Nithya Menen is a South Indian actress and playback singer. Before entering with lead roles, Nithya Menen was seen in ‘
’ as a child actor at the age of eight. Next she worked with ‘
’ in 2008 for Aakasha Gopuram. Nithya’s maiden Telugu venture is Ala Modalaindi, directed by Nandini Reddy, which became a surprise hit. She even received Nandi Award for Best Actress for her performance. Her filmography includes Seven O’clock (Kannada), ‘Veppam’ (Tamil),
Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde
, Bangalore days (Malayalam), S/O Satyamurthy, ‘24’ (Tamil) and much more.
Amala Paul works in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam film industries.
, Malayalam movie director, liked her work and gave her a part in the 2009 movie ‘Neelathamara’. Amala became noted receiving acclaim for her work in ‘
’. Her first art-house film Aakashathinte Niram was screened at the 15th Shanghai International Film Festival. Her Telugu work, ‘
Charan Teja was her first commercial success. Her commercial hits are
Run Baby Run
(Malayalam), ‘Nayak’, ‘
’, Oru Indian Pranayakatha (Malayalam), etc.
Asin made her silver screen debut through Malayalam movie Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka in 2001. She then did her first successful film Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi in Telugu in 2003, and yet, she bagged several other offers. She won a Best Actress Filmfare Award in Telugu for the film. Her famous works include ‘
’ (Telugu), ‘Sivakasi’, ‘Dasavatharam’, in which she played a dual role and she later moved into Bollywood. Asin’s Bollywood debut ‘Ghajini’ opposite
was the first Hindi film to cross 1 billion in the box office, eventually collecting 1.9 billion worldwide. She is called the “Queen of Kollywood.”
’ is better renowned as Kalyani, and she is a successful actress and producer in movies. Her first movie is Ammanam Kili (Malayalam) in which she was a child artist. Although she is a lead actress, she played many supporting roles in Malayalam and Tamil films. She is married to Telugu film director
. ‘Midas Touch’ is the banner under which she produces films. She won the Best Actress Nandi Award for in the movie Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru, starring actor
Meera Jasmine is a South Indian actress who got a National Award. Her film career started with a Malayalam movie, ‘Sootradhaaran’. Though it is a flop, her subsequent films showcased her talent and she went on up to the National Award. Her entry to the Telugu film industry was in 2004 with Ammayi Bagundhi and Gudumba Shankar. Her successful movies include ‘
’, Achuvinte Amma (Malayalam), Swapnakoodu (Malayalam), and ‘Sandakozhi’ (Tamil). Although she is inactive in Telugu film industry now, she is still active in the Malayalam industry.
Anupama Parameshwaran is an Indian model-turned-actress. She is an upcoming beauty who rose to fame with Malayalam blockbuster ‘
’, and is ready for her Tollywood debut. The young actress will face her same role in Premam’s remake starring actor
in Telugu. ‘
’ will be her first Tamil movie, in which ‘
’ will be the male lead. She even acted in a recent Telugu cinema, ‘
’, as the second female lead, which is right now playing in theaters with a high success rate.
Keerthy Suresh was a child actress and worked in her father’s productions in the early 2000s. Lately, she returned to lead roles by playing in the Malayalam film ‘Geethaanjali’ in 2013. That was a commercial success. Then in 2014, she signed up for some Tamil and Telugu films. Her first debut in Telugu was
opposite actor ‘Ram’, which released in early 2016. She opted out of many films to have bigger projects in hand. She has six more releases in this year namely, ‘
’ (Tamil), and ‘
’ alongside Dhanush, etc.
Actress Priyamani is an Indian multi-channel film actress, who works with the entire South industry and also in Hindi cinema. She received National Film Award for her role in Tamil film ‘
’ in 2007.During the same year, she was acclaimed for her work in Telugu cinema ‘Yamadonga’, directed by ‘S.S.Rajamouli’. She worked in movies like ‘Thirakkatha’ (Malayalam), ‘Rakta Charitra 2’ (Hindi), ‘Ragada’, ‘Vishnuvardhana’ (Kannada), and ‘Chaarulatha’ (Kannada).
Sindhu Menon is a child artist from Kannada film ‘Rashmi’ and a trained Bharatanatyam dancer from childhood. Though she is from Malayalam industry, she is a multilingual person; therefore, she acted in the entire South Indian industry. She enacted as a female lead in the film Prema Prema Prema when she was just 13. Menon’s acting career was not up to the mark. She acted in many supporting characters and then finally moved onto the small screen, hosting TV shows and acting in serials.
10) 'Madonna Sebastian'
Madonna Sebastian is the new “it” actor of Mollywood, after delivering numerous hits that she is enjoying in Mollywood. From childhood, Madonna was attracted to music and was a trained singer; she has sung tracks for composer Gopi Sunder. She even participated in a musical program in Malayalam. Though she was less interested in acting, she auditioned and then came up with Malayalam debut Premam. Madonna will appear in Premam movie’s Telugu adaptation soon.