Top 12 Famous Tamil Actresses


Talent, Beauty and charisma lead to the successful and popular Tamil actress all over the world. From Savitri to iconic Padmini, today’s generation like the  Nayantara and Trisha Krishnan because the Tamil Industry has a diverse range of skilled and talented heroines. These Tamil actresses won the hearts of many people and entertained them with their acting skills, on-screen presence, and captivating beauty.

In this article, we are going to tell you about the top 12 Tamil actresses that play the best roles in their movies and gained huge fame.

  1. Trisha Krishnan

Trisha Krishnan
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Trisha Krishnan is a stunning Tamil actress who has been active in the Tamil industry for the past 20 years. She started her acting career with Jodi movie in 1999, but her movie “Mounam Pesiyadhe” became the turning point of her career.

  1. Keerthy Suresh

Keerthy Suresh
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Keerthy Suresh is a natural star and famous Tamil actress who works on various other movies from Tamil. She made her acting career with “Geethaanjali” films, and she delivered hits. She also gained huge recognition for the “Mehanti” movie and won the national award for Best Actress.

  1. Shruti Hassan

Shruti Hassan
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Shruti Hasaan is considered a hot Tamil actress who works in every movie industry in India. She is the daughter of the famous South Indian actor kamal haasan. Krack, Gabbar Singh, Gabbar is Back, Premam, Ramayya Vasthavayya and Agadu are the best movies in Shruti Hassan’s movie career. Along with acting, she is a trained singer and musician and produces various albums.

  1. Sai Pallavi

Sai Pallavi
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Versatile Sai Pallavi is a famous Tamil dancer and Actress who are worked mainly in the movie world of Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam films. She debuted with the popular movie Premium and rose the fame instantly with her performance and level of acting skills. Fidaa, Gargi, MCA, love story and Maari are some of the successful commercial movies.

  1. Nayanthara

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Another famous female Tamil is Nayanthara, who appeared in various super-hit Telugu and Tamil movies. Ghajini, raja rani, billa, Gramm, Chandra Mukhi, Ghajini, Imiakkaa Nodigal and Iru Mugan are the most successful movies here. She is considered the most beautiful Actress in Tamil movies.

  1. Jyothika

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Jyothika is a leading Tamil actress and National award winner who are work for long years in the movie industry. She is the wife of the famous South actor Surya. While Kushi, vaali, mozhi, raatchasi, and 36 Vayadhinile are recognized movies of her career. She is popular for her leading roles and versatile acting skills.

  1. Lavanya Tripathi

Lavanya Tripathi
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Lavanya Tripathi is the most beautiful Tamil actress who gained huge popularity from the “Bhale Bhale Magadivoy” movie in 2014. After that, she played roles in many movies that were also successful and acclaimed yuddham sharanam, striatum subhamastu, A1 Express, Arjun suravaram, and Intelligent.

  1. Krithi Shetty

Krithi Shetty
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Krithi Shetty is a Charming Tamil actress who is the most talented and youngest. She made her debut in the blockbuster movie “Uppena” in 2021 and worked later in movies like the warrior and Shyam Singha Roy. She is called the most promising young Tamil actress who works in the Tamil movie industry and is making a strong future.

  1. Shivani Narayanan

Shivani Narayanan
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Shivani Narayanan is a talented Tamil Tv actress and model. Kadaikutty Singham, Rettai Roja,  and Pandiyan Stories are a few of her famous TV serials. She also plays a role in other Tamil reality Tv serials.

  1. Nithya Menen

Nithya Menen
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Nithya Menen is a beautiful and versatile Tamil Film Actress who works in Telugu and Tamil movies. She is well known for her versatile acting performance, acting, and bold beauty. Moreover, she also acts in many famous movies like  Gunde Jaari Gallanthyyinde, Ala Modalaindi, Ishq, O Kadhal Kanmani, and Merchal.

  1. Priya Bhavani Shankar

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Priya Bhawani Shankar is a famous name in the Tamil TV industry and movie field. She worked as a software engineer by profession but then realized that her true passion was in acting. In  2017, she made a debut in the movie industry with the Tamil movie, “Meyaadha Maan. Priya Bhawani Shanker is worked in various movies like Monster, mafia chapter 1, kadaikutty singam, and oh manapenne. She worked in popular Tamil television shows like Kalyana Veedu and Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai.


These are the most popular and skilled Tamil actresses who played the best role in their Tamil movies. All the above actresses gain huge fame by their talent and skills.

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