South Indian actresses are known for their talented acting and the ability to captivate the attention of audience on-screen. Many actresses have done interesting films and broke glass ceilings in their own way. Beside the acting talents, many actresses have also excelled in studied in various fields. As women’s day is just around the corner, here are the educational qualifications of some of iconic south Indian actresses.
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Nayanthara aka Diana Marian Kurian is called the lady Superstar of Tamil Cinema who hailed from Kerala. The actress began taking up multiple female centric roles after the hit film Maya. Two of her upcoming films are Jawan and Iraivan. Her latest films are Connect in Tamil and Gold in Malayalam was released recently. The actress has graduated with a Bachelor of arts degree from Marthome College.
SAMANTHA RUTH PRABHU
Samantha Ruth Prabhu is a popular South Indian actress who has starred in many blockbusters and hit projects. Yashodha, a female-centric thriller film that revolved around unmasking a multi-national company, was released last year and her most-anticipated film Shaakuntalam is set to release in theatres. The Chennai girl is a celebrated alumni of Stella Maris College with a degree in commerce.
Tamannaah Bhatia has predominantly appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and Marathi films. The actress has been acting from a young age since she began her career in her school days, but the actress had discontinue her education as she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the formative years of her acting career through distance education. She's a part of Rajinikanth's Jailer.
The popular actress began her career in a minor supporting role, then became a leading talent in Tamil film industry with huge fan following. She wanted to become a criminal psychologist but pursued a Bachelor of Business Administration course at the Ethiraj College for Women Chennai. The actress has multiple anticipated films in multiple stages of production including Ponniyin Selvan: II, Leo, etc.
The popular actress of South India has been in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi language films and made her debut in 2001. The actress and model was part of including RRR, Tadka, Dhrishya 2 in 2022 and her upcoming film in the Kannada language film named Kabzaa. She had completed BA in Literature in English.
Kajal Aggarwal is a well-known actress who has worked in more than 50 films in Tamil, Telugu and some Hindi. The new mom has multiple projects in the pipeline including Indian 2, Karungaapiyam, and the upcoming comedy film Ghosty. The actress graduated in Mass media with a specialisation in marketing and advertising and intends to do a postgraduate degree soon.
Rashmika Mandanna has become one of the most spoken-about actresses in recent times. She began her acting career in 2016 with the Kannada film Kirik Party and became people for the film Geetha Govindam as she acted alongside Vijay Deverakonda. She has also made her Hindi debut recently with the film Mission Majnu. She has completed a bachelor's in Psychology, Journalism and English Literature at MS Ramaiah College of Art, Science and Commerce.
The dancer-turned-actor Sai Pallavi became well-known after her role in the Malayalam language film Premam. She is known for her natural look on screen and was a part of the critically acclaimed Tamil film Gargi recently. The actress holds an MBBS degree from TBLISI State Medical University and has stated that she doesn't want to practice or become a doctor now.
The sensational actress holds a Fashion designing degree from Pearl Academy and has also been a part of an exchange programme in Scotland for four months. Keerthy Suresh rose to stardom after Mahanati and has multiple projects at hand including Dasara, Bhola Shankar, Maamannan, Siren, etc.
The award-winning Indian actress has acted in many Tamil and Telugu Films. The actress has been doing films selectively in the past few years, last seen in the Tamil-Telugu bilingual Silence/Nishabdham. The first look poster of her Miss Shetty Mr Polishetty starring Naveen Polishetty was revealed last week. The actress holds a degree in Computer Applications from Carmel College.