(Last Updated on : 06/08/2014)
Telugu movie actresses with their superb screen presence and ravishing beauty have made the audience fall in love with them. Telugu movies refer to the Telugu language film industry, sometimes referred as Tollywood - a portmanteau of "Telugu" and "Hollywood". Tollywood is the second largest film industry in India in terms of number of movies made in a year and third largest in terms of technical infrastructure. The state of Andhra Pradesh
possesses the highest number of cinema halls in India. The IMAX Theatre in Hyderabad
has few world records as its credit.
Some of the reputed Telugu movie actresses are 'Mahanati' Savithri, Sowcar Janaki, Bhanumathi, Jamuna Ramanarao, Anjali Devi, Krishna Kumari, Vijaya Nirmala, Sobhana, Kanchana, Sri Devi, Genelia D'Souza, Jayanthi, Suryakantham, Vijayashanti, Chaaya Devi, Vanisri, Sarada, Jayasudha, Suhasini, Jayaprada, Radhika, Radha, Bhanupriya, Meena, Roja, Nagma
, Keerthi Reddy, Aamani, Rambha
, Soundarya, Simran, Ramya Krishna, Laya, Sneha, Sameera Reddy, Shriya, Aarti Agarwal, Asin Thottumkal
Trisha, Charmy, Ileana D'Cruz and many others.
was born on August 13, 1963 and is an Indian actress who his famous all across the regional domains of Indian film industry. She starred in hundreds of Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam language films. She started acting at the tender age of four and made her debut as an adult in the early 80s. Sridevi has been one of the leading actresses of her time. Although she left the industry in 1997, she is still regarded by the industry members as one of the most talented and prominent actresses of India. Sridevi is the wife of the famous producer Boney Kapoor
Suhasini Mani Ratnam, commonly known as Suhasini is an award winning south Indian actress. Her first film was the Tamil movie Nenjathai Killathe, released in 1980. She is the wife of internationally reputed director Mani Ratnam
. Genelia D'Souza was born on August 5, 1987 and is an Indian actress. She has acted in several Indian films in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, and Kannada languages.
Ramya Krishnan was born on September 15, 1967 in Chennai. She is a successful multilingual actress in commercial Indian cinema. She is credited for more than 200 films and also holds a rare record of acting in five languages, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. Ramya krishnan has played diverse roles as a glam-doll, a caring wife, a devoted mom, an arrogant vamp and even a goddess. Asin Thottumkal is an award-winning Indian film actress, hailing from the state of Kerala. She is considered to be one of the most popular actresses in the South Indian film industry. Her debut film is Sathyan Anthikkad's Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka (2001). She experienced her first commercial success with Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi in 2003 and was honoured with a Filmfare Award for the Best Telugu Actress for the film.