TOP 10 SOUTH INDIAN ACTION HEROES 2022
South Indian film industry has grown so much in the past decades and given high-budget action-packed films. South Indian movies with a great storyline, cinematography, and direction become breathtaking with the actors’ performance. Most popular south Indian actors, with their polished movies, rule the heart of Indian audiences. And it is no doubt that South Indian actors are loved by the people as much as Bollywood stars. As we have seen blockbuster movies like KGF and RRR, their actors have made a great impression with their performance. Check out the list of the top 10 South Indian action heroes in 2022.
After the release of the KGF series, Yash has become the most promising action hero in South Indian cinema. He was born on 8 January 1986, and his real name is Naveen Kumar Gowda and mainly works in Sandalwood cinema. He started his acting career in the 2000s and appeared in films like Googly, Raha Huli, Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari, and the KGF franchise.
Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar is known by his stage name Vijay and primarily works in Tamil cinema. He is the most popular and influential actor in South Indian cinema and has a great fan base worldwide. He has won several accolades, including three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, eight Vijay Awards, and a South Indian International Movie Award.
3. Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun made his acting debut with the 2003 film Gangotri and rose to perform in films like Arya, Bunny, Desamuduru, and Parugu. He is an Indian actor and dancer who has won several awards, including five Nandi Awards and six Filmfare Awards. After the great success of Pushpa The Rise, its second installment is coming soon, named Pushpa: The Rule.
4. Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu is one the leading actors of Tollywood and has won several accolades, including five Filmfare South Awards, eight Nandi Awards, and four South Indian International Movie Awards. He appeared in many commercially successful films such as Businessman, Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, 1: Nenokkadine, Srimanthudu, Sarileru Neekevvaru, and Sarkaru Vaari Paata.
5. Ram Charan
Ram Charan made his acting debut in 2007 with the film Chirutha and won the Best Male Debut Award. He is an Indian actor, film producer, and entrepreneur who mainly works in Tollywood and has three Filmfare Awards and two Nandi Awards. He starred in a recently released blockbuster film, RRR, becoming the highest-grosser in India.
Suriya is an Indian actor, television presenter, and film producer who mainly works in Tamil cinema. He started his acting career in the film Nerukku Ner and made his breakthrough in Nandha. He is the recipient of several accolades, including six Filmfare Awards South, two National Film Awards, three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, and five Vijay Awards. He rose to popularity as an action hero in the film Ayan in 2009.
Prabhas starred in the epic action film Baahubali series directed by S. S. Rajamouli, a blockbuster hit. He started his acting career in the 2002 Telugu drama Eeswar and attained his breakthrough role in the film Varsham. He appeared in films including Chatrapathi, Bujjigadu, Billa, Darling, Mr. Perfect, and Mirchi. He has won several awards, including a South Indian International Movie Award, Nandi Award, and CineMAA Award.
8. N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
N. T. Rama Rao Jr. has established himself as a leading actor in Tollywood and won several awards, including two state Nandi Awards, two Filmfare Awards, and four CineMAA Awards. He started his acting career as a child actor and appeared in Ramayanam as a lead child actor. He is known for films like Baadshah, Temper, Nannaku Prematho, Janatha Garage, Jai Lava Kusa, and Aravinda Sametha Veera.
Vijay Deverakonda is an Indian actor and producer who made his debut in 2011 with the film Nuvvila. He rose to fame with films like Pelli Choopulu and Arjun Reddy and became a leading actor in Telugu cinema. He has won several awards, including a Nandi Award, a Filmfare Award, and a SIIMA Award.
Dhanush first appeared in the coming-of-age film Thulluvadho Ilamai, directed by his father. He is an Indian actor, director, and film producer who mainly works in Tamil cinema. He has won several accolades, including two National Filmfare Awards for Best Actor, two National Filmfare Awards for Best Producer, seven Filmfare Awards South, and a Filmfare Award.