Top South Indian actresses of of 80s and 90sby sarvagyanaguru | created - 20 Mar 2013 | updated - 27 Jul 2017 | Public
Actress | English Vinglish
Sridevi was born on August 13, 1963 in her father's hometown of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India. Her mother was from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. So Sridevi grew up speaking Telugu and Tamil. She has a sister named Srilatha and a stepbrother named Satish. Her dad passed away during the year 1991, while ...
Actress | Nenjathai Killathe
Suhasini was born on August 15, 1961 in Parmakudi, Madras State, India as Suhasini Charuhasan. She is an actress and writer, known for Nenjathai Killathe (1980), Ramanujan (2014) and Sindhu Bhairavi (1985). She has been married to Mani Ratnam since 1989. They have one child.
5. Jaya Prada
Actress | Sagara Sangamam
Jayaprada was born as Lalita Rani in a middle class household to Krishna and Neelavani in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh on April 3, 1962. She was a small town girl with dreams of becoming a doctor. Her mother enrolled her in dance and music classes when she was seven years old, in addition to going ...
Actress | Azhakan
Bhanu Priya was the dancing sensation of the South. Studying dance professionally she communicated her deep love for it by being selected for a film role while still at school when the renowned Tamil Director, "Bharathi Raja came to see her. Being so confident of her dancing prowess and acting ...
Actress | Thalapathi
In 1978 when she was studying in class seven, she made her debut in film industry by acting in the Tamil film Bhairavi in which she had acted as the younger sister of Rajinikant. Her first film in Malayalam was Panchagni, which was released in 1986. Since her marriage to a Chartered Accountant in ...
Actress | Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
Madhavi was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. She grew up with a brother and a sister. She started dancing when she was eight years old. She became a well-known Bharat Natyam dancer and has given more than a thousand performances. She had also appeared in small roles in films as a child ...
16. Amala Akkineni
Actress | Life Is Beautiful
She was one of India's darling film stars--pretty, vivacious and a stunning dancer. She is a strong promoter of vegetarianism and an Animal Rights Activist who is actively involved with The Blue Cross. Amala was born in Bengal to an Irish Mother and Bengali Father. She has an elder brother and ...
Actress | Bahubali: The Beginning
Rohini is an Indian actress, lyricist, screenwriter, voice actor and director. She has mainly acted in south Indian, notably Malayalam and Tamil films. Having started her acting career at five, she has about 130 south Indian films to her credit. She received National Award of Special mention and ...
20. Ramya Krishnan
Actress | Bahubali: The Beginning
Ramya Krishnan was born on September 15, 1970 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. She is an actress, known for Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) and Padaiyappa (1999). She has been married to Krishna Vamsi since July 11, 2003. They have one child.
Actress | Karthavyam
She is a darling to Telugu movie audiences. She acted in 175 movies in total--121 Telugu, 39 Tamil, 6 Hindi, 5 Kannada and 4 Malayalam movies. She started her career when she was 13. Her first movie was 'Kallukkul Earam' (Tamil, 1979) was directed by Bharti Raja. In her first Telugu movie Khiladi ...
Actress | Shatamanam Bhavati
Jayasudha was born on December 17, 1958 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. She was initially named Subadra, but her family soon changed it to Sujatha, because they felt that it was a more contemporary name. Her mother had appeared in small film roles as a child but lost interest in films and gave it up....