Top 10 South Indian Actress to get highly paid

1. Nayanthara


Image Nayantara also called as Nayanthara Kurian, is a renowned Indian actress from Kerala. She was born on 18th November in the year 1984 in Bangalore that is situated in Indian province Karnataka. Her actual name is ‘Diana Mariam Kurian’ the daughter of ‘Omana Kurian’ and ‘Kurian Kodiyatto’. Due to her father’s service, she stayed in several places of India. She joined in “Mar Thoma College” for attending her B.A in English Literature. Besides study she also initiated her modeling career. As she was indifferent towards building her career in the film industry she denied her first offer, but at last she agreed to do the film ‘Manassinakkare’ where she was casted opposit...

2. Anushka Shetty


Image Anushka Shetty is the popular South Indian star who is very famous for her work in Arundhati, a Telugu movie. This film was dubbed in Tamil and made her more popular among the Tamil audience. Her first Tamil movie was Rendu with R. Madhavan. Anushka Shetty was not well known during the time of Rendu. It is only through Arundhati, she entered the hearts of the people. She masters all the roles given to her. She has paired with almost all the top stars of South Indian film industry right from Rajini Kanth. She paired Super Star in the film Linga and got a decent role in that film. Her appearance in Thaandavam with Vikram was praised by many people, as she did a good role, leaving the heart hard at the end in the movie. She acted with Vikram i...

3. Tamannaah Bhatia


Image Tamannaah Bhatia is a well known actress in Tamil and Telugu film industry with lots of fan following. Chand Sa Roshan Chehra was her first Hindi movie, in the year 2005. Her Telugu debut was Sri and the Tamil debut was Kedi. In Kedi, she did a negative role and the movie did not go well. It was also the debut movie for Ileana, the South Indian popular actress. Tamannaah Bhatia acted in Vyapari with director S.J.Suryah; but she did not get a good recognition. After she performed in Balaji Sakthivel’s Kalloori, she became notable. Her performance in that film was appreciated by everyone. Similarly, her Telugu film Happy Days was also a super hit and got her good name. Tamannaah Bhatia steadied her market by choosing good films. ...

4. Shriya Saran


Image Shriya Saran, the timeless beauty, is a much loved actor of the South Indian film industry who’s been reigning the world of cinema from nearly a decade. She’s acted in nearly 70 films in the languages of Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, English and Hindi and won a host of prestigious awards in all of her career.A trained and expert traditional dancer, Shriya Saran was noticed in one of her dance videos and for the beauty that she was, movie offers came her way. Ishtam, the telugu film produced by Ramoji Rao was the first that she acted in and although the film didn’t really fare all that well, she was noticed. She was paired with bigger heroes like Nagarjuna and Tarun right after that when she acted in films...

5. Kajal Aggarwal


Image Kajal Aggarwal is a modern Indian model and film actress, known for working predominantly in Telugu, Tamil and few Bollywood films. She was born on June 19, 1985, in Mumbai, Maharashtra in India to Vinay and Suman Aggarwal. Her younger sister, Nisha Aggarwal, also works in the same field and appeared in Tamil and Telugu films.  She had an internship with the famous cosmetics and beauty company, L’Oreal and that’s when she started her career in modeling. She initially planned on taking an MBA in Brand M...

6. Trisha Krishnan


Image Born on 4th May, 1983 in Palakkad by Krishnan and Uma Krishnan as her parents. Before starting her carrer in modelling and acting, she did her schooling from Sacred Heart Matriculation school in Church Park and then BBA from Ethiraj College for Women (Chennai). She entered into film industry after making a mark as a model and winning several beauty pageants like Miss Salem and Miss Madras in the same year. In 2001, she won Miss India Pageant “Beautiful Smile” award. She got her first acting break in Tamil film Jodie. After that, she got her first lead role in Mounam Pesiyadhe (2002) opposite Surya and won critical acclaim. Then, she continued to work in number of successful films like Saamy (2003), Ghilli (2004), Varsham (2004)and Nuvvostan...

7. Hansika Motwani


Image Hansika Motwani is a young and beautiful actress, which is famous for her work in Tamil and Telugu films. Hansika had her debut as a child star in the Bollywood movie “Hawa” in 2003, which was followed by a hit movie named “Koi Mil Gaya”. Besides movies Hansika has also acted as a child star in many TV serials. In 2001 she worked in the famous serial “Des Main Nikla Hoga Chand” and won Indian Telly award for child Artist of the year in 2003. Later she worked in more serials like Shaka Laka Boom Boom (2001), Kyunki saas bhi Kabhi bahu thi (2002), Son Pari (2002), Karishma kaa Karishma (2003) and Hum do hai Na in 2004. In “Hum Do hai Na” she played the double character of Kareena and Kajol. Hansika also participated in the celebrity competit...

8. Shruti Haasan


Image Shruti Hassan is an Indian film actress born on 28 January 1986 to the veteran Tamil actor Kamal Hassan and Sarika. Her original birth name is Shruti Rajalakshmi Hassan. Shruti Hassan studied at Abacus in Chennai and later on moved to Mumbai to study Psychology. She has a younger sister Akshara Hassan. Shruti Hassan is well known for her singing and acting skills in kollywood, tollywood and bollywood.She entered into films as a child artist in her father’s film HEY RAM. At the age of 23 she did her first film LUCK in bollywood. She got the interest in music and finally travelled to USA to learn music. She did many films both in Tamil and Telugu and received positive reviews for her act. Shruti Hassan sang her first song at the age of six fo...

9. Priyamani


Image Priyamani is a talented actress of the Southern film industry. She received the prestigious National Award for her role in the Tamil film Paruthiveeran. Before entering into the film industry, Priyamani was doing modeling.    Born on June 4, 1984 in Bengaluru, Priyamani debuted into the film industry with the film Tamil flick Kangalal Kaidhu Sei. The film was a disaster at the box office and she shifted to Telugu and Malayalam films. Pellaina Kothalo is her debut Telugu film opposite Jagapati Babu. This film gained her the much-needed recognition and it was declared a ...

10. Samantha Akkineni


Image Born on April 28 1987 Samantha is a model and actress, who has acted in Telugu and Tamil films. Samantha was brought up in Chennai and she was involved in modeling in her teens. The Telugu film Ye Maya Chesave was her first film and she was instantly successful; she got the Filmfare award for Best Debut. She also has a Nandi award to her credit, for this film. The Year 2013 was a happening year for this southern beauty; she got the Filmfare award for Best Actress in both Telugu and Tamil. This feat was accomplished only by actress Revathi earlier. Samantha got the award for her performances in the films Neethane En Pon Vasantham and Eega. The Telugu films Attarintiki Daredi and Manam also gained her awards. Samantha did her schoo...