Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

The South Indian film industry is not a stranger to fashion and has its own style. Several young, beautiful, and stunning actresses have managed to make their presence felt in the country. Many of these actresses from the south have an impeccable sense of style and have worn some classic ethnic wear and carried it off flawlessly. We have managed to bring you 10 of these actresses and mentioned them below. 

Rakul Preet Singh

Rakul Preet Singh, the Telugu actress, wore a lovely blue color Anarkali suit. The Anarkali was made using the bangalori silk material and has simple embroidery work. The blue color of the Anarkali made it all the more attractive, and the hair updo of the actress gave her a simple and neat look. It is a fuss-free and stunning look.

Kajal Aggarwal

A classic red saree will never disappoint you. Moreover, in our country, red is an auspicious color and is worn for various occasions. Kajal Aggarwal carried off a lovely red saree, designed by Manish Malhotra, with utmost ease. The saree had some intricate work and was paired with a sleeveless blouse.

Taapsee Pannu

The very bold and fearless actress from the south, Taapsee Pannu, rarely disappoints with her looks. She wore a lovely multi-colored printed saree paired with a halter blouse. The saree was designed by the designer Abhinav Mishra. Needless to say, she carried it with confidence and looked stunning in it.


"Nayanthara" is one of the prettiest South Indian beauties. She carries sarees with the utmost ease. Interestingly, she looks equally good in all kinds of sarees, from printed to solid-colored sarees or even traditional ones. The traditional Kerala saree with a golden border is her favorite, and every woman should possess this timeless saree in her wardrobe.

Genelia DSouza

Genelia DSouza is one of the chirpiest and sweetest actresses from the South. She wore a lovely yellow kurta which is simply the best option for the upcoming festive season. She paired the kurta with a heavy jewelry set. You can easily re-create this look of Genelia and get a perfect ethnic ensemble for the upcoming festivities.

Samantha Akkineni

Samantha Akkineni is one of those South beauties who love to wear ethnic wear and look gorgeous in it. Samantha was spotted in a lovely, intricately designed saree by Kresha Bajaj. The saree was embroidered and paired with a sheer blouse. The hair, makeup, and jewelry were paired to perfection. It is a look which you would not want to miss. 

Hansika Motwani

Hansika Motwani is a young and vibrant actress from the South. She has often been spotted in ethnic wear looking chic. She wore a lovely white sharara set from the designer label Manishii. It is a perfect ethnic set to be worn during the day. It is timeless, classic, and elegant. She has gone for the minimalistic look for this attire, and it is perfect.

Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty is a pretty actress and slays every single look. She has a certain confidence and charm, which adds to her beautiful appearance. The actress was spotted in a multi-color Kanjeevaram saree. She kept her look traditional and looked radiant in it.

Malavika Mohanan

South Indian actress Malavika Mohanan is a beauty. She looks lovely in whatever she wears. She recently had worn a vibrant red ikat Anarkali by Ritu Kumar. It is a good buy as it is slightly different from the usual red-colored kurtas, and it brings about two distinct combinations of ikat and the color red together. You can choose to wear it for festivals, family gatherings or even weddings.

Tamannaah Bhatia

Actress Tamnnaah Bhatia just wore a lovely royal blue outfit and carried it off with style. She completed the look with an embroidered royal blue bralette, flared pants, and a dupatta. It is a perfect example of mixing ethnic wear with modern style. The outfit was refreshing and a break from the usual ethnic outfits which you wear or see.

These are some ethnic dress ideas from South Indian actresses, and you can take inspiration from them for your next ethnic wear.