Top 5 Popular Actors in South India in 2023
In recent years, Tollywood or Telugu cinema has delivered tight competition to the Bollywood Industry. People across the country now started liking south Indian movies more than anything because of their romantic, thrilling, and adventurous stories and getting more fame globally. Moreover, the fame of South Indian cinema is just because of the stories, but also for the beautiful actress and talented actors in the industry which is one of the main attractions of the people. So, let’s have a look at the top five South Indian actors who are rolling out the South Indian Cinema through their acting skills.
Yash– your favorite, I guess. The one and only KGF movie actor, the famous South Indian actor. He was born in January 1986, in Karnataka. His real name is Naveen Kumar Gowda but commonly known by the name of Yash. He started his career in acting with a television show in Nanda Gokula in 2004 and other shows. Then he starred in movies in lead roles like Rocky in KGF and other movies. He married actress Radhika Pandit and has two children.
Dhanush– in the whole South Indian Industry there is no list that can be made without Dhanush, the Tollywood megastar and quite famous in the world. He was born in 1983 and his full name is Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja. He debuted with the movie Thulluvadho Ilamai in 2002, and Aadukalam in 2010 which brought him the best actor in South India, from Best Tamil, 60th Filmfare, and 58th National film awards. Did you hear the song, Why this Kolaveri D? This is Dhanush’s song and it was the first Indian Song on YouTube to gain over 100 million views.
Prabhas– is another world-famous actor, who mainly works in Telugu Cinema. He debuted in 2002 with the movie Eeswar and continued with Varsham, Ek Niranjan, Chakram, and Billa. You definitely have watched the Bahubali- the beginning and the conclusion, one of the highest grossed films in the country have gained more popularity and the film Saaho in 2019, have grossed above 433 Crores and grabbing the highest grossed Debut Actor Award.
Allu Arjun– the other most popular actor in the Telugu industry is Allu Arjun. He started his career in acting as a child artist and dancer at the age of 3 years in the film Vjetha in 1985 and then daddy in 1986. He made his debut in 2003 with Gangotri but then next year Arya n 2004, brought him three awards and fame. His recent movie Pushpa- the rise, is the highest-grossed film of 2021 with over 3.5 billion which gain huge popularity.
Mahesh Babu– you know, people often call him the Salman Khan of the South Indian industry. Mahesh Babu is the first Telugu superstar to receive a wax statue at Madame Tussauds. Also, he is the first Indian for whom the statue was moved for a day to unveil in his hometown. He started his acting career in the film industry with Raja Kumarudu in Telugu alongside its Hindi version A Prince in 1999. His famous movies are Okkadu, 1 Nenokkadine, Athadu, Pokiri, Maharshi, Businessman, Srimanthudu, etc.