Top Ten Actors In South India

The Top Ten

1 Vijay Vijay Joseph Vijay, better known mononymously as Vijay, is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema and his films dubbed into Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Mandarin Chinese. He is one of the highest paid actors in Tamil cinema.

Superstar of tamil movies

Best dancer and so handsome

Don't come to near, I am fire our star vijay...!

When it comes to Mass, Style, Craze, Dance, Action, Comedy we can say only one actor in south with huge fan following and he is one and only Thalapathy Vijay... With his recent hit Thuppaki which rocks at BO with 187 crores.. Damn that's the big deal to all fellow competitors

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2 Pawan Kalyan

He is my God, I am not a fan of Pawan Kalyan Sir. His down to earth Character inspires me a lot. I love my Father, Mother and My family next in my mind comes is my God Power Star Pawan Kalyan Sir. No Doubt he is number 1 Superstar of Telugu Film Industry with his excellent actor and a Great human in nature

Pawan kalyan does not have any fan following as a hero.. But he has enormous craze and unanimous response from fans because of his behaviour and character which is unique

Power star has a super fan following in India. His styile is uniqe he is the trend setter. Pawanism is another Religion in world...

We love pk - Dileep143

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3 Rajnikanth

Rajinikanth sir is world super star

All the actors mentioned as locall heros or stars... BUT THALIVAR RAJINIKANTH IS WORLD SUPERS TAR!

Who else.. Indian superstar! Proved what he is even in overseas market..

The simplest and most down to earth person in the whole of India with fans all around the world (SUPERSTAR RAJINIKANTH)

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4 Mahesh Babu

He is so cute... He can compare any Hollywood actor. So powerful so smart and a real superstar

Looks like a telugu speaking Hollywood Hero! Incomparable Acting skills. Undoubtedly the next big brand in South India after Rajnikanth

His acting super and he looks so cute. Next badsha

He is the best actor in South India, fifth most desirable man in India according to a survey conducted by TIMES. No comparison with other actors.

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5 Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar (born 1 May 1971) is an Indian film actor best known for his work in Tamil cinema. He is one of the most successful actor in Tamil Cinema. In addition to his acting, Ajith Kumar in a sabbatical, participated in the 2004 British Formula 3 season as a Formula Two racing driver and was ranked ...read more.

An Actor known for his discipline, straight forward, trust towards his fans, with a huge mass of fans hub in south india and Tamil Nadu.
His movies have a great mass opening even greater than rajinikanth and beyond expectations. Hence, he is named as THALA of tamilnadu.
He have a great bunch of followers that includes actors a lot.
Till he uniquely... Known for his expressions, acting and stylish, the only actor in india who can play a hollywood role without any doubt.

Thala is a mass. Mgr is a first super star. Rajni is a second super star. AJITH is a NEXT SUPER STAR. This is people judgement

He is a man of principle... Heaven..

Ajith is a best actor and human being in Tamil industries, He is a real hero, before the camera and after the camera, there are so many followers in face book, twitter and some of the website, but, you only given in 4% I can't believe it, something wrong in your survey, you only seeing talking of media not fans mind, but 4% unfair, definitely it a wrong survey

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6 Kamal Hasan

Kamal hassan is oolaga naayagan! He has been praised by Amithab bhachan, rajinikanth, jackie chan.. Now recently by lord of d rings director... He deserves a OSCAR... Even more than that... An only actor who earned money in industry & spent it for industry! Salute

I never seen any actor in India like kamal hasan. In fact he is the real superstar in India even though few of his film not success. Who is only growing the Tamil film industry...

In performance Kamal, Mohanlal, Vikram, Mammutty, Surya, etc. ,
In stardom Rajni, Chiranjeevi, Magesh Babu, Ajith, Vijay, Pawan, etc. ,

Let us not list the legends like MGR, NTR, Rajkumar, Shivaji, etc. ,

The legend of world Cinema

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7 Jr. NTR

Jr. Ntr is the best dancer as well as best actor

In recent times he is the king of the South India.. He is the excellent dancer and actor..

Ntr is a great dancer. No one can delivery dialogues like him. He is a great actor and don't have any limits in acting. He is the only hero who can do any types of roles.

NTR is the best Actor in India with extraordinary All-Rounder abilities. - Sankarp

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8 Surya

He is only good actor. And physical fit. Any character suit him. Handsome in Tamil cinema industry. Very cute expression guy acting sense is very high very brilliant boy

I think surya is handsome

He is the most handsome than anyone in this list and south India's most Googled actor

No doubt that after the legend Kamal Hassan its Suriya.. But I wouldn't say that.. Instead Suriya Sir has already set his bench mark high. He made a place for himself in the Cinema industry. This star not just being a mass hero of Tamil Nadu but also has become the heart throbe of entire South India. And in recent times has gained love and fame even in the hearts of the North India. I've never seen actors as hardworking as Vikram and Suriya Sir. The Kind of movies that Suriya Sir picks is really appreciated everywhere.. There's so much of through process, and so responsible on making the ryt films for the current generation. The kind of roles he plays are such an Inspiration to most if the younger generation actors. I love Suriya Sir not only for his acting, the amount of care and responsiblity he shows towards the audience and public in by the movies he makes is equally done in real life too. The amount of good work he does is speechless, I think its very important for actors to know ...more

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9 Chiranjeevi Chiranjeevi

He is one of the greatest actors the county has ever seen. He can play any role with ease. With his dances he can simply mesmerize audience. When chiru dances none looks at the lady dancer and the total concentration will be on chiru and chiru alone. Such an impact he created on audience. People would throng theatres to watch chiranjeevi in action let whatever the movie it be, a success or failure. Without an iota of doubt chiru is the top ranked actor from south.

Chiranjeevi is the best from south India. None comes close to him. He is the one adorned by both class and mass. With his dances he can make audience spellbound.

He was a great actor has frendly with everyone like super star rajani, amathab, kamal, etc he has bult blood bank etc

He is the all time great actor. No one can reach him. He has to be in first position along with rajini and kamal
The legends of indian film industry
All the other heroes are noting before them

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10 Mohanlal Mohanlal Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair, better known as Mohanlal, is an Indian actor, producer and occasional singer best known for his work in Malayalam films .

The flexible and natural actor in Indian film industry

He is most prominent and talented actor India had ever seen! He has acted in more than 300 films! Such a LEGEND!

Real south Indian legend

"Record breaker in malayalam film industry "

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The Contenders

11 Allu Arjun Allu Arjun Allu Arjun is an Indian film actor who primarily works in Telugu cinema. After playing as a child artist in Vijetha and as a dancer in Daddy, Arjun made his adult debut in Gangotri. Arjun then appeared in Sukumar's debut film Arya.

He knows what kind of movies youngsters want.

Stylish Star... Youngster's Hero... Superb Dancer And Hard worker... Risk Taker...

Bunny... Number 1 top south Indian star than vijay...

He may not be very handsome as others...but I saw him rise amidst many circumstances from zero to HERO.
He is indeed the stylish star and provably the best dancer to many,even actresses.
In real life also he is really kind
I love him. Simply

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12 Prabhas Prabhas

Well he is an expressive actor and good at heart. Perfect Hero on and off screen.

1st PRABHAS looking very charm and attract the girls amazingly his dialog delivery is too excellent his best pair forever is TRISHA no one cannot beat this pair

Prabhas is the only hero in tollywood no other hero compare with him because he is a cool person

The best actor

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13 Vikram Vikram Vikram is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Tamil language films and has won six Filmfare Awards as well as one National Film Award and Tamil Nadu State Film Award amongst other recognitions and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the People's University of Milan in May 2011.

Undoubtedly the best actor who lives in the character given to him.. Deserves place next to kamal in Tamil.

Vikram is very actor in Tamil cinemas &next to kamal

Finnest actor in this century

Mass

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14 Mammootty Mammootty Mammootty is an Indian film actor and producer best known for his work in the Malayalam film industry .

Who created this, putting three natinal award winner in 14th position, keep in first

Complete actor of the world. Mega star of the world. Mega actor. Face of Indian Cinema. These are the titles given to this acting legend. Most versatile actor ever produced.

The face of Indian cinema

He is the best

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15 Ram Charan

He had won a big hit magadheera

Ram charan will be the next super star... Because of persistence in his career... I like him very much...

Super actor and super dancer

Ram charan is my favorite actor

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16 Dhanush Dhanush Venkatesh Prabhu, better known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian film actor, producer, director, writer, lyricist, screenwriter and playback singer who usually works in Tamil cinema. Dhanush's first film was Thulluvadho Ilamai, a 2002 coming-of-age film directed by his father, Kasthuri Raja.

HE IS THE BEST ACTOR OF THE UNIVERSE, SUCH A LEGEND, HE REALLY DESERVED THE NATIONAL AWARD. HE MUST BE AWARDED THE SIMPLEST ACTOR OF ALL TIME AWARDS. HE ACTS WITH SUCH AN ORIGINALITY

Best actor in Indian cinema. Pride of south India

Indian bruce lee he married rajini kanth s daughter and he is a national award winner

One of the most talented person

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17 N. T. Rama Rao

He was an legand still there r fans to ntr after his death was completed 18 years

Nothing to comment a ideal actor for Indian cinema industry - srikanthgoud

Ntr legend for acting

Father of acting...god of dancing...king of action...

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18 Puneeth Rajkumar

S he is a great actor like his father legendary actor dr. Rajkumar...

Undoubtedly he is the best dancer n fighter in south india... His movies never sees loss... He has the highest success rate than any other actor in south india

He is a very good actot and he won the national award in his childwood movies he acted in 18 films so far all films are super hit and his dance and fights are very beautifull and he is the only actor in india can do fight as well as dance both

Greatest after in South

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19 Sudeep Sudeep Sudeep Sanjeev, known mononymously as Sudeep, is an Indian actor, filmmaker and television presenter, known primarily for his work in Kannada cinema, in addition to appearances in a handful of Telugu, Hindi and Tamil films.

Superb artist...
Emotes very effectively and has sexy voice apart from good-looking

He fits for indian real actors style, well set physique, style like amitab and salman khan. All the best sudeep

Sudeep is real actor

He will be legend of south Indian cinema and he is the most in every film industry in India he is now getting grand entry into Hollywood he is called the Big Boss of Karnataka

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20 Ram Pothineni

He is so handsome and better actor in south india

Because he is a energetic star Of Tollywood. Please sir change the place

Super star

He's the stylish and the most energetic star He is incomparable with other actors in south india. Although he is very young in compare to other actor, he has been able to accomplish

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21 Marudhur Gopalan Ramachandran

M.G. R God father of south Indian... Successful person in politics as well as cine field... Inspiration of all other heroes mentioned above and to others too who all r not mentioned...

He is stylish & mass hero of world

A real hero in the screen and real life

Evergreen top top only one hero

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22 Dr. Rajkumar

One of the greatest actors in India. He is called as the father of south Indian cinema. He is the first Indian bond. He is well described other actors like rajinikanth, amithabh bachacnn etc...

He s the born actor, good dancer, his 90% films r 100days he never saw flop n s carrier. No one can beat him in kfi.

He is the father of all actors

Yes

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23 Jiiva

Hai waves

He is the most incredible actor in history

He is so handsome and charming for me compare with other actor..you're my idol jeeva..keep up the good work..I'm kris from the Philippines..

Hi iam sonali avishetty I love jeeva so much he is most handsome guy and my dream boy

24 Sivakarthikeyan Sivakarthikeyan Sivakarthikeyan is an Indian actor, comedian, playback singer, producer and lyricist who works in Tamil films.

Sivakarthikeyan is a best and fabulous actor. A proud for tamil cinema. He is a fan for rajinikanth. He want to achieve like rajinikanth.

Superb mass hero

He is right person to be chosen for his acting as well as his experience in failures...he proved himself by through his acting sense of humour...a well eligible person to be recognised...

Lovable by his spot performance

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25 Vijay Sethupathi Vijay Sethupathi Vijaya Gurunatha "Vijay" Sethupathi, is an Indian film actor, producer, lyricist, and dialogue writer who works in Tamil films.Following a stint as an accountant, Sethupathi began considering an acting career.

He is really the one and only handsome hero in Tamil cinema

The reason is ajith

Best actor in Tamil cinema...

Excellent acting

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26 Silambarasan Rajendar

MY SUPER HERO

In born versatile actor

Good acter multi personality

No one can beat his skills open challenge to any actor in india

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27 Karthi Karthi Karthik Sivakumar, better known by his stage name Karthi, is an Indian film actor who works primarily in the Tamil film industry.

Real actor I like

Super handsome mass hero

I like very much

Be pray for karthi comes to big hero

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28 Dr. Vishnuvardan

All hero's must learn acting from Dada Dr. Vishnuvardhan, he is the one real HERO. Vishnu sir your great...

HDada dada he is the legend of kannada film industry
King of sandalwood

One of the greatest actor Indian cinema even seen...

No one can replace your vishnuvardhan boss place vishnuvardhan is greater than all actors..

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29 Nagarjuna

Nagarjuna had a huge mass and class following for the crores of people

HE IS THE HANDSOME HERO OF THE TELUGU INDUSTRY. NOT ONLY TELUGU INDUSTRY, TOTAL SOUTH INDIAN FILM INDUSTRY, AND HE ACTING SO MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF CHARACTERS LIKE MASS, CLASS AND DEVOTIONAL FILMS AND HE IS THE BEST BUSINESS MAN IN THE TOTAL INDIAN FILM INDUSTRY.

He is awesome actor in tollywood not only in telugu whole industry
And stylish and handsome hero

Fantastic actor with the best dressing sense, and moreover such a handsome guy at such an age.

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30 Ravi Teja

He's the best man we will ever see not so much fans at present but his talent.he came by himself to the industry not like vijay whos afther was a producer, not like sury whos father was a actor, not like ram charan whos father was was mega star and not like allu arhun whos father is a producer, not like pawn kalyan whos brother was mega star, all talented people come by there own like rajinni, sharukh khan who did not have any background but now have the most fans, ravi teja has enormous talent with superb films like idiot, autograph, amma nana o tamil ammay, krishna, vikramakudu, krishna, don seenu, mirapakai, and lots more to tel.wish he gets his fans back. I'm with ravi teja

My best hero is Ravi teja sir

He's the man.i love you has superb movies the best man the telugu industry has at present love you ravi teja

He has super comedy timing as well as action. He can dance well.

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31 Darshan

He is real challenging star

He is very good actor his way is very difficult to show his tallent but now he was sandalwood number 1 star all the best chingari

He is presently one of the top actors and commercially successfull hero in south india. He has the ability of acting in historical films like Sangolli rayanna also.

He most be top not in this place

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32 Dileep

King of malayalam cinema

Great actor

Best actor ever in south india

King of malayalam dileep the one and the only

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33 Dulquar Salman

King of kerala...

I like it

He is the most stylist actor in south India now.His looks in NPCB movie is the best...

Looks very beautiful. Acting super. And smart dulqr

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34 Venkatesh

Venky... A all time great hero.. He has got a lots and lots off talent in acting.. He can do and compete with each and every role.. His face expressions are well behaved and changed.., according to time and sence.. He can easily fit to comedy roles.. Seriousness and action... That shows and makes a difference of others from venky...

V love venky superb actor

Venky sir is one of the best best actor in Telugu film industry his movies can't get bore if you seen so many times also I will hats of to you sir...

No one can reach him terrfic actor and human being

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35 Yash

Rocking star Yash only one 1

He is a Monster of box office

Best Indian actor

The best actor in South India

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36 Akkineni Nageswara Rao

Awesome actor forever

Rip sir I vote for u

Great actor evergreen

Evergreen LEGENDARY Actor ANR

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37 Shivaji Ganesan

Great genius actor in world

Oscar

38 Suriya Sivakumar Suriya Sivakumar Saravanan Sivakumar, better known by his stage name Suriya, is an Indian film actor, producer and television presenter, who is currently working in the Tamil film industry.

Super actor in Tamil film industry at present. He is the future sivaji ganesan.

Very stylish and awesome acting

I am waiting for ANJAAN

Manly hero

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39 Prithviraj Sukumaran

His solid figure and daring voice is unbeatable. His flexibility and versatility to act in any language makes him a international brand. No matter what the language is you can rely on him.

He is the most daring actor and doesn't care about the image to do a character

Superb actor, and he is so hot...dayyam!

He is the hold and king of Malayalam

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40 Upendra

Reel alla Real star

The real super star is upendra

Real star for ever in south film industries - 953818

Super Star is Always Good Actor & Director

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41 Nivin Pauly Nivin Pauly

Top star in South India

A very good romantic hero having a lot girl fans in kerala, and he also has glamour too

Nivin is the most talented actor.. he is so cute n stylish!

Looking beautiful

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42 Sathyan

Before And After only One KING

43 Trisha Krishnan Trisha Krishnan

I honestly don't know who she is but she's very beautiful.

She is south queen...

Trisha is a cute and good herion
Her films are so good

Please act when u acted in 2006 something something and 2008 bheema. these were lukin u like an angel. but now totally bored.

44 Shivrajkumar

Great actor and dancer

He is the only person in India acted in more number of novel based movies. around 20 movies...

Great actor like his father

Superb actor...and I like his energy at the age of 50

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45 V. Ravichandran

The one and only romantic hero in Indian film industry...

The crazy star. The best actor...

Romantic actor of South film industry

He Is True legend Of Indian Cinema

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46 Druva Sarja

Druva sarja is the next super star in Kannada industry. He is favour for more youngers & lovers. He is all-rounder in acting, dancing, fighting.

He is very good dancer, actor and good in all..

Emotional and breakout star in india...

He is roll model of new actor

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47 Srikanth

He is the best actor and he is the real king

He's acting is simply superb

Srikanth action very good

48 Asif Ali

He is looking good but not better as an actor

Very Good Actor... - AqueelAhmed

HE IS really A SUPER STAR OF NEW GENERATION FILMS. HE HAVING LOT OF GIRL FANS IN THE WORLD

49 Fahadh Faasil

Superb in Bangalore days

Good Actor - AqueelAhmed

50 Srinivasan

He is so humble and very good decent actor.
He pays and help to the poor people he is a real hero too

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