Top 20 Most Handsome South Indian Actors 2022


The South Indian Film Industry is situated in Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, and Mangalore individually. Here you will know about 20 Handsome South Indian Actors and we will provide you with images to see for yourself.

The biggest ventures are the Tamil and Telugu Film Industry. The Telugu film industry is known as “Tollywood”. These great looking hunks strengthen our belief that mysterious yet attractive men do exist.

Every performing artist has a distinctive style and feature. Today we will have a rundown of the Best Looking actors in the business along with their pics. So here is a list of the 20 most handsome South Indian actors.

Here are the Top 20 Most Handsome South Indian Actors:

Dulquer Salmaan

Son of actor Mammootty, Dulquer Salmaan predominantly works in Malayalam movies. He also appeared in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil movies. At just 33 he has already won 4 Filmfare awards. His Cute and charming looks make him a hit among female fans.

R Madhavan

Even though Madhavan Appeared in a few Hindi movies he’s considered a south Hero as he started his career in the Tamil film industry. Throughout his career, Madhavan won 4 Filmfare awards for acting. He is known for acting in movies like Vikram Vedha, 3 Idiots and the Tanu weds Manu Franchise.

Pawan Kalyan

Pawan Kalyan is an extremely well-known performer in Tollywood. His genuine name is Konidela Kalyan Babu. He was born on second September 1971 in Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh. He began using the name “Pawan” after a martial arts presentation. Good looking Pawan has influenced his place in Tollywood by acting in popular movies to like Kushi, Tummudu, Gabbar Singh, and Jalsa.

Joseph Vijay

Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar is a standout amongst the most prevalent actors in Tollywood. Vijay was born to a popular movie maker and Director S. A. Chandrasekhar and an acclaimed playback singer Shobha Chandrasekhar on 22nd June 1974 in Chennai. He acted in more than 50 movies. He was nominated for 44 awards & won 28 awards for them.

NT Rama Rao Jr.

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr is one of the most popular actors in South India. He is known for acting in movies like Aadi and Nannaku Prematho. His movie Rakhi is critically acclaimed and said to be one of his best works. His ability to play any character with ease and pull off any character that he portrays with ease. He also won the Nandi award, which is considered to be the highest honor in Telugu cinema, twice.


Surya is one of the most popular and adaptable performing artists in South Indian Cinema. His real name is Saravanan Sivakumar. The dashing Surya was born on 23rd July 1975 in Chennai. He has been nominated for 39 honors and won 14 awards in the film industry. He married his co-star Jyothika in September 2006. He acted in 40 movies. The enchanting Surya is still rocking Tollywood by his talent & ability even at the age of 44.

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Ravi Teja

Ravi Teja has worked in more than sixty films. His action-comedy movies brought him all the fame. His 2008 film Neninthe brought him the award of the best actor. He received Nandi special jury award for his films Nee kosam and khadgam. Ravi Teja initiated his career in supporting roles for films like Chaitanya, Aaj ka goonda raj, Allari Priyudu, and many more. His first lead role was in Nee Kosam, where he won the Nandi award for his performance. While working as an assistant director he got an opportunity to work in a film called Sindhooram, which got the national film award for the best feature film Telugu. He has been appointed as a brand ambassador for Lunar.


South Indian actor Vikram is a multitasker. He is not only known for his acting skills and good looks but also famous for his singing ability. He started his career with the film En Kadhai Kamini but the spotlight fell on him after his performance in sethu (1999). His works in Dhill, Dhool, Gemini, Kasi were remarkable. Besides his acting career, he is equally involved in social works. He has been the brand ambassador of Sanjeevani’s trust. The Tamil actor also managed to gain seven-film fare awards along with National Film Award and Tamil Nadu state film award.


He is 40 years old can you believe that? He looks so young.

Siddharth is a deadly combination of good looks and good skills. This south Indian actor started his career with the film boys where he played the character of Munna which brought him the IFTA Best New Actor Award, and from then there was no looking back. In 2005 he acted in a film called Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana and won the Filmfare award for the best actor — Telugu. He was also seen in a Rang de Basanti, his performance in the film won the hearts of the audience. Besides acting, he proved himself as a screenplay writer and playback singer. He sang for the movies like chukkallo chandrudu, bommarillu, ata, NH4 and many more to count.


The Kannada film actor Upendra is one of the most successful and high paid actors of the south. Though he started his career with writing and directing his passion for acting took him to a different path. He was first seen in a 90’s film A, where is won Udaya film Award for the best actor, and was nominated for the best director for the same. His well-known films are Upendra, Raktha Kanneeru, Anatharu, Nagarahavu, super, and many more, and he also managed to win awards for all these films. Currently, he is involved in a political party Uttama Prajakeeya Party, which is focused on education, health, and transparency in governance.

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Akkineni Nagarjuna

Akkineni Nagarjuna is considered to be one of the best looking actors in Tollywood and won people’s hearts with such a significant number of blockbuster movies like Siva, Boss, Mass, and more. Hotshot Akkineni Nagarjuna was born to Akkineni Nageswara and Akkineni Annapurna on 29th August 1959 in Chennai, Tamil Naidu. The handsome actor is otherwise called King Nagarjuna and Yuva Samrat of Tollywood. He had done 90 movies in his career & won 27 awards for his wonderful acting.

Ram Charan

Ram Charan is the most, well known and awesome actor in the Indian silver screen. He works in Tollywood and short stints in Bollywood as well. He was born to megastar Chiranjeevi on 27th walk 1985 in Madras. He is exceptionally devoted to his fitness, that is the reason he is known as one of the good looking actors in South Indian cinema.

Allu Arjun

Allu Arjun is the most popular & handsome actor in Tollywood. He is the first Telugu performing artist to get more than 1 million Facebook fans. Allu Arjun was born to Allu Arvind and Allu Nirmala on eighth April 1983 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He is a cousin of well-known actors like Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan. The handsome hunk is otherwise called bunny and stylish star by his fans. He was in the top 50 of Forbes India 2015 and 2016 big celebrity list. He was nominated for 34 awards and won 20 awards in his acting career. He is considered to be the most stylish actor in south India.

Rana Daggubati

Rana Daggubati is a fabulous actor and producer known for his work in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi silver screen. In 2010 he started his career & won Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut- South. This 6 Feet 4 Inch tall and handsome guy was born on 14 December 1984. This hot actor was voted for ‘The Most Promising Newcomer of 2011’ in a Times India Poll. In 2011 Rana voted as the 20th Most Desirable Man in India and in 2012 10th Most Desirable Man in India in a survey conducted by Times of India. After the success of Bahubali, he is one of the top paid actors in “Tollywood”.He is considered to be the most handsome and best looking Telugu actor by many.


Sudeep is well known for his performances in Kannada films. He won the Filmfare award for three consecutive years. His performance in Huchcha, Nandhi, and Swathi Muthu was remarkable. He also worked in films like Sparsh, My autograph, Kempe Gowda and many more. He was also seen in Hindi films like Dabangg 3. Since 2013 he is hosting Bigg boss, Kannada.

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Prabhas was born on 23 October 1979. He is the nephew of Telugu performing artist Krishnam Raju. This stylish actor began his profession with the movie Eshwar in 2002. In 2015 Prabhas was in the number one spot for the super hit movie “Bahubali the Beginning”. Bahubali was the third highest-grossing Indian film around the world. He is the first Tollywood actor who has his statue at Madame Tussauds Bangkok.


Naveen Kumar Gowda, popularly known as Yash is a well known south Indian actor who has gifted the industry with his uncountable hits. His first film was Moggina Manasu where he won the film fare award for the best supporting actor. He also won the film fare award for googly. He is popular for his films like Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari, Kirataka, Rajadhani. His film K.G.F chapter 1 was a huge success which won multiple awards. It has been known that K.G.F Chapter 2 will be released soon. He also worked in television projects like Uttarayana, silli lalli, Shiva, Male Billu, Sa, etc. He also made a remarkable appearance in a 2016 music video “Spirit of Chennai”.

Vijay Devarakonda

Vijay Devarakonda is not only one of the most handsome south Indian actors but also an actor with a matchless screen presence. The Telugu actor stole the limelight with his supporting role in Yevade Subramanyam. His lead role in 2016 romantic comedy Pelli Choopulu brought him National Film Award for the Best feature film in Telugu and the film fare award for the best film Telugu. Vijay is mostly known for his latest film Arjun Reddy which was released in 2017, which was a huge success at the box office. Later a Bollywood remake of Arjun Reddy was released, named it Kabir Singh which also was a blockbuster.

Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu is the most stylish and handsome actor and known as Prince of Tollywood. He has a wonderful face and adorable smile which draws in everybody. He is a standout amongst the most charming and attractive superstars of India. In the year 2011, he stood the fifth Most Desirable man in 2011, second in 2012 and first in 2013 of the yearly review led by Times of India. He won more than 25 awards and acted in more than 30 films till now.

These performing artists with appealing looks made their space in the core of Indians.

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