Best Tamil Cinema Actresses

Tamil cinema has produced some of the best actress and there have many actresses who are forgetten for the greatness they have shared to make tamil movie what is it today. My focus would in some of the greatest and not merely the top one now.

The Top Ten

1 Nayanthara Nayanthara Diana Mariam Kuriyan, better known by her stage name Nayanthara, is an Indian film actress who predominantly appears in South Indian movies.

My lovable heroine

Lady superstar

My favorite


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2 Savithri

Only she is the best

Acting queen

Great actresses

Best actress
Best mother
Multi bilingual

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3 Jyothika

Mine mine mine best favourite actress of all time

One of the best actor. Jyothika suriya

Best actrees jo jo

She is my favorite! The best! Hard to believe she grew up in Mumbai and speaks such fluent Tamil! She is the BEST!

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4 Anushka Shetty Anushka Shetty Sweety Shetty, known by her stage name Anushka Shetty, is an Indian actress and model who predominantly works in Telugu and Tamil films.


Anushka shetty hi thanks

Now she is a good acting heroine

She is the only heroine who is just simple

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5 Trisha Krishnan Trisha Krishnan

Most fabulous acting and more beautiful... acting queen and south queen

She only performs love films and emotions well no other actress are not done well

Most deserving person to be LadySuperStar..


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6 Manorama

A actress with so many personality, just name it and you would find one among her character she has played. - krishr25

Legend of acting

7 K. R. Vijaya

Best of all

Beauty, smile, acting all combined and made k r vijaya. One of the top heroine in tamil, telugu and malayalam movies. The only one I see who have maintain her position right from the 60's, 70's and even in 80's and still around. Y
The only actress who commanded a name for herself where her movie has her name even before the hero of the movies. - krishr25

A complete package for any kind of acting. Beauty and great potential of acting. Only actress who was top in Tamil, telugu and malayalam movies with all top heros sivaji, mgr, gemini ganesh, ntr etc

8 Simran

The Best!
No replacement for her till date.

Only actress can do justice in glamour, dance, performance,negative role, comedy.

Gorgeous forever...


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9 Samantha Ruth Prabhu Samantha Ruth Prabhu Samantha Ruth Prabhu is an Indian actress and model. She has established a career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries, and is a recipient of four Filmfare Awards.

She look very beautiful😘

She is best best ever I don't know much about other's but she is awesome and inspirational, cute,clean sober beautiful no word's for her love uu ;-)♡♡♡♡♡!

10 Revathi

She will be the center point. I still love her mouna ragam chrecter

She is a complete performer of all times.. The most beautiful, charming and lovely actress the Cinema world has got..

A wonderful actress who gives life to the character she acts.. Legendary heroine.. And superb human being

A born talented actress - krishr25

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The Contenders

11 Kajal Aggarwal Kajal Aggarwal Kajal Aggarwal is an Indian film actress and model. One of the most popular Indian celebrities, she has established a career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries and has been nominated for four Filmfare Awards South.

Kajal deserves first place

Kajal deserves 1st place. She is cute and sweet and tallented

She should be in 1st places

She deserve the first place

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12 Raadhika Sarathkumar

A phenomenal actress who is supposed to be at Top 2 after Savithri amma. An actress can justify her role only when she gives life through her own voice in that sense Radhika deserves to be at the top and a brand Icon for acting...

A superb actress who could justify any roles, still one of the most wanted actress - krishr25

Raadhika, an awesome actress. The one and only Raadhika

13 Lakshmi

An example of extra acting coupled with a beautiful face. - krishr25

14 Keerthy Suresh

Best heroine

She is very calm

Keerthi Suresh is the world heroine in Tamil cinema

Keerthi Suresh is my favorite actress

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15 Suhasini Mani Ratnam

A product of some greatest film personality and well known for her great acting skills. In addition to Tamil she had equal fame in Malayalam, kannada and telugu movie industry - krishr25

16 Rambha Rambha Vijayalakshmi is an Indian film actress best known by her stage name Rambha. She has acted in over 100 South Indian films and also in Bollywood films.

Good dancer danced equally to prabhu deva

Innocent looks and cute. Good acting too.

17 Shriya Saran Shriya Saran

She is a perfect dancer...with immense acting talent...she is a top actress in telugu, tamil and Malayalam. She acted in few hindi and enligh films too... she has her own style and charisma...

18 Amala Akkineni


19 Nadhiya

The top ten is wrong the first rank is still nathiya only. This is true.

20 Jeneliya
21 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.

Thalapathy is the best actor in Tamil Nadu

my herooo

22 Tamanna

She's a good actor, but her acting is underutilized as most South Indian movies are male centric and cast actresses as just a bubbly love interest for the protagonist (hence the bad acting, so actually it's the director's fault) and for fanservice (which she does perfectly as she is a perfect woman) and to add more she's an amazing dancer too(one of the absolute best)

Very good actress

A lot of people think that Tamanna sucks, but Tamanna is the queen of acting in Tamil cinema. Her acting is amazing. I don't really like her dancing. But her acting and her beutyness is why I like her as my best Tamil actress. Tamanna should not deserve to be in a horrible place like this. Tamanna should be in first place or at least on one of the top ten places

I love her...she is my dolly

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23 Sridevi Sridevi Sridevi Kapoor is an Indian film actress who has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada films.

Number one biggest super star ever

Sweet, sexy, sensuous and most beautiful

One of the best heroines of her times and remained a heroine for 20 yrs. a trendsetter in dressing, make up n acting

24 Sneha

24 not sneha s place
top 5

Best actress for ever

25 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 more.


Thala than gethu

26 Asin Thottumkal Asin Thottumkal Asin Thottumkal, known mononymously as Asin, is a former Indian actress and trained Bharathanatyam dancer.

She is an actress who speaks seven languages...

An incredible actress, who acts without any flaws...

She is all time favorite

27 Ramya Krishnan

Ramya krishnan thanks

Ramyakrishnan is a most versatile actress in all over India just watch padayappa and bahubali no one replace her role awesome performance mam keep it up u always rocks...

28 Roja

My favourite too... Roja is the lady super star of Tamil cinema

My favourite actress is Roja. Energetic actress in south India.
90's queen and lady super star..
Number 1 actress in 90's period.
Tamil, telugu, Kannada top heroine.
Beautiful = Roja... All time favorite heroine.
She is only the actress completed 100films over 9 years. Navarasa naayagi... Roja

29 Meena

Meena only the lady super star of south cinema in 90s

The best and successful actress I have ever seen since 1990s.

Meena his very famous actress and number 1 90s dream girl of Tamil cinema

30 Hansika Motwani Hansika Motwani Hansika Motwani is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil and Telugu films. She made her film debut in the Telugu film Desamuduru, winning the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South.

She is very cute and pretty

31 Kanaka

Big eyes, conventional looks. Very attractive in traditional half sarees.

32 Jayalalithaa

Beauty queen


33 Catherine Tresa Catherine Tresa
34 Kanthimathi

If given a choice I will range as the best of all as some of the characters she has brought in screen can never be repeated by anyone. - krishr25

35 Sripriya

Bold, Beautiful, Brainy, Versatile. Ruled Kollywood during her time.

A multi talented actress, especially her rowdy acting - krishr25

Bubbly, boisterous, charming bold actress if her times.

36 Bhanupriya

Excellent dancer with very good acting skills. Very attractive in both traditional & modern outfits. Good ht nice features, slim figure

37 Priya Anand
38 Devayani

Excellen actress in evergreen epic

39 Aishwarya Rajesh

Best acting skills and very pretty

40 Madhoo Madhoo
41 Sivaranjini

Romantic Queen

42 Regina Cassandra
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