Telugu films have evolved as southern movies industry's repertoire of mature cinema. Here are some of Telugu cinema's most talented and hottest faces.
Hansika Motwani, the former child actress, is most famous for her role in Aap Kaa Surroor. She made her film debut in Puri Jagannadh's Telugu film, Desamuduru, starring opposite Allu Arjun.
Preetika Rao is the sister of actress Amrita Rao. After a successful career in modelling and then as a film journalist, she made her first appearance in the 2010 Tamil romantic film Chikku Bukku. She is about to enter the Telugu film industry opposite Varun Sandesh.
Kajal Agarwal has appeared in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada films. She made her acting debut in Hindi films, and had her first huge commercial success at the box office in the Telugu movie 'Chandamama' and in Tamil movie 'Saroja'. She rose to prominence after her performance in the 2009 Telugu film 'Magadheera' which turned out to be her biggest Tollywood commercial success.
Charmy Kaur has predominantly appeared in Telugu films. She acted with stars such as Venkatesh, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Jr. NTR, Prabhas, Siddarth, Ravi Teja, Sumanth, Nitin and Dileep.
Swati Reddy, also known as Colours Swati, is famous for her role in the television show Colours, which was telecast on the Telugu station Maa TV in Andhra Pradesh. She made her debut as a leading role actress in the Tamil film 'Subramaniyapuram'. Her role in the Telugu film 'Ashta Chamma' received critical acclaim and garnered her the Filmfare Award and Nandi Award for Best Actress.
Anushka Shetty debuted in the 2005 Telugu film 'Super' and rose to fame following her performance in 'Vikramarkudu'. She is one of Telugu cinema's leading actresses now.
Vijaya Lakshmi, best known by her stage name Rambha, has acted in over 100 south Indian films. She had done several successful films in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada, Bengali and Bhojpuri films.
Madhu Shalini has appeared in Telugu and Tamil films. She has previously worked as a television anchor as well.
Suhasini Rajaram Naidu or as Sneha has acted in several Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada films. She debuted in the 2001 Malayalam film Ingane Oru Nilapakshi, directed by Anil. Her first commercial success was in her Tamil film Aanandham (2001), which was the second film in her career. During her career, she has won two Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her performances in Unnai Ninaithu (2002) and Autograph (2004) and has been nominated thrice for a Filmfare Best Actress Award.
Anjali is best known for her critically acclaimed performances in the films Kattradhu Thamizh and Angaadi Theru.