31 Most Beautiful South Indian Women In The World

South Indian actresses are as famous as Bollywood ones – South Indian women do not follow Western culture. Therefore, you will see many South Indian actresses in sarees and suit salwar. Many South Indian actresses are seen without makeup in public.

As beautiful as they come, the good looks of South Indian women can mesmerize anyone who lays their sight on them! Whether it is for their performances, style, or cultural influence, these beautiful South Indian women have taken the entertainment world by storm. 

When you talk about beautiful South Indian women, their big dark eyes, sharp noses, glistening brown skin, and ethnic features come to mind. Here are some of the most beautiful South Indian women you’ll love.

Kalyani Priyadarshan

Born to Indian filmmaker Priyadarshan and actress Lissy, Kalyani Priyadarshan primarily appears in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films.

Nithya Menen

Born in Bangalore, Karnataka, she is a versatile actress whose acting finesse and unique choice of roles have set her apart in the South Indian film industry.

Parvathy Thiruvothu Kottuvatta

Parvathy is an Indian actress prominently known for her work in Malayalam and Tamil films. Her notable accomplishments include receiving a National Film Award, four Filmfare Awards South, and two Kerala State Film Awards.

Catherine Tresa Alexander

Catherine Tresa Alexander is an Indian actress and model. She has established her career predominantly in Telugu and Tamil films. She made her debut in 2010 in the Kannada film Shankar IPS.

Raashi Khanna

She is a renowned actress and playback singer. She ventured into acting in 2013 as a supporting actress in a Bollywood film, Madras Cafe, but since then, she has primarily starred in Telugu, Tamil, and even Malayalam movies and web series. 

Shalini Pandey

A rising star in the South Indian film industry, she brings her youthful charm and acting prowess to the screen. She continues to evolve as an actress, captivating viewers with her performances and promising a bright future in cinema.

Shriya Saran

In 2005, she won the award for the best Telugu actress. Shriya has not only rocked the South Indian industry but also Bollywood.


Most of her fame was brought to you by her film Paruthi Veeran. Priyamani acted in several Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu movies.

Anushka Shetty

Rendu is her debut film in Tamil, opposite Madhavan. Her recent appearance in Bahubali has made each of her fans crazier. Now, she is considered one of the hottest actresses in the South. Look at her, how sexy she is!


This lady superstar falls on this list of beautiful South Indian actresses with her natural glow, sweet look, and cutest smile. Nayanthara is an Indian model, actress, TV host, and film producer who mainly appears in Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam movies. 

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Prabhu has always been one of the top actresses in South India. But her appearance in the song Oo Antava has skyrocketed her popularity among mainstream cinema audiences. She was phenomenal. Because of her divorce, her personal life also caught much media attention.

Hansika Motwani

We saw Hansika in the film Koi Mil Gaya as a child actress. But who knows, she would be such a bombshell within a few years? Now, she is working with many reputed stars in the South Indian film industry.

Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal first appeared in the film Kyun Ho Gaya Na, where she played the role of Ash’s friend. Later, she was offered the lead role in the movie Bommalattam by the film director Bharathiraja.

Tamannaah Bhatia

This glamour queen is not only winning in South Indian movies but also in Hindi. She played the lead role in the big-budget film Bahubali. She looks stunning in this movie and sexy, of course.

Asin Thottumkal

This beautiful actress appeared first in the Malayalam movie Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka. After that, she entered Bollywood by playing the lead role in Ghajini opposite Aamir Khan.

Ileana D’Cruz

In 2006, Ileana performed in her debut film Devadasu. She has acquired huge success in the industry of the South along with Bollywood.

Kiran Rathod

Kiran Rathod is an Indian actress who predominantly appears and has acted in Tamil films. She is well known for playing the lead roles in films such as Gemini and Anbe Sivam.

Taapsee Pannu

Tapsee Pannu is popular among both south and mainstream audiences. She’s known for her impressive acting in the movie Pink. After that, she has appeared in several films in Bollywood. 

Shruti Hassan

Born in the Hassan family, acting and good looks run in Shruti’s genes. Born to Sarika and Kamal Hassan, Shruti has it all; her last name is enough. She is mainly seen in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi movies. 

Sameera Reddy

This hot lady has appeared in some movies. She is not only famous in Kollywood but also Bollywood.

Manjima Mohan

Manjima Mohan is an Indian actress who primarily appears in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. She started her career as a child artist in Malayalam films. She debuted as a lead actress with Oru Vadakkan Selfie in Malayalam and Achcham Enbadhu Madamaiyada in Tamil.

Genelia D’Souza

Genelia first started her career in a Bollywood film. But, later, she decided to do Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada films.

Parvati Melton

Parvati is 5 ft 9 inches tall. Her mother is Indian, but her father is a German national. She is a professional Bharatnatyam Dancer.

Meera Chopra

The debut film of this hot actress is Anbe Aaruyire. Her recognition has been started in the industry by this big hit.

Amala Paul

Amala looks stunning, indeed. After watching her excellent performance in supporting roles in several movies, she is offered many Tamil and Malayalam films.

Regina Cassandra

Her versatility and charm mark her journey in the South Indian film industry. With her dynamic acting abilities, she has portrayed various characters that have resonated with audiences, showcasing her talent and dedication to her craft.

Bhavana Rao

Karthika Menon is the actual name of this South Indian actress. Nammal is her debut film in Malayalam. She won two Kerala State Awards.

Rakul Preet Singh

Rakul Preet Singh is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil films. Singh has won several awards, including a South Indian International Movie Award and four nominations at Filmfare Awards South. Singh made her acting debut with the Kannada film Gilli.

Sushma Raj

Sushma Raj is an Indian actress who has worked in the Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada film industries.

Namitha Vankawala

Namitha Vankawala is an Indian actress, model, and politician who predominantly works in Tamil and Telugu cinema, along with a few films in Kannada and Malayalam. She serves as a state executive member of the Bhartiya Janata Party in Tamil Nadu.


This sexy lady has acted in Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu movies. Kattradhu Telugu is her debut Tamil movie, which brought her Filmfare Best Debut award in 2007.

Keerthy Suresh

Keerthy Suresh is a promotional model, an Indian actress, playback singer, dancer, and philanthropist. She debuted acting in 2000 as a child actress and starred mainly in Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam films. 

Pooja Hegde

Pooja Hegde is a prominent actress primarily starring in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi movies. She started as a model and participated in several beauty pageants before becoming the second runner-up in the ‘I Am She–Miss Universe India’ beauty contest 2010. Pooja then ventured into acting in 2012 by debuting in a Tamil movie, Mugamoodi

South India is home to some of the most incredibly talented and gorgeous actresses in the country, who have made a lasting impact on the entertainment industry in India. From the veteran actresses, such as Sridevi and Rekha, to the new generation of stars, including Samantha Akkineni and Shruti Haasan, South Indian actresses have continued to shine in the industry, leaving their mark on the silver screen.