which was eventually his father’s direction. He has done different kinds of movies in his film career and he enjoys his work to the fullest while doing a movie. Silambarasan has always got the idea that how a film works and he did the needful to make the movie successful.
Saravanan Sivakumar is a popular South Indian actor and better known by his industry name Surya. Again Suriya is a versatile person, who has showcased his skills as an actor, producer, and television artist in the South. Suriya started his career doing different kinds of movies and did his debut film ‘Nerukku Ner’ in 1997. Though Suriya is an age old actor for the present generation, yet his acting skill and his charismatic features still make him a popular one among the girls in the South. He has got some tremendous talent to make any movie a successful one.
10. Nivin Pauly
Nivin Pauly who has that tough macho look with the mustache is a leading South Indian actor in the Malayalam cinema. His first debut movie was ‘Malarvaadi Arts Club’ in 2009. He has that cute lover boy look on his face and girls drooled over these facial features of him. He has given some blockbuster and super hit movies to the Malayalam cinema such as ‘Premam’, ‘Bangalore Days’, ‘Neram’, and ‘Ohm Shanthi Oshaana’. Navin successful movies gained him several awards such as South Indian International Award for best actor, and other prestigious awards.
9. Ram Charan
Ram Charan is a leading South Indian actor in the Telugu cinema and is a complete package of various talents such as a producer, Businessman, and of course a film actor. He has that dark skinned tone with dazzling eyes, which makes him look even sexier. Ram Charan belongs from a well to do family of a popular South Indian actor and his father as well ‘Chiranjeevi’. Ram Charan gave his first blockbuster hit film ‘Magadheera’ in 2009, which was a romantic-action film.
Dhanush is a tall, dark, and handsome guy for whom many girls fall for. He is a South Indian actor and also a playback singer. Dhanush got a major break in playback singing and he sang the ‘Kolavaridi’ song which made him famous Worldwide. He made his first debut in Tamil ‘Thulluvadho Ilamai’ back in 2001 and his first debut in Bollywood starring Sonam Kapoor ‘Raanjhanaa’ in 2013. Now, he is making his comeback in the latest video of ‘VIP-2’ with the Bollywood actress Kajol.
7. Akhil Akkineni
Akhil Akkineni is considered as a chocolate boy in the Telugu cinema. Girls find him pretty cute and charming. Akhil is a young boy of 23, who has achieved success, fame, and name at a very young age. He made his first film debut as a child artist in Telugu ‘Sisindri’ and after that, he appeared in films like ‘Manam’, and ‘Akhil: The power of Jua’ as a leading actor. He is also the son of the famous actor Nagarjuna.
6. Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun is the most dashing and style icon of South Indian cinema. He is a leading actor in the South and first appeared as a child artist in ‘Vijetha’ back in 1995. Arjun has received the prestigious Filmfare Award for best actor. He is one of the leading top actors in the Tollywood industry. Ever since he has stepped into Tollywood he has given hit movies one after another. Apart from being a successful actor, he is a philanthropist working for the poor and the needy. He is a good example of humanity.
Siddharth is basically a South Indian actor but became popular from his Bollywood film ‘Rang De Basanti’. He is an epitome of cuteness and considered as a chocolate boy in the South. Girls in the South as well as in other parts of India are crazy over his cute smile. He has delivered his talent as an actor, producer, and script writer as well. Sidharth’s first debut film ‘Boys’ in 2003, which was a Tamil movie. Sidharth got his first major break in Bollywood movie starring Aamir Khan in ‘Rang De Basanti’.
4. Rana Daggubati
Rana Daggubati is a leading actor in the South, who became very popular and achieved immense success after appearing in ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’, and in ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ in a negative role. The rugged and tough look with anger and aggression made him look extremely sexy and manly. He also got his major break in Bollywood movies like ‘The Gazi Attack’, ‘The Department’, and ‘Baby’ with Akshay Kumar.
3. Prithviraj Sukumaran
Prithviraj Sukumaran is also leading in the South giving a tough competition to Prabhas and Mahesh Babu. Prithviraj exhibited his acting skill in Malayalam movies. The anger and macho looks on his face made him popular among girls. He has done numerous movies in Telugu, and Tamil. But his major turning point came when he stepped into Bollywood featuring in films like ‘Aiya’, ‘Aurangzeb’, ‘Naam Shabana’, and ‘Anwar’.
Today the name is enough to say how popular Prabhas is. Prabhas not only popular in the South but he has earned his name globally as well. He is now the 2nd leading actor in the Tollywood industry leaving behind other leading actors in the South. ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’, and ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’, both the movies was a turning point in Prabhas’s film career. He received immense success and appreciation from worldwide audiences.
1. Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu is still leading the list, giving a tough competition to the newbies. Despite the fact that he is a man of 41, yet he has managed to maintain that spark and charm in him. Mahesh Babu is still the leading actor of Tollywood with enormous popularity. He has been married to the former Bollywood actress Namrata Shirodkar.
Tollywood actors are now equally achieving the same success, fame, and name compared to the Bollywood actors. As a matter of fact, they are no less than any Bollywood actors today. Presently, the demand for Tollywood movies has spread Worldwide. With the top 13 list, we can say that how these actors have secured a prestigious position both nationally and internationally.