Top 15 Best & Successful South Indian Actors

India is famous for its film industry and these days, the South Indian moves are fetching as much success as Hindi movies, thanks to the immense talent present in this part of the country. There are some of the best and most versatile actors in South and they have mastered the art of winning hearts with their excellent acting skills and fabulous screen presence. In fact, some of them have outshone the top Bollywood actors in terms of talent and charisma.

Here is a list of top 15 best & successful south Indian actors:

15. Ravi Teja

Ravi Teja

Ravi Teja is a South Indian actor who has gathered huge fan following in the industry with his excellent acting and great looks.

14. Dhanush


Dhanush is a performer par excellence and has made a big name for himself in South India as well as Bollywood.

13. Ram Charan

Ram Charan

An actor who has made it big recently in South is Ram Charan. Besides getting success in the South, he is also a known face in Bollywood.

12. Allu Aravind

Allu Aravind

Another highly appreciated actor in South India is Allu Aravind, who is a multi talented actor, excelling in every field.

11. Prabhas


Prabhas is another actor who is doing quite a good job in the South Indian film industry.

10. Surya


Featuring next on the list of top 10 best actors in the South Indian film industry is the handsome hunk, Surya, who can slip into just any character with perfect ease. Fans all over the south love this brilliant actor.

9. NTR Jr


NTR Jr is a young actor who is carrying the legacy of his family very well. He is an all rounder, polished at every aspect of acting.

8. Vijay


Vijay is one of the most good looking and successful actors in the Tamil film industry. He is a versatile star known for his dancing skills too.

7. Pawan Kalyan

Pawan Kalyan

Pawan Kalyan is the Telugu superstar who has earned the reputation of power actor in the South Indian film industry. His fan following is immense in the whole of the South.

6. Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu

When it comes to the younger generation of South Indian actors, Mahesh Babu can be regarded as one of the best. He has charming good looks and outstanding acting talent.

5. Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar is a tremendous actor who has often been compared with Rajnikanth because of his superb fan following and high success rate in almost all the genres.

4. Chiranjeevi


The next name on the list of top 15 best and most successful actors in South India is that of Chiranjeevi, who is much loved for his flawless acting and equally amazing dancing skills.

3. Mohanlal


Mohanlal is another South Indian actor who has set high standards in the industry with his natural and top class acting in more than 300 movies.

2. Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan

Another veteran South Indian super star who is regarded as one of the best in the industry is Kamal Haasan, whose versatility is unmatched, and he has acted in a number of films in South Indian languages as well as Hindi.

1. Rajnikanth


Rajnikanth is undoubtedly the legend and the shining star of the South Indian film industry. Though he has been around for quite a long time, he continues to command high prices for his movies, all of which are super hits. He also works in Hindi films.

All these actors are name to reckon with and have fans in the North too.

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