South Indian cinema has seen a drastic transformation over the recent years in terms of technology, perception and narration. Filmmakers have reformed and adopted to new methodologies with changing times. As a result, South Indian cinema has evolved into a new world making more viable at global level. With globalisation, accessing everything has become very easy and this has helped Indian Cinema grow by leaps and bounds, and more so for South Indian fraternity.
Besides filmmakers, actors and actresses have transformed too with changing times. Styling and fashion have taken a huge leap in the recent past and emphasis on these aspects is only growing by the day. Besides these, fortitude to accept bold roles and carrying the responsibility of the film on their shoulders is something that is witnessed commonly these days. Actresses of today’s generation prefer to choose offbeat subjects rather than just being a glam doll in the film.
Here are top actresses who have redefined the South Indian with their choice of subjects and style quotient:
Samantha Ruth Prabhu:
Samantha made her debut in 2010 with Ye Maaya Chesave and since has been the top choice of filmmakers in Telugu and Tamil cinema. The actress, besides being the most glamorous, is an able actor and has proved her skills with her performances in Ye Maaya Chesave, Manam, Theri, 24 and Yeto Vellipoyindi Manasu.
Kajal completes a decade in her acting career and has acted in some fabulous films. Kajal is always in consideration for films which have top actors as the lead roles. Her performance in Businessman, Maattraan, Temper and many other films are well appreciated by all segment of viewers. Kajal is also considered one of the most stylish actresses in South Indian cinema.
Having made her debut in acting in 2001, Shriya Saran is one the senior actresses in South Indian cinema. Shriya is one of the few actresses who has had the opportunity to work with all the top actors in South India like Chiranjeevi and Rajinikanth. A career spread over more than 15 years, the actress still rules the South Indian cinema.
She doesn’t need much of an introduction. Riding high on the success of Baahubali 2, Anushka Shetty is currently the top actress in South Indian films. Anushka is known for playing variety of characters in her career which is spread over 14 years. Her appearance as Devasena in Baahubali was emphatic and she became the talk of the town.
Tamannaah Bhatia started her acting at a very early age of 15 in TVCs and advertisements. She made her debut in Telugu with Sri which has Manchu Manoj in the lead role. Tamannaah Bhatia has acted in few decorous movies which prove why she is regarded highly in South Indian film industries. Her performance in Oosaravelli received rave reviews and widely appreciated. It’s her acting prowess which caught the attention of makers of Baahubali and landed her a role in the magnum opus.
Puri Jagannadh’s Desamuduru brought Hansika Motwani to the forefront of South Indian films. Since then, there was no looking back for the young actress who is now considered one of the top actresses in South Indian film industries. Hansika has already acted in more than 40 films in South Indian industries and still has a long way to go. Hansika is one of highly fashionable personalities in South Indian cinema.
Trisha Krishnan is crowned as the South Queen by her admirers and enjoys a huge following. The actress started her career in 2000 in films with Lesa Lesa and since then her career has only been on upwards trend. Trisha is one of the few actresses who has the distinction of working with all the top actors in South Indian film industries.
Shruti Haasan has a style of her won and has weaved her career as per her wish. Shruti started off with Anaganaga o Dheerudu with Siddharth, but not quite the start that she would have wanted. Shruti was quick enough to understand that it takes a lot more than just being a star kid. Shruti Haasan is now a different personality and is one of the top actors in Telugu and Tamil cinema.
Nayan is one of the few actresses who came back to being a very successful actor after taking a break from acting. Nayan had announced that she would quit acting in films and 2011 release Sri Rama Rajyam with Nandamuri Balakrishna would be her last film. But for unknown reasons she made a a comeback, and her second innings is more successful than the first one.
One of the ambassadors of fitness in South Indian cinema, Rakul has worked majorly in Telugu cinema. Her first Tamil cinema will be Mahesh Babu’s SPYder which is slated for a July release. Besides being one of the beautiful actresses, Rakul also is a sports-lover and has played golf at the highest level during her college days.
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