Top 20 Most Beautiful Telugu Actresses 2024 | Age & Affairs

Beautiful Telugu actress 

The Tollywood industry has many attractive and beautiful actresses who are known for their extraordinary acting skills and mesmerizing performances. For this reason, every Telugu actress has received international praise and attention. These stars have made a remarkable impact and are renowned for their diverse contributions and appreciation for their remarkable talent onscreen. Scroll down to know which Tollywood heroines rule the Telugu film industry these days!

Table of Contents

  1. Samantha Ruth Prabhu
  2. Keerthi Suresh
  3. Pooja Hegde
  4. Krithi Shetty
  5. Sree Leela
  6. Kajal Aggarwal
  7. Rashmika Mandanna
  8. Raashi Khanna
  9. Anushka Shetty
  10. Tamannaah Bhatia
  11. Shriya Saran
  12. Anu Emmanuel
  13. Sai Pallavi
  14. Anupama Parameswaran
  15. Dimple Hayathi
  16. Regina Cassandra
  17. Nivetha Thomas
  18. Pragya Jaiswal
  19. Meenakshi Chaudhary
  20. Shivani Rajashekar

List of beautiful and popular Telugu actresses 

1. Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu | tollywood heroines

DOB: April 28, 1987

Education: Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School and Stella Maris College, Chennai

Net worth: close to Rs 97 crores 

Figure measurement (approx): 34-26-34 inches

Affairs: Siddharth (2013-2015), Naga Chaitanya (actor)

Top hit movies: Oh! Baby, Eega (Naan Ee in Tamil), Mersal, Their, Ye Maaya Chesave, Rangasthalam, among others

Interesting Facts:

  • She made her acting debut in a Telugu romantic drama (Ye Maaya Chesave) in 2010.
  • Samantha was awarded with Nani Awards and Filmfare Awards for her outstanding acting skills and performances.
  • She is a popular tollywood actress who has been associated with numerous brands. 
  • She has a massive fan following on platforms like Twitter and Instagram.
  • Samantha owns two pet dogs called Saasha and Hash. 

2. Keerthi Suresh 

Keerthi Suresh | tollywood heroines

DOB: October 17, 1992

Education: Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, and Fashion Design from Pearl Academy, Chennai

Net worth: around Rs 41-45 crores 

Figure measurement: approx 32-26-32 inches

Affairs: Sathish (Comedian, Rumour)

Top hit movies: Miss India, Penguin, Sarkar, Nenu Sailaja, Mahanati, Remo, etc

Interesting Facts:

  • Keerthi started her career in 2013 by playing a role in a Malayalam film named Geethanjali.
  • Since her childhood, Keerthi has been a great swimmer and has won numerous awards and achievements for it during her school days. 
  • She won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of actress, “Savitri” in the biographical film – Mahanati.
  • While her father is a film producer, her mother is a former actress.
  • Among all Telugu heroines, she is a versatile actress who has worked in Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam film industries. 


3. Pooja Hegde 

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DOB: 13 October, 1990

Education: M.M.K. College, Mumbai for Master of Commerce 

Net worth: approx Rs 50 crores

Figure measurement: approx 34-25-34 inches

Affairs: Rohan Mehra (actor) (rumored)

Top hit movies: Housefull 4, Maharshi, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, Maharshi, DJ, etc

Interesting Facts:

  • She started her acting career with the Tamil movie (Mugamoodi) in 2012. 
  • Her role as Chaani in the film, “Mohenjo Daro” helped gain her recognition. 
  • She is a famous Telugu actress, renowned for her stylish and elegant fashion sense.
  • She is fluent in multiple languages like Kannada, English, Hindi, and Tamil.


4. Krithi Shetty

Krithi Shetty telgu actress

DOB: September 21, 2003

Education: Graduation in Psychology

Net worth: approx Rs 31 crores

Figure measurement: 34-28-32 inches

Affairs: Naga Chaitanya (rumours) 

Top hit movies: Super 30, Custody, Shyam Singha Roy, The Warrior, and Bangarraju, among others

Interesting Facts:

  • Krithi’s debut movie (Uppena) received praise due to its storyline and performance. 
  • After her first movie, she is considered one of the most promising young actresses in the Telugu industry. 
  • In the list of Telugu actress names and descriptions, she is another one who has received worldwide praise for her ability to portray complex emotions naturally.

5. Sree Leela 

Sree Leela  | tollywood heroines

DOB: July 14, 2001

Education: An MBBS degree from a medical college, in Bangalore

Net worth: Rs 5 to Rs 10 crores 

Figure measurement: 32- 28-30 inches

Affairs: Not found

Top hit movies:  PellisandaD, Kiss, Bhagavanth Kesari, Dhamaka, By Two Love, Aadikeshava, etc

Interesting Facts:

  • At the age of 3, Sree Leela started learning Bharatanatyam and achieved her Arangetram by the time she was 8.
  • She was 16 when film director AP Arjun cast her for his film, “Kiss”. 
  • Sreeleela made her debut as a Telugu actress with the romantic musical movie Pelli SandaD in 2021. 
  • She is a pet lover and owns a pet dog. She posts pictures of her with her dog on her social media account. 


6. Kajal Aggarwal 


DOB: June 19, 1985

Education: Degree in Mass Media specializing in Advertising and Marketing

Net worth: Rs 66 crores (approx)

Figure measurement: approx 34-24-35 inches

Affairs: Prabhas (Actor)

Top hit movies: Magadheera, Special 26, Thuppakki, Mr. Perfect, Mersal, Indian 2, etc

Interesting Facts: 

  • She made her acting debut with a Bollywood movie in 2004.
  • She is one of the highest-paid Telugu actresses in the Tollywood industry. 
  • Consistently incorporated in philanthropic activities.
  • She has a fear of dogs.


7. Rashmika Mandanna

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DOB: April 5, 1996

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Journalism and English Literature

Net worth: approx Rs 80 crores 

Figure measurement: 34 – 25- 34 inches

Affairs:  Rakshit Shetty, Vijay Deverakonda (at present)

Top hit movies: Sita Ramam, Varisu, Pushpa, and Goodbye, among others

Interesting Facts:

  • Started her acting career with the Kirik Party (Kannada movie) in 2016.
  • Owned Filmfare Award for Best Kannada Actress.
  • This Telugu actress’ hot looks and natural and charming acting style have made her a favorite of audiences across various film industries.


8. Raashi Khanna 

Raashi Khanna

DOB: November 30, 1990

Education: B.A. in English

Net worth: Not known 

Figure measurement: approx 34-26-35 inches

Affairs: Jasprit Bumrah (Cricketer, Rumour)

Top hit movies: Venky Mama, Jai Lava Kusa, Oohalu Gusagusalade, Jai Lava Kusa, Prati Roju Pandage, Raja the Great, and a lot more.

Interesting Facts:

  • First film – Madras Café (2013) 
  • She gained popularity with her debut movie with Oohalu Gusagusalade in 2014.
  • Another actress in the Telugu heroine names and photos list, is renowned for her versatile acting skills.
  • She is a trained singer.
  • Raashi Khanna received several awards and was nominated for her performance, such as the Filmfare Awards South and South Indian International Movie Awards.


9. Anushkha Shetty 

Anushkha Shetty | tollywood heroines

DOB: November 7, 1981

Education: Bachelor of Computer Applications

Net worth: Rs 133 corers (approx)

Figure measurement: 36-28-38 inches

Affairs: Gopichand (Telugu actor) (rumor)

Top hit movies: Vedam, Baahubali, Arundhati, Mirchi, Singam II, Rudhramadevi, etc.

Interesting Facts:

  • Acting debut with Telugu Film (Super) in 2005.
  • Earned several nominations and awards for portraying in the “Arundhati” in 2009.
  • International fame and recognition after doing Baahubali.
  • She is a highly influential and respected name in the South Indian film industry. 


10. Tamannaah BhatiaTamannaah Bhatia

DOB: December 21, 1989

Education: Bachelor of Arts

Net worth: up to 110 crores (approx)

Figure measurement: 33-27-35 inches

Affairs: Virat Kohli (cricketer) (rumor), Vijay Varma (recently)

Top hit movies done: Baahubali, Ayan, Racha, Rebel, Paiyaa, etc.

Interesting Facts:

  • Started her acting career at the age of 15. 
  • Earned international reputation for portraying role in the Baahubali as Avanthika.
  • She has successfully played a plethora of characters across different genres.
  • She has won an SIIMA award, 2 Santosham Film Awards, and a Kalaimamani Award.

11. Shriya Saran 

Shriya Saran 

DOB: September 11, 1982

Education: Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature

Net worth: Rs 74 crores approx 

Figure measurement: 34-25-35 inches

Affairs (rumored): Jesse Metcalfe, American Actor. Siddharth  Actor,  Dwayne Bravo, Cricketer, Rana Daggubati  Actor, Andrei Koscheev (Businessman and Tennis Player)

Top hit movies done: Awarapan, Drishyam, Chatrapathi, Pokkiri Raja, Shivaji, Chennakesava Reddy, among others

Interesting Facts:

  • Shriya became the brand ambassador for Karnataka Milk Federation.
  • First Telugu movie as an actress – Ishtam in 2001. 
  • Shriya is a trained dancer and trained diver.
  • Among Telugu heroines, Shriya has established herself as a leading actress who has exceptional acting skills and mesmerizing expressions.
  • She was listed among the country’s Top 50 Most Desirable Women from 20122 to 2015.

12. Anu Emmanuel

Anu Emmanuel | tollywood heroines

DOB: 28 March 1996

Education: Bachelor in Psychology

Net worth: Rs 40 crores (approx)

Figure measurement: 30-28-30 inches

Affairs: Raj Tarun (Actor)

Top hit movies done: Thupparivaalan, Shailaja Reddy Alludu, Geetha Govindam, Kittu Unnadu Jagratha, etc 

Interesting Facts:

  • She is a South Indian actress who primarily works in Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil film industry.
  • She belongs to a US-based, typical Malayali family. 
  • Anu began her acting career in 2011 as a child artist.
  • She won the award for Best Actress in Telugu in 2016.

13. Sai Pallavi 

Sai Pallavi | tollywood heroines

DOB: 9 May 1992

Education: MBBS 

Net worth: approx Rs 47 crores 

Figure measurement: 34-26-34 inches

Affairs: N/A 

Top hit movies done:  Fidaa, Premam, Athiran, Maari 2, Kali, MCA, NGK, Padi Padi Leche Manasu, etc.

Interesting Facts:

  • Sai Pallavi is a trained dancer 
  • She began her acting career as a child artist in the year 2005.
  • She worked in numerous languages like Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil.
  • Known as the most promising and talented Telugu new actress in the South film industry. 

14. Anupama Parameswaran

anupama-parameswaran | tollywood heroines

DOB:  February 18, 1996

Education: Graduation in Communicative English

Net worth: approx Rs 35 crores 

Figure measurement: 32-28-32 inches

Affairs: Chiranjiv Makwana (Film Director; Rumoured), Jasprit Bumrah (Indian Cricketer; Rumoured)

Top hit movies done:  Kodi, Premam, A Aa, Hello Guru Prema Kosame, Rakshasudu, Vunnadhi Okate Zindagi, etc

Interesting Facts:

  • In Telugu heroines names list with photos, Anupama is a well-known name. 
  • She loves singing and painting in her leisure time.
  • She has a pet dog called Whiskey.
  • In 2019 (for Maniyarayile Ashokan’s movie), she worked as an assistant director.

15. Dimple Hayathi

Dimple Hayathi | Telugu Actresses

DOB: 21 August 1998

Education: Not found

Net worth: Rs 8 to 10 crores 

Figure measurement: 32-28-34 inches

Affairs: Not found

Top hit movies done: RRR, Bheeshma, Khiladi, Romantic, Pantham, and Gaddalakonda Ganesh

Interesting Facts:

  • She is an Indian model and actress who is renowned for her appearances in Telugu and Tamil movies.
  • Dimple began her modeling career after completing her 10th.
  • Dimple is an avid dog lover.
  • Her performance in Telugu Film, Ramabanam in 2023 gained immense popularity from the audience.
  • She has secured a position in the Guinness Book of World Records for her outstanding skills and accomplishments in the dancing field.

16. Regina Cassandra

Regina cassandra | Telugu Actresses

DOB: 13 December 1990

Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Net worth: Rs 14 crores (approx)

Figure measurement: 34-27-34 inches

Affairs: Sundeep Kishan, Sai Dharam Tej, Vikram Aditya Menon

Top hit movies: Siva Manasula Sakhthi, Kanda Naal Mudhal, Awe, Evaru, Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga, etc.

Interesting Facts:

  • Regina began acting as a child artist in a television show for DD.
  • She is a trained dancer, especially in Bharatnatyam.
  • Won the SIIMA award in 2013 for the best Debutant Actress.

17. Nivetha Thomas

Nivetha Thomas | Telugu Actresses


Mentioned DOB: 2 November 1995

Education: B.Tech. In Architecture

Net worth: Rs 24 crores (approx)

Figure measurement: 34-28-36 inches

Affairs: Not known 

Top hit movies done: Gentleman, Jai Lava Kusa, Vakeel Saab, Darbar, Swaasa, 118, among others

Interesting Facts:

  • She made her acting debut as a child artist in 2000 (with the Malayalam TV serial- Raja Rajeswari).
  • Worked in numerous languages, including Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam.
  • Received the Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist in 2008.

18. Pragya Jaiswal 

Pragya Jaiswal 

Mentioned DOB: 24 June 1988

Education: Law degree

Net worth: around Rs 1 to 2 crores 

Figure measurement: 34-26-34 inches 

Affairs: Not found

Top hit movies done: Kanche, Nakshatram, Guntur Talkies, Achari America Yatra, etc

Interesting Facts: 

  • She won the Miss Fresh Face, Miss Friend Earth, and Miss Dancing Queen titles in the Femina Miss India 2008 contest. 
  • Brand ambassador from 2016 to 2017 for South India Shopping Mall and R S brothers.
  • Pragya is an animal lover and loves baking cakes.

19. Meenakshi Chaudhary

Meenakshi Chaudhary

Mentioned DOB: 1 February 1997 

Education: Bachelor of Dental Surgery 

Net worth: Rs 15 to 20 crores (approx)

Figure measurement: 34-28-34 inches

Affairs: Sourav

Top hit movies done: Guntur Kaaram, HIT: The Second Case, Ichata Vahanamulu Niluparadu, etc.

Interesting Facts:

  • This is one of the latest heroines of the Telugu industry who was crowned as Femina Miss India Grand International 2018.
  • This new Telugu actress was voted second place in the list of Times 50 Most Desirable Women of India 2018.
  • Meenakshi is an avid sportswoman and a badminton player. Also, she has been a state-level swimmer. 

20. Shivani Rajashekar 

Shivani Rajashekar | Telugu Actresses

Mentioned DOB: 1 July 1996

Education: Not available

Net worth: Not found

Figure measurement: 32-28-32 inches

Affairs: N/A

Top hit movies done: WWW, Shekhar, Jilebi, etc.

Interesting Facts:

  • She made her acting debut with the movie Adbhutham in 2021.
  • Shivani is the elder daughter of Jeevitha and Rajashekar.
  • She was born in Chennai but then raised in Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • She is one of the best heroines who entered the Telugu film industry and has won millions of hearts.

Final Words!

In conclusion, the top 20 Telugu actresses are known for their unmatched beauty and superb acting skills. Who is your favorite pick, comment and share your thoughts below!

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