There’s a lot of talent down South. But not many know of the brilliant actors in the Southern film industry. Let us take a glimpse of the awesome actors that surely deserve your attention.
Prithviraj SukumaranApart from acting in innumerable Malayalam movies, Prithviraj Sukumaran also acted in several Tamil and Telugu movies. He also starred in Hindi movies. This actor’s skills surely speaks volumes.
PrabhasOne of the finest actors in the Telugu film industry, Prabhas made his debut in 2002 with the movie Eeshwar but his role as Baahubali catapulted him to fame all across the globe.
SiddharthOne of the best actors from down south, Siddharth is extremely talented and versatile. With a rugged south Indian actor image, the actor has been a part of several movies in different languages. He also starred in Bollywood movie Rang De Basanti.
Dulquer SalmaanSon of the Malayalam film industry’s icon Mammooty, Dulquer Salmaan made a huge mark with his first Malayalam film and has some great movies such as ABCD, Bangalore Days, Ustad Hotel and others to his credit.
DhanushHaving sung Why this Kolaveri Di over and over again, Dhanush made Raanjhanaa epic for the audience and even shook a leg with Amitabh Bachchan. With unconventional looks and effortless acting skills, Dhanush is one of the best actors in the industry.
Nivin PaulyAfter the recent blockbuster, Premam, Nivin Pauly became an inspiration for the men in south in terms of looks. One of the most sought after actors, Nivin has a long way ahead of him.
SuriyaEven though he has been around since the late ’90s, Suriya still gives tough competition to the newbies. His top performances in Kaakha Kaakha, Ghajini and Vaaranam Aayiram are some of the many acclaimed movies in the Tamil film industry.
Allu ArjunOne of the most popular actor in the Telugu film industry, Allu Arjun is probably the best dancer in South after Prabhudeva. Since his debut in 2004, Allu Arjun has won many awards and there’s no stopping him.
YashThe television actor became a megastar after his debut in 2007 with Jambada Hudugi. Since then, there’s no looking back for him as Yash has become a hot property in the movie industry.
SimbuHe is another hero who has been around since the ’90s in the Tamil film industry and has acted in several movies. The actor has also lent his voice to many songs.
SudeepThe super-talented villain from Telugu movie Eega, Sudeep is an extraordinary actor. Sudeep also has other roles apart from being an actor and is involved in production, direction, screenwriting and television.
Rana DagubattiSince his debut in 2010, this talented actor has become an instant favourite. Rana has captured everyone’s attention whether it is directors or photographers. Rana’s role as Bhallala Deva in Baahubali won him accolades.
VikramPopularly known as the Christian Bale of Tamil cinema, Vikram has always experimented with his roles that made many gasp. Having a National Award to his credit, this actor is amazingly talented and versatile.
Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu is one of Telugu film industry’s leading actors and has many laurels to prove that. Be it style, acting skills, charm, the actor has everything. With major blockbusters to his credit, Mahesh Babu has everything that makes him a superstar.
Ram CharanSon of Megastar Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan made it big on his own talent and proved himself as an actor. He already has over 8 awards in the category of Best Actor.
AryaOne of the popular actors from down south, Arya has over 40 movies to his credit.
Jayam RaviAnother one of the good actors from Tamil industry, Jayam Ravi is one action-packed performer. Be it his acting or dancing skills, the actor aces everything.
Fahadh FaasilOne of the brilliant actors in the Malayalam film industry, he starred in a variety of roles and excelled in all of them.
Naga ChaitanyaSon of popular Telugu actor, Nagarjuna, Naga Chaitanya has paved a way for himself in Telugu film industry. With back to back hits, the actor has carved his niche and his recent role in remake of Malayalam film, Premam is surely one of his best performances till date.
VijayVijay is one of the best actors of the Tamil film industry and has the ability to get into any character. His wonderful charm and killer dance moves are very well recognized in the industry.