Top South Indian Actress sizzling

Anjali: Model-turned-actress Anjali has acted in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies. She made her acting debut with the Telugu movie Photo in 2006. After doing a few Telugu films she moved to Tamil cinema, her first Tamil movie was Kattradhu Thamizh (2007). Anjali has also won the Filmfare Best Debut award for the same movie


Trisha Krishnan: Is an Indian film actress and model who has prominently been appearing in Tamil and Telugu films. After her first appearance in the 1998 Tamil film Jodi, as a supporting role character, she won a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her first lead role in the 2002 film Mounam Pesiyadhe. She later rose to fame and also secured her first South Filmfare Best Actress Award. She will make her debut in Bollywood with the film Khatta Meeta. She started her career as a model, appearing in many TV advertisements including that of Fair and Lovely and Josco Jeweller. She also starred in Falguni Pathak’s music album Meri Chunar Ud Ud Jaye.


Anushka Shetty: A graduate in Computer Applications actress Anushka Shetty is also a yoga instructor. She first appeared on the silver screen in 2005 in the movie Super. Anushka gave her first hit in 2006 with the movie Vikramarkudu, after which she got recognition in the Telugu film industry. She also starred in Astram, the Telugu remake of the Aamir Khan starrer movie Sarfarosh. Anushka made her debut in Tamil movie opposite R Madhavan in the action flick Rendu


Shriya Saran: She began her career acting in music videos, while also attending an acting studio to follow her dream to act. She has appeared in several Telugu films with prominent actors who went to Innovative Actor’s Studio: acting school in California, whilst, also making in-roads in Bollywood as well as the Tamil and Malyalam film industry. She has been nominated the Filmfare for the Best Telegu Actress (2005) as well as Best Hindi Female Debut Award (2007) and has won the Stardust Exciting New Face Award (2008) among many others.


Priyamani: Priyamani, is an award-winning Indian film actress and model who has acted in several Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. She is best known for bagging a National Award for Best Actress for her role in the 2006 Tamil film Paruthi Veeran directed by Ameer Sultan. Priyamani is Bollywood actress Vidya Balan’s cousin.


Kajal Agarwal: Not many know that Kajal made her acting debut in 2004 with the Aishwarya-Vivek starrer movie Kyun Ho Gaya Na, where she played Ash’s friend. Just three years later Tamil director Bharathiraja offered her the lead role in the movie Bommalattam. She has done many Tamil and Telugu films, but Kajal got recognition as an actress for the Telugu movie Magadheera in which she had a double role.


Ileana D’Cruz: Ileana D’Cruz made her debut with the Telugu movie Devadasu in 2006. Since then, this pretty lady has emerged as one of the most successful actresses in the Telugu film industry. Ileana has given many box office hits like Devadasu, Pokiri, Jalsa and Kick.


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