10 Sexy South Indian Actresses from Cinema

While Bollywood’s beauties might rule millions of hearts, these stunning South Indian actresses have also cemented their names in South Indian households.

10 Sexy South Indian Actresses from Cinema

Samantha ticks all the boxes when it comes to good looks and tons of sex appeal

The glitz and glamour of Indian cinema can be overwhelming.

In India, South Indian films are a phenomenan which is sometimes overlooked due to Bollywood’s grip across the nation.

With celebrated names like Sridevi and Rajinikanth, South India boasts a culture of their own, packed with drama, action and beautiful cinematography.

While Bollywood has some of the most beautiful ladies in the world, the South Indian actresses are on par too! Being absolute sweet candy for the eye.

In recent years, the beautiful ladies from the South Indian scene have also lit up Bollywood and captured the hearts of countless men as well.

After our previous article counting down the hottest actors from South India, we take a look at the most desirable women from South Indian cinema.

Shruti Haasan

Being daughter of veteran actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur, acting runs in the blood of this sexy South Indian actress. Shruti Haasan is one of the first modern actresses to step into the Bollywood limelight.

With a Filmfare award to her name, she weaves magic with her beautiful voice and raises temperatures with her killer looks. No wonder she has been voted the most desirable woman numerous times!

Asin Thottumkal

After her performance in Ghajini, Asin became a household name in India and was praised by critics all around.

This South Indian actress claimed her first moment of success in 2003 with Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi.

With her chiselled features and tanned looks, she makes it hard for men to pass by her without getting noticed.

Tamannaah Bhatia

After her success beside Ajay Devgan, South Indian actress Tamannaah gained worldwide attention with her roles in Baahubali.

The fiery tribal warrior stole the show with her sharp eyes and graceful feet. In addition to being a prominent actress, she is well known for endorsing brands and products.

Shriya Saran

Not just a sexy face, this bombshell has enjoyed an amazing career. She has an enormous fan base. And after her role besides the ‘Thalaiva’, she became a force to be reckoned with across the country.

Recently, she was seen in the Bollywood remake Drishyam beside the evergreen actor, Ajay Devgan. Her contrasting looks with perfect curves make her one of the most desirable ladies down the south.

Ileana D’Cruz

As the latest southerner to step into B-town, Ileana is an embodiment of modern-day hipster and girl next door.

With stunning brown eyes, toned looks and slim figure, she can light up a screen with her smile and floor people with her cuteness.

She bagged her first bit of success with a lead role in Barfi and also had cameos beside Salman Khan in Kick.

Since then, Ileana has been starring in movies left and right and shows no sign of stopping.

Taapsee Pannu

The Chashme Baddoor actress has garnered praise for her great acting.

Her curvaceous looks and unique face has won her roles in the critically acclaimed Pink and Baby. And Taapsee continues to carve out beautiful performances in the shoes of some iconic characters.

Trisha Krishnan

The former Miss Madras has gathered praise for her performances in Abhiyum Naanum and Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa.

After buzzing through the south she finally made her debut besides the ‘Khiladi’ Akshay Kumar. Her innocent face and cute features make for a complete package.

Kajal Agarwal

Kajal is one of the rare stories of a Bollywood debut before starring in the south. Since then, the South Indian actress made her debut in Lakshmi Kalyanam.

She returned to Bollywood to co-star in Singham which was a blockbuster across the country. Needless to say, this hottie leaves jaws dropped.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

The perfect package, South Indian actress Samantha ticks all the boxes when it comes to good looks and tons of sex appeal.

Samantha has appeared in several commercially successful films over the years and sealed herself as a contemporary heroine in Telugu films. Being a fan favourite, she rules the hearts of many.


Back in her day, this Malayalam beauty was touted as one of the most promising actresses. Nayanthara became one of the most sought-after actresses in Tamil cinema after her role in Vismayathumbathu.

The beauty also played a cameo in Bollywood blockbuster Ghajini and remains in high demand all across Tamil Nadu.

Special Mention ~ Anushka Shetty

With eyes to kill for and beauty to behold, Anushka caught everyone’s eyes with her stellar performance in Baahubali. From being a torn mother to a brave warrior, this talented actress rules the south.

Anushka has received several accolades in the past, including three Filmfare and is called the ‘Lady Superstar’ of South India.

The South Indian film industry has come a long way over the past decade and a lot of the credit goes to the sexy actresses that have carried the torch.

Through action, romance or just pure hotness they have made hearts melt all across India.

With a fan following of millions, South Indian actresses have a solid presence in Indian cinema. And this is sure to continue to grow each year as more sexy heroines grace our screens.

A passionate writer and a budding entrepreneur, Arshavin is a generic coffeeholic and insomniac who loves to work at night. His motto: "Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold."

Images courtesy of Maxim, GQ, Exhibit Indian, Just For Women, Noblesse, South Scope and Venkat Ram Calendar

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