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.

She is versatile actress who is in market for tens years

My favorite actress...

She is the most beautiful and talented actrss of tamil cinema

My favorite...Lady superstar..#Thalaivi

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2 Savithri

Best actress
Best mother
Multi bilingual

Legend of Indian cinema!

Greatest actress and only one to be named nadiyar thilagam. She deserve it as she was to sivaji in many aspects - krishr25

Savithri garu and Saroja devi garu are the only actresses to be called a legend, their period was the golden era of Indian cinema, they are mismatched with Sridevi and Madhuri mam in Indian cinema. They are the true legends

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3 Jyothika

The only one who fit in the later generation - krishr25

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

All time Favourite...No one Replace this place the name is Jyothika

Anuty super actress

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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.

Now she is a good acting heroine

She is the only heroine who is just simple

Good acting and very beautiful

Anushka shetty hi thanks

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5 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

6 K. R. Vijaya

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

Best of all

7 Trisha Krishnan Trisha Krishnan

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


Most deserving person to be LadySuperStar..

LADY SUPERSTAR after Savithri of Film industry
😍 She deserves top first place...

8 Simran

An all in all actress who excels in beauty, dance & acting. There's still no replacement for this forever dream girl!

Complete actress

She Tamil Film Super Star - selvi


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9 Revathi

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

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

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10 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 deserve the first place

She deserve the first place

She should be number 1

Incredible beauty with ultimate cuteness and a great sense of humour...unable to define her in words...she is the personification of beauty and cuteness both πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’˜

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The Contenders

11 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 ;-)β™‘β™‘β™‘β™‘β™‘!

12 Raadhika Sarathkumar

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 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

15 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.

16 Nadhiya

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

17 Amala Akkineni


18 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...

19 Jeneliya
20 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.
21 Keerthy Suresh

She is beautiful than everybody. Please make her the number 1

The one of beautiful heroine..and actress

Why Not?

22 Tamanna

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

Very good actress

Tammy is better and best than all actresses in worst acting like samantha and kajal especialy.they can't even compare with actress like tamanna.

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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.

Sweet, sexy, sensuous and most beautiful

Number one biggest super star ever

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

Best actress for ever

24 not sneha s place
top 5

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 Kanaka

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

29 Jayalalithaa

Beauty queen


30 Catherine Tresa Catherine Tresa
31 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

32 Bhanupriya

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

33 Priya Anand
34 Roja
35 Devayani

Excellen actress in evergreen epic

36 Sripriya

A multi talented actress, especially her rowdy acting - krishr25

Bubbly, boisterous, charming bold actress if her times.

37 Meena

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

38 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

39 Madhoo Madhoo
40 Sivaranjini

Romantic Queen

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Nayanthara
2. Anushka Shetty
3. Trisha Krishnan
1. Savithri
2. Manorama
3. K. R. Vijaya
1. Simran
2. Jyothika
3. Nadhiya

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