While the world is owned by Hollywood and Bollywood stars, we are missing out on the best and hottest talent in South India stars
It is a known fact that most of our Bollywood stars make their debut on the silver screen only after they have ruled the regional screens (most of which are centered in Southern India.) These South India Stars are no less than any B-town celeb.
Let’s walk through the top six most famous actors aka South India stars that might actually fail the hottest Hollywood and Bollywood stars. They have a massive fan-following. Scroll through and you might just end up being their biggest fans.
Naveen Kumar Gowda, known by his stage name as Yash. He is an Indian actor best known for his work in Kannada Cinema. Yash made his film debut in 2007 with Jambada Hudugi.
KGF Chapter 1 is the first Kannada movie to enter 250 crore club in Kannada Films
After that, the actor did Moggina Manasu 2008. He went on to star n many commercially successful films, including Modalasala, Kirataka, Drama, Googly, Raja Huli, KGF: Chapter 1. His rise to success is well documented. He is often rated as one of the popular actors in Karnataka.
His latest film is KGF, the film is released in Kannada along with its dubbed version in Hindi, Telugu. Tamil and Malayalam. KGF Chapter 1 is the first Kannada movie to enter 250 crore club in Kannada Films. He has won many Filmfare awards making him one of the prominent South India stars.
Upcoming projects :
The KGF actor has many films in his kitty. He will be seen in KGF chapter 2 which is not only famous in Sandalwood. These are the upcoming movies of Yash. KGF 2, Googly 2, Subhashaya, Mungarina Modala Hani, Bhagyanagaram.
The Kannada-language period action film, K.G.F Chapter 1 took the country by storm when it released. Critics and fans alike love Kannada star Yash. The movie went on to become a monumental hit at the box-office. Yash, who was already south India star, became a household name, across the country soon after his film hit theatres.
Fanbase of KGF star :
KGF sensation Yash aka the ‘Rocking Star’ of Sandalwood
Much like Bollywood A-listers, the actors’ don South enjoys a massive fan base. Not just Rajinikanth, Mahesh Babu Jr. NTR, but KGF actor Yash too has a huge fan following who never fails to show their love and affection for their favorite actor. However, one of the fans crossed all limits of expressing his love for Yash when he committed suicide by setting himself on fire in front of the actor’s bungalow, on not being able to meet him.
After the incident, Yash visited the hospital to meet a fan. Reacting strongly to the incident Yash was quoted as saying, “I do not want fans like this, this is not fandom or love, this does not bring me happiness. I will not come to see anybody else like this again, it will give the wrong message to fans who think that I will come and meet them (if they take drastic steps like this).”
The unknown fact of Yash :
KGF star is the son of a bus driver and born into a middle-class family. Hailing from a small town in Hassan district of Karnataka, Yash was born into a typical middle-class family with his father working as a bus driver in KSRTC transport service. Soon after wrapping up his education in Mysore, the youngster moved to Bengaluru and joined the popular Benaka theatre troupe formed by renowned dramatist BV Karanath.
Allu Arjun is an Indian film actor who primarily works in Telugu cinema. After playing as a child artist in Vijetha and as a dancer in daddy. Arjun made his adult debut in Gangotri.
Arjun appeared in Sukumar’s comedy Arya. His role in Arya was his breakthrough earning a first Filmfare best Telugu actor award nomination and he won a special jury award at the Nandi awards ceremony.
He has acted in many films like Race Gurram, Arya, son of Satya Murthy, bunny, Julayi and many others.
Talking about his personal life, his paternal grandfather was the film comedian Allu Ramalingaiah, while his paternal aunt is married to Chiranjeevi.
Upcoming Projects :
Allu Arjun is currently shooting for his upcoming film Telugu film with director Trivikram Srinivas which is titled Ala Vaikuntapuramlo. The film releases during Sankranti 2020 and is expected to be a treat to the fans.
Well, news has it that Allu Arjun and Nikhil Advani are in talks for a Bollywood project and it would mark his debut in Bollywood. Recently, the Tollywood star actor Allu Arjun was spotted in Mumbai. He was attending a party and the pictures of him went viral on social media.
The Stylish star was attending the success party of Batla House. Allu Arjun was clicked with Nikhil Advani. These pictures led to speculation about the actor’s Bollywood debut. Although it might be too early to conclude on that, we hear that the talks are quite fruitful and soon something might shape up there for Allu Arjun’s debut in Bollywood. Interesting, eh?
Unknown fact :
Allu Arjun is known as Telugu cinema’s Stylish Icon. He even won the Style Icon of South India at SIIMA in 2015
His film Arya was blockbuster which turned Allu Arjun overnight into one of the biggest stars. He is an amazing dancer. Being a fitness freak, it’s his habit, to follow the inflexible diet chart.
Fanbase of Allu Arjun:
Allu Arjun is a very famous star in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The actor has also transformed himself into a style icon.
Prabhas is an Indian film actor known for his works in Telugu and Hindi cinema. He made his screen debut with the Telegu drama Eeswar. He made a guest appearance in Prabhudeva Hindi film Action- Jackson.
Upcoming Project :
The actor will be seen in ‘Saaho’. The film is slated to release on 30th August 2019.
Prabhas and Anushka Shetty scorched the screens with their chemistry in 2019 Baahubali 2: The conclusion, rumours mills have churned out story after story on their relationship. Both Prabhas and Anushka, have always maintained that they are good friends and the rumours of their relationship are just that rumours.
Prabhas received over 6000 marriage proposal from across the country
Unknown Fact :
Prabhas had put off his marriage plans till after the Baahubali series was over, during the time the actor was busy with Baahubali: The beginning and the conclusion, the actor received over 6000 marriage proposal from across the country.
Fanbase of ‘Saaho’ actor :
Prabhas is one of the South India stars who has earned a huge fan following not only in India, but the actor also has a huge fanbase even internationally. Prabhas who is gearing up for his big-budget film, Saaho has always expressed his happiness on receiving an overwhelming response from across the country.
Venkatesh Prabhu is known by his stage name Dhanush. Dhanush is an Indian film actor, producer, director, writer, lyricist, screenwriter and playback singer who usually work in Tamil Cinema. He has also starred in a couple of Hindi films. Dhanush won the best actor award at the 58th National film awards for his performance in ‘Aadukalam’.
Dhanush’s popular song why this Kolaveri Di became the first Indian music video to cross 100 million views on youtube.
He has done many films like Raanjhanaa, Aadukalam, Maari, Kodi, Thiruvilayadal Aarambam and many others.
Upcoming Project :
Dhanush kitty is full with films. He will be seen in Pattas, Vada Chennai 2, and Asuran.
Fanbase of Dhanush :
Dhanush is currently the hottest pick in the emerging stars list. His films are doing business in the 30-35 crore range across India and overseas theatricals.
Prithviraj Sukumaran :
Prithviraj Sukumaran is an Indian film actor, director, producer, and playback singer, known for his works primarily in the Malayalam cinema. He has also worked in the Tamil, Bollywood and Telugu language films.
He has done many films in his careers like Ennu Ninte Moideen, Classmate, Celluloid, Kaaviya Thalaivan, and many others.
He has received several awards, including the National Film Awards, Kerala State Film Awards, and Filmfare Awards South
Upcoming Project :
The actor will be seen in many projects like Driving License, Antichrist, Karachi 81, and Brothers day.
Unknown Fact :
Prithviraj has rejected Farah Khan-Shah Rukh Khan’s happy new year citing lack of scope for acting in the film.
Fanbase of Prithviraj Sukumaran :
Prithiviraj Sukumaran has a huge fans list. He has appeared in more than 100 films in a variety of roles.
Junior NTR :
NTR ( Junior NTR ) the grandson of Telugu actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Jr NTR has made his own name and fame with some stellar performances in Tollywood.
Jr NTR has made his own name and fame with some stellar performances in Tollywood
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr. also known as Jr. NTR is a South India star, Kuchipudi dancer playback singer and television personality known for this work in Telugu cinema.
His debut was in 2000 with the Ninnu Choodalani. He has given many blockbuster hits in his career. He received critical reception for his performance in works such as Student dent no 1. Aadi, Simhadari and many more.
Upcoming Project :
He is all set for his upcoming projects which are ‘Daana Veera Soora Karna’ and ‘RRR’ the film will be released in Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi.
Unknown Fact of Jr. NTR :
The Jr NTR has a strange connection with number 9 which also happens to be his favourite number All of his cars are registered with the number 9999.
There is a strong buzz that the director of the film SS Rajamouli will be unveiling Jr NTR’s look from the film on October 22.
Moreover, the fans are very excited to hear about the news of Jr NTR’s look being released on October 22. There are a lot of expectations from the film RRR as it has some very talented actors and the film is helmed by SS Rajamouli, who has previously directed the Baahubali film. The fans are eagerly looking forward to seeing the film RRR on the big screen as the film is said to have a very unique storyline.